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David Piper papers relating to British museums and art institutions, 1916-1990

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Finding aid for the David Piper papers relating to British museums and art institutions, 1916-1990

Title: David Piper papers relating to British museums and art institutions
Dates: 1916-1990
Number: 960020
Creator/Collector: Piper, David
Extent: 3.0 linear feet
Abstract: 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.
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Language: Collection material is in English
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Kirstin Hammer.


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