Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Laurance Page Roberts Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
FSA.A2014.01
Creators:
Roberts, Laurance Page
Dates:
undated
Languages:
French
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Physical Description:
1 Item
box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
These papers were created by museum director, administrator, and writer Laurance Page Roberts. The bulk of the collection is study material on Asian art originating from school course work during the 1930s. There are several notebooks filled with notes taken during lectures, several contain mounted photographs of Asian art works from public collections with descriptions. There are also 13 photos of Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Laurance Page Roberts (1907-2002) was an art historian and art administrator in New York, Rome, and Philadelphia. Roberts worked as Curator of Near and Far Eastern Art (1934-1938), then Director (1938-1942) at the Brooklyn Museum. He later went on to be Director of the American Academy in Rome (1946-1959).

Administration
Custodial History
Gift of Laurance Page Roberts, 1996.

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.

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
FSA A2014.01


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Asian art & culture (Unnumbered) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
China Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Japan Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Papers Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
National Museum of Asian Art Archives
Washington, D.C. 20013
AVRreference@si.edu