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Subject

  • Lentz, Thomas W
  • Dehejia, Vidya
  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Assistant Director, Research and Collections Division
  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Exhibition Coordinator
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)

Category

Agency History

Notes

  • This is an agency history. It does not describe actual records. The Smithsonian Institution Archives uses these histories as brief accounts of the origin, development, and functions of an office or administrative unit to set that unit in its historical context. To find information on record holdings, please double-click the highlighted field "Creator/Author", which will open on a brief view of relevant records.
  • SI Annals, 1989-1996
  • Jeet Thayil, "Vidya Dehejia new Freer Deputy Director, Chief Curator," India Abroad, June 23, 2000, http://www.indiaabroadonline.com/Public Access/ia-06232000/The Arts/Vidya.html, July 17, 2001
  • Freer/Sackler Organizational Chart, 2001
  • In 1995, Thomas W. Lentz became the first Deputy Director for the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Prior to this, he was the Assistant Director, Research and Collections Division, which had a similar function to the Deputy Director. The Deputy Director oversees the Department of Education, Library, collection management, visual resources and Archives, Exhibition Coordinator, Publications Department, conservation and scientific research, and Chief Curator. Lentz left the position in 2000, at which time Vidya Dehejia succeeded him, 2000- .
  • For a history of the larger creating unit, refer to "Forms part of " above.

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1995
  • 1995-

Topic

  • Museums
  • Museum directors

Form/Genre

Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00304

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