Administrative Records, 1963-1990

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Summary

Records document the administrative activities of Richard Louie, who served as Executive Assistant to the Director; Assistant Director, Administration; Assistant Director, Freer Gallery of Art; and Associate Director. A small amount of original correspondence and memoranda from the Office of the Director, mostly from before Louie's tenure as assistant, is present in these files. The directors, administrative bodies, and important correspondents represented in the above referenced material include: Archibald Gibson Wenley, John Alexander Pope, Harold P. Stern, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer, Katharine N. Rhoades, and the Visiting Committee. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, policies, reference material, clippings, pamphlets, brochures, photographs, electronic records, and related materials.

Creator

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

Subject

  • Rhoades, Katharine N. 1885-1965
  • Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst 1887-1970
  • Wenley, A. G (Archibald Gibson) 1898-1962
  • Stern, Harold P
  • Pope, John Alexander 1906-1982
  • Louie, Richard
  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Assistant Director, Administration
  • Freer Gallery of Art Office of the Director
  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Assistant Director, Freer Gallery of Art
  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Joint Visiting Committee

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

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1963
  • 1963-1990

Restrictions & Rights

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

Topic

  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration

Form/Genre

  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Pamphlets
  • Brochures
  • Manuscripts
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA RS01040

Physical description

2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings