Outgoing Loan Files, 1974-2016

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Consists of records documenting outgoing loans of works of art. Materials include correspondence, requests for loans, loan agreement forms, outgoing loan receipts, bills of lading, certificates of insurance, insurance register transaction forms, images of objects, facilities reports, condition photographs, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.


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.


Alphabetic by artist and unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1974
  • 1974-2016

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Museum loans
  • Museums
  • Museum registrars
  • Art, Modern
  • Museums--Collection management


  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color photographs
  • Electronic records
  • Compact discs
  • Brochures

Local number

SIA RS00680

Physical description

  • 27.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • 9 cu. ft. processed holdings

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