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 …
This accession consists of records which document the work of the Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management in the preparation and development of exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery, particularly the movement of art objects on loan both to and from the museum. Exhibitions documented include Andy Warhol's Flash - November …
This accession consists of two websites, three subsites, and a blog maintained by the National Portrait Gallery (NPG). The primary NPG website was crawled on October 20, 2015, and January 22, 2016 and again on February 21, 2016, shortly after the website was redesigned. The website includes information on exhibitions, visiting, educational activities, and publications. The …
Frederick S. Voss research material on George Peter Alexander Healy
Research material gathered by Frederick S. Voss regarding portrait painter G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander) Healy (1813-1894), including correspondence with museums, historical soceities, and librarys, articles about Healy and his sitters, as well as photocopied correspondence and manuscripts written by Healy.
Pete Claussen Collection of American Flag Magazine Covers
American magazines and magazine covers dating from 1941 through 1943 with illustrations of the American flag collected and donated by Pete Claussen.
LeRoy Neiman papers
The papers of LeRoy Neiman measure approximately 70.5 linear feet and date from 1938-2005. The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, project files, printed material and artifacts documenting the career of the American painter LeRoy Neiman.
The first NPG director, Charles Nagel, was appointed in 1964. Most of the records document the director's efforts to initiate programs to fulfil the second mission of the Gallery: to provide a research center for American biography, iconography, and history. To achieve this objective, Charles Nagel established the Catalogue of American …
National Arts Club records
The records of the National Arts Club measure 32.1 linear feet and date from 1898 to 1960. The collection documents the founding of the club, and it's governance, administration, exhibitions, and social activities
Joseph C. Farber Papers and Photographs
Farber, Joseph C., 1903-1994
The Farber collection documents images of celebrated American buildings by photographer Joseph C. Farber.
Lester Beall collection
This collection documents the career of Lester Beall, graphic designer and commercial artist from approximately 1933-1967.