Query: Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)
Contracts and Permissions
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of Publications
Dates:
1972-2005
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-103
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of contracts and permissions administered by the Office of Publications for various publications, including gallery guides, exhibition catalogs, and brochures. Publications covered include Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914; American Portrait Drawings; American Portrait Prints: Proceedings of the Tenth Annual American Print Conference; Cecilia Beaux …

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in Accession 07-103 for Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1983-1991
Size:
10 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-008
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that pertain to eight exhibitions which the Office of Exhibitions organized between 1983 and 1991. The bulk of the records includes correspondence between the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Director, Alan Fern, and various national and international museum institutions, donors, art galleries, archives, various municipal and state historical …

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in Accession 93-008 for Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)
Publications
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Editor of Publications
Dates:
1968-1982
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 553
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These illustrated catalogs document major and minor exhibitions, providing detailed discussions of exhibition themes. Additional catalogs, pamphlets, and booklets highlight specific features of the permanent collection such as the NPG's presidential portraits. The catalogs also document special exhibitions which contain the Gallery's portraits, manuscripts, personal memoranda, and other objects, including …

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in Record Unit 553 for Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)
Publications
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of Publications
Dates:
1965-1999
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-011
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition catalogs (both traveling and in-house), brochures, pamphlets, illustrated checklists, and other publications created around a specific themes or genres drawn from the collections in the National Portrait Gallery.

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in Accession 01-011 for Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Creators:
Asch, Moses
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964
Folkways Records
Dates:
1926-1986
bulk 1948-1986
Size:
841 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
CFCH.ASCH
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

This collection, which dates from 1926-1986, documents the output of Moses Asch through the various record labels he founded and co-founded, and includes some of his personal papers. The Asch collection includes published recordings, master tapes, outtakes, business records, correspondence, photographs, and film.

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in CFCH.ASCH for Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Aircraft
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
240 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.A
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

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in NASM.XXXX.1183.A for Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)