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Ninth Presentation of Charles Lang Freer Medal - Alexander C. Soper, 1990

Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-023, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director, Subject Files
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Subject Files
Subject Files / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Fourth Presentation of the Charles Lang Freer Medal

Collection Creator:
Stout, George L. (George Leslie)  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973
Scope and Contents:
This booklet was published by the Freer Gallery of Art for the presentation of the Charles Lang Freer Medal to Tanaka Ichimatsu who assisted with art conservation in Japan after World War II. The booklet is inscribed to George Stout by Ichimatsu.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
George Leslie Stout papers, 1855, 1897-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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George Leslie Stout papers
George Leslie Stout papers / Series 5: Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives Section Files / 5.2: Monuments Men Publications
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw974bfcfb2-aa1b-45c9-93a3-1d63c0ddff96
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-stougeor-ref369

Seventh Presentation of the Charles Lang Freer Medal (Max Loehr)

Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-051, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director, Subject Files
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Subject Files
Subject Files / Box 1
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Freer Medal - September 1973 - Laurence Sickman (3 folders)

Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-007, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Special Events, Photographs
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Photographs
Photographs / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa02-007-refidd1e1168
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Third Presentation of the Charles Lang Freer Medal, September 15, 1965

Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-008, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Publications Department, Publications
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Publications
Publications / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa02-008-refidd1e276

Tenth Presentation of the Charles Lang Freer Medal (Sherman E. Lee)

Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-051, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director, Subject Files
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Subject Files
Subject Files / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa09-051-refidd1e246

4/29/1985 Distinguished Indianist Stella Kramrisch to Receive Charles Lang Freer Medal

Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-224, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs, Press Releases
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Press Releases
Press Releases / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-224-refidd1e609

1/11/1989 Alexander Coburn Soper III Receives Charles Lang Freer Medal

Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-224, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs, Press Releases
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Press Releases
Press Releases / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-224-refidd1e833

Max Loehr, Seventh Presentation of the Charles Lang Freer Medal, May 2, 1983

Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-024, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Associate Director, Exhibitions and Facilities, Photographs
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Photographs
Photographs / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa02-024-refidd1e210

First Presentation of the Charles Lang Freer Medal, February 25, 1956

Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-008, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Publications Department, Publications
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Publications
Publications / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa02-008-refidd1e265

Fifth Presentation of the Charles Lang Freer Medal, September 11, 1973

Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-008, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Publications Department, Publications
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Publications
Publications / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa02-008-refidd1e287

Seventh Presentation of the Charles Lang Freer Medal, May 2, 1983

Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-008, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Publications Department, Publications
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Publications
Publications / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa02-008-refidd1e299

Freer Medal - January 1974 - Roman Ghirshman (2 folders)

Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-007, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Special Events, Photographs
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Photographs
Photographs / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa02-007-refidd1e1212
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4/20/1983 Freer Gallery Opens 60th Anniversary Year with Presentation of Charles Lang Freer Medal (2)

Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-224, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of Public Affairs, Press Releases
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Press Releases
Press Releases / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-224-refidd1e352

James Cahill Papers

Creator:
Cahill, James, 1926-2014  Search this
Names:
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco  Search this
College Art Association of America  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Guo li gu gong bo wu yuan  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Barnhart, Richard M., 1934-  Search this
Cahill, James, 1926-2014  Search this
Fong, Wen  Search this
Fu, Shen, 1937-  Search this
Lawton, Thomas, 1931-  Search this
Ledderose, Lothar date  Search this
Lee, Sherman E.  Search this
Li, Chu-tsing, 1920-  Search this
Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982  Search this
Sickman, L. C. S. (Laurence C. S.)  Search this
Soper, Alexander Coburn, 1904-  Search this
Vinograd, Richard Ellis date  Search this
Wang, Chi-ch'ien  Search this
Wu, Nelson Ikon, 1919-  Search this
Extent:
12 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Manuscripts
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Japan
Berkeley (Calif.)
China
Date:
1945-1996
Summary:
Papers created by Asian art historian, curator, and collector Dr. James Francis Cahill. Includes personal and professional correspondence and project files documenting his many publications, lectures and activities in the Asian art field. Documents span his early career at the Freer Gallery of Art, where he served as curator of Chinese art from 1957-1965, and his tenure 1965-1994 as Professor of the History of Art at the University of California, Berkeley.
Scope and Content Note:
The James Cahill Papers span the years 1945 to 1996 and measures 15 linear feet. The collection includes: personal and administrative correspondence with other art historians, art dealers and collectors; lecture manuscripts and administrative material and correspondence with art museums, universities and other organizations in the Asian art community. There are also several personal letters and postcards with family friends of James and Dorothy Cahill. The folder descriptions were retained from Cahill's own folder titles and organized alphabetically within each series.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 2 series:

