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Accession 00-044,  National Portrait Gallery, Office of Exhibitions,  Exhibition Records, 1972-1996

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery, Office of Exhibitions
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1972-1996
Quantity: 7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 00-044
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of exhibition records pertaining to "In Pursuit of the Butterfly: Portraits of James McNeill Whistler" (1995), "Majestic in His Wrath: The Life of Frederick Douglass" (1995), "Federal Profiles: Saint-Memin in America, 1793-1814" (1994), "Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture" (1995), and "Lazzaroni: Science & Scientists in Mid-19th Century America" (1972). All were exhibitions held at the National Portrait Gallery. Materials include photographs, loan agreements, correspondence, memoranda, notes, scripts, labels, and reports.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of exhibition records pertaining to "In Pursuit of the Butterfly: Portraits of James McNeill Whistler" (1995), "Majestic in His Wrath: The Life of Frederick Douglass" (1995), "Federal Profiles: Saint-Memin in America, 1793-1814" (1994), "Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture" (1995), and "Lazzaroni: Science & Scientists in Mid-19th Century America" (1972). All were exhibitions held at the National Portrait Gallery. Materials include photographs, loan agreements, correspondence, memoranda, notes, scripts, labels, and reports.

Access Restriction

Boxes 1-6 restricted for 15 years; Box 7 restricted for 30 years, until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 3/3/1999 memorandum, Lee to Cox; Contact reference staff for details.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-044, National Portrait Gallery, Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records

Container List

Box 1

In Pursuit of the Butterfly: Portraits of James McNeill Whistler; 4/7/1995 - 8/13/1995

General Files

General

Box 1 of 7

Brochure

Box 1 of 7

Budget

Box 1 of 7

Catalogue

Box 1 of 7

Catalogue Manuscript

Box 1 of 7

Permissions-Catalogue

Box 1 of 7

Catalogue Photographs from Non-Lenders

Box 1 of 7

Checklists

Box 1 of 7

Database Printout

Box 1 of 7

De-Installation

Box 1 of 7

Education

Box 1 of 7

Exhibition Credits

Box 1 of 7

Labels

Box 1 of 7

Opening

Box 1 of 7

In-House Photo Orders

Box 1 of 7

Public Relations (PR)

Box 1 of 7

Whistler Research

Box 1 of 7

Script

Box 1 of 7

Special Exhibition Fund (SEF)

Box 1 of 7

Signage

Box 1 of 7

Symposium: National Gallery of Art (NGA) and Freer

Box 1 of 7

Travel

Box 1 of 7

Lender Sheets

Box 1 of 7

Lender Files

Art Institute of Chicago

Box 1 of 7

Birmingham City Council

Box 1 of 7

Boston Public Library

Box 1 of 7

British museum

Box 1 of 7

Brooklyn Museum of Art

Box 1 of 7

Cannon, Paul

Box 1 of 7

Cincinnati Art Museum

Box 1 of 7

Cleveland Museum of Art

Box 1 of 7

Denker, Eric

Box 1 of 7

Fine Arts Society

Box 1 of 7

National Portrait Gallery, Office of Exhibitions

Box 1 of 7

Exhibition Records

Box 1 of 7

Freer Gallery

Box 1 of 7

Freer Gallery - Research Photos

Box 1 of 7

Glasgow University Library

Box 1 of 7

Goldsmith, Charles

Box 1 of 7

Harvard University Art Galleries

Box 1 of 7

Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art (Dublin)

Box 1 of 7

Hunterian Gallery, University of Glasgow

Box 1 of 7

Lasner, Mark

Box 1 of 7

Library of Congress (facsimile only)

Box 1 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Lindsay, Lady Annabel)

Box 1 of 7

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

Michael Parkin Gallery

Box 2 of 7

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Box 2 of 7

National Gallery of Art

Box 2 of 7

National Museum of American Art

Box 2 of 7

National Portrait Gallery, London

Box 2 of 7

National Portrait Gallery, SI

Box 2 of 7

New York Public Library

Box 2 of 7

Palmer, Michael (Esq.)

