Size: 5 Items, 1 16mm film and 4 videos (ca. 25 min.): 1 U-Matic and 3 VHS, sd., col.
Summary: Video documentary on the Archives of American Art, a bureau of the Smithsonian Institution holding original source material and microfilm relating to American artists and art history. The video describes the holdings of the archives, the collecting process and the value of the resources to researchers. Appearing in the video are director Richard Murray, regional collector Robert Brown, curator Garnett McCoy, and other staff, and sculptor George Rickey. The video was made possible by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson, Jr. Charitable Trust.