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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 09-100

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art

Exhibition Records, 1989-1990, 1995-1996, 1998-1999, 2003-2004

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1989-1990, 1995-1996, 1998-1999, 2003-2004
Quantity: 3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 09-100
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the development of exhibitions related to south and southeast Asian art. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Devi: The Great Goddess;" "Buddha's Art of Healing;" "Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure;" "Noble Path: Buddhist Art of Southeast Asia and Tibet;" and "Puja: Expressions of Hindu Devotion." Records in this accession also document the preparation of a bibliography of crafts and folk arts of India and a proposal for an exhibition of Indian shrines. Materials include exhibition proposals, correspondence, memoranda, notes, floor plans, label text, background materials, object images, object lists, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the development of exhibitions related to south and southeast Asian art. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Devi: The Great Goddess;" "Buddha's Art of Healing;" "Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure;" "Noble Path: Buddhist Art of Southeast Asia and Tibet;" and "Puja: Expressions of Hindu Devotion." Records in this accession also document the preparation of a bibliography of crafts and folk arts of India and a proposal for an exhibition of Indian shrines. Materials include exhibition proposals, correspondence, memoranda, notes, floor plans, label text, background materials, object images, object lists, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 10/18/2001 memorandum, Alers to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-100, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Devi: The Great Goddess (7 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Buddha's Art of Healing (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Folk Art (8 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure (12 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Noble Path: Buddhist Art of Southeast Asia and Tibet (Folders 1-6 of 7)

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Noble Path: Buddhist Art of Southeast Asia and Tibet (Folder 7 of 7)

Box 3 of 4

Puja: Expressions of Hindu Devotion (4 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Paul Walter Collection (Indian Shrines) (Folders 1-8 of 11)

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Paul Walter Collection (Indian Shrines) (Folders 9-11 of 11)

Box 4 of 4