Wenley Appointed Director of Freer

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Archibald G. Wenley, associate in research at the Freer Gallery of Art and acting director, is appointed as the director of the Freer Gallery. He serves as director until his death in 1962.


  • Wenley, Archibald Gibson
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Research Associate


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1943. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1943, p. 45.

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January 15, 1943


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