Program Records, 1969-2016

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Consists of records documenting the activities of the Office of Education and Visitor Experience, which was formerly known as the Department of Education and Office of Education respectively. Activities documented include concerts, performances, staged readings, and other related public programs. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, curators' reports to the Director, minutes of staff meetings, contracts, scripts, self-guides, images, contact sheets, audio recordings, drawings, floor plans, evaluations, questionnaires, teacher's and study guides, programs, brochures, pamphlets, posters, calendars, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Department of Education
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Office of Education


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1969
  • 1969-2016


  • Art museums
  • Education
  • Concerts
  • Museums
  • Portraits, American
  • Entertainers
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Performing arts


  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Pamphlets
  • Drawings
  • Floor plans
  • Posters
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Color photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Electronic records
  • Compact discs
  • Digital images
  • Black-and-white negatives

Local number

SIA RS00811

Physical description

8 cu. ft. processed holdings

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