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Museums & Museum Studies

Exhibition Catalogues & Archives

Art Exhibition Catalogues on Microfiche, University of California, Santa Barbara, Arts Library. Microfiche set of published catalogues of exhibitions held in North American and European museums and galleries mainly in the 19th and 20th centuries. Mugar Memorial Library has many but not all of the 3,000 catalogues on microfiche. Microfiche are filed by a numerical code (1.031.004 = sale number, museum or gallery number, exhibition title number) printed on the right side of the fiche header. Mugar Micro Mfiche. Catalogues are retrieved using the indexes listed below:

Index to Art Exhibition Catalogues on Microfiche, Chadwyck-Healey Ltd. The main index is arranged alphabetically by keyword from “abstracte” to “zanetti-zilla.” Also subject, gallery/museum, and gallery/museum number indexes.
Mugar Micro Reference X N 4390 I 52

Subject Index to Art Exhibition Catalogues on Microfiche, University of California, Santa Barbara, Arts Library, 1984. Indexes the 45,000 exhibition catalogues in the UCSB collection by artist, style or movement, medium, subject, collection, then by country, city, century, specific dates. Separate index of museums and galleries. Supplements through 1989. The microfiche are filed under “Art Catalogs.” NOTE:  You can find out what catalogs are in the set by searching the University of California Santa Barbara library catalog. Choose Search Type: Call Number begins with and enter AEC.
Mugar Micro Mfiche.

Selected U.S. Museum Exhibitions

 

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