SIA RU000285, National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Office of the Director, Photographs, 1920s-1970s [graphic]

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Summary

Creator:
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Office of the Director
Title:
Photographs, 1920s-1970s [graphic]
Dates:
1920, 1920-1970, 1920s-1970s
Summary:
The Offices of the Director and Deputy Director, National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) maintained these photographs as a reference file. The majority of the photographs document the history of NMHT and its predecessors; included are views of exhibits, buildings, events, and some specimens
Topics:
Science museums, Historical museums
Subject:
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Office of the Deputy Director
Form/Genre:
Photographs, Collection descriptions
Local Number:
SIA RU000285
Physical Description:
4.6 linear meters

Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 285

National Museum of History and Technology, Office of the Director

Photographs, 1920s-1970s

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of History and Technology, Office of the Director
Title: Photographs
Dates: 1920s-1970s
Quantity: 4.6 linear meters.
Collection: Record Unit 285
Language of Materials: English

Descriptive Entry

The Offices of the Director and Deputy Director, National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) maintained these photographs as a reference file. The majority of the photographs document the history of NMHT and its predecessors; included are views of exhibits, buildings, events, and some specimens.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, National Museum of History and Technology, Office of the Director, Photographs

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Container List

Series 1

BUILDINGS

Box 1

Folder 1 Arts and Industries Building, Unidentified storage areas

Box 1 of 36

Folder 2 Arts and Industries Building, Flag storage area

Box 1 of 36

Folder 3 Arts and Industries Building, Military storage area

Box 1 of 36

Folder 4 Arts and Industries Building, Political history storage area

Box 1 of 36

Folder 5 Arts and Industries Building, Military History storage area

Box 1 of 36

Folder 6 Arts and Industries Building, Small arms laboratory

Box 1 of 36

Folder 7 Natural History Building, Cultural history storage area

Box 1 of 36

Box 2

History and Technology Building (HTB)

Folder 1 Exterior, models

Box 2 of 36

Folder 2 Exterior, Drawings by Hugh Ferris

Box 2 of 36

Folder 3 Exterior, Drawings by Elliot Glushak

Box 2 of 36

Folder 4 Exterior, Drawings, unidentified

Box 2 of 36

Folder 5 Floor plans

Box 2 of 36

Folder 6 Interior, models

Box 2 of 36

Folder 7 Proposed construction for Bicentennial

Box 2 of 36

Folder 8 Proposed sixth floor addition - Models and drawings

Box 2 of 36

Folder 9 Proposed sixth floor addition - Photographs of library conditions necessitating sixth floor. Includes views of fifth floor library, basement vault, Dibner Library, Rare Book Room (Arts and Industries Building), and Joseph Henry Papers (SI Building).

Box 2 of 36

Folder 10 Proposed sixth floor addition - Photographs for budget hearings, 1977

Box 2 of 36

Folder 11 Construction of HTB, undated

Box 2 of 36

Folder 12 Construction of HTB, Test-boring, April 20, 1956

Box 2 of 36

Box 3

Folder 1 Construction, demolition of temporary buildings on site, June 23, 1958

Box 3 of 36

Folder 2 Construction, Excavation, 1958-1959

Box 3 of 36

Folders 3-4 Construction progress, Smithsonian Institution (SI) photographs 1959-1960 - Negatives from folder 4 removed to box 35

Box 3 of 36

Box 4

Folders 1-5 Construction progress, SI photographs, 1961-1962. Negatives from folders 2-3 removed to box 35

Box 4 of 36

Box 5

Folders 1-2 Construction progress, SI photographs, 1962-1963

Box 5 of 36

Folders 3-7 Construction progress, Norair photographs, 1959-1961 - Negatives from folder 5 removed to box 35

Box 5 of 36

Box 6

Folders 1-4 Construction progress, Norair photographs, 1962-1964

Box 6 of 36

Folder 5 Construction progress, Kenyon photographs, 1963

Box 6 of 36

Folder 6 Construction of Railroad Hall and installation of locomotive and tender

Box 6 of 36

Box 7

Folders 1-2 Exterior, c. 1963-1972

Box 7 of 36

Folder 3 Exterior, Fountains

Box 7 of 36

Folder 4 Exterior, Calder stabile

Box 7 of 36

Folder 5 Exterior, Infinity sculpture. Includes photographs of installation

Box 7 of 36

Folder 6 Exterior, "Three Red Lines" sculpture

Box 7 of 36

Box 8

Folder 1 Interior, general

Box 8 of 36

Folder 2 Interior, Basement, analytical laboratory

Box 8 of 36

Folder 3 Interior, Bookstore

Box 8 of 36

Folders 4-10 Interior, Dibner Library. Includes drawings for proposed display room, 1974; drawings by Paul Takacs, 1974; drawings by Dick Virgo, 1974; photographs of completed space; and photographs of loan items.

