Query: Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin exhibition records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1983
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-002
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This show featured 36 portraits--27 oil paintings and 9 color photo reproductions--selected from the Harmon Foundation collection, from the National Portrait Gallery, as well as biographical information and memorabilia. Likenesses of blacks who made significant contributions in the fields of civil rights, law, education, medicine, the military, and the arts are on display. Included are Marian Anderson, Joe Lewis, W.E.B. duBois, Thurgood Marshall, George Washington Carver, Charles Drew, William Ayres Campbell, and Richard Barthe. It was exhibited at the Anacostia Neigborhood Museum from April 17, 1983 to August 21, 1983.

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in ACMA.03-002 for Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
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 Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1985-1994
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of exhibition loan information and include loan agreements, correspondence, memoranda, condition reports (with photographs of objects), receipts, and notes. Exhibitions include: American Colonial Portraits; On the Air: Pioneers of American Broadcasting; First Federal Congress; Isamu Noguchi: Portrait Sculpture; Portraits of the American Law; Five of Hearts …

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in Accession 98-141 for Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1980-1996
Size:
29 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the work of the Office of Exhibitions on exhibitions that were mounted by the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) from 1980 to 1995. Major exhibitions undertaken by the NPG in this period, and documented in these records, include Benjamin West and His American Students (1980-1981); Charles Willson …

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in Accession 97-083 for Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Creators:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
Custom Craft
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
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Dates:
1929-1989
Size:
87 Boxes
The subseries consists of black and white silver gelatin negatives.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Scurlock photographic studio was a fixture in the Shaw area of Washington, D.C. from 1911 to 1994, and encompassed two generations of photographers, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964) and his sons George H. (1920- 2005) and Robert S. (1916-1994). Subseries 4.6 consists of black and white silver gelatin negatives. An overview to the entire Scurlock collection is available here: Scurlock Studio Records

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in NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06 for Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
Oral history interview with Marcella Comès (Winslow)
Creators:
Winslow, Marcella Comès
Pennington, Estill Curtis
Dates:
1982 May 4
Size:
28 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.winslo82
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Marcella Comès (Winslow) conducted 1982 May 4, by Estill Curtis (Buck) Pennington, for the Archives of American Art, at Winslow's home in Washington, D.C.

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in AAA.winslo82 for Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
James W. Washington, Jr. papers
Creators:
Washington, James W., 1911-2000
Dates:
1938-1989
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.washjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist James W. Washington, Jr. measure 2.3 linear feet and date from 1938 to 1989. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence, writings, professional records, material related to the Artists Equity Association, printed material, and photographic material.

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in AAA.washjame for Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Department of Design and Production
Dates:
1989-1992
Size:
3.43 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of files from the Department of Design and Production, National Portrait Gallery (NPG). Included are correspondence between the NPG curatorial staff and other Smithsonian bureaus and offices. There is also correspondence between the NPG staff and other external art museums, including individual artists and art experts regarding …

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in Accession 94-093 for Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1972-1994
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document two exhibitions held at the National Portrait Gallery: In the Minds and Hearts of the People: Prologue to the American Revolution, 1760-1774, on view from June 14 through November 17, 1974; and To Color America: Portraits by Winold Reiss, which was on view from October 27, 1989 through April …

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in Accession 95-158 for Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Department of History
Dates:
1985-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-099
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting exhibition history and development activities of the Department of History during the tenure of Historian Frederick Voss. Materials include correspondence and related materials. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Reporting the War: The Journalistic Coverage of World War II, Portraits of the American Law …

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in Accession 04-099 for Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
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