Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.
Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
The collection was acquired with assistance from the Eugene Meyer Foundation. Elihu and Susan Rose and the Save America's Treasures program, provided funds to stabilize, organize, store, and create digital surrogates of some of the negatives. Processing and encoding funded by a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.
Restricted for 15 years; until Jan-01-2028. These records contain sensitive information and will be redacted by SIA before use by researchers. Boxes 6-11 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid. Transferring office; 8/19/2013 memorandum, Johnstone to Murphy; Contact reference staff for details.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-076, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Internships, Program Records
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2023. These records contain sensitive information and will be redacted by the Archives before use by researchers; Transferring office; 6/4/1999 memorandum, Lee to Lane; Contact reference staff for details.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-296, Council of American Overseas Research Centers, Fellowship Files
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Funding for partial processing of the collection was supported by a grant from the Smithsonian Institution's Collections Care and Preservation Fund (CCPF).