War Storage Records, 1941-1942

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Summary

Consists of records from the tenure of the Freer Gallery of Art Director John Ellerton Lodge documenting relations with the National Resources Planning Board's Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources, the creation of a bomb-proof storage space, and the temporary relocation of works of art during World War II. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, architectural drawings, temporary storage space locations, and informational materials.

Creator

Freer Gallery of Art Office of the Director

Subject

  • Lodge, John Ellerton 1876-1942
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • United States National Resources Planning Board Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • 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.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1941
  • 1941-1942

Topic

  • Art museums
  • World War, 1939-1945

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Pamphlets
  • Architectural drawings

Local number

SIA RS01053

Physical description

.25 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings