Report of the Law Committee of the Board of Regents Appointed to Consider Material Papers Relating to the Freer Gift and Bequest

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Summary

The Board of Regents requested a law committee for consideration of the terms of Freer's bequest due to differences of opinion over its interpretation. Points addressed in the report include the administration of Freer funds, the qualifications for a curator, and the methods of exhibition of works.

Subject

  • Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Board of Regents

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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(Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1929

Topic

  • Art
  • Benefactors
  • Exhibitions
  • Gifts
  • Management
  • History
  • Art objects
  • Art--History

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