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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 08-086

National Portrait Gallery. Office of Education

Program Records, 1970-2003

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery. Office of Education
Title: Program Records
Dates: 1970-2003
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 08-086
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the program records of the Office of Education at the National Portrait Gallery and documents their work on educational programming for the museum and its exhibitions. Programming documented includes "Face to Face: Adventure with History!;" "Discover Portraits: Learning to See;" "Those Inventive Americans;" and "Include Me In." Exhibitions documented include "1846: Portrait of a Nation;" "If Elected . . . Unsuccessful Candidates for the Presidency, 1769-1968;" "The Life Portraits of John Quincy Adams;" "The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800;" "The Dye is Now Cast: The Road to American Independence, 1770-1776;" "Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914;" and "In the Minds and Hearts of the People: Prologue to Revolution, 1760-1774." Staff represented includes Dennis A. O'Toole, Curator; Leni Buff, Assistant Curator of Education; Robert N. Works, Assistant Curator of Education; and Lisa W. Strick, Associate Curator of Education. This accession includes materials from when the Office of Education was known as the Department of Education. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; self-guides; black-and-white photographs and transparencies; drawings; floor plans; evaluations; questionnaires; color photographs and transparencies; teacher's and study guides; brochures; pamphlets; posters; and clippings.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the program records of the Office of Education at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) and documents their work on educational programming for the museum and its exhibitions. Programming documented includes "Face to Face: Adventure with History!;" "Discover Portraits: Learning to See;" "Those Inventive Americans;" and "Include Me In." Exhibitions documented includes 1846: Portrait of a Nation; If Elected . . . Unsuccessful Candidates for the Presidency, 1769-1968; The Life Portraits of John Quincy Adams; The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800; The Dye is Now Cast: The Road to American Independence, 1770-1776; Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914; and In the Minds and Hearts of the People: Prologue to Revolution, 1760-1774. Staff represented includes Dennis A. O'Toole, Curator; Leni Buff, Assistant Curator of Education; Robert N. Works, Assistant Curator of Education; and Lisa W. Strick, Associate Curator of Education. This accession includes materials from when the Office of Education was known as the Department of Education. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; self-guides; black-and-white photographs and transparencies; drawings; floor plans; evaluations; questionnaires; color photographs and transparencies; teacher's and study guides; brochures; pamphlets; posters; and clippings.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-086, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Education, Program Records

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Container List

Box 1

1846: Portrait of a Nation, 1996

Box 1 of 2

Folklife, 1996

Box 1 of 2

Adult Services brochure, 1987

Box 1 of 2

Indian Portrait self tour, Fall 1992

Box 1 of 2

President self-guide

Box 1 of 2

Senior citizens, 1982

Box 1 of 2

Speakers Bureau, 1976-1981

Box 1 of 2

Face to Face: Adventure with History! - Self-guide, 1994

Box 1 of 2

Face to Face: Adventure with History! - Self-guide evaluation, 1994

Box 1 of 2

Discover Portraits: Learning to See

Box 1 of 2

Include Me In, 1992, 1996

Box 1 of 2

Include Me In - Letters, 1990, 1994

Box 1 of 2

Mark McGwire, Stan Musial, 1996, 1999

Box 1 of 2

ARTnews exhibition, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Invitations, brochures, programs and other related programming materials, 1978-2002

Box 1 of 2

Color slides - A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist - Ann Shumard book signing, 1999

Box 1 of 2

World War II veterans Committee - Photographs, 2001

Box 1 of 2

Photographs - Abe Frajndlich, Marisa Berenson, Dennis Hopper, Steven Hawkins, and Yoko Ono, 2000

Box 1 of 2

Office of Education - Information, 1974-1976

Box 1 of 2

James Weldon Johnson (306.12)

Box 1 of 2

"If Elected . . .:" Unsuccessful Candidates for the Presidency, 1769-1968 (306.11), 1972

Box 1 of 2

The Life Portraits of John Quincy Adams (306.14), 1970

Box 1 of 2

Washington in the New Era, 1870-1970 (306.20), 1972

Box 1 of 2

Washington From Banneker to Douglas, 1791-1870 (306.19), 1971

Box 1 of 2

Presidential Sweepstakes, 1976

Box 1 of 2

Bison, Butterfly and Naturalists (National Zoological Park, National Portrait Gallery, National Museum of Natural History) (301.3), 1989-1990

Box 1 of 2

Those Inventive Americans, 1979-1982 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Constitution Quest - Why a Navy?, 1987

Box 1 of 2

The Constitution and the President

Box 1 of 2

School services, 1990-1991

Box 1 of 2

MCI Sports Gallery, 1998-2000

Box 1 of 2

Westward Ho! - Originals, Pre-visit materials, 1995

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Westward Ho! - Contributions

Box 2 of 2

Westward Ho! - Map

Box 2 of 2

Westward Ho! - Education materials

Box 2 of 2

Westward Ho! - Learning and teaching aids

Box 2 of 2

The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800 - Correspondence and memoranda, 1973-1974

Box 2 of 2

The Black Presence - Sidney Kaplan script

Box 2 of 2

The Black Presence - Checklist

Box 2 of 2

The Black Presence - Slide selections

Box 2 of 2

The Black Presence - List of Contacts

Box 2 of 2

The Black Presence - The Afro-American: Men and Women of Note from the Revolution to World War II

Box 2 of 2

The Black Presence - Study and teacher's guide

Box 2 of 2

The Black Presence - Publication of the Education Department (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2

The Black Presence - List of related books at the Martin Luther King Memorial Library, 1973

Box 2 of 2

The Black Presence - Publicity, 1973

Box 2 of 2

The Black Presence - Research materials

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast: The Road to American Independence, 1770-1776 - Correspondence and memoranda, 1975

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Press releases, 1975

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Guide to graphic techniques in American history prints, 1975

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Agenda for docent training, 1975

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Docent guide - Architectural and Decorative Arts

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Some significant broadsides, pamphlets and documents

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Highlights tour, 1975

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Eighteenth Century Portraiture: Traditions in France, England and America - Abstract of lecture to NPG docents, Ellen G. Miles, 1975

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Trumbull's Works

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Teacher's guide and kit, 1975

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - New York booklet, 1975

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Massachusetts booklet, 1975

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Virginia booklet, 1975

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - South Carolina booklet, 1975

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Teacher and student questionnaires

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Summary of responses to teacher interviews

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Evaluation of education services

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Publicity materials, 1975

Box 2 of 2

The Dye is Now Cast - Photographs from the exhibit

Box 2 of 2

Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914 - Memoranda, 1976

Box 2 of 2

Abroad in America - Student guides

Box 2 of 2

Abroad in America - Character outlines

Box 2 of 2

Abroad in America - Publicity materials

Box 2 of 2

Abroad in America - Poster

Box 2 of 2

Abroad in America - Book list

Box 2 of 2

Abroad in America - Search game

Box 2 of 2

Abroad in America - Portraits to be discussed with docents

Box 2 of 2

Abroad in America - Schedule

Box 2 of 2

Abroad in America - Five minute reports

Box 2 of 2

Abroad in America - Photographs from the exhibit

Box 2 of 2

Press release - NPG Education Department programs for the year, 1974

Box 2 of 2

In the Minds and Hearts of the People: Prologue to Revolution, 1760-1774 - Teacher's guide

Box 2 of 2

In the Minds and Hearts of the People - Publication typescript - "In the Minds and Hearts of the People:" Five American Patriots and the Road to Revolution," 1974

Box 2 of 2

In the Minds and Hearts of the People - Character profiles

Box 2 of 2

In the Minds and Hearts of the People - Checklist, 1974

Box 2 of 2

In the Minds and Hearts of the People - Secondary school teachers list

Box 2 of 2

In the Minds and Hearts of the People - Recommended readings

Box 2 of 2

In the Minds and Hearts of the People - Independent study for students at Sidwell Friends School, 1974

Box 2 of 2

In the Minds and Hearts of the People - Photographs, transparencies and negatives

Box 2 of 2

In the Minds and Hearts of the People - Miscellaneous materials

Box 2 of 2