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0.68 cu. ft. processed holdings
2.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Series Level Description
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Chronologic and unarranged
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.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520