Exhibition Records,
1986-2004

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 07-055
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management
Dates:
1986-2004
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records which document the work of the Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management in the preparation and development of exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery, particularly the movement of art objects on loan both to and from the museum. Exhibitions documented include Andy Warhol's Flash - November 22, 1963; Peace and Friendship: Indian Peace Medals in the United States; Image of the Presidency: Photographs by George Tames, 1944-1974; Art and the Camera, 1900-1940: Pictorialist Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery; Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century; Hans Namuth: Portraits; Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective; Reporting the War: The Journalistic Coverage of World War II; Celebrity Caricature in America; Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America; Faces of Time: 75 Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits; George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace; A Durable Memento: Portrait by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist; Picturing Hemingway: A Writer in His Time; Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits; George and Martha: Portraits from the Presidential Years; Notable Women from the National Portrait Gallery; Tête à Tête: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson; From Truman to Clinton: Presidents on TIME; and Vanderzee, Photographer (1886-1983). Planned exhibitions documented include Civil War Era, Oscar!, and Congressional Medal of Honor. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; black-and-white photographs and transparencies; schedules; proposals; color photographs, slides, and transparencies; press kits; VHS tapes; posters; invitations; and audio cassettes. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-055, National Portrait Gallery. Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management, Exhibition Records
Access Restriction
Boxes 4-6 and 8-12 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 2/20/2007 memorandum, Toda to Butler; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Andy Warhol's Flash - November 22, 1963 (Exhibition) (1998: 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
Image of the Presidency: Photographs by George Tames, 1944-1974 (Exhibition) (1996: 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
Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hans Namuth: Portraits (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reporting the War: The Journalistic Coverage of World War II (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Celebrity Caricature in America (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Faces of Time: 75 Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Picturing Hemingway: A Writer in His Time (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
George and Martha: Portraits from the Presidential Years (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notable Women from the National Portrait Gallery (Exhibition) (2000-2003: Dallas, Tex.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tête à Tête: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
From Truman to Clinton: Presidents on TIME (Exhibition) (1995-1996: $ Washington, D.C) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vanderzee, Photographer (1886-1983) (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Civil War Era (Proposed exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oscar! (Proposed exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Congressional Medal of Honor (Proposed exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Portraits, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Compact discs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Posters 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
Color transparencies Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white transparencies Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Videotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electronic records Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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