@Dumbarton Oaks

Thacher, John

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Person

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Thacher, John

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  • Thacher, Jack
  • Thacher, John S.
  • John Thacher
  • Thacher, John Seymour

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Dates of existence

1904-1982

History

John Thacher was the first director of Dumbarton Oaks, from 1940 until 1969. He attended Yale University in 1927, and graduate work at Harvard and the Courtauld Institute in London. He was the Assistant to the Directors of the Fogg Art Museum prior to coming to Dumbarton Oaks, where he served as Executive Officer from 1940 to 1945, Acting Director from 1945-1946 and Director from 1946-1969.

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Control area

Description identifier

US LCNAF no2003057129

Institution identifier

DDO-ICFA

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ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families

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Draft

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

This record was created by Beth Bayley on November 1, 2012.

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  • English

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