Visitors Entering the Opening of the George Gustav Heye Center of the National Museum of the American Indian

ID: SIA2011-1381

Creator: Sarna, Martin

Form/Genre: Event

Date: October 30, 1994

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 08-031, Box 1, Folder: George Gustav Heye Center Opening Gala, October 27, 1994 (Folder 2 of 4)

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Summary

Visitors entering the Alexander Hamilton Customs House in New York City for the opening of the George Gustav Heye Center of the National Museum of the American Indian located there. The George Gustav Heye Center opened October 30, 1994. The 1907 Customs House is a Beaux Arts building designed by architect Cass Gilbert.

Subject

  • Gilbert, Cass 1859-1934
  • Alexander Hamilton Customs House
  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) George Gustav Heye Center

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 08-031, Box 1, Folder: George Gustav Heye Center Opening Gala, October 27, 1994 (Folder 2 of 4)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

October 30, 1994

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Eclecticism
  • Architecture
  • Museum openings
  • Museums
  • Eclecticism in architecture
  • Buildings

Place

  • New York
  • New York (N.Y.)

Form/Genre

  • Event
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2011-1381

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 8w x 10h ; Type of Image: Event ; Medium: Photographic print

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