Personal Files, 1981-1996

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Records document the interaction and relationship between Milo Cleveland Beach, Director (1987-2001) and prominent friends of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery/Freer Gallery of Art. Records also document Beach's activities related to the negotiation and acquisition of Henri Vever's Japanese print collection. Materials include correspondence and enclosures, memoranda, brochures, and photographs.


  • Vever, Henri 1854-1942
  • Beach, Milo Cleveland
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1985
  • 1985-1997
  • 1981-1996

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


  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration
  • Museum directors


  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color photographs
  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures

Local number

SIA RS00982

Physical description

2.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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