Photographs, 1916-1988 [graphic]

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Summary

Consists of records documenting dignitaries and other visitors, special events, and the construction of both the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Images prior to 1979 were reproduced either from old negatives or copied directly from old photographs. Files were created and maintained by Richard Louie, who served as Executive Assistant to the Director; Assistant Director, Administration; Assistant Director, Freer Gallery of Art; and Associate Director before his untimely death in 1990. Materials include photographs, slides, clippings and related material.

Creator

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

Subject

  • Louie, Richard
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Assistant Director, Administration
  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Assistant Director, Freer Gallery of Art

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

By topic

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1916
  • 1916-1988

Restrictions & Rights

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

Topic

  • Art museums
  • Special events

Form/Genre

  • Audiotapes
  • Color slides
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Clippings
  • Color photographs

Local number

SIA RS01039

Physical description

2.69 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings