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Creator:
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Fern, Alan Maxwell 1930-  Search this
A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Andy Warhol's Flash - November 22, 1963 (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Drawings by Hugo Gellert (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Ernest Hemingway: A Writer in His Time (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Faces of Time: Seventy-Five Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
George and Martha Washington: Portraits from the Presidential Years (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Hans Namuth: Portraits (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin's Jazz Age Portfolio (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Tête à Tête: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Date:
1993
1993-2000
Notes:
Electronic List in accession file.
Folder List in accession file.
For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.
Organization:
By exhibition
Summary:
This accession consists of records documenting the Director's involvement in many aspects of exhibition development at the National Portrait Gallery during the tenure of Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000). Exhibitions documented include "Drawings by Hugo Gellert;" "Tête à T̉ête: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson;" "A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist;" "Edward Sorel: Unauthorized Portraits;" "Ernest Hemingway: A Writer in His Time;" "Hans Namuth: Portraits;" "Franklin and His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America;" "George and Martha Washington Portraits from the Presidential Years;" "Paul Robeson: Artist and Citizen;" "Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century;" "Andy Warhol's Flash - November 22, 1963;" "Faces of Time: Seventy-Five Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits;" "George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace;" "Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places;" "Le Tumulte Noir: Paul Colin's Jazz Age Portfolio;" and "Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection." Materials include loan requests, correspondence, memoranda, agreements, and newspaper clippings.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Art museum directors  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Portraits, American  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 08-105
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2016; Transferring office; 4/20/2001 memorandum, Alers to Kurfehs; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1978-2006 [National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_279685