Civil Service Commission Offices in the Patent Office Building

ID: SIA RU000371 [92-1795]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1962

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: May 1978, Image No. 92-1795

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Summary

The Lincoln Gallery in the Patent Office Building occupied by offices of the Civil Service Commission. The building was occupied by the Patent Office until 1932 and then housed the Civil Service Commission until 1963. The Patent Office Building was turned over to the Smithsonian in 1958 but it was not ready for use by the National Collection of Fine Arts, now known as the Smithsonian American Art Museum, until 1965.

Subject

  • National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
  • United States Civil Service Commission

Notes

Featured in the "Torch," May 1978.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: May 1978, Image No. 92-1795

Repository Loc.

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

Date

1962

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Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [92-1795]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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