Box 2 of 7

Parrish Art Museum

Box 2 of 7

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Box 2 of 7

Pocock, Thomas

Box 2 of 7

Princeton University Libraries

Box 2 of 7

Sadik, Marvin

Box 2 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Saint Phalle, Elene)

Box 2 of 7

Tate Gallery

Box 2 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Thune, Dick)

Box 2 of 7

Victoria and Albert Museum

Box 2 of 7

Lender Files - Items not in exhibition

Atlas Galleries, Inc. - Dropped

Box 2 of 7

Browse and Darby - Dropped (see F. Shar)

Box 2 of 7

Christies - Dropped

Box 2 of 7

Detroit Institute of art - Denied

Box 2 of 7

Kennedy Galleries, Inc. - Dropped

Box 2 of 7

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) - Withdrawn

Box 2 of 7

Rosenbach Museum and Library - Dropped

Box 2 of 7

Sotheby's - Dropped

Box 2 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Varr, Van - Catalogue Only)

Box 2 of 7

Whistler-Pickford Waller scrapbook

Box 2 of 7

Majestic in His Wrath: The Life of Frederick Douglass; 2/10/1995 - 11/19/1995

General Files

General

Box 2 of 7

Booklet

Box 2 of 7

Brochure

Box 2 of 7

Waldo Martin

Box 2 of 7

Conference

Box 2 of 7

Exhibition Contract - National Portrait Gallery (NPG) and National Park Service (NPS)

Box 2 of 7

SEF

Box 2 of 7

Centennial

Box 2 of 7

Opening

Box 2 of 7

Database Printout

Box 2 of 7

De-Installation

Box 2 of 7

Educational Poster

Box 2 of 7

Funding/Budget

Box 2 of 7

Monument

Box 2 of 7

West Chester University - Douglass Project

Box 2 of 7

Education

Box 2 of 7

In-House Photo Orders

Box 2 of 7

Poster

Box 2 of 7

Research

Box 2 of 7

Script

Box 2 of 7

WETA Film

Box 2 of 7

Typeset Labels

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

Lender Files

Anacostia Museum

Box 3 of 7

Boston Public Library

Box 3 of 7

Clements Library, University of Michigan

Box 3 of 7

Gelman Library, George Washington University

Box 3 of 7

Grey, Jerome

Box 3 of 7

Harris, Ronald

Box 3 of 7

Harvard University Art Museums

Box 3 of 7

Harvard University, Moorland-Springarn

Box 3 of 7

Library Company of Philadelphia

Box 3 of 7

Library of Congress

Box 3 of 7

Madison County Historical Society

Box 3 of 7

Massachusetts Historical Society (Photo Only)

Box 3 of 7

Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester (Photo Only)

Box 3 of 7

National Museum of American History (NMAH)

Box 3 of 7

National Park Service

Box 3 of 7

National Park Service: Photos

Box 3 of 7

NPG

Box 3 of 7

New York Public Library

Box 3 of 7

Old Dartmouth Historical Society

Box 3 of 7

Providence Public Library

Box 3 of 7

Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester

Box 3 of 7

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Box 3 of 7

Sears, Mrs. William

Box 3 of 7

Smith College

Box 3 of 7

State Historical Society of Wisconsin

Box 3 of 7

Syracuse University

Box 3 of 7

Lender Files - Items not in exhibition

Carnegie Museum of Art - Denied

Box 3 of 7

Chicago Historical Society - Denied

Box 3 of 7

J. Paul Getty Museum - Denied

Box 3 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Heinz, Mrs. H. John III - Denied)

Box 3 of 7

Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture; 10/6/1995 - 1/28/1996

Historical Society of Pennsylvania - Dropped

Box 3 of 7

Mead Art Museum - Denied

Box 3 of 7

White House - Denied

Box 3 of 7

General Files

General

Box 3 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Tappert, Tara - Negotiations)

Box 3 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Tappert, Tara)

Box 3 of 7

Permission Letters from Vendors to Tara

Box 3 of 7

Brochure

Box 3 of 7

Budget

Box 3 of 7

Conservation and Fees

Box 3 of 7

Database Printouts

Box 3 of 7

De-Installation

Box 3 of 7

Education

Box 3 of 7

Funding

Box 3 of 7

Labels

Box 3 of 7

Luncheon

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

Photo Orders

Box 4 of 7

In-House Photo Orders

Box 4 of 7

Possible Venues

Box 4 of 7

Publicity

Box 4 of 7

Padwe, Alice - Research

Box 4 of 7

Unknowns (owners)

Box 4 of 7

SEF

Box 4 of 7

Scripts

Box 4 of 7

Shimbun, Yomiuri

Box 4 of 7

Possible Substitutions

Box 4 of 7

Symposium

Box 4 of 7

Text Panels

Box 4 of 7

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Box 4 of 7

Ruthann Uithol's Beaux Thesis

Box 4 of 7

Traveling Exhibition

Box 4 of 7

Traveling Venue: West-Mooreland Museum of Art

Box 4 of 7

Lender Files

Allegheny College Library

Box 4 of 7

H. V. Allison galleries

Box 4 of 7

American Academy of Arts and Letters

Box 4 of 7

American red Cross

Box 4 of 7

Amon Carter

Box 4 of 7

Art Institute of Chicago

Box 4 of 7

Arthur, Elizabeth

Box 4 of 7

Ballard, Alice

Box 4 of 7

Ballard, Ernesta D.

Box 4 of 7

Bank One, Springfield

Box 4 of 7

Bryn Mawr

Box 4 of 7

Bryson, Mrs. John (Not in exhibition)

Box 4 of 7

Buswell, Peter

Box 4 of 7

Butler Institute of American Art

Box 4 of 7

Cape Ann Historical Association

Box 4 of 7

Chapin, Mr. And Mrs. Robert

Box 4 of 7

Chapman, Sarah (thru Williams, Mrs. Andrew)

Box 4 of 7

Churchill, Mrs. Pete

Box 4 of 7

Clay, Ms. Vidal C

Box 4 of 7

Clement, Dr. Stephen M., III

Box 4 of 7

Columbus Museum of Art

Box 4 of 7

Corcoran Gallery of Art

Box 4 of 7

Cornelius, Vistor

Box 4 of 7

Davis Museum/Wellesley

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

Drinker, Mary S.

Box 5 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Gilder, Mary Ellen)

Box 5 of 7

Harper, Charles

Box 5 of 7

Historical Society of Old Newbury

Box 5 of 7

Orvitz, Mr. And Mrs. William D.

Box 5 of 7

Humphreys, Mrs. Landsdale

Box 5 of 7

Johns Hopkins Medical School

Box 5 of 7

Sally Stretch Keen Memorial Library

Box 5 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Kennedy, Mrs. Moorhead)

Box 5 of 7

Kushner, Ellen Saltonstall

Box 5 of 7

Library of Congress

Box 5 of 7

Littleton, Mrs. J. E.

Box 5 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Matthews, Christina)

Box 5 of 7

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Box 5 of 7

National Academy of Design

Box 5 of 7

National Library of Medicine

Box 5 of 7

National Museum of American Art (NMAA)

Box 5 of 7

NPG

Box 5 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Palmer, W. DeKay, estate of)

Box 5 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Palmer, Gilder)

Box 5 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Pappenheimer, Mrs. Helena)

Box 5 of 7

PAFA

Box 5 of 7

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Box 5 of 7

Rhode Island School of Design

Box 5 of 7

Saltonstall, Mrs. Henry

Box 5 of 7

Schweitzer, M. R.

Box 5 of 7

Scudder, Mary Eliza Drinker

Box 5 of 7

Smith College Museum of Art

Box 5 of 7

Society of the Cincinnati at Anderson House

Box 5 of 7

Tappert, Tara (lender file)

Box 5 of 7

Terian, Peter

Box 5 of 7

U.S. House of Representatives - Fine Arts Board

Box 5 of 7

Alfred J. Walker Fine Art

Box 5 of 7

Weigl, Lois (c/o Robert Weigl)

Box 5 of 7

Wellesley College Library

Box 5 of 7

Richard York Gallery

Box 5 of 7

Lender Files - Items not in exhibition

Beveridge, Mrs. Albert J. III (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Braun, Dan (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Bush, Mrs. Donald F. (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Cross, Margaret (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Drinker, Nicholas (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (Dropped)

Box 5 of 7

Goddard, Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Hart, George Harrison (withdrawn)

Box 5 of 7

Harvard University (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Indianapolis Museum of Art (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Lewis, Mr. & Mrs. John (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Ludington, Professor Townshend (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Meigs, Dr. J. Wister (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Mink, Mrs. S. Russell, Jr.(not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Musee d'Orsay (withdrawn)

Box 5 of 7

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Natvig, Anne (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

New York Academy of Medicine (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Page, Priscilla Drinker (denied)

Box 5 of 7

Saltonstall, Dr. Kent (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Saunders, Mr. & Mrs. Richard (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Skinner, Mariah (gave to PAFA)

Box 5 of 7

Smolev, Dr. & Mrs. Joseph (drop)

Box 5 of 7

Sotheby's (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Sullivan, Melinda (Martin) (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Suvek Gallery (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Toledo Museum of Art (denied)

Box 5 of 7

U.S. Naval Academy (not in exhibit)

Box 5 of 7

Velie, Mrs. John Deere (drop)

Box 5 of 7

Yale University Art Gallery (not in exhibition - 1 denied, 1 dropped)

