Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Assistant Director, Finance and Administration
Subject Files, 1968-1994
These records consist of materials that document the breadth of the administrative activities of the Assistant Director, Administrative Division. Subject matter covered includes: donor relations; renovation of the Freer Gallery of Art; restoration of the Peacock Room; object movement for study and exhibition; museum security; Freer history; acquisitions; collections management; exhibitions; visitor surveys; and records relating to Sackler gift and establishment of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The Freer and Sackler combined from the National Museum of Asian Art for the United States. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, working papers, fundraising activities, object movement logs, and agreements.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Museums -- Administration
- Museum exhibits
- Museums -- Collection management
- Fund raising
- Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
- Museums -- Security
- Art, Asian
- Art museums
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-231, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Assistant Director, Finance and Administration, Subject Files