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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1912-1965
Size:
28.5 cu. ft. (57 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 312
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 312 was transferred from the National Museum of American Art (NMAA) Archives to the Smithsonian Institution Archives in October 1984. The NMAA Archives, which was created in January 1975, and located in the Fine Arts and Portrait Gallery Building, came under the daily administration of the NMAA, with technical supervision and ...

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1892-1960
Size:
22 cu. ft. (44 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 311
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration of William Henry Holmes, first Curator of the National Gallery of Art (NGA), 1907-1920, and Director of the Gallery, 1920-1932. To a lesser extent, it also documents the administration of Ruel P. Tolman, Acting Director of NGA, 1932-1937, and the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1937-1946, ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Chinese Art
Dates:
1985-1988, 1991
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-234
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Fu Shen, Curator of Chinese Art, documenting the exhibition "Challenging the Past: The Paintings of Chang Dai-chien," and relations between Thomas Lawton, Director, and non-Smithsonian colleagues. Materials include correspondence, much of which is written in Chinese.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art
Dates:
1906-1920
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-073
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of inventories of the Charles Lang Freer Collection donated to the Smithsonian. Materials include bound inventories of the art collection signed and sealed by Freer and Smithsonian officials, and copies of inventories. Some records are duplicated in the records of the Office of the Secretary (Record Unit 45); and in ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1924-1987
Size:
5.75 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-163
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the incoming and outgoing correspondence of John Ellerton Lodge, first Director of the Freer Gallery (1920-1942), and Thomas Lawton, fifth Director of the Freer Gallery (1977-1987), and founding Director of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (1982-1987). Materials include correspondence and memoranda.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
2011-2015
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-313
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the professional correspondence of Julian Raby, Director, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The majority of the materials are incoming correspondence, but a small amount of outgoing correspondence is also present. Materials also include invitations, background materials, and related materials.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1981-1996
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-038
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accessions consists of records documenting correspondence between Milo Cleveland Beach, Director, and prominent friends of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Materials include correspondence and enclosures.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1987-1996
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-035
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Milo Cleveland Beach, Director, documenting relations between the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and foreign countries. Materials include correspondence and enclosures.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Design and Exhibition
Dates:
1984-1993
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Patrick H. Sears, Head Exhibits Designer, documenting the survey of the Freer Gallery of Art building and the concept development for portions of the Freer Gallery of Art building renovation. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, rejected type sketches, and clippings.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education
Dates:
1988-1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of audio recordings of events planned and executed by the Department of Education. Recorded events include symposia, performances, lectures, and exhibition information. Materials include audiotapes.

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