Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Topics include Freudenheim's personal background; problems of financial support for the arts; the role of the museum in the community; and cooperation among arts institutions in Baltimore
Bowdoin College - George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections and Archives
Family papers, chiefly letters dated 1916-1934 from Jere Abbott to his parents, including letters while he was a student at Bowdoin. There are also two sketchpad albums of European sites, drawings, newspaper clippings, programs, and other printed ephemera
Baltimore Museum of Art - Archives and Manuscripts Collections
The Board of Trustees Records reflect the activities of the BMA's Board. The records total 14 linear feet and date from 1914-2005. They consist of meeting minutes, Trustee manuals, Director's reports, correspondence, financial information, amendments to bylaws, and the papers of Board Presidents. The records were created by both BMA staff such as Directors, Assistant Directors, and administrative personnel; and Board Presidents, Treasurers, and Secretaries. The earliest records outline important moments in the Museum's history such as its incorporation, the search for a temporary home, the fight to secure a permanent site, and the construction of the John Russell Pope building. Other significant materials include the 1949 Trustee Census on Contemporary vs. Traditional Art, in which Board members were asked to write statements about to which side the Museum should focus its exhibitions. The records also include the papers of several Board Presidents: Blanchard Randall, Henry E. Treide, ... Read More
Baltimore Museum of Art - Archives and Manuscripts Collections
The People Photograph Collection includes photographic records of people who are affiliated with the Baltimore Museum of Art or who have visited the museum. The collection contains images that date from 1861 through 2011
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Interviews (audio and transcripts) of thirteen retired art museum directors conducted by Janet Meredith and Liz Westerfield, 2011-2013, as part of the 21st Century Voices Oral History Project. The project, funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, was designed to record the perspectives, reflections, and experiences of art museum directors. Interviewees include Rick Brettell, Jim Demetrion, Alan Fern, Tom Freudenheim, Jack Lane, Arnold Lehman, Philippe de Montebello, Bonnie Pitman (transcript only), Joan Rosenbaum, Harry Parker, Anne Poulet, Andrea Rich, Lewis Sharp, and John Walsh. Also included are release forms for each interviewee and a description of the project. The entire collection is in electronic form
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Correspondence; biographical material; journals; a diary; sketchbooks and sketches; a scrapbook; writings; drawings; photographs; slides; research material; clippings; printed material; and miscellany
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Correspondence; biographical material; printed material; writings; drawings; photographs; 2 scrapbooks; files of personal data and files from d' Harnoncourt's tenure as director of Museum of Modern Art; and 3 appointment books. Most of the material relates to d' Harnoncourt's work on Mexican Art, Indian Art, and the Art and America radio program
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Correspondence; writings; speeches and notes for lectures; photographs; and files on museums and institutions in the U.S.
New York State Historical Documents
Files pertaining to the general administration of the Whitney Museum including departmental activity reports, directors' reports, and attendance summaries, 1931-1954. General memoranda and policy statements, 1936-1938; and permanent collection list, 1931-1934. General administrative correspondence, 1931-1980, including letters pertaining to opening of museum in 1931, the museum's various departments, exhibitions, and special projects and issues; and information files about museum procedures, and programs, and technical and legal topics. Also, correspondence concerning storage of art during World War II; the Russian War Relief Committee, 1941-1945; correspondence of Hermon More, curator and director, and Margaret McKellar, executive secretary, 1940-1960; and correspondence regarding acquisitions, 1950-1954


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