Patent Office Building Opening Records, 1922-1930, 1963-1968

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the opening of the National Collection of Fine Arts and the National Portrait Gallery in the Patent Office Building in 1968, including event and development files. Materials include press kits, photographs of special events, brochures, and programs. These records were previously maintained by the Library and transferred to the Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Creator

Smithsonian American Art Museum and Portrait Gallery Library

Subject

  • National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Patent Office Building (Washington, D.C.)

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

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1922
  • 1922-1968
  • 1922-1930, 1963-1968

Topic

  • Museum libraries
  • Art museums

Form/Genre

  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures

Local number

SIA RS00546

Physical description

1 cu. ft. processed holdings