Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 01-125
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1983-2000
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of correspondence, and departmental and Smithsonian files of the Office of the Director created during the tenure of Alan Maxwell Fern, Director (1983-2000). Topics of interest include the Smithsonian's 150th anniversary celebrations; the development of the MCI Center (sports arena) opposite the Gallery; Fern's professional involvement with the American Association of Museum Directors (AAMD) and the Smithsonian Council; and various events and openings.
Materials include correspondence, reports, minutes, memoranda, publications, programs, meetings, and itineraries.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-125, National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director, Subject Files

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Fern, Alan Maxwell, 1930- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. 150th Anniversary Program Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Association of Art Museum Directors Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Administration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Traveling exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Associations, Institutions, etc. -- Membership Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums, associations, institutions, etc. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pamphlets Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Floor plans Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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