Exhibition Records,
1985-1992

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 95-163
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1985-1992
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the files created by the Office of Exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) during the development of the exhibition, The First Federal Congress, 1789-1791, which was shown at NPG from March 2 to July 23, 1989.
The records include lender files and lender sheets; general correspondence and memoranda; drafts of the exhibition script and labels; copies of the exhibition proposal; press clippings and publicity; and photographs of the artwork. The files also contain information on the exhibition design and layout, the exhibition budget, and the development of the catalogue and brochure.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-163, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records
Access Restriction
Box 3 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 5/2/1985 and 3/3/1999 memoranda; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
First Federal Congress, 1789-1791 (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Portraits, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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