Publicity Records,
1968, 1974-1977, 1982-1998

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 01-126
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1968, 1974-1977, 1982-1998
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records describe all aspects of the Museum's publicity efforts through the former Office of Public Affairs, now called the Office of External Affairs, particularly the planning and execution of events associated with exhibitions or portrait presentations, such as receptions, dinners, performances, symposia, and lectures.
Materials include correspondence and memoranda regarding event planning; forms requesting horticulture and building services; correspondence and agreements with talent and caterers; invitations and guest lists; event programs; and contact sheets and photographs of the events. The records also contain correspondence with other museums and the media regarding exhibitions or individual portraits; press kits; press releases and fact sheets; copies of catalogs and brochures; and news clippings and reviews.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-126, National Portrait Gallery, Office of Public Affairs, Publicity Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brady, Mathew B., 1823 (ca.)-1896 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bush, George, 1924- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clinton, Bill, 1946- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895 -- Exhibitions. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graham, Katharine, 1917- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hirschfeld, Al Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reiss, Winold, 1886-1953 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sackler, Arthur M. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Van Der Zee, James, 1886- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time, inc. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington Print Club Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. 150th Anniversary Program. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
1846: Portrait of the Nation (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Annie Liebovitz Photographs 1970-1990 (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arnold Newman's Americans (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and the Camera, 1900-1940: Pictorialist Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brushes with the Literary: Portraits by Washington Artist Marcella Comes Winslow (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Camera Portraits: Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery, London 1839-1989 (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Champions on Time (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Charles Willson Peale and His World (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contemporary Self-Portraits from the James Goode Collection (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Profiles: Saint-Memin in America, 1793-1814 (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
First Federal Congress, 1789-1791 (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
From Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II: Master Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, London (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
From Truman to Clinton: Presidents on Time (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Group Portrait: The First American Avant-Garde (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Image of the Presidency: Photographs by George Tames, 1944-1974 (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
In Pursuit of Fame: Rembrandt Peale, 1778-1860 (Exhibition) (1992-1993: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
In Pursuit of the Butterfly: Portraits of James McNeill Whistler (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin's Jazz Age Portfolio (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Like and Unlike: Caricature Protraits by Henry Major and Herman Perlman (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lincoln and His Contemporaries: Photographs by Mathew Brady from the NPG's F.H. Meserve Collection (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Louis Armstrong: A Cultural Legacy (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Magical Mixtures: Marisol Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Majestic in His Wrath: The Life of Frederick Douglass (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Noble Heritage: Five Centuries of Portraiture from the Hosokawa Family (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oliphant's Presidents: Twenty-five Years of Caricature (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
On the Air: Pioneers of American Broadcasting (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Points of View: Single Subject/Multiple Artists (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait Posters (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ralph Earl: The Face of the Young Republic (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Recent Acquisitions (Exhibition series) (1978-1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World's Fair (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Selections from the Frederick Hill Meserve Collection (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spirit of the Party: Hamilton and Jefferson at Odds (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
"The Family 1976": Richard Avedon's Photographs for Rolling Stone (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Levy-Franks Family Colonial Portraits (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time Covers the War: Personalities from World War II (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
To Color America: Portraits by Winold Reiss (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
To the President: Folk Portraits by the People (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
VanDerZee, Photographer (1886-1983) (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Panzer, Mary Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Publicity Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
War correspondents Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newsletters Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pamphlets Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ephemera Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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