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Rocky Korr Oral History, 1960-2010

Topic:
Birds, beasts, blossoms, and bugs: the nature of Japan (Monograph)
Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Names:
Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries (Exhibition) (2007 : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Sackler Gallery of Art.  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973  Search this
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Lawton, Thomas, 1931-  Search this
Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-1970  Search this
Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982  Search this
Raby, Julian  Search this
Stern, Harold P.  Search this
Vever, Henri, 1854-1942  Search this
Extent:
2 Minutes (CDs, 80)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Minutes
Oral history
Place:
USA -- District of Columbia -- Washington
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Rocky Korr was an art handler for the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery from 1960-2010. The oral history was conducted June 2010 by Freer|Sackler Archivist Rachael Woody. The interview was conducted in an attempt to capture Mr. Korr's wealth of knowledge on the evolution and history of the Freer|Sackler Galleries and the art handling profession. The history includes stories about the galleries, recounting major milestones and events, and anecdotes from Mr. Korr's four decades of experience at the Smithsonian.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged on CDs. Each disc track is 1 question and answer session. Transcript available per request.
Biographical / Historical:
Rocky Korr was an art handler for the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery from 1960-2010.
Local Numbers:
FSA A2010.08
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
manuscripts -- Exhibitions  Search this
Exhibition  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral history
Identifier:
FSA.A2010.08
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2010-08

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  • Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst
  • Pope, John Alexander
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  • Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley)
  • Beach, Milo Cleveland
  • Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries (Exhibition) (2007 : Washington, D.C.)
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
  • Lawton, Thomas, 1931-
  • Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst
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