Series 1 -- Project Files, 1945-1996

Series 2 -- Correspondence with Individuals, 1945-1996
Biographical Note:
1926 -- Born, Fort Bragg, CA

1950 -- Receives BA degree in Oriental Languages from University of California, Berkeley

1952 -- Receives MA degree in Art History from University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor

Circa 1953 -- Holds a museum training fellowship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

1954-1955 -- Studies with Shujiro Shimada at Kyoto University in Japan on a Fulbright Scholarship

1956 -- Works with Osvald Sirén in Stockholm on his seven-volume series "Chinese Painting: Leading Masters and Principles" Joins staff of Freer and Sackler Gallery as Curator of Chinese Art

1958 -- Receives PhD in Art History from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, working principally with Max Loehr

1960 -- Publishes first and highly influential book: "Chinese Painting." In: Treasures of Asia series, Editions d'Art Albert Skira, Geneva, Switzerland 1960. Published also in French and German editions

1965 -- Leaves the Freer and Sackler Gallery to accept position as Professor of History of Art at the University of California, Berkeley

1973 -- Goes to China as member of the Chinese Archaeological Delegation, first group of art historians to visit China from the US

1976 -- Publishes first of projected five-volume series on later Chinese paintings: "Hills Beyond a River: Chinese Painting of the Yuan Dynasty"

1977 -- Visits China as chairman of Chinese Old Painting Delegation

1978 -- Publishes second of projected five-volume series on later Chinese painting: "Parting At the Shore: Chinese Painting of the Early and Middle Ming Dynasty"

1978-1979 -- Accepts appointment as Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry at Harvard; delivers series of lectures titled, "The Compelling Image: Nature and Style in 17th Century Chinese Painting"

1982 -- Publishes "Barnhart-Cahill-Rogers Correspondence, 1981" (collection of correspondence published for colleagues) The Harvard lecture series: "The Compelling Image: Nature and Style in 17th Century Chinese Painting" published as a book, receives College of Art Association's Morey Prize for Best Art History book

1998-1999 -- Spends a year at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton with his wife, the art historian and artist Hsingyuan Tsao

2007 -- Former students organize 80th birthday party/symposium at Berkeley, titled: "Returning to the Shore"

2010 -- Became the 12th Recipient of the Charles Lang Freer Medal

Present -- Living in Vancouver, Canada
Related Material:
The James Cahill website, http://www.jamescahill.info/ which contains digitized versions of selected unpublished papers, correspondence and personal reminisces.
Provenance:
Gift of James Cahill.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Due to cold storage requirements, digital surrogates are prefered for access. One week's notice is required prior to access originals.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Occupation:
Art historians  Search this
Topic:
Art, Japanese  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Manuscripts
Citation:
James Cahill papers, 1945-1996. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of James Cahill, December 12th, 2001.
Identifier:
FSA.A2001.11
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3545db6a7-d742-46c7-9bfd-604d46ac0bf3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2001-11

Freer Medal - 1956 (Charles Lang Freer Medal - first presentation February 25th)

Container:
Box 7 of 23
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-018, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Central Files
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Central Files
Central Files / Box 7
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa03-018-refidd1e2701

Tanaka Ichimatsu Receives Freer Medal

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Event
Place:
Japan
Date:
1973
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Ichimatsu, Tanaka  Search this
Awards  Search this
Medals  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Rewards (Prizes, etc.)  Search this
Charles Lang Freer Medal  Search this
Dignitaries  Search this
Standard number:
94-2862
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8735

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

Alexander C. Soper

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Soper, Alexander Coburn 1904-  Search this
Charles Lang Freer Medal  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 8w x 10h ; Type of Image: People ; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Event
Photographic print
Date:
1990
Topic:
Ceremonies  Search this
Medals  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art  Search this
Art history  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-2819 or S890111-1(14A)
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13275

Ernst Kühnel Makes His Acceptance Speech of the Freer Bronze Medal

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Krapf, Franz  Search this
Zahedir, Ardeshir  Search this
Kühnel, Ernst 1882-1964  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
International Association for Iranian Art and Archeology  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:
Iran
Germany
Date:
May 3, 1960
Topic:
Ambassadors  Search this
Ceremonies  Search this
Medals  Search this
Art, Iranian  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Societies  Search this
Learned institutions and societies  Search this
Associations, institutions, etc  Search this
Art history  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-2820 or 60-6199
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_13276

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