Public Inquiries, 1970-1977

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Consists of responses to public inquiries, most of which pertain to objects in the national collections or to the examination of items for historical authentication. Materials predating 1977 were created and maintained by the Divisions of Costume and Furnishings and Preindustrial Cultural History.


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1970
  • 1970-1977


  • Households
  • Costume
  • History
  • Household appliances
  • Furnishings
  • Costume--History
  • House furnishings


United States



Local number

SIA RS00470

Physical description

.75 cu. ft. processed holdings

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