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"THE SPIRIT OF FACT: THE DAGUERREOTYPES OF SOUTHWORTH AND HAWES, 1843-1862." Exhibition Dates: July 30 through December 19, 1976

Collection Creator::
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Note:
This series contains records of 106 items used in the exhibition. The items included photographic portraits by Albert Augustus Southworth (1811-1894) and Josiah Hawes (1808-1901). Organized by the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, with the assistance of the National Endowment for the Arts, the exhibition included, among others, photographs of Daniel Webster, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Charles Sumner, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Lola Montez, Jenny Lind, Zachary Taylor, Edward Everett and Louis Kossuth. In addition to these celebrated figures, the exhibition also included lesser known individuals as well as unidentified subjects, landscapes, harbor scenes and architectural views. The records consist of National Portrait Gallery correspondence and memoranda, exhibition checklists, plans and notes, receipts, a catalog and an assortment of photographs.

The exhibition was sponsored by the International Museum of Photography at The George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 361, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 361, Series 15
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Box 27

Collection Creator::
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 361, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Series 15: "THE SPIRIT OF FACT: THE DAGUERREOTYPES OF SOUTHWORTH AND HAWES, 1843-1862." Exhibition Dates: July 30 through December 19, 1976
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 40 Checklists, 1976. Contains exhibition checklists, planning notes, receipts and requisitions, budget estimates, and a catalog.

Collection Creator::
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions  Search this
Container:
Box 27 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 361, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records / Series 15: "THE SPIRIT OF FACT: THE DAGUERREOTYPES OF SOUTHWORTH AND HAWES, 1843-1862." Exhibition Dates: July 30 through December 19, 1976 / Box 27
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Folder 41 Correspondence, 1975-1978. Contains correspondence concerning borrowing Southworth and Hawes daguerreotypes. Includes loan agreements and press releases.

Collection Creator::
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions  Search this
Container:
Box 27 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 361, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Series 15: "THE SPIRIT OF FACT: THE DAGUERREOTYPES OF SOUTHWORTH AND HAWES, 1843-1862." Exhibition Dates: July 30 through December 19, 1976 / Box 27
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0361-refidd1e11622

Folders 42-43 Photographs, undated. Contains photographs of daguerreotypes.

Collection Creator::
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions  Search this
Container:
Box 27 of 29
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 361, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Series 15: "THE SPIRIT OF FACT: THE DAGUERREOTYPES OF SOUTHWORTH AND HAWES, 1843-1862." Exhibition Dates: July 30 through December 19, 1976 / Box 27
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0361-refidd1e11633

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