Eldredge Takes Over as Director, NMAA

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Summary

Charles C. Eldredge, Director of the Spencer Museum of Art and Professor of Art History at the University of Kansas, takes over the directorship of National Museum of American Art, left vacant since the death of Joshua C. Taylor in April 1981. Eldredge resigns from the position in August 1988.

Subject

  • Eldredge, Charles C
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, "The Torch," January 1982, p. 1.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1982. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983, p. 18, 363.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," April 1988, p. 3.

Contact information

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

Date

July, 1982

Topic

  • Art museums
  • Appointments
  • Resignations
  • Art museum directors

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