Box 8 of 36

Folder 11 Interior, Fire damage, 1971 (?)

Box 8 of 36

Folder 12 Interior, Fire in computer exhibit, October 1971 - Negatives removed to box 35

Box 8 of 36

Folder 13 Interior, Mall entrance

Box 8 of 36

Folders 14-16 Interior, Reception suite. Includes photographs of damage to painting, October 24, 1972; completed space, 1973; and drawings by Paul Takacs of proposed changes, 1974 - Negatives from folder 15 removed to box 35

Box 8 of 36

Folder 17 Interior, Storage areas, work areas, and Library, undated

Box 8 of 36

Folders 18-19 Interior, Cultural history storage

Box 8 of 36

Folder 20 Interior, Mechanical and civil engineering storage

Box 8 of 36

Folder 21 Interior, Musical instruments storage

Box 8 of 36

Folder 22 Interior, Television studio

Box 8 of 36

Series 2

EVENTS

Box 9

Folder 1 Optical Society reception, undated

Box 9 of 36

Folder 2 Ground-breaking for History and Technology Building, August 22, 1958

Box 9 of 36

Folder 3 Cornerstone-laying for History and Technology Building, May 19, 1961

Box 9 of 36

Folder 4 Presentation of Southern Railway Locomotive, June 27, 1962

Box 9 of 36

Folder 5 Move to History and Technology Building, 1963

Box 9 of 36

Folder 6 Weighing of Hart-Parr tractor and John Bull in Arts and Industries Building prior to move to History and Technology Building

Box 9 of 36

Folder 7 Dedication of History and Technology Building, January 22, 1964

Box 9 of 36

Folders 8-9 Smithson Bicentennial, September 1965

Box 9 of 36

Folder 10 White House tour, 1967

Box 9 of 36

Folder 11 White House tour, April 1968

Box 9 of 36

Folder 12 Charles G. Abbot's 96th birthday, June 4, 1968

Box 9 of 36

Folder 13 Presentation of artificial kidney machine, June 24, 1968

Box 9 of 36

Folder 14 Stahlman presentation of Breeches Bible, October 9, 1968

Box 9 of 36

Box 10

Folder 1 Inaugural reception for Vice-President Spiro T. Agnew, January 19, 1969

Box 10 of 36

Folder 2 Inaugural Ball for President Richard M. Nixon, January 20, 1969

Box 10 of 36

Folder 3 Luncheon meeting of the Inter-Association Council of the American Advertising Federation, March 26, 1970

Box 10 of 36

Folder 4 Opening of bookstore, 1972

Box 10 of 36

Folder 5 Presentation of Draeger Rescue Apparatus, 1972

Box 10 of 36

Folder 6 Opening of Hall of Printing and Graphics Arts, 1972

Box 10 of 36

Folder 7 Retirement party for Philip Bishop, March 17, 1972

Box 10 of 36

Folder 8 Retirement party for John Ford, postal employee, Headsville Post Office, June 1972

Box 10 of 36

Folder 9 Doubleday Lecture by Akio Morita, 1973

Box 10 of 36

Folder 10 Opening of Music Machines exhibit, 1973

Box 10 of 36

Folder 11 Inaugural Ball for Richard M. Nixon, January 20,1973

Box 10 of 36

Folder 12 Inaugural Ball, Secretary S. Dillon Ripley with chicken, January 20, 1973

Box 10 of 36

Folder 13 Opening of Copernicus exhibit, April 1973

Box 10 of 36

Folder 14 Bill Smith Bicentennial stamp presentation, September 27, 1973

Box 10 of 36

Folder 15 Retirement party for Daniel Boorstin, October 1973

Box 10 of 36

Folder 16 Luncheon for Daniel Boorstin, October 1, 1973

Box 10 of 36

Folder 17 Presentation of Downey centennial plate to Silvio Bedini by Congressman Clawson, California, October 9, 1973

Box 10 of 36

Folder 18 Reception for Brooke Hindle, October 25, 1973 (?)

Box 10 of 36

Folder 19 Reception for Chicago Board of Trade, 1974

Box 10 of 36

Folder 20 Dedication of Carmichael auditorium, 1974

Box 10 of 36

Folder 21 Smithsonian Employees, miscellaneous groups

Box 10 of 36

Box 11

Folder 1 Doubleday Lecture by Nelson, March 7, 1974

Box 11 of 36

Folder 2 Movement of John Bull locomotive from Growth of the United States exhibit, June 1974

Box 11 of 36

Folder 3 Visit of Israeli delegation, September 2-3, 1974

Box 11 of 36

Folder 4 Visit of Apollo-Soyuz astronauts and cosmonauts, September 8, 1974

Box 11 of 36

Folder 5 Opening of Leonardo Madrid Manuscript exhibit, September 30, 1974

Box 11 of 36

Folder 6 Opening of International Postal Union exhibit, October 1974

Box 11 of 36

Folders 7-8 Restoration of mace for House of Representatives, November 1974

Box 11 of 36

Folder 9 Presentation of Dibner Library, November 25, 1974

Box 11 of 36

Folder 10 Presentation of NMHT marble and silver dollar to Bern Dibner, November 25, 1974

Box 11 of 36

Folder 11 John Nicholas Brown and National Armed Forces Museum Advisory Board dinner, May 14, 1975

Box 11 of 36

Folder 12 Visit of Hank Aaron, October 1975 (?)

