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Finding Aids to Official Records of the 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, 1968-1994

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 the Assistant Director, Finance and Administration
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 1968-1994
Quantity: 9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-231
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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 form the National Museum of Asian Art for the United States. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, working papers, fund raising activities, object movement logs, and agreements.

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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.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

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

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Container List

Box 1

Freer History - Congressional Committee [1970]

Box 1 of 9

FGA - Historical [1904-1906; 1930; 1933; 1983]

Box 1 of 9

Freer History [1973; 1981-1982]

Box 1 of 9

Freer History [1903-1906; 1923; 1979-1983]

Box 1 of 9

Freer History [1905; 1917; 1920; 1923-1924; 1927-1928; 1935; 1946; 1948; 1962-1964; 1968-1970; 1981-1983; 1985; 1988-1990]

Box 1 of 9

Curator: American Art [1987-1988]

Box 1 of 9

Freer F & E [1989]

Box 1 of 9

Freer Furnishings and Equipment, 1986 [1984-1986]

Box 1 of 9

Collections Theft [1986-1987]

Box 1 of 9

Freer Security [1988-1992]

Box 1 of 9

Facilities [1982-1988]

Box 1 of 9

Freer Renovation [1983-1985]

Box 1 of 9

Freer Renovation [1988-1989]

Box 1 of 9

Freer Renovation [1982-1984]

Box 1 of 9

Freer Renovation - Courtyard [1985]

Box 1 of 9

Box 2

Freer Renovation Committee [1988-1990]

Box 2 of 9

Freer History and Peacock Room Freer Letters [1957; 1963; 1970; 1980-1981; 1986; 1988]

Box 2 of 9

Peacock Room [1989-1990]

Box 2 of 9

American Art/Peacock Room [1988-1990]

Box 2 of 9

Collection Relocation [1989-1990]

Box 2 of 9

Freer Bookcases [1988]

Box 2 of 9

Freer Annual Record [1989-1990]

Box 2 of 9

Freer Acquisition [1988-1990]

Box 2 of 9

Freer Investments [1969; 1973-1974; 1977]

Box 2 of 9

Donors [1981-1986]

Box 2 of 9

Freer 50th Anniversary Donations [1972-1976]

Box 2 of 9

Getty [1984-1988]

Box 2 of 9

Japanese Lecture Series [1979-1986]

Box 2 of 9

Maureen Jacoby [1982; 1984; 1988-1990]

Box 2 of 9

Meyer/Graham [1989-1990]

Box 2 of 9

Thacher Estate [1982-1989; 1992]

Box 2 of 9

Wheedon [1983-1990]

Box 2 of 9

Whistler [1990]

Box 2 of 9

Box 3

Accessibility [1986-1988]

Box 3 of 9

Acquisitions [1978-1987]

Box 3 of 9

Advancement Council [1989]

Box 3 of 9

Affirmative Action (pre-1990) [1987-1990]

Box 3 of 9

Affirmative Action, 3/11/1990-4/4/1991 [1990-1991]

Box 3 of 9

Affirmative Action, FY 1990 [1990-1992]

Box 3 of 9

Affirmative Action [1990]

Box 3 of 9

Affirmative Action [1988-1989]

Box 3 of 9

Artibus Asiae [1983-1990]

Box 3 of 9

Attendance Data [1988-1990]

Box 3 of 9

Authentication [1983-1984]

Box 3 of 9

CIED [1986-1989]

Box 3 of 9

COBD [1988-1990]

Box 3 of 9

Box 4

Collection Accessibility [1987-1990]

Box 4 of 9

Conservation/Vever [1987-1988]

Box 4 of 9

Copyright [1988-1989]

Box 4 of 9

Robert Garfias Paper on Cultural Diversity [1989]

Box 4 of 9

D.O.E. Fitness Center [1990]

Box 4 of 9

Docents [1980-1989]

Box 4 of 9

EAPC [1984-1989]

Box 4 of 9

Education [1988-1990]

Box 4 of 9

Feasibility Study [1987]

Box 4 of 9

Fine Arts Commission [1990]

Box 4 of 9

IMS Surveys, 1992 [1992]

Box 4 of 9

Information Working Group [1984; 1989-1990]

