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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of External Affairs
Dates:
1960-1990
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-166
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the National Portrait Gallery, especially its acquisitions, and relations between the National Portrait Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery Commission. The National Portrait Gallery Commission is an oversight body for the National Portrait Gallery. Materials include incomin...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of External Affairs
Dates:
1962-1997
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-167
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the semiannual meetings of the National Portrait Gallery Commission. The National Portrait Gallery Commission is an oversight body for the National Portrait Gallery. Materials include member lists, agendas, minutes, supporting documents, reports, acquisitions recommendations, memoranda, correspond...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of the Director
Dates:
2005-2006, 2010-2017
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Commission which is responsible for the promotion, development and utilization of the museum and as well as the acquisition of artwork. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, membership lists, commission votes, meeting minutes, acquisition information, ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of External Affairs
Dates:
1992-2010
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-227
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Commission which is responsible for the promotion, development and utilization of the museum and as well as the acquisition of artwork. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, membership lists, commission votes, meeting minutes, acquisition information, ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of External Affairs
Dates:
1964, 1981, 1994-2012
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-228
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Commission which is responsible for the promotion, development and utilization of the museum and as well as the acquisition of artwork. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, membership lists, commission votes, meeting agendas and minutes, acquisition ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of External Affairs
Dates:
1992-1997
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-168
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials that document the activities and decisions of the National Portrait Gallery Commission. The National Portrait Gallery Commission is an oversight body for the National Portrait Gallery. Materials include press clippings and brochures.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of the Director
Dates:
1937-1990
Size:
38 cu. ft. (38 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 426
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 Po...

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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, volum...

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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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Creators:
Sharples, Ellen, 1769-1849
Dates:
circa 1808
Size:
1 Color slide
1 Copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81D
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph of artist Ellen Sharples' miniature painting of an American Indian man. The man is depicted holding a flintlock rifle, and wearing a tomahawk tucked into his belt and silver trade crosses as ear ornamentation. This may be the "copy of the Indian chief" painting referenced by Sharples in her diary in January 1808.

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