Exhibition Records, 1898, 1916-1917, 1954, 1966, 1978-2015

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Consists of records documenting the coordination, planning, and outreach for exhibitions during the tenure of Louise Allison Cort, Museum Specialist, 1985-1989; Assistant Curator, 1989-1994; Associate Curator, 1994-1995; and Curator, 1995- . Materials include correspondence; memoranda; photographs, negatives, slides, postcards, and transparencies of events and trips; visitor surveys; press clippings; reception planning materials; video production materials; publications; newsletters; notes; budgets; architectural drawings; proposals; agreements; artist information; catalogs; collaborator and lender files; transcripts; floor plans; brochures; maps; and fundraising information. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • Cort, Louise Allison 1944-
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • Freer Gallery of Art


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Chronologic and unarranged

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1898
  • 1898-2015
  • 1898, 1916-1917, 1954, 1966, 1978-2015

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Exhibitions
  • Ceramics
  • Art museum curators
  • Art, Asian


  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Color photographs
  • Color negatives
  • Color transparencies
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Brochures
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Picture postcards
  • Newsletters
  • Transcripts
  • Compact discs
  • Architectural drawings
  • Floor plans
  • Maps
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA RS01014

Physical description

8 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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