Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes, 1910

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Summary

Smithsonian Secretary Charles Doolittle Walcott describes some additions to art collections made by Mr. William T. Evans, who presented 32 paintings illustrating the work of American artists, and Mr. Charles Lang Freer, who had visited China to obtain rare articles illustrating the early development of Chinese art.

Subject

  • Evans, William T. 1843-1918
  • Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919
  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Board of Regents
  • Freer Gallery of Art

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Regents Minutes
  • Title 20, Education
  • Board of Regents - Discussions

Notes

The Evans collection was deposited in the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Board of Regents, Minutes, Volume 4 (Minute book)

Contact information

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

Date

December 8, 1910

Topic

  • Art
  • Benefactors
  • Art museums
  • Art, American
  • Secretaries
  • Art, Oriental
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Museums
  • Gifts
  • History
  • National Collections
  • Private collections
  • Art--History
  • Art--Private collections
  • Art, Chinese
  • Art objects
  • Museum exhibits
  • Art, Asian

Form/Genre

Board of Regents

Physical description

Number of pages: 1; Page Numbers: 145

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