Tufts University Gallery Records
Scope and Contents
This collection contains office files and exhibit files of the Tufts University Art Gallery, including: grant files, foundation files, contracts, other financial information; MFA thesis and museum studies files; subject files; and loans and condition reports. The exhibit files contain slides and photographs. There are also two boxes containing mostly VHS tapes of exhibition videos and educational films, as well as unmarked VHS tapes. One of these boxes contains 2 Umatic cassettes of “A Day in Warsaw” from the International center for Jewish Film, dated 1991 and 1992 respectively.
- Creation: 1969 -- 2019
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1990 -- 2011
- Tufts University Art Gallery (Organization)
University records are closed for 20 years from the date of their creation. Records older than 20 years that do not pertain to student education, staff and faculty employment and Board of Trustees records are open for research.
Records containing information related to student education, staff and faculty employment, and Board of Trustees records are closed for 75 years from the date of creation.
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Conditions Governing Use
Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Tufts Archival Research Center website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. Copyright to all materials created by Tufts University employees in the course of their work is held by the Trustees of Tufts University. Any intellectual property rights that the donor possesses have been transferred to Tufts University.
Biographical / Historical
The Tufts University Art Gallery animates the intellectual life of the greater university community through exhibitions and programs exploring new, global perspectives on art and on art discourse. The Tufts University Art Gallery's exhibition space consists of the Tisch and Koppelman Galleries, the Remis Sculpture Court, a projection wall for short video and film works, and the Slater Concourse Gallery (Tufts' community gallery).
46.8 Linear Feet (42 boxes and one oversized folder)
109 Digital Object(s) (109 digital objects containing 4406 files.)
Language of Materials
This collection contains the records of the Tufts University Art Gallery.
This collection arranged in four series: Additional accessions, 2017 accessions, 2019 accessions, and 2023 accessions.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred by the Tufts University Gallery, 2009-2023.
2017 accessions were processed by Records and Accessioning Archivist Leah Edelman in 2017. Materials were placed in archival boxes if the orignal housing was damaged, and loose materials were placed in folders where needed. Received order was maintained. A file-level inventory and series-level description were created and the finding aid was updated at the time of processing. 2019 accessions of digital materials were processed by Digital Archivist Margaret Peachy in 2019. A file-level inventory and series-level description were created and the finding aid was updated at the time of processing. 2023 accessions were processed in August 2023 by Kate McNally, Records and Accessioning Archivist. Received order was maintained. Folder- and series-level description were created, and the finding aid updated, at the time of processing.