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Macbeth Gallery records, 1947-1948, bulk 1892-1953

How to Use This Collection

Exploring the Collection

This collection has a finding aid which allows users to navigate to specific parts of the collection. To explore this collection, use either the expandable links in the sidebar or through the container inventory located in the Contents and Arrangement. Digitized materials will be indicated with the Digitized items icon icon.

A PDF of the entire finding aid can be found on the Overview page.

Requesting Materials

You can request an appointment to view materials in the Washington, D.C. reading room or to receive reproductions. Requests can be made as you navigate through the collection on either the series description page (found through Contents and Arrangement) or on individual folders.

Alternative Forms Available

Digitization of the Macbeth Gallery records began in 2015 is being completed incrementally.

Microfilm is available for portions of the collection on reels NMc1-NMc81, 439-441, 2564-2667, 3091-3092, 3094, and 2820-2823, at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of the papers no longer matches the arrangement of the microfilm.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Fragile original scrapbooks are closed to researchers.

Restrictions on Use

The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.

How to Cite This Collection

Macbeth Gallery records, 1947-1948, bulk 1892-1953. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digitization Note

Portions of the collection have been digitized and are available on the Archives of American Art's website, including: Series 1.1: Correspondence, Boxes 1-26; Series 2: Financial and Shipping Records; Series 3: Inventory Records; Series 4: Printed Materials, including Art Notes (the complete run of The Crayon in Series 4.2 is available at; and Series 5: Scrapbooks. Digitization of the collection is ongoing and will be made available incrementally.