Loans

Current Exhibit Loans

View archival materials and museum artifacts from the National Archives without having to travel to Washington, DC. The following list details information about current items on loan across the United States and elsewhere. These exhibitions help make the nation's records more widely available, help foster civic literacy and and include items of special interest to local and regional visitors and their communities.

United States

Alaska

Cancelled check for the Alaska Purchase, August 1, 1868

Cancelled check for the Alaska Purchase, August 1, 1868

Description: Cancelled check for the Alaska Purchase, August 1, 1868
Borrower: Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
Exhibition: Polar Bear Garden (March 2, 2017 through September 2017)
Lender: National Archives. Washington, DC

 

 

District of Columbia

Executive Order 9066, page 1, February 19, 1942 (WWII Japanese-American Relocation)

Executive Order 9066, page 1, February 19, 1942 (WWII Japanese-American Relocation)

Description: Executive Order 9066, February 19, 1942 (WWII Japanese-American Relocation)
Borrower: National Museum of American History, Washington, DC
Exhibition: Executive Order 9066 (February 17, 2017 through February 19, 2018)
Lender: National Archives, Washington, DC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description: Medicine Creek Treaty, 1854
Exhibition: " Nation to Nation", through September 18, 2017 
Borrower: National Museum of American Indian. Washington, DC
Lender: National Archives, Washington, DC

Description:  Various petitions, letters, bills and other documents pertaining to Congressional history
Exhibition: "E Pluribus Unum", on exhibit indefinitely 
Borrower:  Capitol Visitor Center
Lender: National Archives, Washington, DC

Description: Various letters from World War I
Exhibition: " My Fellow Soldiers:  Letters form World War I  
Borrower: National Postal Museum
Lender: National Archives, Washington, DC

Description: Various letters petitions to slavery and other subjects
Exhibition: " American Democracy:  A Great Leap of Faith", through December 31, 2017
Borrower: National Museum of American History
Lender: National Archives, Washington, DC

Iowa

Description: 1 baby dress, 2 flour sack dresses, 1 archival document concerning a fire in the town of Spencer
Exhibit: The Great Depression (dates TBD)
Borrower: Clay County Heritage Center, Spencer IA
Lender: Herbert Hoover Library. West Branch, IA

Louisiana 

Description: Servicemen's Adjustment Act (GI Bill of 1944) 
Exhibit: The Greatest Legislation
Borrower: National World War II Museum
Lender: National Archives, Washington, DC 

Missouri

Description: Woodrow Wilson's Proclamation (Declaration of War Against Germany), April 6, 1917
Borrower: National World War I Memorial Museum, Kansas City, MO [https://www.theworldwar.org/explore/exhibitions]
Exhibition: World War I, 1917: Revolutions, through September 28, 2017
Lender: National Archives, Washington, DC

Description: 453 coins, representing nearly every type of coin minted by the U.S. Mint from George Washington to Jimmy Carter
Exhibition: " Truman Coin Collection," through December, 2020
Borrower: Museum of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Kansas City, MO
Lender: Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, Independence, MO

Pennsylvania

 

Description:  John Marshall Revolutionary War Pension Application, 1833
Exhibition: Ongoing exhibit renewed through September 30, 2017
Borrower: National Constitution Center. Philadelphia, PA
Lender: National Archives, Washington, DC 

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Description: Various records relating to American constitutional history are rotated every year
Exhibition: " The Story of We, the People," through June 2016
Borrower: National Constitution Center. Philadelphia, PA
Lender: National Archives, Washington, DC

Texas

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FBI Model of Dealey Plaza

Description: FBI Model of Dealey Plaza
Exhibition: "JFK," on loan indefinitely
Borrower: Sixth Floor Museum. Dallas, TX
Lender: National Archives, Washington, DC

Description: 1 office chair, 1 oil painting of Lyndon Johnson, 1 pen holder, 2 flagstaff stands, 1 Ford Model T automobile
Exhibition: No specific exhibit. Long term loan.
Borrower: National Park Service Lyndon Johnson NPH, Johnson City, TX
Lender: Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, Austin, TX

Virginia

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Fugitive Slave Act of 1793

Description: "Inspection Roll of Negroes" (1783) and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1793
Exhibition: "Lives Bound Together: Slavery at George Washington's Mount Vernon", through September 2017.
Borrower: Donald Reynolds Museum at Mount Vernon
Lender: National Archives, Washington, DC

 

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