Query: National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1983-1994
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-139
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records pertaining to the planning and development of nine exhibitions (Blessed Are the Peacemakers; U.S. Grant: The Man and the Image; Portraits by Brady: Imperial Photographs from the Harvard College Library; Noble Heritage: Five Centuries of Portraits from the Hosokawa Family; The Spirit of the Party …

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in Accession 98-139 for National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
Alfred R. Mitchell letter and response
Creators:
Mitchell, Alfred R. (Alfred Richard), 1888-1972
Dates:
1925 Aug. 10-Aug. 18
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.mitcalfl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter from Mitchell to the director of the National Gallery of Art seeking information regarding the gallery's policy on copying works of art; and a response informing Mitchell that the gallery does not permit copies to be made of its works.

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in AAA.mitcalfl for National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1981-1991
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-164
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the files created by the Office of the Registrar in the course of their work on fifteen exhibitions shown between 1982 and 1991, including Peace and Friendship: Indian Peace Medals in the United States, on view from January through July 1985; Charles Willson Peale and His World, November 1982 through …

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in Accession 95-164 for National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
George Peter Alexander Healy letters
Creators:
Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894
Dates:
1860-1861
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.healgeop
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two letters, 1860-1861, from Healy to Colonel E. G. W. Butler, about Healy's portrait of Mrs. Lewis painted for Butler, and about Healy's travels in the United States.

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Records
Dates:
1892-1960
Size:
22 cu. ft. (44 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 311
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration of William Henry Holmes, first Curator of the National Gallery of Art (NGA), 1907-1920, and Director of the Gallery, 1920-1932. To a lesser extent, it also documents the administration of Ruel P. Tolman, Acting Director of NGA, 1932-1937, and the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1937-1946, and …

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in Record Unit 311 for National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1974-1976
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records pertaining to The Dye is Now Cast: The Road to American Independence, an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) from April 19-November 16, 1975. Materials include photographs, loan agreements, correspondence, memoranda, notes, scripts, labels, and reports.

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in Accession 99-106 for National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
circa 1968-1976
Size:
14.5 cu. ft. (29 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 361
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records in this record unit document the exhibition research and activities of the National Portrait Gallery and its Office of Exhibitions. Particularly well represented are exhibitions mounted between 1974 and 1976, with materials documenting research and publications on numerous artists, paintings, prints, broadsides, books, documents and letters. A large amount of correspondence …

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in Record Unit 361 for National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1977-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-161
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of outgoing loans and pertain to accepted, denied, and withdrawn loan requests. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, original loan conservation examination reports with the loan committee's comments, and copies of loan agreements.

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in Accession 99-161 for National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
Central Administrative Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Administrative Office
Dates:
FY 1983-FY 1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-140
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists largely of purchase orders for works of art and other artifacts acquired by the National Portrait Gallery from FY 1983 through FY 1987. It also includes records of other large transactions and purchases of items such as furniture and conservation equipment.

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in Accession 92-140 for National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
Subject Files
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of the Director
Dates:
1968-2001
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-016
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of subject files documenting the administration of the National Portrait Gallery during the tenures of directors Charles Nagel (1964-1969), Marvin S. Sadik (1969-1981), Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000), and Marc Pachter (2000- ). Materials include correspondence, memoranda and related information.

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