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Collection Records, 1905-2001

Catalog Data

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Broun, Elizabeth  Search this
Taylor, Joshua C (Joshua Charles) 1917-1981  Search this
Davis, Robert Tyler  Search this
Scott, David W. 1916-  Search this
Beggs, Thomas M  Search this
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Office of the Director  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.) Office of the Director  Search this
Physical description:
0.68 cu. ft. processed holdings
2.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Manuscripts
Date:
1905
1905-2001
Category:
Series Level Description
Notes:
To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
Organization:
Chronologic and unarranged
Summary:
Consists of records that document acquisitions, loans, and deaccessions of collections. Records were created and maintained by Directors William Henry Holmes, 1907-1932; Ruel P. Tolman, Acting Director, 1932-1945, and Director, 1946-1948; Thomas M. Beggs, 1948-1964; David W. Scott, 1965-1969; Robert Tyler Davis (interim), 1969; Joshua Charles Taylor, 1970-1981; and Elizabeth Broun, 1989- . Materials include correspondence, loan forms, notes, transmittal forms, object descriptions, valuations, insurance information, photographs, and related material.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00821
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
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Collection Records 1905-2001 [Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_225689