Thomas Lawton Resigns
Secretary Robert McC. Adams announces that Thomas Lawton, Director of the Freer Gallery of Art and the Sackler Gallery, has resigned. As of that date, Lawton began a one-year sabbatical. As of October 11, he assumed the position of senior researcher. Milo Beach takes over as Acting Director and is later appointed director.
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," November 1987, p. 1.
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
October 1, 1987