Extensive documentation concerning Freer's purchases of art works and library books, commissioned publications, and miscellaneous household and personal expenses. Extant vouchers were meticulously indexed in voucher registers that listed expenditures in categories such as "art," "library," "house repairs," "gifts and charities," "Berkshire Farm," etc. Relevant correspondence and receipts were sometimes attached to the voucher. Note: Searching may be required under various voucher categories, e.g., frames are found under art vouchers and general vouchers.
1. Voucher registers
2. Art vouchers
3. Library vouchers
4. Biblical manuscripts publications vouchers
5. General vouchers
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.