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Rescue Public Murals records, 2001-2013

Rescue Public Murals records, 2001-2013

Heritage Preservation (Organization)

Collection Information

Size: 1.2 linear feet

Summary: The records of Heritage Preservation's Rescue Public Murals program measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 2001 to 2013. The collection documents the assessment, restoration, and advocacy of several public outdoor murals throughout the country. Included are administrative records and project files containing email correspondence, project forms, press materials, photographs, technical specifications, and electronic records.

Biographical/Historical Note

Heritage Preservation (established 1982-2015) was an organization in Washington, D.C. working to preserve the nation's heritage for future generations through innovative leadership and education and programs.

Provenance

The collection was donated in 2015 by Heritage Preservation via Tom Clareson, former president.

A Finding Aid to the Rescue Public Murals Records, 2001-2013, in the Archives of American Art
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Author
Finding aid prepared by Erin Kinhart
Biographical/Historical note
Heritage Preservation (established 1982-2015) was an organization in Washington, D.C. working to preserve the nation's heritage for future generations through innovative leadership, education, and programs. In 2006, Heritage Preservation launched Rescue Public Murals, a program established to bring public attention to U.S. Murals, document their unique artistic and historic contributions, and secure the expertise and support to save them. Projects included mural assessments, restoration, creating written best practices for mural creation, advocacy, and documentation via digital photography. Heritage Preservation was established under the name National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property.
Arrangement note
The collection is arranged as 2 series.
Series 1: Administrative Records, 2001-2013 (0.4 Linear feet; Box 1)
Series 2: Project Files, 2006-2012 (0.8 Linear feet; Boxes 1-2)
Scope and Contents note
The records of Heritage Preservation’s Rescue Public Murals program measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 2001 to 2013. The collection documents the assessment, restoration, and advocacy of several public outdoor murals throughout the country. Included are administrative records and project files containing email correspondence, project forms, press materials, photographs, technical specifications, and electronic records.
Provenance
The collection was donated in 2015 by Heritage Preservation via Tom Clareson, former president.
Processing Information note
The collection was processed and a finding aid written by Erin Kinhart in 2016.

Additional Forms Available

The collection was donated in 2015 by Heritage Preservation via Tom Clareson, former president.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Rescue Public Murals records, 2001-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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