Subject Files, 1968-1994

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Consists of records documenting the breadth of the administrative activities of the Assistant Director of Administration. Subject matter covered includes: donor relations; renovation of the Freer Gallery of Art; restoration of the Peacock Room; object movement for study and exhibition; museum security; Freer Gallery of Art history; acquisitions; collections management; exhibitions; visitor surveys; and records relating to Arthur M. Sackler's gift and the establishment of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, working papers, fund raising activities, object movement logs, and agreements.


  • Sackler, Arthur M
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)


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


  • 1968
  • 1968-1994


  • Conservation and restoration
  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • Gifts
  • Wills
  • Fund raising
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Museums--Administration
  • Architecture--Conservation and restoration



Local number

SIA RS01009

Physical description

9 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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