[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Design and Production
Dates:
1989-1993
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the planning, selection, housing, and reinstallation of objects in the Freer Gallery of Art following the building's total renovation (1985-1989) and prior to the formal re-opening in 1993. Materials include internal memoranda, correspondence, floor plans, label copy, measurements, object selections, planning, productio...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education
Dates:
1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2007-2015
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of recordings of docent training providing information about the museum, exhibitions, objects, and artists. Topics also include symposiums, award presentations, collections, and conservation. Materials include audio recordings. Some materials date to when the department was known as Education and Public Programs, 2...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Dates:
1916-1992
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily consist of Freer Gallery of Art photographs that depict early Museum plans and drawings; the ground breaking ceremony before construction of the Museum; exterior views during and after construction; and interior shots of the galleries, library, and art storage areas. Also includes Freer Gallery of Art renovation pr...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Assistant Director, Finance and Administration
Dates:
1986-1997
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-002
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the development and financing of all aspects of exhibitions. The records were created and maintained by Sarah Newmeyer, Assistant Director, Administrative Division. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, exhibit proposals, funding proposals, budgets, publicity materials, meeting agendas, exhibition schedules, cont...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Associate Director, Exhibitions and Facilities
Dates:
1987-1999
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-206
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Patrick H. Sears, Associate Director, Exhibitions and Facilities, documenting individual departments within the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Materials include mission statements and strategic plans, memoranda, correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, newsle...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Sultner-Welles, Donald H. (Sultner, Donald Harvey), 1914-1981
Janus, Allan
Hanfstaengl, Erna
Dates:
circa 1790-1981
bulk 1945-1980
Size:
87.6 Cubic feet (331 boxes, 2 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0145
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is primarily the work of one individual, Donald Harvey Sultner, known professionally as Donald Sultner-Welles (1914-1981). The collection forms a written and visual record of Sultner's family, life, and career from 1913-1980. Its major strength is Sultner's photographic documentation of the world during his travels, ca. 1950-1980. W...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Design and Production
Dates:
1986-1995, 2001-2011
Size:
9.82 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (2 16x20 boxes) (58 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the design process for exhibitions. The majority of the accession consists of exhibition drawings and floor plans for the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with a smaller amount of material documenting exhibition updates and reinstallations at the Freer Gallery of Art. In addition to drawings, materials ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Islamic Near Eastern Art
Dates:
1986-2008
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-345
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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, acqu...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Exhibitions Department
Dates:
1995-2012
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-347
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of declined exhibition proposals received from artists, photographers, museums, cultural institutions, and other external organizations. A few proposals were initially accepted before being cancelled or withdrawn. Materials include proposals, correspondence, brochures, object lists, object images, catalogs, books, ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Development and Membership
Dates:
circa 1983-2008
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-087
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the publicity of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and their exhibitions, events, and activities in the media. Materials primarily include clippings. Materials also include press releases, brochures, audio recordings, fact sheets, media reports, and related materials. Som...

Found In