Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 94-117
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities
Dates:
1979-1994
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9.69 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the records of Tom L. Freudenheim, Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities. Freudenheim became the first Assistant Secretary for Museums when the office was created in February 1986 to absorb some functions of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs, which had been held by Paul N. Perrot from 1973 to 1984, and by William N. Richards in an acting capacity from 1984 to 1986. In fiscal year 1992 the name of the office was changed to Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities (OAS/AH). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes generated both within and outside of the Smithsonian Institution which document the functions and activities of OAS/AH and the bureaus over which it had oversight; Smithsonian-wide issues and initiatives that OAS/AH was involved with or interested in; administration of the Experimental Gallery, a special project of OAS/AH which was established in February 1991; and the development, installation, and response to exhibitions that appeared in the Experimental Gallery. The records also include reports; budget summaries; the Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington Distinguished Leadership Award for 1990; and the 1994 Presidential Design Award.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-117, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities, Records

Keywords
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Freudenheim, Tom L. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Perrot, Paul N. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Richards, William N., Jr. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities. Experimental Gallery. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Museums -- Administration. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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