Box 5 of 7

Federal Profiles: Saint-Memin in America, 1793-1814; 12/2/1994 - 5/29/1995

General Files

General

Box 5 of 7

Brochure

Box 5 of 7

Catalogue

Box 5 of 7

Education

Box 5 of 7

Exhibition Schedules/deadlines

Box 5 of 7

Labels

Box 5 of 7

Opening

Box 5 of 7

Publicity

Box 5 of 7

Scripts

Box 5 of 7

Lender Files

American Art/Portrait Gallery (AAPG) Library

Box 5 of 7

American Philosophical Society

Box 5 of 7

Baltimore City Life Museums - Peale

Box 5 of 7

Baltimore Museum of Art

Box 5 of 7

Carson, Mrs. Joseph

Box 5 of 7

Colonial Williamsburg

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Corcoran Gallery of Art

Box 6 of 7

Duke University of Art

Box 6 of 7

Gibbes Museum of Art

Box 6 of 7

Hayes, Virginia Wickham

Box 6 of 7

Howard, Mrs. Frank T.

Box 6 of 7

Maryland Historical Society

Box 6 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (McNeil, Robert)

Box 6 of 7

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Box 6 of 7

Missouri Historical Society

Box 6 of 7

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Box 6 of 7

National Museum of American History

Box 6 of 7

National Portrait Gallery

Box 6 of 7

New York Historical Society

Box 6 of 7

New York Public Library

Box 6 of 7

Peabody Essex Museum

Box 6 of 7

Porter, Julia Wickham

Box 6 of 7

Princeton University Library

Box 6 of 7

Stedman, Theodore

Box 6 of 7

Sterling, Mr & Mrs. Charles

Box 6 of 7

Wilson Library, University of North Carolina

Box 6 of 7

Voorhees, Mr. & Mrs. Alan

Box 6 of 7

Washington Cathedral

Box 6 of 7

RESTRICTED FILE MOVED TO BOX 7 (Weber, John C. c/o Yates & Philips Collection)

Box 6 of 7

Lender Files - Items not in exhibition

Dibner Library, NMAH (dropped)

Box 6 of 7

Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Museum of Art (Withdrawn)

Box 6 of 7

Winterthur Museum (denied)

Box 6 of 7

Worcester Art Museum (denied)

Box 6 of 7

The Lazzaroni: Science & Scientists in Mid-19th Century America; 12/1/1972 - 5/30/1973

General Files

General

Box 6 of 7

Photographs

Box 6 of 7

Installation Shots

Box 6 of 7

Charles Darwin Letter

Box 6 of 7

Lectures

Box 6 of 7

Labels

Box 6 of 7

Complimentary Copies - Catalogue

Box 6 of 7

Script

Box 6 of 7

Subject Files

Agassiz, Louis

Box 6 of 7

Bache, Alexander Dallas

Box 6 of 7

Baird, Spender Fullerton

Box 6 of 7

Dana, James Dwight

Box 6 of 7

Draper, John W.

Box 6 of 7

Davis, Charles Henry

Box 6 of 7

Eliot, Charles William

Box 6 of 7

Felton, C. C.

Box 6 of 7

Frazier, John Fries

Box 6 of 7

Gibbs, Oliver Wolcott

Box 6 of 7

Gould, Benjamin A.

Box 6 of 7

Gray, Asa

Box 6 of 7

James Hall by Huntington

Box 6 of 7

Henry, Joseph

Box 6 of 7

Leidy, Joseph

Box 6 of 7

Maury, Matthew

Box 6 of 7

Pierce, Benjamin

Box 6 of 7

Rogers, William Baron

Box 6 of 7

Wilson, Henry

Box 6 of 7

Lender Files

Dedication of the Dudley Observatory

Box 6 of 7

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Box 6 of 7

American Philosophical Society

Box 6 of 7

National Portrait Gallery, Office of Exhibitions

Box 6 of 7

Harvard University Archives

Box 6 of 7

Gray Herbarium

Box 6 of 7

Houghton Library, Harvard University

Box 6 of 7

Massachusetts Historical Society

Box 6 of 7

Library of Congress

Box 6 of 7

Museum of Cooperative Zoology

Box 6 of 7

National Academy of Sciences

Box 6 of 7

National Archives

Box 6 of 7

National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), Division of Photography

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

Smithsonian Libraries

Box 7 of 7

Geology of North American/Unites States Geological Survey

Box 7 of 7

Omits

Box 7 of 7

Miscellaneous Files Relating to Previously Archived Shows

Box 7 of 7

Photographs of Catalogue Illustrations

On the Air: Catalogue Illustrations (See also: Accession 97-083)

Box 7 of 7

First Federal Congress: Catalogue Illustrations (See also: Accession 95-163)

Box 7 of 7

Portrait of the American Law: Catalogue Illustrations (See also: Accession 97-083)

Box 7 of 7