Loan Files, 1958, 1975-2008

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Consists of records documenting incoming and outgoing object loans. Materials include correspondence, condition reports, object images, loan agreements, shipping information, Loans Committee records, budget, standard facility reports, floor plans, notes, label copy, clippings, and related materials.


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.


Chronologic and by exhibition

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1958
  • 1958-2008
  • 1958, 1975-2008

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Decoration and ornament
  • Art museums
  • Art and design
  • Museum loans
  • Exhibitions
  • Decorative arts


  • Manuscripts
  • Color photographs
  • Floor plans
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Clippings
  • Color transparencies

Local number

SIA RS00902

Physical description

  • 45.58 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 27 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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