Box 4 of 9

Leaflets

Box 4 of 9

Management of Information Resources [1981; 1989-1990]

Box 4 of 9

Museum Support Center [1989]

Box 4 of 9

Museum Shop - Construction (Sackler) [1982-1986; 1991]

Box 4 of 9

Box 5

Museum Shop - (FGA/AMSG) Pre-FY 1990 [1984-1990]

Box 5 of 9

Museum Shop - CASPARI [1987]

Box 5 of 9

Museum Shop - Financial Reports, 1979/1983 [1977-1983]

Box 5 of 9

Museum Shop - Labels [1988-1990]

Box 5 of 9

Museum Shop - Merchandise Explanations [1990]

Box 5 of 9

Museum Shop Monthly Gross Receipts [1987-1990]

Box 5 of 9

Museums Shop - Publications Revenues [1988-1990]

Box 5 of 9

Patent Policy [1989]

Box 5 of 9

Photography Department [1987-1990]

Box 5 of 9

Program Report [1990]

Box 5 of 9

Publications [1985-1989]

Box 5 of 9

Registrars, 1989 & before [1987-1989]

Box 5 of 9

Aga Khan Grant [1991-1992]

Box 5 of 9

Aga Khan Grant [1992-1993]

Box 5 of 9

Aga Khan Grant [1988-1992]

Box 5 of 9

Box 6

Aga Khan Grant [1991-1993]

Box 6 of 9

Chinese Cultivation [1986-1989]

Box 6 of 9

Endowments [Havemeyer Estate] [1982-1990]

Box 6 of 9

Stern/Pope Funds [1978-1986]

Box 6 of 9

Trust Fund Audits [1984-1994]

Box 6 of 9

Research Opportunities Fund, 1989-1990

Box 6 of 9

Research Support Resources at the Smithsonian [1990]

Box 6 of 9

Sackler Acquisitions [1980-1990]

Box 6 of 9

Sackler Agreement [1982]

Box 6 of 9

Sackler Annual Record, 1988-1989

Box 6 of 9

Sackler Collection

Box 6 of 9

Sackler Handbook/Quarterly Bulletin [1984-1986]

Box 6 of 9

Security, 1981-1986

Box 6 of 9

Box 7

Security, 1987-1989 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 9

Security [1988-1990]

Box 7 of 9

SI Television [1985]

Box 7 of 9

Total Quality Management (TQM) [1990-1991]

Box 7 of 9

Visitor Surveys [1989-1990]

Box 7 of 9

Visitor Surveys [1988-1990]

Box 7 of 9

Visitor Surveys [1989]

Box 7 of 9

Visitor Surveys [1988-1989]

Box 7 of 9

Visitors Attendance Record, 1/1/1989-5/31/1989 [folder 1 of 2]

Box 7 of 9

Box 8

Visitors Attendance Record, 1/1/1989-5/31/1989 [folder 2 of 2]

Box 8 of 9

Visitors Attendance Record, 6/1/1989-8/31/1989 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 9

Visitors Attendance Record, 9/1/1989-12/9/1989

Box 8 of 9

Re-Making of Hyogushi Film [1983]

Box 8 of 9

Freer Movie - Restoration "Art of Hyogushi" [1972]

Box 8 of 9

Equipment and Film [1972]

Box 8 of 9

Movie Estimates and Expenses [1973]

Box 8 of 9

Film Titles [1969; 1972-1973]

Box 8 of 9

Film [1972]

Box 8 of 9

Old Movie Script and Ideas [1972]

Box 8 of 9

Music [1972]

Box 8 of 9

Editing Log - Art of Hyogushi [1972]

Box 8 of 9

Bills and Invoices [1972-1983]

Box 8 of 9

Scripting [1972]

Box 8 of 9

Freer Gallery Lecture Series, 1953-Present [1953-1986]

Box 8 of 9

Box 9

Object Movement Logs - Exhibitions, 1987

Box 9 of 9

Object Movement Logs - January to June 1988

Box 9 of 9

Object Movement Logs - July to December 1988

Box 9 of 9

Object Movement Logs - January to June 1989

Box 9 of 9

Object Movement Logs - July to December 1989

Box 9 of 9

Object Movement Logs - January to June 1990

Box 9 of 9

Object Movement Logs - July to December 1990

Box 9 of 9