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Finding aid for the David Piper papers relating to British museums and art institutions, 1916-1990
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British museum director, art historian, and novelist (1918-1990). These papers reflect Piper's tenure as director of the National Portrait Gallery (1964-1967), the Fitzwilliam Museum (1967-1973), and the Ashmolean Museum (1973-1985), as well as his position on various boards and institutions. The collection consists of letters, notes, essays, reports, clippings, and some single journal issues and promotional material concerning the arts in Britain.
British museum director, art historian, and novelist (1918-1990).
3.0 linear feet
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