Exhibition Records,
1993-2000

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 08-105
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Director
Dates:
1993-2000
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the Director's involvement in many aspects of exhibition development at the National Portrait Gallery during the tenure of Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000). Exhibitions documented include "Drawings by Hugo Gellert;" "Tete a ?Tete: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson;" "A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist;" "Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits;" "Ernest Hemingway: A Writer in His Time;" "Hans Namuth: Portraits;" "Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America;" "George and Martha Washington Portraits from the Presidential Years;" "Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen;" "Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century;" "Andy Warhol's Flash - November 22, 1963;" "Faces of Time: Seventy-Five Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits;" "George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace;" "Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places;" "Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin's Jazz Age Portfolio;" and "Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection." Materials include loan requests, correspondence, memoranda, agreements, and newspaper clippings.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-105, National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Director, Exhibition Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2016; Transferring office; 4/20/2001 memorandum, Alers to Kurfehs; 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
A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Andy Warhol's Flash - November 22, 1963 (Exhibition) (1998: 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
Drawings by Hugo Gellert (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ernest Hemingway: A Writer in His Time (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Faces of Time: Seventy-Five Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
George and Martha Washington: Portraits from the Presidential Years (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hans Namuth: Portraits (Exhibition) (1999: 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
Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tete a Tete: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museum directors Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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