Library in United States National Museum Building, by Unknown, c. 1890, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Library, later known as the Jewett Room, in the United States National Museum Building, now known as the Arts & Industries Building, was located in the Northwest Pavilion. Later, this room housed the rare book collection. John Murdoch, Librarian of the Smithsonian Institution, sits at a desk. Murdoch was formerly the Assistant Librarian of the National Museum Library and succeeded Miss Jane A. Turner as Librarian April 1, 1887. He resigned May 15, 1892..