Agency history, 1984-1990

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Subject

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

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.
  • The Torch, November 1990
  • SI Annals, 1989
  • Smithsonian Directory, 1983-1990
  • Richard Louie was made Assistant Director, Freer Gallery of Art in 1984. He was promoted again in 1989 to Associate Director and served in that position until his untimely death in 1990. See the history of the Executive Assistant to the Director for information about Louie's work before 1984. After 1990, the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery reorganized into joint management instead of sub-directors for each gallery. As the Assistant Director and the Associate Director, Freer Gallery of Art, Louie presided over financial, administrative, and other management activities of the Freer Gallery. The incumbent reported to the Office of the Director.
  • 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

  • 1984
  • 1984-1990

Topic

  • Art museums
  • Museums
  • Art museum directors
  • Museums--Administration

Form/Genre

Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00389

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