Subject Files, 1987-1992

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Consists of records documenting the administration of the Research and Collections Division, including: development, finances, staff and committee meetings, policies, research opportunities and fellowships, security, staff members, special events, Sackler/Freer affiliations, curatorial issues, public outreach, education, public affairs, publications, collection management, conservation, the Freer Gallery of Art reopening, and acquisitions during the tenure of Forrest McGill, Assistant Director, Research and Collections Division. Materials include budgets, organizational charts, memoranda, correspondence, grant applications, planning documents, meeting minutes and supporting materials, mission statements, Scholarly Studies Program proposals, fellowship applications, schedules and mailing lists for special events, brochures, and reports.


  • McGill, Forrest 1947-
  • Freer Gallery of Art


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1987
  • 1987-1992

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


Art museums


  • Brochures
  • Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00995

Physical description

2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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