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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 08-091

National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director

Subject Files, 1971-2001

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 1971-2001
Quantity: 7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 08-091
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of subject files documenting the administration of the National Portrait Gallery during the tenures of directors Marvin S. Sadik (1969-1981) and Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000). Materials include correspondence; memoranda; clippings, invitations; cards; reports; color photographs and transparencies; black-and-white photographs and transparencies; and other related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of subject files documenting the administration of the National Portrait Gallery during the tenures of directors Marvin S. Sadik (1969-1981) and Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000). Materials include correspondence; memoranda; clippings, invitations; cards; reports; color photographs and transparencies; black-and-white photographs and transparencies; and other related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-091, National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director, Subject Files

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Container List

Box 1

Historical Report of the General Post Office Building (now International Trade Commission Building by Denys Peter Myers), 1983

Box 1 of 7

International Trade Commission Building, FY 1983-FY 1985 (7 folders)

Box 1 of 7

International Trade Commission Building, FY 1985

Box 1 of 7

International Trade Commission Building, FY 1986-FY 1989 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 7

International Trade Commission Building, FY 1990

Box 1 of 7

General Post Office Building (GPOB) Technical Potential and Limitations, Phase IV-A, February 22 1991

Box 1 of 7

GPOB Technical Potential and Limitations, Phase IV-B July 23, 1991

Box 1 of 7

International Trade Commission Building, FY 1991 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

International Trade Commission Building, FY 1992 (6 folders)

Box 2 of 7

International Trade Commission Building - GSA Report, January 20, 1993

Box 2 of 7

International Trade Commission Building - GSA Report, February 23, 1994

Box 2 of 7

International Trade Commission Building - Correspondence, 1993-1997

Box 2 of 7

Assistant Provost for the Sciences, 1991-1994

Box 2 of 7

Assistant Secretary for Institutional Advancement, 1991-1996

Box 2 of 7

Congressional Correspondence - General, 1989-1999

Box 2 of 7

Congressional Correspondence - Senator Moynihan, 1989-1992

Box 2 of 7

Congressional Report - Minority Employment Practices, 1989-1991

Box 2 of 7

Counselor for Biodiversity and Environmental Affairs, 1988-1997

Box 2 of 7

Counselor for Community Affairs and Special Projects, 1994-1998

Box 2 of 7

Counselor for Electronic Communications and Special Projects, 1995-1998

Box 2 of 7

Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington, 1983-1998

Box 2 of 7

Finance and Administration, 1985-1995 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

Assistant Provost for Educational and Cultural Programs, 1990-1997 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 7

Office of the Provost, 1995-2000 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 7

Regents Dinners, 1990-2001

Box 3 of 7

Lawrence M. Small, 1999-2000

Box 3 of 7

Robert McCormick Adams, 1991-1999

Box 3 of 7

L. Michael Heyman, 1993-2000

Box 3 of 7

Secretary's Meeting, 1994-2000

Box 3 of 7

Reorganization, 2000-2001

Box 3 of 7

Secretarial Correspondence, 1994-1999

Box 3 of 7

Secretary, 1993-2001 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 7

Reorganization, 1994-2000

Box 3 of 7

Under Secretary, 1985-2000 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 7

US Senate Commission of Art, 2000

Box 3 of 7

D - General, 1994-2001

Box 3 of 7

D - General, 1989-1993

Box 3 of 7

Dictionary of Art, 1986-1997

Box 3 of 7

Disney, 1994-1995

Box 3 of 7

E - General, 1989-1999

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

F - General, 1994-2000

Box 4 of 7

F - General, 1989-1993

Box 4 of 7

Famous Personalities, 1971-1993

Box 4 of 7

Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1985-1988

Box 4 of 7

Alan Fern, 2000-2001

Box 4 of 7

Charles H. Foster, 1994-2001

Box 4 of 7

Foundation for International Arts & Exhibitions, 1997

Box 4 of 7

G - General, 1992-2000

Box 4 of 7

G - General, 1988-1991

Box 4 of 7

Gallery Place, 1983-1990

Box 4 of 7

Katherine Graham, 1991-2000

Box 4 of 7

L'Enfant Committee, 1990-1992

Box 4 of 7

Getty Trust, The J. Paul, 1982-2000

Box 4 of 7

H - General, 1994-2000

Box 4 of 7

H - General, 1992-1993

Box 4 of 7

H - General, 1990-1991

Box 4 of 7

H - General, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 7

Hague Club Foundations, 1984-1985

Box 4 of 7

Kay Halle, 1988-1997

Box 4 of 7

Himmel Foundation, 1987-1999

Box 4 of 7

Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., 1973-1996

Box 4 of 7

John Hopkins University, 1987-1992

Box 4 of 7

Museum Bus Project, 1991-1997 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 7

US Holocaust Memorial Museum, 1982-1997

Box 4 of 7

Smithsonian Institution in Edinburgh, 1984

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

Space Allocation - National Portrait Gallery/National Museum of American Art, 1998-2000 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 7

Mathew Brady's Portraits Images as History, Photography as Art, September 26, 1997 - January 1, 1998

Box 5 of 7

M - General, 1993-2000 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 7

M - General, 1992

Box 5 of 7

M - General, 1991

Box 5 of 7

M - General, 1989-1990

Box 5 of 7

John D. Macomber, 1998-2000

Box 5 of 7

Jean Mahoney, 1998-2000

Box 5 of 7

McDermott Incorporated, 1993

Box 5 of 7

Cary McGuire, 1997-2000

Box 5 of 7

Mellon Foundation, 1997-2000

Box 5 of 7

Herman Miller Inc, 1991-1998

Box 5 of 7

Mobil Corporation, 1995

Box 5 of 7

Morforgen Associates, 1990-1992

Box 5 of 7

Edmund and Sylvia Morris, 1997-1999

Box 5 of 7

N - General, 1988-2001

Box 5 of 7

Charles Nagel, 1988-1999

Box 5 of 7

National Archives, 1993-1996

Box 5 of 7

National Capital Planning Commission, 1990-1991

Box 5 of 7

National Endowment for Arts, 1987-1999

Box 5 of 7

National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1984-1997

Box 5 of 7

National Gallery of Art, 1973-1999

Box 5 of 7

Howard N. Nemerovski, 1998

Box 5 of 7

New Dictionary of National Biography, 1998-2000

Box 5 of 7

Arnold Newman, 2000

Box 5 of 7

News Media, 1992-2000

Box 5 of 7

New York Historical Society, 1994

Box 5 of 7

New Zealand - United States Art Foundation, 1988-1990

Box 5 of 7

Michael Noakes, 1993-1996

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

Library, 1992-2000 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 7

Library, 1985-1991 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 7

Library - Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS), Research Libraries Information Network (RLIN), Internet, 1989-1999

Box 6 of 7

Marconi International Fellowship, 1992-1994

Box 6 of 7

Museum Programs, 1989-1994

Box 6 of 7

Museum Shops, 1983-2000

Box 6 of 7

Development, 1994-1996

Box 6 of 7

Human Resources, 1994-1998

Box 6 of 7

Human Resources, 1990-1993 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 7

Self Portrait Interview Series, 1977-1993 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 7

Biographical Film Project, 1994-2000

Box 6 of 7

Hal Prince (May 27, 1997), 1996-1997

Box 6 of 7

Eleanor Lansing Dulles

Box 6 of 7

Gwendolyn Brooks (February 11, 1996), 1996

Box 6 of 7

Ted Williams, 1995-1996

Box 6 of 7

Joe DiMaggio, 1993-1995

Box 6 of 7

Dorothy Height (March 19, 1997), 1997

Box 6 of 7

Al Hirschfeld (June 28, 1996), 1989-1996

Box 6 of 7

Katharine Graham (February 25, 1992), 1989-1992

Box 6 of 7

Gordon Parks (June 25, 1991), 1991

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

Agnes de Mille (October 10, 199), 1990-1991, 1997

Box 7 of 7

Edward P. Morgan (February 1990), 1990

Box 7 of 7

J. William Fulbright (July 25, 1989), 1989

Box 7 of 7

Katherine Dunham (April 10, 1986), 1985-1986

Box 7 of 7

Mortimer J. Adler (October 24, 1985), 1985

Box 7 of 7

Edward L. Bernays (May 22, 1984), 1984

Box 7 of 7

William L. Shirer (October 26, 1983), 1983

Box 7 of 7

Clare Boothe Luce (May 19, 1983), 1983, 1992, 1997

Box 7 of 7

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (November 1983), 1983

Box 7 of 7

George Abbott (December 16, 1982), 1982-1986

Box 7 of 7

Jesse Owens (September 25, 1978), 1978

Box 7 of 7

Robert Moses (March 6, 1978), 1978

Box 7 of 7

Film Premieres - Guggenheim Productions, May 10-July 3, 1996

Box 7 of 7

Film -Video Collection (SI), 1985-1989

Box 7 of 7

New York Center for Visual History, 1996

Box 7 of 7

CC-M Productions, 1985-1999

Box 7 of 7

American Characters - R. W. B. Lewis, 1998-1999

Box 7 of 7