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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1973-1988
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-089
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document planning and analysis for the purpose of space management and space sharing. Facilities mentioned in the collection include the Museum Support Center, Post Office Building, and 1111 North Capital Street, and space shared with the then named National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA) 1937-1980. ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 2003-2011
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-178
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery exhibitions during the tenure of Director Julian Raby. Materials include correspondence, meeting notes, promotional materials, checklists, object lists, draft agreements, fundraising materials, proposals, floor plans...

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of Administration
Dates:
1964-1980
Size:
15 cu. ft. (30 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 447
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include administrative subject files, personnel records, financial and budgetary materials, and exhibition files. The administrative subject files contain letters, memoranda, reports, inventories, and other records which chronicle the day-to-day operations of NCFA. Among these are correspondence with NCFA curators and Smithsonian...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. 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 Portrait Gallery. 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:
Renwick Gallery. Office of the Curator-in-Charge
Dates:
1972-1988
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-064
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of the files of Director Lloyd E. Herman (1974-1986) and Curator-in-Charge Michael Monroe (1986- ) of the Renwick Gallery, and document temporary exhibitions as well as the permanent collections of the Renwick Gallery. Also included are general office files (primarily those of Joanna Barton, Secretary, 1974-1983), which ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1975, 1986-1987, 1991, 2000-2005
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records related to George Washington: A National Treasure, a traveling exhibition which included the recently acquired Lansdowne portrait of George Washington painted by Gilbert Stuart in 1796. This traveling exhibition went to the following venues: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (February 15-June 1...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1985-1993
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-156
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of files dating from 1986 through 1993 that were assembled by Carolyn Kinder Carr, first as Assistant Director for Collections, then as Deputy Director of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG), when she served as co-organizer of the exhibition, Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World's Fai...

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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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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 12-204
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of "George Washington: A National Treasure," a website maintained by the National Portrait Gallery, as it existed on July 26, 2011. The website was developed to accompany the traveling exhibition of the same name which featured the original Gilbert Stuart painting of George Washington. The website includes an interactiv...

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