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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 01-125

National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director

Subject Files, 1983-2000

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 1983-2000
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-125
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of correspondence and departmental and Smithsonian files of the Office of the Director created during the tenure of Alan Maxwell Fern, Director (1983-2000). Topics of interest include the Smithsonian's 150th anniversary celebrations; the development of the MCI Center (sports arena) opposite the Gallery; Fern's professional involvement with the American Association of Museum Directors and the Smithsonian Council; and various events and openings. Materials include correspondence, reports, minutes, memoranda, publications, programs, meetings, and itineraries.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of correspondence, and departmental and Smithsonian files of the Office of the Director created during the tenure of Alan Maxwell Fern, Director (1983-2000). Topics of interest include the Smithsonian's 150th anniversary celebrations; the development of the MCI Center (sports arena) opposite the Gallery; Fern's professional involvement with the American Association of Museum Directors (AAMD) and the Smithsonian Council; and various events and openings.

Materials include correspondence, reports, minutes, memoranda, publications, programs, meetings, and itineraries.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-125, National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director, Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

Admissions Fee Study

Box 1 of 3

Contribution Box

Box 1 of 3

Council of Directors - Research Equipment Pool

Box 1 of 3

Information Technology Exhibition Planning Executive Committee

Box 1 of 3

America's Smithsonian Exhibition, 1996

Box 1 of 3

150th Program Committee, 1996

Box 1 of 3

150th Celebration on the Mall, 1996

Box 1 of 3

America's Celebration on the Mall, 1996

Box 1 of 3

America's Smithsonian Production and Management, 1996

Box 1 of 3

150th Voices of Discovery, 1996

Box 1 of 3

150th New York Gala, 1996

Box 1 of 3

150th Smithsonian Minutes, 1996

Box 1 of 3

150th Kansas City Gala, 1996

Box 1 of 3

150th Los Angeles Gala, 1996

Box 1 of 3

TWA Barter Tickets, 1996

Box 1 of 3

150th Smithsonian Anniversary

Box 1 of 3

Proposed Sports Arena, 1995

Box 1 of 3

Proposed Sports Arena, 1995 - Environmental Assessment

Box 1 of 3

Proposed Sports Arena, 1995 - Historic Preservation

Box 1 of 3

Proposed Sports Arena, 1995 - Planning and Design

Box 1 of 3

Proposed Sports Arena, 1995 - Transportation Subcommittee

Box 1 of 3

Proposed Sports Arena, 1995 - #3

Box 1 of 3

Proposed Sports Arena, 1995 - #2

Box 1 of 3

Proposed Sports Arena, 1995 - #1

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Association of Art Museum Directors, 1996-1967

Box 2 of 3

Commission on Preservation and Access, 1990-1993

Box 2 of 3

Kellogg Project, 1983-1994

Box 2 of 3

Charles Merrill Mount

Box 2 of 3

Special Exhibition Fund, 1984-1991

Box 2 of 3

Swann Foundation, 1982-1998

Box 2 of 3

Guest Lists, 1993-2000

Box 2 of 3

Guest Lists, 1991-1992

Box 2 of 3

Guest Lists, 1989-1990

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Revenue Maximizing, 1994-1995

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Year, 1997

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Year, 1996

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Year, 1995

Box 3 of 3

SI Council Meeting, November 6-8, 1997

Box 3 of 3

SI Council Meeting, October 31-November 2, 1996

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Council, 1994

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Council, 1992-1993

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Council, 1991

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Council, 1989-1990

Box 3 of 3

Travel, 2000

Box 3 of 3

Denver, Colorado - AAMD, May 31-June 3, 2000

Box 3 of 3

Montgomery, Alabama, January 20, 2000

Box 3 of 3

Travel, 1999

Box 3 of 3

Aspen, Colorado, September 22-23, 1999

Box 3 of 3

Tulsa, Oklahoma - AAMD, June 2-5, 1999

Box 3 of 3

Australia, March 22-28, 1999

Box 3 of 3

Panama City, Panama, February 22-25, 1999

Box 3 of 3

San Diego, California - AAMD, January 27-30, 1999

Box 3 of 3

Travel, 1998

Box 3 of 3

Boston, Massachusetts, November 3-4, 1998

Box 3 of 3

Worcester, Massachusetts - AAMD, June 3-6, 1998

Box 3 of 3

Cleveland, Ohio, May 20, 1998

Box 3 of 3

Los Angeles, California - AAMD, January 28-31, 1998

Box 3 of 3

Travel, 1997

Box 3 of 3

Cleveland, Ohio - AAMD, November 17-19, 1997

Box 3 of 3

Montgomery, Alabama, November 15-16, 1997

Box 3 of 3

San Jose, California, July 30-August 3, 1997

Box 3 of 3

Minneapolis - AAMD, June 4-7, 1997

Box 3 of 3

Fitchburg, Massachusetts, May 4, 1997

Box 3 of 3

Portland, Oregon, March 31-April 3, 1997

Box 3 of 3

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 26, 1997

Box 3 of 3

St. Louis, Missouri - AAMD, January 22-25, 1997

Box 3 of 3

Houston Gala/Opening Events, December 5-6, 1996

Box 3 of 3

NPG, London - Lecture, November 4-7, 1996

Box 3 of 3

Travel, 1996

Box 3 of 3

Providence, Rhode Island, America's Smithsonian Gala, August 17-21, 1996

Box 3 of 3

New York, New York, 150th Voices of Discovery, June 17-21, 1996

Box 3 of 3

New York, New York, America's Smithsonian Events, June 10-11, 1996

Box 3 of 3

Chicago, Illinois, June 5, 1996

Box 3 of 3

Canada - AAMD, May 27-June 2, 1996

Box 3 of 3

New York, New York, MUSE, May 21-22, 1996

Box 3 of 3

Kansas City, Missouri, America's Smithsonian Events, April 9-10, 1996

Box 3 of 3

Los Angeles, California, February 7-9, 1996

Box 3 of 3

San Francisco, California - AAMD, January 22-20, 1996

Box 3 of 3

Travel, 1995

Box 3 of 3

Toledo, Ohio - AAMD Accreditation, December 13, 1995

Box 3 of 3

Toledo, Ohio, October 25, 1995

Box 3 of 3

AAMD Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 1995

Box 3 of 3

Chicago, Illinois, May 17-18, 1995

Box 3 of 3

Herman Miller, England, March 26-31, 1995

Box 3 of 3

San Antonio, Texas - AAMD, February 2-5, 1995

Box 3 of 3

Travel, 1994

Box 3 of 3

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Frick Art Museum, June 15, 1994

Box 3 of 3

Seattle, Washington - AAMD, June 1-3, 1994

Box 3 of 3

Travel, 1993

Box 3 of 3

Travel, 1992

Box 3 of 3

Travel, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Travel, 1989

Box 3 of 3

Travel, 1988

Box 3 of 3

FY 1986-1987 China/USAI Business cards

Box 3 of 3

FY 1986-1987 China/USAI Travel

Box 3 of 3