The Archibald Wenley Papers
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Summary
Collection ID:
FSA.A1996.05
Creators:
Wenley, A. G. (Archibald Gibson), 1898-1962
Dates:
1924-1926
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the field journals and maps created by A.G. Wenley when he accompanied Carl Whiting Bishop on his archaeological expedition to China on behalf of the Freer Gallery from 1924-1926. The journals are typewritten, with photographs and captions depicting the different sites Wenley visited. There are also duplicate copies with annotations on several of the entries.

Arrangement
Arrangement
This collection is arranged into 2 series: Series 1: Journals, 1924-1926, bulk 1924-1925, Series 2: Maps, no date

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Archibald Wenley worked for the Freer Gallery of Art from 1924 until his death in 1962. From 1942 to 1962 he was the Director of the Freer Gallery of Art.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
FSA A1996.05

Digital Content
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Citation
The Archibald Wenley Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Archaeological expeditions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Archaeology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
China Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beidaihe (China) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yun'gang Caves (China) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field notes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wenley, A. G. (Archibald Gibson), 1898-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bishop, Carl Whiting, 1881-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
Washington, D.C. 20013
AVRreference@si.edu
https://www.freersackler.si.edu/research/archives/