Beach to Head Sackler Gallery

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


Milo C. Beach, chair of the Department of Art at Williams College is named director of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, a component of the Center for African, Near Eastern, and Asian Cultures on February 21.


  • Beach, Milo Cleveland
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, "The Torch," April 1984, p. 1.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1984. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985, p. 410.

Contact information

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


February 21, 1984


  • Art museums
  • Appointments
  • Art museum directors

Full Record

View Full Record