Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Acquisition and Deaccession Files, 1984-2000
This accession consists of records created and maintained by James Demetrion, Director, 1984-2001, documenting artwork offered to the museum and new acquisitions as well as deaccessioned artwork and its disposition. Materials include correspondence, agreements with auction houses, after-sale advice, auction reports, estimates, receipts, confirmations, estimates, and lists of artworks for deaccessioning or proposed deaccessioning.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Art, Modern
- Art museums
- Museums -- Administration
- Museums -- Acquisitions
- Museums -- Collection management
- Art museum directors
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-143, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director, Acquisition and Deaccession Files