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Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences Records

Identifier: RG-01
Abstract The Records of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences span from 1823-1983. This collection largely documents the administrative and financial decisions that helped to lead the Brooklyn cultural instituions under its umbrella organization. These institutions include the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Children's Museum, and Brooklyn Academy of Music. Material types include meeting minutes, correspondence, financial ledgers, scrapbooks, publications, annual reports,...
Dates: 1823-1983

Brooklyn Museum Artifacts Collection

Identifier: S-09
Scope and Contents

The Brooklyn Museum Artifacts collection largely contains awards and honors given to the museum and museums taff. The collection contains medals, plaques and paper awards. Also of note are printing blocks from Museum publications, commemorative coins from Israel given to the museum in 1969, and a flagpole donated by the Grand Army of the Republic.

Dates: 1848-2004

Brooklyn Museum Ephemera Collection

Identifier: S-20

The Brooklyn Museum Ephemera collection contains ephemera created by and about the Brooklyn Museum from 1895-2023. Records from this collection mainly include paper items, such as: advertisements, informational brochures, exhibit announcements, museum maps, as well as objects from the Museum’s gift shop. This collection traces the development of the Museum as a cultural institution and active participant in the Brooklyn community.

Dates: 1895 - 2023

Brooklyn Museum Public Information Department records

Identifier: PUB
Dates: 1899 - 2023

Chief Curator records

Identifier: CHC

The Chief Curator records consist of the files and records documenting the activities of the Chief Curators of the Brooklyn Museum between 1969 and 2002. Types of documents include: correspondence, inner office memos, exhibition planning, collection policies, and meeting minutes.

Dates: 1969-2002

Collections Management Department records

Identifier: COL
Dates: 1984 - 1998

Community Comittee records

Identifier: S-05
Dates: 1950-1981

Community Gallery records

Identifier: COM
Scope and Contents The Community Gallery records document the administrative and exhibition activities of the gallery from its founding in 1968 until its closure in 1986. The collection consists of exhibition information, proposals, correspondence, memos, reports, notes, clippings, press releases, ephemera, photographs, slides and negatives. The history of the Community Gallery is detailed through departmental memos and notes chronicling the community-oriented mission. Specifically, early records...
Dates: 1966-1986

Stewart Culin Collection

Identifier: S-01
Abstract The Stewart Culin Archival Collection documents the life and work of ethnologist and museum curator Stewart Culin (1858-1929); his role in developing the collections of the Department of Ethnology at the Brooklyn Museum; his efforts to present the collections to the public through exhibitions, installations, and public program; and his research on Native American, Asian, and Eastern European cultures. The materials found here are a composite of both personal papers and institutional records,...
Dates: 1871-1933; Majority of material found within 1903-1928

Department of Asian Art records

Identifier: ASI
Dates: 1925-2003