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MoMA archivist Michelle Elligott’s introduction to
“Modern Artifacts 5: Early Registration”

Esopus 11 (Fall 2008)

Modern Artifacts 5: Early Registration

Introduction by Michelle Elligott

A selection of pages from the Museum of Modern Art’s first guest book, (signed by Mies van der Rohe, Bette Davis, Albert Einstein, and many more) is the latest offering in a series presented in cooperation with Museum's Archives.

Michelle Elligott is the Rona Roob Senior Museum Archivist at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Elligott coedited Art in Our Time: A Chronicle of the Museum of Modern Art, cocurated MoMA’s “1969” exhibition, and has published and lectured widely.