Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of American History. Office of External Affairs
Development Records, 2010-2012
This accession consists of records that document the benefit auction to create an endowment for the National Numismatics Collection (NNC) at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) to help preserve and provide access to the collection. In partnership with Heritage Auction Galleries, collectors were asked to donate coins and currency to be auctioned off with all the proceeds going to the creation of an endowment fund for the NNC that would be used for research, collections care, digitization, and exhibitions. Materials include a magazine, brochures, and auction catalogs.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- National Museum of American History (U.S.). National Numismatic Collection
- Heritage Auction Galleries (Dallas, Tex.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-195, National Museum of American History. Office of External Affairs, Development Records