Curatorial Correspondence,
1986-2008

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 15-345
Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Islamic Near Eastern Art
Dates:
1986-2008
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of correspondence created and maintained by Massumeh Farhad, Associate Curator of Islamic Near Eastern Art, 1995-2004, and Chief Curator and Curator of Islamic Art, 2004- , documenting interactions with professional colleagues, organizations, donors, collectors, and researchers regarding research, collections, acquisitions, objects, professional activities, and related topics. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence as well as enclosures such as object images, clippings, brochures, research papers, and related materials. Some materials were inherited by Farhad from previous curators including Glenn D. Lowry, Curator of Near Eastern Art, 1984-1991, and Marianna Shreve Simpson, Curator of Islamic Near Eastern Art, 1992-1995.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-345, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Islamic Near Eastern Art, Curatorial Correspondence
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 9/15/2015 memorandum, Wright to Farhad/Stein/Amrod; Contact reference staff for details.

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Lowry, Glenn D Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Simpson, Marianna Shreve, 1949- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Near Eastern Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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