Elizabeth Shoumatoff papers
Correspondence consists of letters regarding portraits commissioned; photographs of art work including documentation of portraits done of the Ward family and the Shoumatoff family and presidential portraits, including her painting of Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated in the White House in 1967; studies for various portraits; clippings regarding her presidental portraits and …
Receipts for paintings of Thomas Badaraque
Receipt for twenty dollars paid to Peale by Thomas Badaraque for his portrait, September 29, 1806, and receipt for twenty dollars paid in full by Badaraque to Peale for his portrait, October 14, 1806.
Niccolo Cortiglia papers
Files on portrait commissions, primarily of individuals in Pennsylvania, containing photographs, letters and newspaper clippings; files on Cortiglia's murals and honorary degrees from Kings College, 1977-1978, and his participation in the Hoosier Salon Jury, 1950-1951, and the Primaverile Exhibition in Florence, Italy, 1920. Also included are letters to Cortiglia praising his portraits, 1936-1977; printed …
Alfred Jonniaux papers
Biographical accounts, correspondence, business records (1936-1968), art works, photographs, a photograph album, printed material, and 2 scrapbooks document the life and career of Alfred Jonniaux.
Lise Holst's research material relating to Robert Lea MacCameron
Research notes, printed matter, photographs, and correspondence, 1981-1983, of Lise Holst relating to her work on Robert Lea MacCameron; and photocopies of MacCameron's correspondence, 1900-1912, a journal, 1896-1912, and writings.
Robert Lee MacCameron papers
Correspondence and letters; writings and notes; and miscellany. Correspondence with clients John W. Harrop, Robert L. Gerry, Cornelia H. Gerry, Robert Goelet, the Duchess of Rutland, Nina Eustis and others concerning portrait commissions; letters from museum directors and curators John W. Beatty (Carnegie Institute), R. A. Holland (City Art Museum …
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 incoming and outgoing correspondence, memoranda …
Commission Meeting Records
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, correspondence, and checklists.
Oral history interview with Polly Thayer
Brown, Robert F.
An interview of Polly Thayer (Starr) conducted 1995 May 12-1996 February 1, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Commission Meeting Records
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, fact sheets, studies, reports, meeting …