Architectural Records,
circa 1967-1977

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 00-085
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1967-1977
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 oversize folders.
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records that document additions and renovations to the house which served as the Museum of African Art and Frederick Douglass Institute of Negro Arts and History located in the 300 block of A Street, NE, Washington, DC. This museum was later absorbed by the Smithsonian Institution and became the National Museum of African Art. The house,which served as the Museum's home until it was absorbed by the Smithsonian, was, at one time, owned by Frederick Douglass. Materials include architectural drawings and sketches, some with annotations.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-085, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Architectural Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of African Art (Washington, DC) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Frederick Douglass Institute Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architectural design Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Historic buildings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, African Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museum directors Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architectural drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Floor plans Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketches Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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