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Collection Records, 1905-2001

Catalog Data

Smithsonian American Art Museum Office of the Director  Search this
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
Black-and-white photographs
Series Level Description
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.
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.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
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