Thomas M. Beggs Becomes Director of NCFA

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Summary

Following Ruel P. Tolman, Thomas M. Beggs becomes the third director of the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art. Beggs is director until 1964.

Subject

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

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Kloss, William. Treasures from the National Museum of American Art. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985, p. 14.

Contact information

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

Date

1948

Topic

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

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