This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of exhibitions as well as professional activities and research. These records were created and maintained by Louise Allison Cort, Curator, 1995-2018; Associate Curator, 1994-1995; Assistant Curator, 1989-1994; and Museum Specialist, 1985-1989. Topics covered include lectures, research, collaborative projects, peer reviews, exhibition development, installation, traveling exhibitions, artists, and education. Exhibitions particularly well documented in this accession include Asian Traditions in Clay: The Hauge Gifts, Taking Shape: Ceramics in Southeast Asia, Chigusa and the Art of Tea. Materials include correspondence, notes, brochures, agendas, lecture notes and scripts, news clippings, meeting minutes, articles, memoranda, photographs, slides, sketches, floor plans, scripts, publications, label texts, gallery plans, agreements, grant proposals, certificates, exhibition proposals, postcards, checklists, videotape, and related materials. Some records predate Cort's tenure at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Cort previously held positions in Oriental Art as Assistant Curator, 1969-1976, and Associate for Research, 1978-1981, at the Harvard University, Fogg Art Museum. Some materials are in electronic format.