SIA Acc. 20-104, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Curatorial - Ceramics, Curatorial Records, 1972-2018

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This accession consists of records created and maintained by Louise Allison Cort, Curator, 1995- ; Associate Curator, 1994-1995; Assistant Curator, 1989-1994; and Museum Specialist, 1985-1989. Topics documented in this accession include research, donations, appraisals, collaborations, and professional activities. Some records predate Cort's tenure at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. She previously held positions in Oriental Art as Assistant Curator, 1969-1976, and Associate for Research, 1978-1981, at the Harvard University Fogg Art Museum. Materials include correspondence, clippings, picture postcards, notes, invitations, memoranda, brochures, proposals, photographs, sketches, lists, glass negatives, brochures, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • Cort, Louise Allison 1944-
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)


  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • Folder List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1972
  • 1972-2018

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2034; Transferring office; 9/13/01 memorandum, Wright to Hennessey; Contact reference staff for details


  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Ceramics
  • Art, Asian
  • Art museum curators


  • Manuscripts
  • Collection descriptions
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Picture postcards
  • Electronic records
  • Compact discs
  • Sketches
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color photographs
  • Glass negatives
  • Color transparencies

Local number

SIA Acc. 20-104

Physical description

8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)

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