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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 95-163

National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions

Exhibition Records, 1985-1992

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1985-1992
Quantity: 2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 95-163
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of the files created by the Office of Exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) during the development of the exhibition, "The First Federal Congress, 1789-1791," which was shown at NPG from March 2 to July 23, 1989. Materials include lender files and lender sheets; general correspondence and memoranda; drafts of the exhibition script and labels; copies of the exhibition proposal; press clippings and publicity; and photographs of the artwork. The files also contain information on the exhibition design and layout, the exhibition budget, and the development of the catalogue and brochure.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the files created by the Office of Exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) during the development of the exhibition, The First Federal Congress, 1789-1791, which was shown at NPG from March 2 to July 23, 1989.

The records include lender files and lender sheets; general correspondence and memoranda; drafts of the exhibition script and labels; copies of the exhibition proposal; press clippings and publicity; and photographs of the artwork. The files also contain information on the exhibition design and layout, the exhibition budget, and the development of the catalogue and brochure.

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Access Restriction

Box 3 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 5/2/1985 and 3/3/1999 memoranda; Contact reference staff for details.

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

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-163, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

First Federal Congress-General

Box 1 of 3

First Federal Congress Opening

Box 1 of 3

First Federal Congress Lender Sheets

Box 1 of 3

First Federal Congress Fundraising

Box 1 of 3

Untitled file

Box 1 of 3

First Federal Congress Catalogue

Box 1 of 3

Public Program for the First Federal Congress

Box 1 of 3

First Federal Congress/Museum Shops

Box 1 of 3

Photo Orders First Federal Congress

Box 1 of 3

First Federal Congress Script

Box 1 of 3

Untitled

Box 1 of 3

First Federal Congress Brochure

Box 1 of 3

First Federal Congress Labels

Box 1 of 3

First Federal Congress

Box 1 of 3

FFC Bicentennial Commission

Box 1 of 3

First Federal Congress Photographs Not Used

Box 1 of 3

American Antiquarian Society

Box 1 of 3

Baltimore Museum of Art

Box 1 of 3

Connecticut Historical Society

Box 1 of 3

The Currier Gallery of Art

Box 1 of 3

Dalton Club

Box 1 of 3

Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette

Box 1 of 3

Duke University Library

Box 1 of 3

Fraunces Tavern Museum

Box 1 of 3

Bibbes Art Gallery, Carolina Art Assoc.

Box 1 of 3

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University

Box 1 of 3

Henry Ford Museum & Deerfield Village

Box 1 of 3

The Hibernian Society

Box 1 of 3

Historic Deerfield, Inc.

Box 1 of 3

Historical Society of Berks County

Box 1 of 3

Historical Society of Delaware

Box 1 of 3

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Box 1 of 3

Independence National Historic Park

Box 1 of 3

Liberty Hall Museum

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Library Company of Philadelphia

Box 2 of 3

The Library of Congress

Box 2 of 3

Maryland Historical Society

Box 2 of 3

Massachusetts Historical Society

Box 2 of 3

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Box 2 of 3

Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary

Box 2 of 3

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Box 2 of 3

Museum of the City of New York

Box 2 of 3

National Archives and Records Administration

Box 2 of 3

The National Gallery of Art

Box 2 of 3

National Museum of American Art

Box 2 of 3

National Museum of American History

Box 2 of 3

National Portrait Gallery

Box 2 of 3

New Haven Colony Historical Society

Box 2 of 3

The New Orleans Museum of Art

Box 2 of 3

The New York Historical Society

Box 2 of 3

The New York Public Library

Box 2 of 3

The New York Society Library

Box 2 of 3

New York State Historical Association

Box 2 of 3

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation-John Jay Homestead & Schuyler Museum

Box 2 of 3

The Newark Museum

Box 2 of 3

Northampton Historical Society

Box 2 of 3

Northampton Township Historical Society

Box 2 of 3

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Box 2 of 3

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Box 2 of 3

Pierpont Morgan Library

Box 2 of 3

Society for Preservation of New England Antiquities

Box 2 of 3

Stockbridge Library Association

Box 2 of 3

The Supreme Court of the United States

Box 2 of 3

Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences

Box 2 of 3

Tennessee State Museum

Box 2 of 3

Tennessee State Library and Archives

Box 2 of 3

U. S. Senate Commission on Cuts

Box 2 of 3

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Box 2 of 3

Wadsworth Athenaeum

Box 2 of 3

American Philosophical Society (DENIED)

Box 2 of 3

Atwater Kent Museum (NO-use in catalog)

Box 2 of 3

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Lib (DROPPED)

Box 2 of 3

The Bucks County Historical Society (DROP-wrong lender)

Box 2 of 3

Connecticut State Library (DROPPED)

Box 2 of 3

Free Library of Philadelphia (NO)

Box 2 of 3

Princeton University (DROPPED)

Box 2 of 3

Virginia State Library and Archives (DROPPED)

Box 2 of 3

Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur Museum (NO-DROP)

Box 2 of 3

Yale University Art Gallery

Box 2 of 3

First Federal Congress Labels

Box 2 of 3

First Federal Congress Photographs (2 files)

Box 2 of 3

Photographs of Objects and Works of Art (2 files)

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

RESTRICTED MATERIALS - Non-Circulating

Box 3 of 3