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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-046

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs

Subject Files, 1977-1996

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 1977-1996
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 02-046
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document events and individuals associated with the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The files also contain some biographical information for the following individuals: John Alexander Pope, Director (1962-1971), Director Emeritus (1971-1982); Thomas Lawton, Assistant Director (1971-1977), Director - Freer (1977-1982), Director of Freer and Sackler (1982-1987), and Senior Research Scholar (1987-2001); Esin Atil, Curator of Islamic Art (1971-1984); Carol Radcliffe Bolon, Assistant Curator - South and Southeast Asian Art; Fu Shen, Curator - Chinese Art (1990-2000); Richard Louie, Assistant Director of the Freer (1977-1990); Glenn D. Lowry, Curator - Near Eastern Art; Forrest McGill, Assistant Director of the Sackler (1989-1991). The records were created and maintained by Susan Bliss, Public Affairs Officer. Materials include clippings, photographs, press releases, press kits, brochures, pamphlets, curricula vitae, and black and white photographs.

Descriptive Entry

These records document events and individuals associated with the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The files also contain some biographical information for the following individuals: John Alexander Pope, Director (1962-1971), Director Emeritus (1971-1982); Thomas Lawton, Assistant Director (1971-1977), Director - Freer (1977-1982), Director of Freer and Sackler (1982-1987), and Senior Research Scholar (1987-2001); Esin Atil, Curator of Islamic Art (1971-1984); Carol Radcliffe Bolon, Assistant Curator - South and Southeast Asian Art; Fu Shen, Curator - Chinese Art (1990-2000); Richard Louie, Assistant Director of the Freer (1977-1990); Glenn D. Lowry, Curator - Near Eastern Art; Forrest McGill, Assistant Director of the Sackler (1989-1991). The records were created and maintained by Susan Bliss, Public Affairs Officer.

Materials include clippings, photographs, press releases, press kits, brochures, pamphlets, curricula vitae, and black and white photographs.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-046, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs, Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

Arthur M. Sackler Museum - Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Clippings - Funding for Quadrangle, 1979-1981

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Quadrangle Coverage - Press and Publicity [1983-1987]

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Korean Fact Sheet - Translated by Hong Nam Kim [1981]

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Opening Press Release [1987]

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Sackler Inaugural Exhibitions, 1987

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Press Release - Sackler Fact Sheet, December 1986

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Press Release - Arthur M. Sackler Pledges, September 1982

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Quad Photos

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Freer Visiting Committee - Members and Sackler Clippings [1986-1996]

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General Information Brochure (large print)

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A Period of Renovation Brochure

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General Information Brochure

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Freer Gallery of Art - Visiting Committee Meeting [1986]

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Freer Medal - Max Loehr, May 1983

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Freer Medal - Stella Kramrisch, 1985

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Freer Medal - Alexander C. Soper, 1989

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CaoYin & Song Xiangguang

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Elisabeth West FitzHugh [1986]

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John Alexander Pope [1982]

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Atil, Esin

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Bolon, Carol

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Fu, Shen

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Lawton, Thomas [1977; 1979; 1987]

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Louie, Richard [1990]

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Lowry, Glenn [1984]

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McGill, Forrest [1989-1991]

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Shreve Simpson

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