Freer Director Wenley Dies

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Archibald Gibson Wenley, second director of the Freer Gallery of Art, dies. Wenley, a sinologist, had worked at the Freer since 1931 and served as director since 1943.


  • Wenley, Archibald Gibson
  • Freer Gallery of Art


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1962. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1963, p. 105.

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February 17, 1962


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