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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

Chronological Files, 1979-2000

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Lawton, Thomas 1931-  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Physical description:
12 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Color photographs
Date:
1979
1979-2000
Topic:
Museum directors  Search this
Museums--Administration  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00976
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Chronological Files 1979-2000 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_226670

Travel Records, 1994-2000

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Physical description:
.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
England
South Asia
Asia, Southeastern
Date:
1994
1994-2000
Topic:
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00984
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Travel Records 1994-2000 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_226722

Personal Files, 1981-1996

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Vever, Henri 1854-1942  Search this
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Physical description:
2.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Manuscripts
Brochures
Date:
1985
1985-1997
1981-1996
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00982
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Personal Files 1981-1996 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_226723

Dealer Files, 1983-1997

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Manuscripts
Date:
1983
1983-1997
Topic:
Museum directors  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00981
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Dealer Files 1983-1997 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_226750

Subject Files, 1971-2015

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Lawton, Thomas 1931-  Search this
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Raby, Julian  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Physical description:
27.75 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Electronic records
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Illustrations
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Compact discs
Pamphlets
Videotapes
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1971
1971-2015
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Museums--Administration  Search this
Strategic planning  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Museum finance  Search this
Museum stores  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00983
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Subject Files 1971-2015 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_226774

Performance Files, 1993-1999

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Auditorium  Search this
Physical description:
.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Date:
1993
1993-1999
Topic:
Auditoriums  Search this
Performing arts  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00990
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Performance Files 1993-1999 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_226811

Exhibition Records, 1981-1999, 2002-2015

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Lawton, Thomas 1931-  Search this
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Raby, Julian  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Physical description:
14.77 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Exhibition catalogs
Architectural drawings
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Color transparencies
Clippings
Compact discs
Brochures
Electronic records
Digital versatile discs
Date:
1981
1981-2015
1981-1999, 2002-2015
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Museums--Administration  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00985
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1981-1999, 2002-2015 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_226884

Agency history, 1920-

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Raby, Julian  Search this
Dehejia, Vidya  Search this
Pope, John Alexander 1906-1982  Search this
Stern, Harold P  Search this
Lawton, Thomas 1931-  Search this
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Lodge, John Ellerton 1876-1942  Search this
Wenley, A. G (Archibald Gibson) 1898-1962  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1920
1920-
Topic:
Museum directors  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00303
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_227000

Ephemera, 1986-1994

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Subject:
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Physical description:
.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Brochures
Pamphlets
Audiotapes
Date:
1986
1986-1994
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01016
See more items in:
Ephemera 1986-1994 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of Public Affairs]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_227892

Country Files, 1987-1996

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1987
1987-1996
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01048
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Country Files 1987-1996 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228115

Budget and Financial Records, circa 1919-2015

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Lodge, John Ellerton 1876-1942  Search this
Wenley, A. G (Archibald Gibson) 1898-1962  Search this
Raby, Julian  Search this
Pope, John Alexander 1906-1982  Search this
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Physical description:
4.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Books
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Date:
1919
1919-2015
circa 1919-2015
Topic:
Museum finance  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Budget process  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Endowments  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Museums--Administration  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01065
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Budget and Financial Records circa 1919-2015 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228199

Milo Cleveland Beach presenting Freer Medal to Alexander C. Soper

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Soper, Alexander Coburn 1904-  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Charles Lang Freer Medal  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 10w x 8h ; Type of Image: Event ; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Event
Photographic print
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1990
Topic:
Ceremonies  Search this
Medals  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-2818 and S890111-1(10A)
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13274

Examining Recent AMSG Acquisitions

Author:
Ploskonka, Jeffrey  Search this
Subject:
Lowry, Glenn D  Search this
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1986
Topic:
Art, Islamic  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Artifacts  Search this
Museums--Acquisitions  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
86-201-19 or 86-201.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8966

Milo C. Beach

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Center for African, Near Eastern, and Asian Cultures  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1986
Topic:
Center for Asian Art. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Museums--Employees  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Standard number:
96-1381
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9909

Freer Displays Entire Mughal Painting Collection

Subject:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919  Search this
Beach, Milo Cleveland  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Regents' Fellowship Program  Search this
Place:
Mogul Empire
India
Date:
September 25, 1981 - January 28, 1982
1526-1765
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Exhibit openings  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Manuscripts  Search this
Curators  Search this
Scholarships  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Painting  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Illustrations  Search this
Art, Islamic  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Indian art  Search this
Art, Mogul  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14561

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