Correspondence, 1913-1936

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Consists of records documenting the construction and design of the Freer Gallery of Art building as well as materials needed for the building and costs incurred during the tenure of John Bundy, Superintendent of Construction. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence, telegrams, account statements, agreements, and sketches.


  • Bundy, John
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Freer Gallery of Art Building


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  • 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.


Organized into subseries: Correspondence by date--Correspondence by Work Type--Correspondence by Subcontractor--Correspondence by Correspondent--Correspondence with Charles A. Platt

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1913
  • 1913-1936


Museum buildings


  • Manuscripts
  • Drawings

Local number

SIA RS01025

Physical description

2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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