Field Expedition Records,
1924-1929

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 02-054
Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art
Dates:
1924-1929
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the expeditions to China led by Carl Whiting Bishop. The February 20, 1923 through August 6, 1927 expedition was a joint effort between the Freer Gallery of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The November 16, 1929 through April 11, 1934 expedition was sponsored by the Freer Gallery of Art. The purpose of the expeditions was to create a Chinese government-approved cooperation between the American and Chinese scientific and archeological communities.
Materials include receipts, some written in Chinese.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-054, Freer Gallery of Art, Field Expedition Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bishop, Carl Whiting, 1881-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Archeological expeditions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Asian Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
China Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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