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Accession 01-123,  National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Director,  Exhibition Records, 1978, 1986-1997

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Director
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1978, 1986-1997
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-123
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of materials that document the Director's involvement in many aspects of exhibition development at the National Portrait Gallery during the tenure of Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000). Materials include loan requests, correspondence, memoranda, agreements, scripts, catalog manuscripts, and newspaper clippings.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the Director's involvement in many aspects of exhibition development at the National Portrait Gallery during the tenure of Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000).

Materials include loan requests, correspondence, memoranda, agreements, scripts, catalog manuscripts, and newspaper clippings.

Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2013; Transferring office; 4/20/2001 memorandum, Alers to Kurfehs; Contact reference staff for details.

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

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-123, National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Director, Exhibition Records

Container List

Box 1

Noble Heritage: Five Centuries of Portraits from the Hosokawa Family, 7/24/1995-11/29/1992 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Collecting Portrait Prints: Washington Print Club Biennial, 12/17/1991-5/17/1992

Box 1 of 3

Camera Portraits: Photographs from the NPG, London, 1839-1939, 12/14/1990-2/18/1991

Box 1 of 3

Ralph Earl: The Face of the Young Republic, 11/1/1991-1/8/1992

Box 1 of 3

Group Portrait: The First American Avant-Garde, 5/10/1991-10/27/1991

Box 1 of 3

Annie Leibovitz Photographs, 1970-1990, 4/19/1991-8/11/1991

Box 1 of 3

Magical Mixtures: Marisol Portrait Sculpture, 4/5/1991-8/11/1991

Box 1 of 3

Irving Penn Master Images, 3/30/1989-8/19/1989

Box 1 of 3

Facing the Light, Catalog, 1978

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

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

Box 2 of 3

Points of View: Single Subject/Multiple Artists, 10/14/1994-2/20/1995

Box 2 of 3

Gertrude Kasebier, Photographer, 7/8/1994-10/2/1994

Box 2 of 3

Art and the Camera, 1900-1940: Pictorialist Photographs from NPG, 6/10/1994-12/11/1994

Box 2 of 3

Reporting the War: The Journalistic Coverage of WWII, 4/22/1994-9/5/1994

Box 2 of 3

From Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II: Master Drawings from NPG, London, 2/25/1994-4/24/1994

Box 2 of 3

To the President: Folk Portraits by the People, 12/10/1993-9/5/1994

Box 2 of 3

VanDerZee, Photographer (1886-1983), 10/22/1993-2/13/1994

Box 2 of 3

Twentieth-Century Self-Portraits from the NPG Collection, 10/22/1993-2/13/1994

Box 2 of 3

Brushes with the Literary: Portraits by Washington Artist Marcella Comes Winslow, 8/13/1993-12/5/1993

Box 2 of 3

Contemporary Portraits from the James Goode Collection, 7/30/1993-12/5/1993

Box 2 of 3

American Art at the 1893 World's Fair, 4/16/1993-8/15/1993

Box 2 of 3

"The Family 1976": Richard Avedon's Portraits for Rolling Stone, 1/22/1993-6/6/1993

Box 2 of 3

In Pursuit of Fame: Rembrandt Peale, 11/6/1992-1/24/1993

Box 2 of 3

The Levy-Franks Family Colonial Portraits, 2/1/1992-5/31/1992

Box 2 of 3

The Spirit of Party: Hamilton and Jefferson at Odds, 9/11/1992-2/7/1993

Box 2 of 3

Arnold Newman's Americans, 4/15/1992-8/16/1992

Box 2 of 3

Poster Portraits, 3/27/1992-8/16/1992

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

The Telling Image: Photographs from the Archives of American Art, Exhibition Proposal, January 1993

Box 3 of 3

Diplomatic History, Exhibition Proposal, 1992

Box 3 of 3

Presidential Scholars, Exhibition Proposal, 1991

Box 3 of 3

Shakespeare in America, Exhibition Proposal, 1991

Box 3 of 3

Soviet Exhibit Plan, Exhibition Proposal, 1989

Box 3 of 3

Bouche, Rene, Exhibition Proposal, FY 1986

Box 3 of 3

Daguillard Collection, Exhibition Postponed, 1992

Box 3 of 3

Inactive Exhibition Proposals, 1992

Box 3 of 3

Inactive Exhibition Proposals, 1987-1991

Box 3 of 3

Uriah Levy, Guest Curator: Leslie Freudenheim, Exhibition Proposal, 6/20/1997-12/7/1997

Box 3 of 3

Red Hot & Blue: A Salute to American Musicals, 10/25/1996-7/6/1997

Box 3 of 3

Image of the President: Photographs by George Tames, 8/30/1996-9/1/1997

Box 3 of 3

Louis Armstrong: A Cultural Legacy, 7/26/1996-12/1/1996

Box 3 of 3

1846: Portrait of the Nation, 4/12/1996-8/18/1996

Box 3 of 3

Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s, 2/24/1996-6/2/1996

Box 3 of 3

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

Box 3 of 3

The Passionate Observer: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten, 6/16/1995-8/13/1995

Box 3 of 3

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

Box 3 of 3

Presidents on TIME, 2/24/1995-7/21/1996

Box 3 of 3

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

Box 3 of 3