Richard Ettinghausen Papers
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Collection ID:
Ettinghausen, Richard
Physical Description:
20 Feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection including working papers of Ettinghausen. There are also many photographs of metal work, manuscripts, and paintings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Richard Ettinghausen (1906-1979) was a German born and educated scholar of Islamic history and art history. Educated at University of Frankfurt, he emmigrated to the United States in 1938. He taught at a number of institutions including the University of Michigan before joining the Freer Gallery of Art in 1944 where he became chief curator. Ettinghausen's extensive publications and exhibitions touched on many facets of Iranian art history contributed greatly to field.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
FSA A2002.07

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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Gift of Elizabeth Ettinghausen.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Islamic Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
Washington, D.C. 20013