Established: In the late '50's (say 1959), this first part of this museum was built.
Major museums in San Fran: California Acadamy of Sciences, Asian Art Museum of SF, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The de Young (Fine Arts Museum in San Francisco).
Most of them have names that are either descriptive of what they house or where they are -- with the exception of the de Young.
Searches: Museums in San Fran, Archaeological Museums
Not finding anything particularly useful... most of what I'm finding is "University Archaeological Museums" -- and this one isn't tied to a University...
Ideas in my head:
- San Francisco Museum of Acrhaeology - Named for what it does and the City
- Fleishhacker Museum of Archeology - Named for a prominent family that helped establish the museum in the late 50's
Any input, opinions or info greatly appreciated!
EDIT: I think I'm going with a "major benefactor" -- now to figure out how to nail down which major San Francisco families were still actively involvolved in patronage in the late '50s'....