Administrative Records, 1964-1990

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Consists of records documenting the administration of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Includes records from when the museum was known at the National Museum of American Art and from when the office was known as the Office of Administrative Services. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; reports; records related to art work acquisitions (loans, gifts, and purchases); budget records; floor plans; agendas and minutes of meetings; special events records; and clippings.


National Museum of American Art (U.S.) Office of Administrative Services


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1964
  • 1964-1990

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Art museums
  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration


  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Floor plans

Local number

SIA RS00837

Physical description

  • 15.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 3.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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