Saving the Scraps: the Macbeth Gallery Scrapbook Collection
Archives of American Art
Smithsonian staff publications
Intern Sarah Casto discusses a project to preserve the Macbeth Gallery scrapbooks, which she and intern Marie Desrochers stabilized and prepared for digitization. Intern Marie Desrochers examines newsprint clippings and an exhibition catalog in the twelfth Macbeth Gallery Scrapbook (1930-1932). Photo: Sarah Casto. This summer, Marie Desrochers and I had the privilege of interning at the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art (AAA) and Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA). Our project to work with the Macbeth Gallery scrapbooks—a collection of twenty volumes held by the AAA—was generously funded by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee. To read more about the condition and conservation treatment...