Freer Gallery of Art

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The Freer Gallery of Art was conceived by its founder, Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), as a museum and a research institution. A Detroit industrialist, Freer collected more than 9,420 art objects and manuscripts before his death.The museum opened to the public in 1923.

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referencedIn Freer Gallery of Art, OF 302f Harry S. Truman Library
referencedIn SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Chase, W. T. (William Thomas). Tom Chase conservation papers, 1962-2006. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Papers of John Coolidge and Agnes Mongan, 1909-2006 Harvard Art Museums. Archives
creatorOf Freer Gallery of Art. Freer Gallery of Art collection, [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn James Cahill Papers, 1945-1996 Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
referencedIn Charles Lang Freer Papers, 1876-1931 Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
creatorOf Freer Gallery of Art. Institutional file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Freer, Charles Lang, 1854-1919. Charles Lang Freer selected papers, 1876-1931. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933. Charles A. Platt architectural records and papers, 1879-1981 (bulk 1882-1933). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Myron Bement Smith collection, circa 1910-1970 Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
referencedIn Forbes, Edward W. (Edward Waldo), 1873-1969. Papers, 1867-2005 Harvard Art Museums. Archives
referencedIn Charles A. Platt architectural records and papers, 1879-1981, (bulk 1882-1933) Columbia University. Avery Architecture and Fine Arts Library. Department of Drawings and Archives.
creatorOf Greene, Belle da Costa,. [Qurʼan single leaf]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Surveyors' Notebooks for the District of Columbia, ca. 1907 - 1941 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn OPENING OF IRANIAN ART EXHIBIT AT THE FREER GALLERY OF ART ON THE OCCASION OF SHAH OF IRAN CORONATION SPEECH United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Freer, Charles Lang, 1854-1919. Charles Lang Freer selected papers, 1876-1931. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Freer Gallery of Art. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1959. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Project Files, ca. 1941 - 2006 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn TV Satellite File 448 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn ANCIENT CHINESE PAINTINGS IN AMERICA United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Greene, Belle da Costa,. [Two single leaves from a Qurʼan]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn 401 (28) John Pope News Release 1969 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Index Card - F - Freer Gallery United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Index Card - F - Freer Gallery United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Index Card - F - Freer Gallery United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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associatedWith Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) corporateBody
associatedWith Cahill, James, 1926- person
associatedWith Chase, W. T. (William Thomas) person
correspondedWith Coolidge, John, 1913-1995 person
associatedWith Dewing, Thomas Wilmer, 1851-1938 person
correspondedWith Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969 person
foundedBy Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919 person
associatedWith Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director. corporateBody
associatedWith Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director. corporateBody
associatedWith Freer Gallery of Art Archaeological Expedition to China (1923-1927) corporateBody
associatedWith Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935 person
associatedWith Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910 person
associatedWith Lodge, John Ellerton, 1876-1942 person
associatedWith Museum of Fine Arts, Boston corporateBody
associatedWith Platt, Charles A. 1861-1933 person
associatedWith Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933. person
employeeOf Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982 person
associatedWith Quadrangle Building (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Sackler, Arthur M. person
associatedWith Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907 person
associatedWith Smith, Myron Bement, 1897-1970 person
associatedWith Smith, Myron Bement, 1897-1970 person
associatedWith Thayer, Abbott Handerson, 1849-1921 person
associatedWith Tryon, Dwight William, 1849-1925 person
associatedWith United States. National Park Service corporateBody
associatedWith Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Washington, D. C. DC US
Freer Gallery of Art / Sackler Gallery
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Cataloging of art
Arts
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Establishment 1923

Americans

English

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