MFAA Officers Associated with the NGA

Cott, Perry B.  (1909–1998)
Chief Curator, 1956–1969

Hancock, Walker K. (1901–1998)
Sculptor of Andrew Mellon bust in National Gallery of Art
Walker K. Hancock Papers and Walker K. Hancock Oral History, Archives of American Art

Lesley, Everett Parker (1913–1982)
Keeper of Decorative Arts, 1974–1976
E. Parker Lesley, Jr., Papers, Gallery Archives, National Gallery of Art

Moore, Lamont (1909–1988)
Curator of Education, 1941–1943, 1946–1947

Parkhurst, Charles P., Jr.,  (1913–2008)
Research Associate and Registrar, 1942–1943
Assistant Director and Chief Curator, 1971–1983
Biography of Charles P. Parkhurst
Charles P. Parkhurst Papers, Gallery Archives, National Gallery of Art
Charles P. Parkhurst Oral History, Archives of American Art

Rousseau, Theodore (1912–1973)
OSS Art Looting Investigation Unit
Assistant Curator of Painting, 1940–1941
Biography of Theodore Rousseau
Theodore Rousseau Personal Papers, Museum Archives, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (available late 2014)

Skilton, John D., Jr. (1909–1992)
Curatorial Assistant, 1942–1943

Smyth, Craig H.  (1915–2006)
Curatorial Department, 1941–1942
Samuel H. Kress Professor, 1987–1988
Biography of Craig H. Smyth
Craig H. Smyth Papers, Gallery Archives, National Gallery of Art

Standen, Edith A. (1905–1998)
Secretary to the Widener Collection, 1929–1942
Edith A. Standen Biography
Edith A. Standen Papers, Gallery Archives, National Gallery of Art

Roberts Commission and Advisors
Cairns, Huntington (1904–1985), Roberts Commission Secretary
National Gallery of Art Secretary, Treasurer, and General Counsel, 1943–1965

Finley, David (1890–1977), Roberts Commission Vice-Chairman
Director, National Gallery of Art, 1938–1956
David Finley Biography
David Finley Papers, Gallery Archives, National Gallery of Art

Walker, John (1906–1995), Special Advisor to the Roberts Commission
Chief Curator, National Gallery of Art, 1939–1956; Director 1956–1969
John Walker Biography