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Tom L. Freudenheim papers, circa 1970-1990

Freudenheim, Tom L., 1937-

Museum director, Writer, Consultant


Collection Information

Size: 6 Linear feet

Summary: Business correspondence and administrative records regarding Freudenheim's involvment as director, trustee, secretary, chairman and consultant for a variety of museums, art associations and foundations. Included are files on the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Worcester Art Museum, the American Federation of Arts, the museum program at the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Association of Museums, the American Association of Museum Directors, the American Arts Alliance, Washington Project for the Arts, the Hand Hollow Foundation and the Textile Museum.

Biographical/Historical Note

Museum director; consultant; New York, N.Y. Freudenheim is a trustee of the American Federation of Arts and was Director of the Worcester Art Museum, 1982-1986, Director of the National Endowment for the Arts,1979-1982, Director of the Baltimore Museum of Art, 1971-1978, Founder and board member of the American Arts Alliance, 1976, 1984-1986, and Secretary and Chairman of the Association of Museum Directors, 1976-1977 and 1983-1986. He held numerous other prestigous positions not found within the papers.


Donated 2007 by Tom L. Freudenheim.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

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How to Cite This Collection

Tom L. Freudenheim papers, circa 1970-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.