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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-040

Freer Gallery of Art. Office of the Director

War Storage Records, 1941-1942

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Freer Gallery of Art. Office of the Director
Title: War Storage Records
Dates: 1941-1942
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Accession 02-040
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created and maintained by John Ellerton Lodge, Director, documenting relations with the National Resources Planning Board Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources, the creation of a bombproof 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.

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This accession consists of records created and maintained by John Ellerton Lodge, Director, documenting relations with the National Resources Planning Board Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources, the creation of a bombproof 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.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-040, Freer Gallery of Art. Office of the Director, War Storage Records

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Container List

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Lists of Temporary War Storage for the Collection [1942]

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Papers regarding storage space plans for bomb-proof shelter for the Freer Collections and Correspondence with Nat. Resources Planning Board [1941]

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