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|Named Person:||Michael K Brown; Katherine S Howe; David B Warren|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Office of the Registrar.|
|In:||Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Office of the Registrar|
|Notes:||The records include extensive original photography of objects shown in the exhibition. All photographic materials have been separated from the papers and are stored in the Archives Photograph Collection.|
|Description:||9.0 linear ft. plus 3.0 linear ft. of processed photographic materials.|
A significant portion of the subseries documents curatorial activity. These materials consist of curatorial correspondence related to catalogue production; drafts of articles by exhibition curators for publication in the Museum's Bulletin and the magazine Antiques; extensive research materials and notes; an index of American silversmiths; a detailed chronology of known American presentation silver; and results of a nationwide survey conducted in order to locate objects of interest for inclusion in the exhibition. The papers include extensive original photography commissioned for the documentation of condition as well as for the illustration of objects in the exhibition catalogue.
- Brown, Michael K. -- (Michael Kevin), -- 1952-
- Howe, Katherine S.
- Warren, David B., -- 1937-
- Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
- Decorative arts.
- Museum registrars.
- Museum registration methods.
- Silverware -- United States -- History -- Exhibitions.
- Silverwork, Colonial.
- Silverwork -- Conservation and restoration -- United States.
- Silverwork -- United States -- History -- Exhibitions.