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 …
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, and …
Oral history interview with Inslee Hopper
Brown, Robert F.
44 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Inslee Hopper conducted 1981 July 28, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
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.
This accession consists of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery SoundCloud account as it existed on April 20, 2017. SoundCloud is an online music and audio platform. The account is used to share recordings of performances. Due to technical issues, some audio content is missing or may not …
Special Event Records
This accession consists of records documenting opening receptions, dinners, fundraising events, symposia, and other special events at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Materials include invitations, reply pieces, save the date cards, programs, photographs, and related materials.
Rocky Korr Oral History, 1960-2010
Rocky Korr was an art handler for the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery from 1960-2010. The oral history was conducted June 2010 by Freer|Sackler Archivist Rachael Woody. The interview was conducted in an attempt to capture Mr. Korr's wealth of knowledge on the evolution and history of …
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Files
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Thomas Lawton, Director, 1977-1987, documenting relations between the Sackler family and the Freer Gallery of Art, particularly at the time of Arthur M. Sackler's death. Materials include press statements and releases, correspondence, memoranda, clippings of obituaries for Sackler, biographical information about Sackler …
Memorial Art Gallery exhibition catalogs
The exhibition catalogs of the Memorial Art Gallery measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1913 to 1962. The catalogs are for exhibitions held at the Memorial Art Gallery, 1913-1962, including the Inaugural Exhibition. Incomplete runs of annual exhibitions of the Rochester International Salon of Photography, 1929-1958, the Rochester Camera Club, 1943-1950, the Rochester Finger Lakes Exhibitions, 1938-1958, and the National Ceramic Exhibition, 1938-1952, are also included, as is the publication MEMORIAL ART GALLERY IN ROCHESTER, published in 1924 to commemorate the enlargement of the Gallery. In addition, there are several catalogs with no apparent connection to the Memorial Art Gallery. The Gallery regularly exhibited the Rochester Art Club, and featured many modernist painters in its exhibitions.
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 …