Exhibition Records,
1989-1992

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 94-093
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Design and Production
Dates:
1989-1992
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.43 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records consist of files from the Department of Design and Production, National Portrait Gallery (NPG). Included are correspondence between the NPG curatorial staff and other Smithsonian bureaus and offices. There is also correspondence between the NPG staff and other external art museums, including individual artists and art experts regarding borrowing photographs and prints. A majority of the memoranda and notes concern inter-departmental efforts to plan, design and exhibit various shows in the museum.
Other records include exhibition prospectus forms, records pertaining to exhibitions and planned and projects and contracts; work and purchase orders; project submittal requests; expenditure lists; exhibition captions and checklists; transparencies; budget proposals; acquisition lists; exhibition production sketches and production; and requisitions for services. Interspersing the records are correspondence and memoranda between Chiefs of various divisions and the NPG Director, Alan Fern, between the public and the Director, and between the donors and Museum's Registrar, Suzanne C. Jenkins.
Also interfusing the records are memoranda and notes among the Department's Chief, Nello R. Marconi, the Production Manager Stephen di Girolamo, exhibitions curator, Beverly J. Cox and curator of prints, Wendy Wick Reaves. Included among the records are pamphlets, exhibition floor plans, drawings and sketches, samples of carpets and paper, prints and photographs.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-093, National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Design and Production, Exhibition Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Newman, Arnold, 1918-2006 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penn, Irving Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reiss, Winold, 1886-1953 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington, George, 1732-1799 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington Print Club Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Portraiture in the Grand Manner: 1720-1920 (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Annie Liebovitz Photographs 1970-1990 (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arnold Newman's Americans (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Benjamin West and His American Students (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Camera Portraits: Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery, London 1839-1989 (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Charles Willson Peale and His World (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Facing the Light: Historic American Portrait Daguerreotypes (Exhibition) (1978: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Five of Hearts: Henry Adams and His Washington Circle (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Great Crash (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Icons of Invention: American Patent Models (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
In Pursuit of Fame: Rembrandt Peale, 1778-1860 (Exhibition) (1992-1993: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Irving Penn Master Images (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Isamu Noguchi Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lincoln and His Contemporaries: Photographs by Mathew Brady from the NPG's F.H. Meserve Collection (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Magical Mixtures: Marisol Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Noble Heritage: Five Centuries of Portraiture from the Hosokawa Family (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oliphant's Presidents: Twenty-five Years of Caricature (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peace and Friendship: Indian Peace Medals in the United States (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait Posters (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits by George Bellows (Exhibition) (1981-1982: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition). (1989-1990: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ralph Earl: The Face of the Young Republic (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Return to Albion: Americans in England 1776-1940 (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spirit of the Party: Hamilton and Jefferson at Odds (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
"The Family 1976": Richard Avedon's Photographs for Rolling Stone (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time Covers the War: Personalities from World War II (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
To Color America: Portraits by Winold Reiss (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Working for Time: The Covers of Robert Vickrey (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Architectural drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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