Agency history, 1985-

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Subject

  • Bedinger, Caroline
  • Bragdon, Patricia
  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Assistant Director, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of Membership and Development

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.
  • Smithsonian Annals, 1983-1997
  • The Torch, April 1985
  • Smithsonian Directory, 1987, 1989, 1999, 2001
  • Email from Sue Nichols of the Freer and Sackler galleries, 2/12/2002
  • Patricia Bragdon became secretary to the Assistant Director, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in 1985, in which capacity she would have carried out the duties of organizing special events among other things. Her title was changed officially to Special Events Coordinator between 1987 and 1989. She served in this capacity until Caroline Bedinger succeeded her in 1997. Bedinger has served from 1997 to the present. The Special Events Coordinator reports to the Office of the Membership and Development.
  • The Special Events Coordinator organizes events, such as receptions, award presentations, concerts, openings of exhibitions, and visits by dignitaries.
  • 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

  • 1985
  • 1985-

Topic

  • Art museums
  • Special events

Form/Genre

Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00344

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