Smithsonian Information File, 1926-1981

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These records consist of newspaper clippings, Congressional bills and acts, CONGRESSIONAL RECORD clippings, magazine articles, and some correspondence; as well as museum catalogues documenting Smithsonian buildings and collections, including the National Museum of American Art (National Collection of Fine Art and National Gallery of Art), the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American History, the Smithsonian Institution Building, the Freer Gallery of Art, the 1876 exhibition, the National Air Museum, the National Portrait Gallery, the Smithson Bicentennial, and the Quadrangle Building.


  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • Renwick Gallery
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.)
  • National Air Museum (U.S.)
  • Quadrangle Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • 1876: A Centennial Exhibition (1976: Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithson Bicentennial


By museum and topic

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1926
  • 1926-1981


  • Museum buildings
  • Museums


  • Books
  • Collection descriptions
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Manuscripts

Local number

SIA Acc. 89-004

Physical description

1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)

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