Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Exhibition Records, circa 1977-1990
This accession consists of records that pertain to the Facing the Lights: Historic American Portrait Daguerreotypes exhibition. Materials Include loan agreements with individuals, historical societies, university archives/libraries, and outside museums; lists of incoming loans, which register name of lender and transportation arrangements for objects; travel vouchers; lender sheets; photocopies of articles; correspondence and memoranda; exhibition scripts; photographs (mostly 8 x 10, black and white) of historic personages, permission forms to reproduce prints from originals, typeset labels to be photographed, and photo orders; notes; and lists of famous quotations (to the exhibit photographs). Additional materials can be found in Accession 99-094.
Boxes 1-2 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; 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.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-030, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records