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Survey Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1965
Descriptive Entry:
These records primarily consist of form letters answering Beggs' survey. Other records pertaining to this collection such as charters and annual reports have been dispersed in the National Museum of American Art and Portrait Gallery Library.
Historical Note:
The position of Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts was created in 1965. Thomas M. Beggs, who had served as Director of the National Collection of Fine Arts, 1948-1964, held the position until his retirement in 1965. He was charged with surveying American and foreign art museums concerning the development of contemporary art in this country.
Topic:
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 441
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Survey Records
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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The Royal Netherlands Embassy

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Norwegian Embassy Information Service

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Swedish Embassy - Nils Gustav Hildman Cultural Attache

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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USSR: Russia

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e1035

Box 1

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e179

Birmingham Museum of Art

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e186

Arkansas Arts Center

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e197

M. H. DeYoung Memorial Museum

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e208

Henry E. Huntington - Library and Art Gallery

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e219

Long Beach Museum of Art

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e231

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e242

Oakland Art Museum

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e253

University of California - Museum of Anthropology

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e264

San Francisco Museum of Art

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e275

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e286

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e298

Wadsworth Atheneum

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e309

The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
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Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e320

The Corcoran Gallery of Art

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 441, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary for Fine Arts, Survey Records
See more items in:
Survey Records
Survey Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0441-refidd1e331

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