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Accession 07-103

National Portrait Gallery. Office of Publications

Contracts and Permissions, 1972-2005

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery. Office of Publications
Title: Contracts and Permissions
Dates: 1972-2005
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 07-103
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of contracts and permissions administered by the Office of Publications for various publications, including gallery guides and exhibition catalogs and brochures. Publications covered include "Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914;" "American Portrait Drawings;" "American Portrait Prints: Proceedings of the Tenth Annual American Print Conference;" "Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture;" "Portraits by George Bellows;" "Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution;" "Champions of American Sport;" "National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Illustrated Checklist;" "Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844;" "Baseball Immortals: The Photographs of Charles Martin Conlon, 1905-1935;" "Robert Cornelius: Portraits from the Dawn of Photography;" "Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures;" "Facing the Light: Historic American Daguerreotypes;" "Fifty American Faces from the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery;" "The National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Collection of Notable Americans;" "A Gallery of Presidents: The Hall of Presidents in the National Portrait Gallery;" "U. S. Grant: The Man and the Image;" "A Truthful Likeness: Chester Harding and His Portraits;" "In the Minds and Hearts of the People: Five American Patriots and the Road to Revolution;" "Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America, 1784-1788;" "Portraits from The American: The Democratic Experience;" "Return to Albion: Americans in England, 1760-1940;" "Mr. Sully, Portrait Painter: The Works of Thomas Sully (1783-1872);" "Masterpieces from Versailles: Three Centuries of French Portraiture;" "Benjamin West and His American Students;" "William Edward West, 1788-1857: Kentucky Painter;" and "Joseph Wright, American Artist, 1756-1793." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, contracts, permissions, purchase orders, brochures, and clippings.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of contracts and permissions administered by the Office of Publications for various publications, including gallery guides, exhibition catalogs, and brochures. Publications covered include Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914; American Portrait Drawings; American Portrait Prints: Proceedings of the Tenth Annual American Print Conference; Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture; Portraits by George Bellows; Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution; Champions of American Sport; National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Illustrated Checklist; Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844; Baseball Immortals: The Photographs of Charles Martin Conlon, 1905-1935; Robert Cornelius: Portraits from the Dawn of Photography; Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures; Facing the Light: Historic American Daguerreotypes; Fifty American Faces from the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery; The National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Collection of Notable Americans; A Gallery of Presidents: The Hall of Presidents in the National Portrait Gallery; U. S. Grant: The Man and the Image; A Truthful Likeness: Chester Harding and His Portraits; In the Minds and Hearts of the People: Five American Patriots and the Road to Revolution; Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America, 1784-1788; Portraits from The American: The Democratic Experience; Return to Albion: Americans in England, 1760-1940; Mr. Sully, Portrait Painter: The Works of Thomas Sully (1783-1872); Masterpieces from Versailles: Three Centuries of French Portraiture; Benjamin West and His American Students; William Edward West, 1788-1857: Kentucky Painter; and Joseph Wright, American Artist, 1756-1793. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, contracts, permissions, purchase orders, brochures, and clippings.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 03/27/2007 memorandum, Toda to Dowdy; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-103, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Publications, Contracts and Permissions

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Container List

Box 1

Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914; 1975-2001

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American Portrait Drawings, 1990

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American Portrait Prints: Proceedings of the Tenth Annual American Print Conference, 1980-2004

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American Portrait Prints: Proceedings of the Tenth Annual American Print Conference - Permissions, 1981-1984

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Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture - Book, 1991-2005 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture - Brochure, 1994

Box 1 of 2

Portraits by George Bellows, 1981

Box 1 of 2

Bibliography on Portraiture, 1974, 1982, 1987-1988

Box 1 of 2

Biographical Film Brochure, 1996

Box 1 of 2

Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, 1976-1986

Box 1 of 2

Blessed are the Peacemakers, 1983

Box 1 of 2

Champions of American Sport, 1979-1981, 1991

Box 1 of 2

National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Illustrated Checklist - Microfiche, 1980-1982, 1995

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National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Illustrated Checklist, 1978-1982

Box 1 of 2

National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Illustrated Checklist, 1983-1993

Box 1 of 2

Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844; 1983-1985, 1997

Box 1 of 2

Baseball Immortals: The Photographs of Charles Martin Conlon, 1905-1935; 1983-1984

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Robert Cornelius: Portraits from the Dawn of Photography, 1980-1988

Box 1 of 2

Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures, 1984-1991

Box 1 of 2

Facing the Light: Historic American Daguerreotypes, 1977-1983

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Fifty American Faces from the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, 1975-1978

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The National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Collection of Notable Americans - CD ROM project, 1988-1995

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National Portrait Gallery: Permanent Illustrated Checklist - New (post 1987), 1994-1998 (2 folders)

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A Gallery of Presidents: The Hall of Presidents in the National Portrait Gallery, Second Edition, 1981-1990

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U. S. Grant: The Man and the Image, 1985

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A Truthful Likeness: Chester Harding and His Portraits, 1984-2003

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In the Minds and Hearts of the People: Five American Patriots and the Road to Revolution, 1972-1991, 1997

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National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Brochure: 1978-1985 reprints

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NPG Brochure: 1986 redesign

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NPG Brochure: 1987, 1989, 1991 reprints

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NPG Brochure: Proposed redesign, 1993-1994

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NPG Brochure: 1992, 1994, 1996 reprints

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Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America, 1784-1788; 1979

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Portraits from The Americans: The Democratic Experience, 1975-1976, 1981

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Box 2

Return to Albion: Americans in England, 1760-1940; 1978-1979, 1987

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Return to Albion: Americans in England, 1760-1940 - Reprint edition, 1981-1984

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Mr. Sully, Portrait Painter: The Works of Thomas Sully (1783-1872), 1982-1983, 1997

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Masterpieces from Versailles: Three Centuries of French Portraiture, 1983-1990

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Benjamin West and His American Students, 1979-1982

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William Edward West, 1788-1857: Kentucky Painter, 1984-1986, 1992, 2003

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Joseph Wright, American Artist, 1756-1793; 1984-1987, 2002

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