Exhibition Records,
1970-1990

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 93-051
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1970-1990
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records that document the various exhibitions that were shown at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) between 1973 and 1988, such as Return to Albion: Americans in England, 1760-1940, The Art of Henry Inman, The Artist's Mother: Portraits and Homages, Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America, 1784-1788, Masterpieces from Gripsholm Castle: The Swedish National Portrait Collection, President Monroe's Message, and Presidential Inaugural Medals.
Materials consist of correspondence, photographs and negatives of openings of various exhibitions, budget plans, memoranda, newspaper clippings, lender sheets, exhibition scripts and labels and loan agreements with individuals, historical societies, university archives/libraries, and other museums from within and outside the United States. There are also lists of names of lenders of artifacts, documents pertaining to the transportation arrangements for objects, travel vouchers, photocopies of journal and newspaper articles, black and white photographs, color negatives, contact sheets, research notes, and exhibition scripts, exhibition pamphlets and brochures, and installation drawings. Additional materials can be found in Accession 99-094.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-051, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records
Access Restriction
Box 7 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 3/3/1999 memorandum, Lee to Cox and Kelly; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art of Henry Inman (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artist's Mother: Portraits and Homages (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Masterpieces from Gripsholm Castle: The Swedish National Portrait Collection (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
President Monroe's Message (Exhibition) (1973: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
President's Medal 1798-1977 (Exhibition) (1977 Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Return to Albion: Americans in England, 1760-1940 (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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