Acquisition and Deaccession Files,
1984-2000

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 04-143
Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director
Dates:
1984-2000
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records created and maintained by James Demetrion, Director, 1984-2001, documenting artwork offered to the museum and new acquisitions as well as deaccessioned artwork and its disposition. Materials include correspondence, agreements with auction houses, after-sale advice, auction reports, estimates, receipts, confirmations, estimates, and lists of artworks for deaccessioning or proposed deaccessioning.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-143, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director, Acquisition and Deaccession Files

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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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