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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 95-156

National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director

Exhibition Records, 1985-1993

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1985-1993
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 95-156
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists primarily of files dating from 1986 through 1993 that were assembled by Carolyn Kinder Carr, first as Assistant Director for Collections, then as Deputy Director of the National Portrait Gallery, when she served as co-organizer of the exhibition, "Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World's Fair." Materials include general correspondence files arranged chronologically; lists of loans; and files on fundraising and the exhibition budget, public programs associated with the exhibition, and publicity. The records also contain photographs and slides of the exhibition artwork. Also included in this accession is a large file on "Court Portraiture in Habsburg Spain: From the Catholic Kings to Philip IV," an exhibition that was planned for the Columbus Quincentenary but was cancelled for lack of funding. Documents in this file date from 1985 to 1990, and consist largely of internal memoranda and correspondence with prospective lenders and organizers.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists primarily of files dating from 1986 through 1993 that were assembled by Carolyn Kinder Carr, first as Assistant Director for Collections, then as Deputy Director of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG), when she served as co-organizer of the exhibition, Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World's Fair. The records include general correspondence files arranged chronologically; lists of loans; and files on fundraising and the exhibition budget, public programs associated with the exhibition, and publicity. The records also contain photographs and slides of the exhibition artwork.

Also included in this accession is a large file on Court Portraiture in Habsburg Spain: From the Catholic Kings to Philip IV, an exhibition that was planned for the Columbus Quincentenary but was cancelled for lack of funding. Documents in this file date from 1985 to 1990, and consist largely of internal memoranda and correspondence with prospective lenders and organizers.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-156, National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

World's Columbian Exposition

Bauman Film Proposal

Box 1 of 2

Budget

Box 1 of 2

Campus on the Mall Series

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence 1993

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, January-June 1991

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, July-December 1991

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence, 1990

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence and Memos, 1989

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence and Memos, 1988

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence and Memos, 1987

Box 1 of 2

Education Programs

Box 1 of 2

Film Script

Box 1 of 2

Fundraising

Box 1 of 2

Henry Luce Foundation Proposal

Box 1 of 2

Labels

Box 1 of 2

Loan Letter Responses, 1993

Box 1 of 2

Loan Letter Responses, January-June 1992

Box 1 of 2

Loan Letter Responses, July-December 1992

Box 1 of 2

Loan List

Box 1 of 2

Outgoing Memos, 1992

Box 1 of 2

Publicity

Box 1 of 2

Scaled Photographs

Box 1 of 2

Slides

Box 1 of 2

Symposium Mailing Lists

Box 1 of 2

Symposium Speakers

Box 1 of 2

Video

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Court Portraiture in Habsburg Spain: From the Catholic Kings to Philip IV

Exhibits: Spanish Portraiture (Columbus Quincentenary) #1

Box 2 of 2

Exhibits: Spanish Portraiture (Columbus Quincentenary) #2

Box 2 of 2

Exhibits: Spanish Portraiture (Columbus Quincentenary) #3

Box 2 of 2

Exhibits: Spanish Portraiture (Columbus Quincentenary) #4

Box 2 of 2

Exhibits: Spanish Portraiture (Columbus Quincentenary) #5

Box 2 of 2