Guide to Bibliographic Citations

Correct citation format for SFMOMA Exhibition Records

[Item description including date], folder title including exhibition dates, Exhibition Records, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Archives.

Exhibition:

 


Citation format for SFMOMA Administrative Records

[Item description including date], box year and folder title, series title, Administrative Records, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Archives.

Example (correspondence) from the Director’s Office series of the Administrative records:


 


Citation format for Unprocessed Materials

[Item description including date], Unprocessed Material, [series title if known], Administrative Records, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Archives.
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[Item description including date], Unprocessed Material, [exhibition title and exhibition dates], Exhibition Records, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Archives.

Examples of item descriptions:

 


Citation format for Photographs Collection

Title including description, date, Call number, Photographs Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Archives.

Example:

* Bibliographic citation only — not to be used for credit line. Credit line should include photographer as copyright holder and/or creator.