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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-054

Freer Gallery of Art

Field Expedition Records, 1924-1929

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Freer Gallery of Art
Title: Field Expedition Records
Dates: 1924-1929
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 02-054
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the expeditions to China led by Carl Whiting Bishop. The February 20, 1923 through August 6, 1927 expedition was a joint effort between the Freer Gallery of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The November 16, 1929 through April 11, 1934 expedition was sponsored by the Freer Gallery of Art. The purpose of the expeditions were to create a Chinese government-approved cooperation between the American and Chinese scientific and archaeological communities. Materials include receipts, some written in Chinese.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the expeditions to China led by Carl Whiting Bishop. The February 20, 1923 through August 6, 1927 expedition was a joint effort between the Freer Gallery of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The November 16, 1929 through April 11, 1934 expedition was sponsored by the Freer Gallery of Art. The purpose of the expeditions was to create a Chinese government-approved cooperation between the American and Chinese scientific and archeological communities.

Materials include receipts, some written in Chinese.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-054, Freer Gallery of Art, Field Expedition Records

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Container List

Box 1

[Expedition Fund] Receipts, Nos. 1 to 437 (6 folders)

Box 1 of 2

[Expedition Fund] Receipts, Nos. 438 to 792 (5 folders)

Box 1 of 2

[Expedition Fund] Receipts, Nos. 793 to 1221 (6 folders)

Box 1 of 2

[Expedition Fund] Receipts, Nos. 1222 to 1560 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

[Expedition Fund] Receipts, Nos. 1222 to 1560

Box 2 of 2

[Expedition Fund] Receipts, Nos. 1-73, August 1927 to June 30, 1928

Box 2 of 2

[Expedition Fund] Receipts, August 1927 to June 1928

Box 2 of 2

[Expedition Fund] Receipts, July 1, 1928 to June 30, 1929, Nos. 74 to 172 (6 folders)

Box 2 of 2