Exhibition Records,
1979-1983, 1988, 2008

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FA09-066
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Exhibitions and Collections Management
Dates:
1979-1983, 1988, 2008
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records which document the various aspects of exhibition development, planning, design and publicity for the exhibition, "Champions of American Sport." This was the first major art exhibit devoted to outstanding American sports personalities and to the aesthetic qualities of sport and human movement. It consisted of over 100 photographs, portraits, and sculptures ranging in date from the 1830s to the 1980s. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; permissions; lender files; research files; black-and-white photographs, transparencies, and negatives; color photographs, transparencies, and negatives; exhibition scripts; and brochures. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-066, National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Exhibitions and Collections Management, Exhibition Records
Access Restriction
Boxes 2-5 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid. Transferring office; 12/31/08 memorandum, Toda to Kelly; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Champions of American Sport (Exhibition) (1981: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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