Acquisition and Deaccession Files, 1974-2010

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Consists of records documenting artwork offered to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and new acquisitions as well as deaccessioned artwork and its disposition. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, agreements with auction houses, after-sale advice, auction reports, estimates, receipts, confirmations, estimates, object photographs, meeting materials, lists of artworks, notes, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.


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Addl. KW Subjects

(SIA RS00662) Vraciu, Alexander



Repository Loc.

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


  • 1974
  • 1974-2010

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Acquisitions
  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Museums
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Art, Modern
  • Museums--Acquisitions


  • Manuscripts
  • Color transparencies
  • Color photographs
  • Electronic records
  • Compact discs

Local number

SIA RS01174

Physical description

5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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