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Accession 11-044,  National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Director,  Subject Files, 1990-2006

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: 1990-2006
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 11-044
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of subject files documenting the administration of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) during the tenures of directors Alan Maxwell Fern, 1992-2000, and Marc Pachter, 2000-2007. Some of these materials relate to Pachter's work as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs, 1990-1994; Counselor to the Secretary for Electronic Communications and Special Projects, 1994-1995; and Counselor to the Secretary, 1995-2000. Also represented among the records is Ira Michael Heyman, Secretary, 1994-1999. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, minutes of meetings, videotapes, audiocassettes, and images. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of subject files documenting the administration of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) during the tenures of directors Alan Maxwell Fern, 1992-2000, and Marc Pachter, 2000-2007. Some of these materials relate to Pachter's work as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs, 1990-1994; Counselor to the Secretary for Electronic Communications and Special Projects, 1994-1995; and Counselor to the Secretary, 1995-2000. Also represented among the records is Ira Michael Heyman, Secretary, 1994-1999. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, minutes of meetings, videotapes, audiocassettes, and images. Some materials are in electronic format.

Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 4/4/1986 memorandum, Massa to Brough; Contact reference staff for details.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-044, National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Director, Subject Files

Container List

Box 1

VHS Tapes

Rediscovering George Washington (without credits), TRT: 1:24:16

Box 1 of 2

Laura Bridgman event, Library of Congress; September 14, 2001; TRT: 56:00

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian Institution Frontcast Concept

Box 1 of 2

Concert for America

Box 1 of 2

Chedd-Angier Presentation Reel; April 15, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Trial by Fire, TRT: 3:57

Box 1 of 2

Texas Spirit Theater, Promo, Version - BRC, TRT: 6:00

Box 1 of 2

CBS Reports, Smithsonian: Fantastic Journey: 150th Anniversary (Copy of A/V #1146) (2 copies)

Box 1 of 2

Kansai: Japan's Gateway to the Next Century, TRT: 57:40

Box 1 of 2

The Information Ecosystem; Marc Pachter, John Fleckner, Scott Swartz; Tape 1 of 5; unedited copy; March 12, 1998; TRT: 1:22:00

Box 1 of 2

D-Day Museum - Architecture and Design Competition, Group 2

Box 1 of 2

D-Day Museum - Architecture and Design Competition, Group 5

Box 1 of 2

John Beard, Exhibitions 1999-2000

Box 1 of 2

On the Road - Gaia Symphony I, II, and III Digest, English version

Box 1 of 2

On the Road - Gaia Symphony III, English version

Box 1 of 2

The 1995 Computerworld Smithsonian Awards: Passion to Create - Power to Inspire

Box 1 of 2

A Revolution in Learning, 1999, TRT: 7:40

Box 1 of 2

Expo 1992 Genoa

Box 1 of 2

Folders

Buried Mirror - Program 1, December 20, 1990 (audiocassette)

Box 1 of 2

Buried Mirror - Program 5, January 24, 1991 (2 audiocassettes)

Box 1 of 2

Secretary on Diane Rehm; July 25, 1995 (audiocassette)

Box 1 of 2

Information Ecosystem; Marc Pachter and question and answers; Tape 1 of 7; March 12, 1998 (audiocassette)

Box 1 of 2

Secretary I. Michael Heyman interview with Marc Pachter for The Torch, October 21, 1999 (audiocassette)

Box 1 of 2

Writing Biography; C9057; SI Castle Library; November 9, 1999 (3 audiocassettes)

Box 1 of 2

NPG Commission dinner; SI Commons; April 2, 2001 (audiocassette)

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian observance - National Day of Prayer and Remembrance, September 14, 2001 (audiocassette)

Box 1 of 2

NPG Commission meeting; 2nd floor - Victor Building; Tapes 1-3; April 24, 2006 (3 audiocassettes)

Box 1 of 2

L. A. Panel - Panel session (audiocassette)

Box 1 of 2

L. A. Panel - Question and answer (audiocassette)

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Portraits of Character from the National Portrait Gallery, Set Number One, 2000 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 2

Chedd-Angier - National D-Day Museum; Presentation Materials; April 15, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 2

NPG Transformation Committee, 2003-2004 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 2

Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum - Patent Office Building, Courtyard Enclosure Design Competition, February 1, 2004 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 2

ARUP - Patent Office Building, Courtyard Enclosure Design Competition, February 2, 2004 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 2

Faces of TIME: An Interactive Voyage Through Time, 1998 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence, 1990-1996 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 2

NPG activities - Smithsonian Institution Annual Report, 1992-1996 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 2

Smithsonian's 150th Anniversary files, 1993-1997 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 2

NPG Commission files, 2000 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 2

General and administrative files, 1990-2001 (electronic records)

Box 2 of 2

Portrait slides

Box 2 of 2