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Record Unit 553,  National Portrait Gallery, Editor of Publications,  Publications, 1968-1982

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery, Editor of Publications
Title: Publications
Dates: 1968-1982
Quantity: 1.2 linear meters.
Collection: Record Unit 553
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These illustrated catalogs document major and minor exhibitions, providing detailed discussions of exhibition themes. Additional catalogs, pamphlets, and booklets highlight specific features of the permanent collection such as the NPG's presidential portraits.

Catalogs also document special exhibitions which contain the Gallery's portraits, manuscripts, personal memoranda, and other objects, including items borrowed from private and public collections in the United States and abroad. Exhibitions reflecting such a broad use of materials include The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800; Return to Albion: Americans in England, 1760-1940; Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914; and Portraits from The Americans: The Democratic Experience.

Historical Note

The Editor of Publications is responsible for producing publications which document the National Portrait Gallery's (NPG) exhibitions. In 1968 National Portrait Gallery Director Marvin Sadik appointed Robert Gordon Stewart as the first Editor of Publications for the NPG. He was followed by Frances Stevenson Wein, 1975- .

Descriptive Entry

These illustrated catalogs document major and minor exhibitions, providing detailed discussions of exhibition themes. Additional catalogs, pamphlets, and booklets highlight specific features of the permanent collection such as the NPG's presidential portraits.

The catalogs also document special exhibitions which contain the Gallery's portraits, manuscripts, personal memoranda, and other objects, including items borrowed from private and public collections in the United States and abroad. Exhibitions reflecting such a broad use of materials include "The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800;" "Return to Albion: Americans in England, 1760-1940;" "Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914;" and Portraits from "The Americans: The Democratic Experience."

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 553, National Portrait Gallery, Editor of Publications, Publications

Container List

Box 1

Champions of American Sport - 1981

Box 1 of 3

George Washington an American Icon - 1982

Box 1 of 3

American Portrait Prints - 1984

Box 1 of 3

The American Presidency in Political Cartoons - 1976

Box 1 of 3

National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Permanent Collection Illustrated Checklist - 1982

Box 1 of 3

Portraits from the New Deal - National Portrait Gallery - 1983

Box 1 of 3

FDR The Early Years - 1982

Box 1 of 3

Jo Davidson Portrait Sculpture - 1978

Box 1 of 3

President Monroe's Message - 1974

Box 1 of 3

Robert Edge Pine - A British Portrait Painter in America 1784-1788 - 1979

Box 1 of 3

National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection Illustrated Checklist - 1980

Box 1 of 3

The President's Medal 1789-1977 - 1977

Box 1 of 3

Come see America as it sees itself! The National Portrait Gallery & Gallery Place The National Museum of American Art

Box 1 of 3

"If Elected..." Unsuccessful Candidates for the Presidency 1796-1968 - 1972

Box 1 of 3

Return to Albion - Americans in England 1760-1940 - 1979

Box 1 of 3

Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation 1776-1914

Box 1 of 3

Portraits from the Americans: The Democratic Experience

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Checklist of the Permanent Collection

Box 2 of 3

Charles Willson Peale and His World

Box 2 of 3

Christian Gullager - Portrait Painter to Federal America

Box 2 of 3

"In the Minds and Hearts of the People" Five American Patriots and the road to Revolution

Box 2 of 3

Return to Albion - Americans in England, 1760-1940

Box 2 of 3

John Muir 1838-1914

Box 2 of 3

The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution 1770-1800

Box 2 of 3

Variations - Musicians in Caricature 1920-1960

Box 2 of 3

Adventurous Pursuits - Americans and the China Trade 1784-1844

Box 2 of 3

Fifty American Faces

Box 2 of 3

Henry Benbridge (1743-1812) American Portrait Painter

Box 2 of 3

In the Minds and Hearts of the People 1760-1774

Box 2 of 3

Recent Acquisitions

Box 2 of 3

Nucleus for a National Collection

Box 2 of 3

Opening Ceremonies of the National Portrait Gallery Oct. 4-7, 1968

Box 2 of 3

The Code Duello in America

Box 2 of 3

Champions of American Sport

Box 2 of 3

"A Glimmer of Their Own Beauty:" Black Sounds of the Twenties

Box 2 of 3

James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938)

Box 2 of 3

Washington in the New Era, 1870-1970

Box 2 of 3

"If elected..." Unsuccessful Candidates for the Presidency 1796-1968

Box 2 of 3

AVGVSTVS Saint-Gavdens

Box 2 of 3

Return to Alibon - Americans in England, 1760-1940, April 20-September 16, 1979

Box 2 of 3

Blessed are the Peace Makers

Box 2 of 3

The Godlike Black Dan

Box 2 of 3

Portraits by George Bellows

Box 2 of 3

The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution 1770-1800 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

A Gallery of Presidents - Marc Pachter

Box 2 of 3

Portraits of the American Stage 1771-1971

Box 2 of 3

John Muir 1838-1914

Box 2 of 3

"In the Minds and Hearts of the People"

Box 2 of 3

"The Dye is now Cast"

Box 2 of 3

National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection Illustrated Checklist

Box 2 of 3

Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation 1776-1914

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Presidential Portraits

Box 3 of 3

Robert Cornelius - Portraits from the Dawn of Photography

Box 3 of 3

Masterpieces from Versailles - Three Centuries of French Portraiture

Box 3 of 3

The Life Portraits of John Quincy Adams

Box 3 of 3

The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution 1770-1800

Box 3 of 3

Portraits of the American Stage 1771-1971

Box 3 of 3

Wedgwood Portraits and the American Revolution

Box 3 of 3

Benjamin West and his American Students

Box 3 of 3

Facing the Light

Box 3 of 3

Mr. Sully, Portrait Painter

Box 3 of 3

American-Self-Portraits 1670-1973

Box 3 of 3

American Portrait Drawings

Box 3 of 3

A Nineteenth-Century Gallery of Distinguished Americans

Box 3 of 3

The Lazzaroni

Box 3 of 3

Presidential Portraits

Box 3 of 3

This New Man - A Discourse in Portraits

Box 3 of 3

The Great Crash

Box 3 of 3

Brochures (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

List of National Portrait Gallery Books

Box 3 of 3