Smithsonian Institution, Board of Regents, Minutes, 1970

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Contained within a discussion of gifts to the Smithsonian Institution and reports provided on such gifts, a discussion of moving the Freer Gallery's American collection to other parts of the Institution, which would be contrary to Mr. Charles Lang Freer's wishes. The discussion of funding and consolidating the Freer fund with others also came up within the discussion of the Smithsonian magazine, which occurs right in the middle of the discussion about the American collection in the Freer Gallery.


  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • Pope, John Alexander 1906-
  • Meyer, Eugene
  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Meyer, Agnes E
  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Wenley, Archibald Gibson
  • Board of Regents
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution


Smithsonian Legal Documents

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

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Board of Regents, Minutes, Box 9, Folder 8 (Typescripts)

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


January 28, 1970


  • Museum finance
  • Art
  • Art, American
  • Art museums
  • Finance
  • Wills
  • Gifts
  • Museums
  • Art history
  • Bequest
  • Art, Asian
  • Museum publications
  • Art objects
  • Art, Chinese
  • Art, Japanese
  • Art, Korean
  • Art museum directors
  • Art museum curators
  • Museum curators


Board of Regents

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Number of pages: 41; Page Numbers: 6-46

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