Program Records,
1970-2003

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 08-086
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Education
Dates:
1970-2003
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the program records of the Office of Education at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) and documents their work on educational programming for the museum and its exhibitions. Programming documented includes "Face to Face: Adventure with History!;" "Discover Portraits: Learning to See;" "Those Inventive Americans;" and "Include Me In." Exhibitions documented includes 1846: Portrait of a Nation; If Elected . . . Unsuccessful Candidates for the Presidency, 1769-1968; The Life Portraits of John Quincy Adams; The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800; The Dye is Now Cast: The Road to American Independence, 1770-1776; Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914; and In the Minds and Hearts of the People: Prologue to Revolution, 1760-1774. Staff represented includes Dennis A. O'Toole, Curator; Leni Buff, Assistant Curator of Education; Robert N. Works, Assistant Curator of Education; and Lisa W. Strick, Associate Curator of Education. This accession includes materials from when the Office of Education was known as the Department of Education. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; self-guides; black-and-white photographs and transparencies; drawings; floor plans; evaluations; questionnaires; color photographs and transparencies; teacher's and study guides; brochures; pamphlets; posters; and clippings.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-086, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Education, Program Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
O’Toole, Dennis A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Buff, Leni Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Works, Robert N. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Strick, Lisa W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.). Department of Education Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
1846: Portrait of the Nation (Exhibition) (1996: 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
The Life Portraits of John Quincy Adams (Exhibition) (1970: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800 (Exhibition) (1973: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Dye is Now Cast: The Road to the American Independence (Exhibition) (1975: 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
In the Minds and Hearts of the People: Prologue to Revolution, 1760-1774 (Exhibition) (1974: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Face to Face: Adventure with History! (Education program) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Discover Portraits: Learning to See (Education program) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Those Inventive Americans (Education program) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Include Me In (Education program) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Educational aspects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pamphlets Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Floor plans Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white transparencies Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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