Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Architectural Records, circa 1967-1977
This accession consists of records that document additions and renovations to the house which served as the Museum of African Art and Frederick Douglass Institute of Negro Arts and History located in the 300 block of A Street, NE, Washington, DC. This museum was later absorbed by the Smithsonian Institution and became the National Museum of African Art. The house,which served as the Museum's home until it was absorbed by the Smithsonian, was, at one time, owned by Frederick Douglass. Materials include architectural drawings and sketches, some with annotations.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Architectural design
- Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
- Historic buildings
- Art museums
- Art, African
- Art museum directors
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-085, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Architectural Records