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
This accession consists of records that describe all aspects of the National Portrait Gallery'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
Prefered 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
Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graham, Katharine, 1917-2001 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Van Der Zee, James, 1886-1983 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bush, George, 1924- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clinton, Bill, 1946- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895 -- Exhibitions Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sackler, Arthur M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hirschfeld, Al Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 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
Washington Print Club Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. 150th Anniversary Program Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time, Inc. 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
Group Portrait: The First American Avant-Garde (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time Covers the War: Personalities from World War II (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Levy-Franks Family Colonial Portraits (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait Posters (Exhibition) (1992: 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
Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World's Fair (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World's Columbian Exposition (1893: Chicago, Ill.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spirit of the Party: Hamilton and Jefferson at Odds (Exhibition) (1992: 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
In Pursuit of Fame: Rembrandt Peale, 1778-1860 (Exhibition) (1992-1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Family 1976: Richard Avedon's Photographs for Rolling Stone (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contemporary Self-Portraits from the James Goode Collection (Exhibition) (1993: 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
VanDerZee, Photographer (1886-1983) (Exhibition) (1993: 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
From Truman to Clinton: Presidents on Time (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
In Pursuit of the Butterfly: Portraits of James McNeill Whistler (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.) Corporate 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.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and the Camera, 1900-1940: Pictorialist Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery (Exhibition) (1994: 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
Federal Profiles: Saint-Memin in America, 1793-1814 (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin's Jazz Age Portfolio (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Image of the Presidency: Photographs by George Tames, 1944-1974 (Exhibition) (1996: 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
Louis Armstrong: A Cultural Legacy (Exhibition) (1993: 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
Points of View: Single Subject/Multiple Artists (Exhibition) (1995: 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
Charles Willson Peale and His World (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Like and Unlike: Caricature Protraits by Henry Major and Herman Perlman (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Champions on Time (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
On the Air: Pioneers of American Broadcasting (Exhibition) (1988: 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
First Federal Congress, 1789-1791 (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oliphant's Presidents: Twenty-five Years of Caricature (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Recent Acquisitions (Exhibition series). (1978-1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Camera Portraits: Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery, London 1839-1989 (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.) Corporate 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.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Magical Mixtures: Marisol Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Annie Liebovitz Photographs 1970-1990 (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Press coverage Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
War correspondents Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Panzer, Mary Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Public relations 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
Color photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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