Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Senior Research Scholar
Professional Activity Files, 1982-2001
This accession consists of records documenting the professional activities and research of Thomas Lawton, Director, 1977-1987, and Senior Research Scholar, 1987-2001. Lawton's specialty was ancient China. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, collection inventories, images of objects, research materials, conference materials, postcards, floor plans, interview transcripts, and related materials.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2017; Transferring office; 11/7/2001 memorandum, Wright to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Picture postcards
- Floor plans
- Black-and-white negatives
- Black-and-white transparencies
- Black-and-white photographs
- Color transparencies
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-107, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Senior Research Scholar, Professional Activity Files