Tolman Becomes Director of NCFA

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Summary

Ruel P. Tolman is named the Director of the National Collection of Fine Arts. He holds the position until 1948 when he retires.

Subject

  • Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954
  • National Collection of Fine Arts)
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 311, Finding Aid, "Office of the Director, National Collection of Fine Arts, 1892-1975, and Undated, Records," p. 10.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

July 28, 1946

Topic

  • Art museums
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Art museum directors
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

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