Departmental Records, 1909-2010

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Consists of records documenting Archives of American Art activities and projects. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; administrative records; records of regional offices; project files; photographs; audio recordings; and videotapes. Some materials are in electronic format.


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  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1909
  • 1909-2010

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Art archives
  • Art museums
  • Museum archives
  • Contracts


  • Videotapes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Color photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Color negatives
  • Books
  • Brochures
  • Audiotapes
  • Motion pictures (visual works)
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA RS00814

Physical description

  • 57.93 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 92.29 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • Oversize materials unprocessed holdings

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