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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 91-030

National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions

Exhibition Records, circa 1977-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 1977-1990
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 91-030
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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 8x10, 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.

Descriptive Entry

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.

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Access Restriction

Boxes 1-2 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; 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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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-030, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Dbase Printout

Box 1 of 2

General File (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Lender Sheets

Box 1 of 2

Exhibition Script

Box 1 of 2

Brochure

Box 1 of 2

Catalogues Sent

Box 1 of 2

Typeset Labels

Box 1 of 2

Prep Room Log

Box 1 of 2

Permission to Reproduce Forms

Box 1 of 2

Publicity Photo Orders

Box 1 of 2

Catalog Illustrations

Box 1 of 2

Quotes

Box 1 of 2

Record Photo Orders and Catalog Photo Orders

Box 1 of 2

Catalog Copy

Box 1 of 2

Sound Tape Correspondence, Notes

Box 1 of 2

Alphabetical File, by Lender

American Antiquarian Society

Box 1 of 2

Amherst College

Box 1 of 2

Boston Athenaeum

Box 1 of 2

Boston Public Library

Box 1 of 2

Chicago Historical Society

Box 1 of 2

Lender Files (2 folders) [PERMANENTLY RESTRICTED]

Box 1 of 2

Dartmouth College Library

Box 1 of 2

Lender File - PERMANENTLY RESTRICTED

Box 1 of 2

Harvard University Archives

Box 1 of 2

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Box 1 of 2

Houghton Library, Harvard University

Box 1 of 2

International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House

Box 1 of 2

Library of Congress

Box 1 of 2

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Box 1 of 2

Mcloughlin House

Box 1 of 2

Missouri Historical Society

Box 1 of 2

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Box 1 of 2

Museum of Modern Art

Box 1 of 2

Museum of the Confederacy

Box 1 of 2

NMHT (Now NMAH) Loan from Bartlett, Mrs. Margaret Johnson

Box 1 of 2

National Portrait Gallery

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

New Hampshire Historical Society

Box 2 of 2

New York Historical Society

Box 2 of 2

New York Public Library

Box 2 of 2

Oakland Museum

Box 2 of 2

Oregon Historical Society

Box 2 of 2

Lender File - PERMANENTLY RESTRICTED

Box 2 of 2

Polk Memorial Auxiliary

Box 2 of 2

Lender File - PERMANENTLY RESTRICTED

Box 2 of 2

Rutherford B. Hayes Library and Museum

Box 2 of 2

Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America

Box 2 of 2

Society of Preservation of New England Antiquities

Box 2 of 2

Southern Oregon Historical Society

Box 2 of 2

Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University

Box 2 of 2

Stowe Day Foundation

Box 2 of 2

University of California Library

Box 2 of 2

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Library

Box 2 of 2

Lender File - PERMANENTLY RESTRICTED

Box 2 of 2

Walt Whitman House

Box 2 of 2

Wichita State University Library

Box 2 of 2

Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Box 2 of 2

Lender Files [PERMANENTLY RESTRICTED]

Box 2 of 2