Hillwood Estate Returned to Post Foundation

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Summary

The Hillwood estate is returned to the Merriweather Post Foundation after Smithsonian management determines it lacks the financial resources to operate a Hillwood Museum in accordance with the terms of Marjorie Merriweather Post's bequest.

Subject

  • Post, Marjorie Merriweather
  • Merriweather Post Foundation
  • Hillwood Museum and Gardens

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Guide to Smithsonian Archives. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983. Archives and Special Collections of the Smithsonian Institution Number 4., p. 16

Contact information

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

Date

1975

Topic

  • Art
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Benefactors
  • Policies
  • Controversies
  • Gifts
  • History
  • National Collections
  • Art--History
  • Art objects
  • Decorative arts

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