Opening of Adams-Clement Collection

ID: 94-6805

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1951

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 56, Folder: 24 and Record Unit 312, Box 1, Folder: 6

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Summary

The opening of the Adams-Clement Collection in the West Hall of the Arts and Industries Building takes place on April 18, 1951. The photograph shows Dr. Remington Kellogg, Director of the United States National Museum, at the podium with Mr. Thomas Beggs, Secretary Wetmore, and others in the background. Collection includes paintings, jewelry, china, letters and other family material donated to the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art, and the United States National Museum, Department of History by Mary Louisa Adams Clement of Edge Hill, Warrenton, Virginia, descendent of Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams.

Subject

  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Kellogg, Remington 1893-1969
  • Beggs, Thomas M
  • Clement, Mary Louisa Adams
  • Adams, John 1735-1826
  • Adams, John Quincy 1767-1848
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • United States President
  • National Collections

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 56, Folder: 24 and Record Unit 312, Box 1, Folder: 6

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1951

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Topic

  • Art
  • Openings
  • West Hall
  • Exhibitions
  • Gifts
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Art objects
  • Arts and Industries Building--West Hall
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Event

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

94-6805

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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