Chronological Files, 1979-2000

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Records consist of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Director's external correspondence and internal memoranda pertaining to exhibitions, donors, recommendations, collection inquiries, technology, publications, events, conferences, and meetings during the tenures of Thomas Lawton, Director (1977-1987), and Milo Cleveland Beach, Director (1987-2001). Materials include outgoing correspondence, memoranda, printed email, photographs, and related materials.


  • Beach, Milo Cleveland
  • Lawton, Thomas 1931-
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)


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Chronologic, numeric and alphabetic

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1979
  • 1979-2000

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Museums
  • Museum directors
  • Museums--Administration
  • Art, Asian


  • Manuscripts
  • Compact discs
  • Color photographs

Local number

SIA RS00976

Physical description

12 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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