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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-181
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 January 18, 2013. 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 interac...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management
Dates:
1997-2009
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management in various aspects of exhibition development, planning, design, and publicity. Exhibitions documented include Eye Contact: Modern American Portrait Drawings; American Women; Portrait of the Art World: A Century of ARTnews ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dates:
1987-1994
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-252
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Ann C. Gunter, Curator of Ancient Near Eastern Art, documenting the development of exhibitions and programs. The two exhibitions featured are "When Kingship Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre" (1992) and "Nomads and Nobility: Art of the Ancient ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Editor of Publications
Dates:
1968-1982
Size:
1.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 553
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These illustrated catalogs document major and minor exhibitions, providing detailed discussions of exhibition themes. Additional catalogs, pamphlets, and booklets highlight specific features of the permanent collection such as the NPG's presidential portraits. The catalogs also document special exhibitions which contain the Gallery's portrait...

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1958-1972
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-135
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of David W. Scott, Director of the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1965-1969. Materials include Scott's correspondence, memoranda, notes, publications, and lecture papers; meeting minutes; reports; information pertaining to NCFA mission, collections, exhibitions, special events, and personnel; ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
1941-1942
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-040
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by John Ellerton Lodge, Director, documenting relations with the National Resources Planning Board Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources, the creation of a bombproof storage space, and the temporary relocation of works of art during World War II. Materials include corresponden...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1968-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-186
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Milo Cleveland Beach, Director, 1987-2001, documenting meetings of the Freer Visiting Committee, the Sackler Visiting Committee, and the Joint Visiting Committee. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, member lists, ad hoc committee reports, recommendations, minutes, presentati...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. 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: Hamilto...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1970-1990
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the various exhibitions that were shown at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) between 1973 and 1988, such as Return to Albion: Americans in England, 1760-1940, The Art of Henry Inman, The Artist's Mother: Portraits and Homages, Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America, 17...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Publications
Dates:
1972-2005
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-103
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of contracts and permissions administered by the Office of Publications for various publications, including gallery guides, exhibition catalogs, and brochures. Publications covered include Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation, 1776-1914; American Portrait Drawings; American Portrait Prints: Proceedings of ...

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