Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Curatorial Office
These records document the incoming and outgoing correspondence from the Curatorial Office's Division of Graphic Arts. Although the files are labeled as "Read Files," that is misleading. The files contain original incoming correspondence, copies of outgoing responses, as well as internal communications.
Correspondents include dealers, general public, and contacts within the Museum and with other museums. Topics include exhibitions, individual works of art, and acquisitions declined.
Materials include correspondence and memoranda.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-099, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Curatorial Office, Correspondence