Exhibition Records, 1982-1983

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These records document the exhibition, "Painting as a Pastime: The Paintings of Winston S. Churchill," which was shown in the Associates' Lounge of the Smithsonian Castle from September to November 1983. Its travel to the Institution was initiated by Richard Hubbard Howland, Special Assistant to the Secretary and a trustee of the Royal Oak Foundation. The records contain memoranda and correspondence regarding budget, space, and scheduling for the exhibition; lists of objects and lenders; information on the development of loan agreements; condition reports for the objects; information on the exhibit checklist and labels; correspondence and invoices regarding object shipping and insurance; installation information including a floor plan blueprint; correspondence with sponsor groups; correspondence and memoranda regarding catalogue and poster production; publicity materials and press clippings; information on the organization of volunteer docents, special tours, and slide presentations; color slides of Churchill's life and artwork; memoranda and administrative forms regarding arrangements for events associated with the exhibition; lists of event participants and invitees; correspondence with participants; and photographs of the events.


  • Churchill, Winston Sir 1874-1965
  • Howland, Richard Hubbard


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1971
  • 1971-1978
  • 1982-1983




  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Floor plans
  • Clippings
  • Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00954

Physical description

1 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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