NPG Establishes Department of Photographs

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Summary

The National Portrait Gallery establishes a Department of Photographs. This establishment is "made possible through change in charter redefining portraiture for the purpose of acquisitions."

Subject

  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • Department of Photographs (NPG)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1977, p. 1

Contact information

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

Date

October 1, 1976

Topic

  • New Departments
  • Photography

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