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War Storage Records, 1941-1942

Catalog Data

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Lodge, John Ellerton 1876-1942  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
United States National Resources Planning Board Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources  Search this
Physical description:
.25 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Architectural drawings
Date:
1941
1941-1942
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:
Unarranged
Summary:
Consists of records from the tenure of the Freer Gallery of Art Director John Ellerton Lodge documenting relations with the National Resources Planning Board's Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources, the creation of a bomb-proof storage space, and the temporary relocation of works of art during World War II. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, architectural drawings, temporary storage space locations, and informational materials.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01053
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War Storage Records 1941-1942 [Freer Gallery of Art Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228117