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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 07-106

National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director

Exhibition Records, 1975, 1986-1987, 1991, 2000-2005

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: 1975, 1986-1987, 1991, 2000-2005
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 07-106
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of exhibition records related to "George Washington: A National Treasure," a traveling exhibition which included the recently acquired Lansdowne portrait of George Washington painted by Gilbert Stuart in 1796. This traveling exhibition went to the following venues: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (February 15-June 16, 2002), Las Vegas Art Museum (June 28-October 27, 2002), Los Angeles County Museum of Art (November 7, 2002-March 9, 2003), Seattle Art Museum (March 21-July 20, 2003), The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (August 1-November 30, 2003), Oklahoma City Museum of Art (December 12, 2003-April 11, 2004), Arkansas Art Center (April 23-August 22, 2004), and The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Fall 2004). People represented in this collection include Deputy Director Carolyn Kinder Carr and Director Marc Pachter. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, invitations, proposals, brochures, awards, color photographs, clippings, and DVDs. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of exhibition records related to George Washington: A National Treasure, a traveling exhibition which included the recently acquired Lansdowne portrait of George Washington painted by Gilbert Stuart in 1796. This traveling exhibition went to the following venues: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (February 15-June 16, 2002), Las Vegas Art Museum (June 28-October 27, 2002), Los Angeles County Museum of Art (November 7, 2002-March 9, 2003), Seattle Art Museum (March 21-July 20, 2003), The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (August 1-November 30, 2003), Oklahoma City Museum of Art (December 12, 2003-April 11, 2004), Arkansas Art Center (April 23-August 22, 2004), and The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Fall 2004). People represented in this collection include Deputy Director Carolyn Kinder Carr and Director Marc Pachter. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, invitations, proposals, brochures, awards, color photographs, clippings, and DVDs. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 2/28/1992 memorandum, Kirby to Bosier-Lyle; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-106, National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

George Washington: A National Treasure (Tour of Lansdowne portrait, 2001-2004)

Venue Requests, March 2001-April 2002 (2 folders)

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D. W. Reynolds Foundation: Proposal for Tour, May 2001-September 2001 (DVD) (2 folders)

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Lansdowne Tour: Houston, Texas, August 28, 2001-July 30, 2002

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Lansdowne Tour: Las Vegas, Nevada, March 4, 2002-March 4, 2005 (2 folders)

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Lansdowne Tour: Los Angeles, California, September 7, 2001-February 2, 2003

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Lansdowne Tour: Seattle, Washington, April 18, 2002-July 8, 2003

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Lansdowne Tour: Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 15, 2001-October 28, 2003

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Lansdowne Tour: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, September 17, 2001-April 14, 2004

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Lansdowne Tour: Little Rock, Arkansas, August 28, 2001-April 30, 2004

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Lansdowne Tour: Educational Programs - General, March 16, 2001-February 6, 2003

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Lansdowne Tour: Educational Programs, 50 State Initiative, January 25, 2002-September 15, 2003

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Lansdowne Tour: Educational Programs, Patriot Papers, October 29, 2001-April 27, 2004

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Lansdowne Tour: Educational Programs, Rock the Vote, December 10, 2002-February 27, 2003

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Lansdowne: General Correspondence, August 4, 1975-August 2, 2004

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Lansdowne: Budget Information, July 2, 2001-December 14, 2004

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Lansdowne: Catalogue, March 15, 2001-October 29, 2002

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Lansdowne: Contracts: Clifford Public Relations, October 1, 2001-August 12, 2003

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Lansdowne: Copy of Portrait, Nashville, Tennessee, May 4, 2001

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Lansdowne: Correspondence to Carolyn K. Carr, February 15, 2001-November 25, 2002

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Lansdowne: Education, July 24, 2002-July 24, 2003

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Lansdowne: Education Department, Teachers Guide, November 2, 2001-May 5, 2003

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Lansdowne: E-mails, Miscellaneous, March 14, 2001-May 21, 2004

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Lansdowne: Export License, May 4, 2001-January 29, 2002

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Lansdowne: Film, Hillman & Carr Film on George Washington, September 5, 2001-August 23, 2002 (includes electronic records)

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Lansdowne: Gift Agreement, March 15, 2001-March 18, 2001

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Lansdowne: Personnel, March 2, 2002-April 8, 2002

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Lansdowne: Photographic Reproduction Frame Information, November 12, 2001-January 24, 2002

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Lansdowne: Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Correspondence, March 12, 1991-July 19, 2004

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Lansdowne: Reproduction for D. W. Reynolds Foundation, May 18, 2001-June 4, 2002

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Lansdowne: Sotheby's Purchase Related Documents, September 18, 2000-October 28, 2002

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Lansdowne: Text Panels, November 5, 2001-December 7, 2001

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Lansdowne: Various State Education Days, March 21, 2002-December 17, 2002

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Lansdowne: Website, August 24, 2001-December 5, 2001 (2 folders)

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Box 2

Acquisition, August 16, 2000-May 1, 2001 (2 folders)

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Media Coverage, March 14, 2001-April 2, 2004

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A Gift to the Nation, Press Clippings re Purchase, February-March 2001

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