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Frederic Allen Whiting papers, 1916-1965

Frederic Allen Whiting papers, 1916-1965

Whiting, Frederic Allen, 1873-1959

Museum director, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 16 items (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Photographs, clippings and a letter.

Biographical/Historical Note

Museum director, art administrator; Cleveland, Ohio and Boston, Massachusetts. First director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, 1912-1930.


Photographs on reel 3248 lent for microfilming; printed material and letter on reel 3960 donated 1984 by Frederic Allen Whiting III, grandson of Whiting.

Location of Originals

  • Reel 3248: Photos returned to Frederic Allen Whiting III after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 3248 & 3960 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Frederic Allen Whiting papers, 1916-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.