Box 11 of 36

Folder 13 Going-away party for Monica Longen, November 1975

Box 11 of 36

Folder 14 Making of film on centennial, November-December 1975

Box 11 of 36

Folder 15 Retirement of Daniel Boorstin, 1976

Box 11 of 36

Folder 16 Presentation of boxing gloves by Mohammed Ali, March 1976

Box 11 of 36

Folder 17 Tour for National Scholarship winners, March 29, 1976

Box 11 of 36

Folder 18 Visit of Prime Minister of Bavaria, April 8, 1976

Box 11 of 36

Folders 19-20 Opening of 1876 exhibit, Arts and Industries Building, May 9, 1976 and May 10, 1976

Box 11 of 36

Folder 21 Presentation of gown by First Lady Betty Ford, May 1976

Box 11 of 36

Folder 22 Opening of Nation of Nations exhibit, June 1976

Box 11 of 36

Folder 23 Visit of King and Queen of Spain to "Columbus and His Time" exhibit, June 3, 1976

Box 11 of 36

Folder 24 Opening of Leonardo-Windsor exhibit, July 1, 1976

Box 11 of 36

Folder 25 Retirement of Grace Cooper, August 1976

Box 11 of 36

Folder 26 Alex Haley lecture, "The Black Heritage," April 1977

Box 11 of 36

Folder 27 Opening of Silver Jubilee exhibit, June 14, 1977

Box 11 of 36

Folder 28 Visit of David Shinnick to Silver Jubilee exhibit, June 15, 1977

Box 11 of 36

Folder 29 Unidentified events

Box 11 of 36

Series 3

SPECIAL EXHIBITS

Box 12

Folder 1 Abandoned Mine Scenes, 1974

Box 12 of 36

Folder 2 America Set to Music, 1974-1975

Box 12 of 36

Folder 3 American Folk Craft Survivals, 1968

Box 12 of 36

Folder 4 America's Forests, 1976

Box 12 of 36

Folders 5-6 Anatomical Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci, 1976

Box 12 of 36

Folder 7 Antique Scientific Instruments

Box 12 of 36

Folder 8 Art and Spirit of a People, 1965

Box 12 of 36

Folder 9 Bathrooms in America, 1974

Box 12 of 36

Folder 10 Chaim Goldberg, 1973

Box 12 of 36

Folder 11 A Children's World (Sears Toy Exhibit), 1971

Box 12 of 36

Folder 12 The Coke Push, 1968

Box 12 of 36

Folder 13 Columbus and His Time, 1976

Box 12 of 36

Folder 14 The Commonwealth in Africa and the Caribbean, 1969

Box 12 of 36

Box 13

Folder 1 The Copernican Century, 1973

Box 13 of 36

Folder 2 The Copp Family Textiles, 1968

Box 13 of 36

Folders 3-6 1876, 1976. Includes photographs of installation and Lautman photos.

Box 13 of 36

Folder 7 Federal Science and Engineering, model for exhibit, 1964

Box 13 of 36

Folder 8 General Services Administration exhibit on MHT during construction of new building

Box 13 of 36

Folder 9 George Washington Carver (exhibit at White House), 1971

Box 13 of 36

Folder 10 Historic Stamps and Postal Documents of the British Commonwealth

Box 13 of 36

Folder 11 Holiday Exhibits, George Washington's Birthday

Box 13 of 36

Folders 12-13 Holiday Exhibits, Washington and Lincoln, 1972-1973

Box 13 of 36

Folder 14 Holiday Exhibits, Leif Ericsson and Christopher Columbus, 1972

Box 13 of 36

Box 14

Folders 1-4 Holiday Exhibits, Christmas, 1971, 1976-1977

Box 14 of 36

Folder 5 Holiday Exhibits, Labor Day, 1972

Box 14 of 36

Folder 6 Human Rights, 1968

Box 14 of 36

Folder 7 Ideas of Richard and Dion Neutra, 1969

Box 14 of 36

Folder 8 Kiln Club, 1965

Box 14 of 36

Folder 9 Kin and Communities, 1977

Box 14 of 36

Folder 10 Labor Department, 1963

Box 14 of 36

Folder 11 Life Science Radiation, 1966

Box 14 of 36

Folders 12-13 The Madrid Manuscripts of Leonardo da Vinci, 1974. Includes photographs of mounting of manuscripts for the exhibit.

