Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Files, 1979-1999

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Summary

Consists of records documenting relations between the Sackler Family and the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery through the Director, acquisitions to the Sackler collection, the Sackler/Smithsonian agreement, Sackler events, donations and gifts, the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation/Gallery development, and trips, during the tenures of Thomas Lawton, Director, 1977-1987, and Milo Cleveland Beach, Director, 1987-2001. Materials include press releases, correspondence, memoranda, press clippings, biographical information, meeting agendas, agreements, floor plans, lists of objects, photocopies of photographs of objects, transmittal forms for gifts and grants, copies of checks, financial transaction lists, lists of gift and non-gift honorariums, input vouchers, requests for building services, statistical summaries of collections, and copies of articles.

Creator

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director

Subject

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

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1979
  • 1979-1999

Restrictions & Rights

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

Topic

Art museums

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Floor plans

Local number

SIA RS00986

Physical description

3.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings