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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 08-105

National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director

Exhibition Records, 1993-2000

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1993-2000
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 08-105
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the Director's involvement in many aspects of exhibition development at the National Portrait Gallery during the tenure of Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000). Exhibitions documented include "Drawings by Hugo Gellert;" "Tête à T̉ête: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson;" "A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist;" "Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits;" "Ernest Hemingway: A Writer in His Time;" "Hans Namuth: Portraits;" "Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America;" "George and Martha Washington Portraits from the Presidential Years;" "Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen;" "Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century;" "Andy Warhol's Flash - November 22, 1963;" "Faces of Time: Seventy-Five Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits;" "George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace;" "Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places;" "Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin's Jazz Age Portfolio;" and "Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection." Materials include loan requests, correspondence, memoranda, agreements, and newspaper clippings.

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This accession consists of records documenting the Director's involvement in many aspects of exhibition development at the National Portrait Gallery during the tenure of Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000). Exhibitions documented include Drawings by Hugo Gellert; Tête à Tête: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson; A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist; Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits; Ernest Hemingway: A Writer in His Time; Hans Namuth: Portraits; Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America; George and Martha Washington Portraits from the Presidential Years; Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen; Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century; Andy Warhol's Flash - November 22, 1963; Faces of TIME: Seventy-Five Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits; George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace; Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places; Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin's Jazz Age Portfolio; and Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection. Materials include loan requests, correspondence, memoranda, agreements, and newspaper clippings.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-105, National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director, Exhibition Records

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Container List

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Recent acquisitions - Exhibition - Various, 1993-1999

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Exhibition proposals, 1993-1999

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Drawings by Hugo Gellert, 1999

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Tête à Tête: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1999

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A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist, 1997-1999

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Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits, 1997-1999

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Ernest Hemingway: A Writer in His Time, 1997-1999

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Hans Namuth: Portraits, 1996-1999

Box 1 of 1

Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America, 1996-2000

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George and Martha Washington Portraits from the Presidential Years, 1997-1999

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Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen, 1995-1999

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Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century, 1998-2000

Box 1 of 1

Andy Warhol's Flash - November 22, 1963, 1998

Box 1 of 1

Faces of TIME: Seventy-Five Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits, 1996-1999

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George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace, 1997-1998

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Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places, 1993-1998

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Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin's Jazz Age Portfolio, 1996-1997

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Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection, 1996-1998

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