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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 01-089

National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Registrar

Collection Records, 1973-1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Registrar
Title: Collection Records
Dates: 1973-1988
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 01-089
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document planning and analysis for the purpose of space management and space sharing. Facilities mentioned in the collection include the Museum Support Center, Post Office Building, and 1111 North Capitol Street, and space shared with the then named National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA) 1937-1980. The gallery was renamed the National Museum of American Art (1980-2000), and the Smithsonian American Art Museum (2000- ). The records were created and maintained by Suzanne C. Jenkins, Registrar. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, blueprints, sketches and drawings, lists of objects, notes, and other related material.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document planning and analysis for the purpose of space management and space sharing. Facilities mentioned in the collection include the Museum Support Center, Post Office Building, and 1111 North Capital Street, and space shared with the then named National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA) 1937-1980. The gallery was renamed the National Museum of American Art (1980-2000), and the Smithsonian American Art Museum (2000- ). The records were created and maintained by Suzanne C. Jenkins, Registrar.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, blueprints, sketches and drawings, lists of objects, notes, and related material.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-089, National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Registrar, Collection Records

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Container List

Box 1

Outside Storage - North Capitol

Box 1 of 1

Outside Storage - Museum Support Center

Box 1 of 1

Museum Support Center - objects to be moved

Box 1 of 1

Museum Support Center - Space Studies

Box 1 of 1

Building study - Hartman-Cox

Box 1 of 1

Old Post Office - Study

Box 1 of 1

Acquisition/Use of Old Post Office

Box 1 of 1

National Portrait Gallery (NPG)/NCFA Space - Sharing

Box 1 of 1

NPG/NCFA Space

Box 1 of 1

Basement/Loading Dock area

Box 1 of 1