Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 08-092
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Director
Dates:
1958-2007
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) during the tenure of Director Marc Pachter (2000-2007), but also includes records from the tenures of Directors Charles Nagel (1964-1969), Marvin S. Sadik (1969-1981), and Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000). Topics covered include cultural affairs, exhibitions, legislation, strategic planning, the Patent Office Building, budget, donors, management, education, and grants. The records also document NPG's interactions with other Smithsonian Institution (SI) bureaus, professional associations, and museums. A small portion of the records predate the formation of NPG. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; budget records; grant proposals; color photographs and negatives; black-and-white photographs and negatives; brochures; reports; resumes; VHS tapes; and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-092, National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Director, Subject Files
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2023. Boxes 2, 13-14 contain materials restricted indefinitely; Transferring office; 06/05/2008 memorandum, Toda to Drummond; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Fern, Alan Maxwell, 1930- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nagel, Charles, 1899-1992 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pachter, Marc Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sadik, Marvin S. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patent Office Building (Washington, D.C.). Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museums. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Budget. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum directors. 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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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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