Exhibition Records,
1974-1999

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 01-102
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1974-1999
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
29.5 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records of general exhibition (show) files documenting the planning and execution of exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery. Materials include proposals, budgets, label copy, scripts, production schedules, drawings, floor plans, memoranda, correspondence, catalogs, publicity materials, bibliographies, financial records, checklists, research materials, permissions, installation information, lender files, pamphlets, and brochures. This collection also includes three oversize folders of exhibition posters (179 posters - two of each poster except where noted on list). See the end of the finding aid for a listing of oversized materials.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-102, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records
Access Restriction
Boxes 2-4, 6-8, 10, 12-15, 17, 19-23, 25, 27 and 30 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 3/3/1999 memorandum, Lee to Cox; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Van Der Zee, James, 1886-1983 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kasebier, Gertrude, 1852-1934 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reiss, Winold, 1886-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington, George, 1732-1799 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895 -- Exhibitions Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Associates. James Smithson Society Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time, Inc. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Portrait Drawings (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Isamu Noguchi Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
VanDerZee, Photographer (1886-1983) (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Magical Mixtures: Marisol Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Passionate Observer: Photography by Carl Van Vechten (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
To the President: Folk Portraits by the People (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
1846: Portrait of the Nation (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rebels: Painters and Poets (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arnold Genthe: The Celebrity Portraits (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mathew Brady's Portraits: Images as History, Photography as Art (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Old Hickory: A Life Sketch of Andrew Jackson (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Noble Heritage: Five Centuries of Portraiture from the Hosokawa Family (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mr. Sully, Portrait Painter: The Works of Thomas Sully (1783-1872) (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Selections from the Frederick Hill Meserve Collection (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Godlike Black Dan: Daniel Webster (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Masterpieces from Versailles: Three Centuries of Portraiture (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Masterpieces from Gripsholm Castle: The Swedish National Portrait Collection (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hollywood Portrait Photographers, 1921-1941 (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
We Never Sleep: The First Fifty Years of the Pinkertons (Exhibition) (1981: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits from the New Deal (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
To Color America: Portraits by Winold Reiss (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Louis Armstrong: A Cultural Legacy (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Franklin & His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth Century America (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Telling Image: Portrait Photographs from the Archives of American Art (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
George and Martha Washington: Portraits from the Presidential Years (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Annie Liebovitz Photographs 1970-1991 (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White House Families: Portraits from Life (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Elephant in Politcal Cartoons (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Recent Acquisitions (Exhibition series) (1992-1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brushes with the Literary: Portraits by Washington Artist Marcella Comes Winslow (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saint-Memin (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Profiles: Saint-Memin in America, 1793-1814 (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Truthful Likeness: Chester Harding and His Portraits (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Benjamin West and His American Students (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
U.S. Grant: The Man and the Image (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution 1770-1800 (Exhibition) (1973: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lazzaroni: Science and Scientists in the Mid-19th Century America (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Private Lives of Public Figures: The Nineteenth-Century Family Portrait (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peace and Friendship: Indian Peace Medals in the United States (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Joseph Wright, American Artist, 1756-1793 (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists by Themselves (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Instant Likeness: Polaroid Portraits (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
John Muir (Exhibition) (1970: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Facing the Light: Historic American Portrait Daguerreotypes (Exhibition) (1978: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time of Our Lives (Exhibition) (1978: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time: Art and Entertainment (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation 1776-1914 (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arnold Newman's Americans (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists and Models (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Variations: Musicians in Caricature, 1920-1960 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
William Edward West: Kentucky Painter (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zelda and Scott: The Beautiful and the Damned (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Augustus Saint-Gaudens: The Portrait Reliefs (Exhibition) (1969: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Auguste Edouart Silhouettes (1840's Lounge Installation) (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Dye is Now Cast: The Road to the American Revolution (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Majestic in His Wrath: The Life of Frederick Douglass (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits from The Americans: The Democratic Experience (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ralph Earl: The Face of the Young Republic (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Red, Hot, and Blue: A Salute to American Musicals (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Return to Albion: Americans in England 1776-1940 (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spirit of the Fact: The Daguerreotypes of Southworth and Hawes, 1843-1862 (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wedgewood Portraits of the American Revolution (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Colonial Portraits: 1700-1776 (Exhibition) (1987-1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Icon: The Eighteenth Century Image of George Washington in Prints and Illustrations (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
If Elected… Unsuccessful Candidates for the Presidency 1797-1968 (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jo Davidson Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1978: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Great Crash (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Charles Willson Peale and His World (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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