This accession consists of records documenting early acquisitions of the Freer Gallery of Art library, including those materials included in the Freer bequest. Materials include accession lists and reproduction lists.
Collection Acquisition Purchase Orders
This accession consists of records documenting collections acquisitions and intellectual property for the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Library, now known as the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Branch. Materials include purchase orders, payment memoranda, invoices, blanket authorizations, contracts …
This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Records include American Library Association materials, correspondence, a vertical file, and acquisitions and exchanges from the early 20th Century.
This accession consists of budgets and budget proposals, allotments, Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL) annual reports, book lists, recent acquisitions, and library counts.
Edward Orton papers
Mainly correspondence regarding the acquisition of portraits and paintings for the Orton Memorial Library of Geology, Ohio State University,Columbus; biographical sketches; sketches; financial material; and clippings.
This accession documents the administrative activities of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; monthly and annual reports; budget summaries; policies; exhibition information; meeting minutes; and book acquisition information.
This accession consists of minutes and correspondence of the Foreign Publications Acquisitions Committee, 1946-1948, in which the Smithsonian Institution participated; mailing lists for United States National Museum (USNM) reports; publications, including lists of the Alien Property Custodian, Washington, D.C., relating to a periodical and book re-publication program, especially for books found …
MS 7170 Explanation of the Maya manuscript of the Royal Library of Dresden [translation]
The document includes an introductory statement and parts concerning written characters, the calendar, and remarks on the separate parts of the manuscript. Accompanying the typescript is a 141-page manuscript copy of the translation.
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Libraries
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Libraries forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Acquisition Records (Declined)
This accession consists of records documenting declined artwork offered by artists, private collectors, dealers, art galleries, foundations, corporations, and through estates and loans to the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Earlier records date back to when the museum was known as the National Museum of American Art and the National Collection …