Type of entity
Authorized form of name
Parallel form(s) of name
Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules
Other form(s) of name
- Thacher, Jack
- Thacher, John S.
- John Thacher
- Thacher, John Seymour
Identifiers for corporate bodies
Dates of existence
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.
Functions, occupations and activities
Mandates/sources of authority
US LCNAF no2003057129
Rules and/or conventions used
ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families
Level of detail
Dates of creation, revision and deletion
This record was created by Beth Bayley on November 1, 2012.
- The finding aid created by the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives.
- "Harvard Art Museum. Director's Office. Records of the Assistants to the Directors, 1909-1999 (inclusive), 1927-1943 (bulk): A Guide" http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu/oasis/deliver/~art00019
- LCNAF: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2003057129
- VIAF: http://viaf.org/viaf/11996063