Query: National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Catalog of American Portraits
Margaret C.S. Christman Research Material on Gilbert Stuart
Creators:
Christman, Margaret C. S.
Dates:
circa 1980-1985
Size:
1.5 Linear feet (11 notebooks and 1 manual file.)
Collection ID:
NPG.CAP.00006
Repository:
National Portrait Gallery

This collection includes research on artist Gilbert Stuart that dates from 1755 to 1828 and was compiled by Historian Margaret C.S. Christman, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

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Records
Creators:
National Museum of American Art and Portrait Gallery. Library
Dates:
1916, 1922, 1929-1930, 1946-1984
Size:
6.58 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 463
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the opening of the National Collection of Fine Arts and the National Portrait Gallery in the Patent Office Building in 1968. Included are press kits; photographs; development files; pamphlets of the opening; catalogs from the Henry Ward Ranger exhibition, 1929-1930; an annotated copy of Catalog of Collections, volume I …

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Outgoing Correspondence
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Department of Photographs
Dates:
1976-2004
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-032
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

At the National Portrait Gallery, the Department of Photographs is the curatorial office responsible for the Gallery's portrait photographs. Its work includes acquiring, researching, cataloging, and storing these objects. These records consist of the outgoing correspondence of the department. Among those represented are Mary Panzer, Curator of Photographs; William F …

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Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1975-1979
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-156
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the exhibition Return to Albion: Americans in England, 1760-1940. Materials include correspondence with lenders, lender information sheets, photographs of works of art exhibited, photocopies of exhibition labels, exhibition catalog reproduction rights requests/forms, catalog photo orders, exhibition scripts and checklists, and material concerning Richard …

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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 National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Catalog of American Portraits
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of the Director
Dates:
1983, 1992-2006
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-099
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Director's involvement in many aspects of exhibition development at the National Portrait Gallery during the tenures of Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000) and Marc Pachter (2000-2007). Exhibitions documented include Portrait of the Art World: A Century of ARTnews Photographs; A Brush with History: Paintings from the …

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in Accession 07-099 for National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Catalog of American Portraits
Website Records
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 14-078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the National Portrait Gallery's "Portal to American Portraits" website as it existed on November 18, 2013. The website allows visitors to search more than 100,000 portrait records from the Catalog of American Portraits (CAP), a survey of American portraits in public and private collections across the United States and …

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Anne Cohen DePietro and Catalog of American Portraits (CAP) Study of American Costume Notebooks
Creators:
DePietro, Anne Cohen
Dates:
circa 1973-2018
Size:
3.7 Linear feet (14 notebooks)
Collection ID:
NPG.CAP.00008
Repository:
National Portrait Gallery

Art Historian Anne Cohen DePietro, "Catalog of American Portraits (CAP) Study of American Costume" Notebooks, 1660-20th century, documentation, photographs and photocopies of civilian and military costumes in dated, historical portraits. This costume survey originated with images and descriptive text for each decade compiled by former CAP staff member, Art Historian Anne Cohen DePietro. She created her study of American costumes and portraiture from the mid-18th through mid-19th centuries for her 1975 Master of Arts degree in Art History and Museology at George Washington University. Many CAP portrait images have subsequently been added by staff members to the costume study. 14 notebooks stored on cabinet shelves, CAP File Room, measurement 3.7 linear feet, c. 1973-2018 (or present)creation date, circa 1975 gift of Anne Cohen DePietro to the CAP.

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Andrew J. Cosentino Research Material on Charles Bird King
Creators:
Cosentino, Andrew J.
Dates:
circa 1970s-2017
Size:
1.33 Linear feet (1 archival box )
Collection ID:
NPG.CAP.00007
Repository:
National Portrait Gallery

This collection includes research by Curator Andrew J. Consentino for The Paintings of Charles Bird King (1785-1862), Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts (currently Smithsonian American Art Museum) exhibition catalogue, 1977. There are paper files, the artist's will, diary, inventory, photographs and slides, created circa 1970s–2017.

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in NPG.CAP.00007 for National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Catalog of American Portraits
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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