Rocky Korr Oral History, 1960-2010

Summary
Collection ID:
FSA.A2010.08
Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Minutes
CDs
80
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Rocky Korr was an art handler for the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery from 1960-2010. The oral history was conducted June 2010 by Freer|Sackler Archivist Rachael Woody. The interview was conducted in an attempt to capture Mr. Korr's wealth of knowledge on the evolution and history of the Freer|Sackler Galleries and the art handling profession. The history includes stories about the galleries, recounting major milestones and events, and anecdotes from Mr. Korr's four decades of experience at the Smithsonian.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged on CDs. Each disc track is 1 question and answer session. Transcript available per request.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Rocky Korr was an art handler for the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery from 1960-2010.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
FSA A2010.08

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 Rocky Korr

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Birds, beasts, blossoms, and bugs: the nature of Japan (Monograph) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Collection management Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
manuscripts -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibition Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Asian Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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USA -- District of Columbia -- Washington Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lawton, Thomas, 1931- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stern, Harold P. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vever, Henri, 1854-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beach, Milo Cleveland Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Raby, Julian Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Freer Gallery of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sackler Gallery of Art. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries (Exhibition) (2007 : Washington, D.C.) Corporate 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/