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San Francisco Museum of Art Office of the Director Records 1935-1958
ARCH.ADM.001  
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The San Francisco Museum of Art Office of the Director Records contain administrative records from the Museum generated between 1935 and 1958, corresponding with the tenure of its first director, Dr. Grace L. McCann Morley. The SFMA opened in 1935 in the War Memorial Veteran’s Building; these records document the beginnings and growth of the Museum, development of innovative educational programs, museum publicity, and the relationship of the director with other museum directors around the world. Records are divided by calendar year, and folders are arranged alphabetically within each year.
Extent
57.1 linear feet (137 boxes, .5 oversize box, 1 tube)
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For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the SFMOMA Archives.
Availability
Collection is available for use. Some materials are restricted for confidentiality or condition.