Box 14 of 36

Folder 14 The Madrid Manuscripts of Leonardo da Vinci at Museum of Natural History

Box 14 of 36

Folder 15 The Malaspina Expedition, 1978

Box 14 of 36

Folder 16 Mall entrance exhibit, 1972

Box 14 of 36

Folder 17 Music Machines-American Style

Box 14 of 36

Folder 18 Music Making-American Style, 1966-1967

Box 14 of 36

Folders 19-22 A Nation of Nations, 1972-1976. Includes photographs of early concepts, models, installation progress, staging areas.

Box 14 of 36

Folder 23 Person to Person, 1977

Box 14 of 36

Folder 24 Productivity exhibit, 1973

Box 14 of 36

Folder 25 The Quest for the Presidency, 1968

Box 14 of 36

Folder 26 Ride On, 1977

Box 14 of 36

Folder 27 The Right to Vote, 1972

Box 14 of 36

Folder 28 The Roots of California Culture

Box 14 of 36

Folder 29 Rube Goldberg, 1970

Box 14 of 36

Folder 30 Say it Again Sam, 1973

Box 14 of 36

Folder 31 7000 Years of Iranian Art

Box 14 of 36

Folder 32 Shaving Through the Ages, 1973

Box 14 of 36

Box 15

Folders 1-12 Silver Jubilee, 1977. Includes lists of objects; photographs of specimens from NMHT, Bretzfelder, British Embassy, Eisenhower Library, Ford Library, NCFA, Shinnick, Steuben, Windsor Castle, and White House; and press clippings. Negatives removed from folder 1 to box 35

Box 15 of 36

Folder 13 Slovenes in America, 1971

Box 15 of 36

Folder 14 Steuben Glass

Box 15 of 36

Folder 15 Suiting Everyone, 1975

Box 15 of 36

Folder 16 Systems of Stencil Ornament of Louis Sullivan, 1968

Box 15 of 36

Folder 17 Ten Italian Architects, 1969

Box 15 of 36

Folder 18 Tools to Test Psychic Phenomena, 1978

Box 15 of 36

Folder 19 Townsend Act, 1968-1969

Box 15 of 36

Folder 20 Viceregal Silver from Peru, 1967-1968

Box 15 of 36

Folder 21 Victorian Needlework, 1966-1967

Box 15 of 36

Folder 22 We the People, 1975

Box 15 of 36

Folder 23 Wedgwood Portrait Medallions and First Period Porcelain, 1967

Box 15 of 36

Folder 24 Whatsit Case

Box 15 of 36

Folder 25 White House China, 1975-1976

Box 15 of 36

Folder 26 Women and Politics, 1970

Box 15 of 36

Folder 27 World War I Art, 1967

Box 15 of 36

Series 4

PERMANENT EXHIBITS, ARTS AND INDUSTRIES BUILDING

Box 16

Folders 1-2 Aeronautics. Includes National Air Museum exhibits in South Yard buildings as well as A & I.

Box 16 of 36

Folder 3 Anthropology

Box 16 of 36

Folder 4 Bees

Box 16 of 36

Folder 5 Ceramics and Glass. Includes exhibits of Pell Collection and White House China.

Box 16 of 36

Folder 6 Coins, stamps, and musical instruments

Box 16 of 36

Folder 7 Costumes Includes exhibit of Capp Collection.

Box 16 of 36

Folder 8 Engineering and science

Box 16 of 36

Box 17

Folder 1 First Ladies Hall

Box 17 of 36

Folder 2 Fisheries

Box 17 of 36

Folder 3 Graphic Arts

Box 17 of 36

Folder 4 Mammals

Box 17 of 36

Folder 5 Medical history

Box 17 of 36

Folder 6 Military history

Box 17 of 36

Folder 7 Numismatics

Box 17 of 36

Folder 8 Paleontology

Box 17 of 36

Folder 9 Postal history

Box 17 of 36

Folder 10 Rotunda exhibits. Includes exhibits of U.S. and military history.

Box 17 of 36

Folder 11 Silver

Box 17 of 36

Folder 12 Small arms

Box 17 of 36

Folder 13 Textiles

Box 17 of 36

Box 18

Folders 1-2 Transportation

Box 18 of 36

Folders 3-5 United States history

Box 18 of 36

Folder 6 Brand Whitlock Collection of medals and decorations

Box 18 of 36

Folder 7 Unidentified

Box 18 of 36

Series 5

PERMANENT EXHIBITS, HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGY BUILDING, c. 1963-1973

Box 19

First Floor

Folder 1 Agricultural history. Includes photographs of John Dierbeck, Joseph Saunders, Richard Wilder, John Montgomery, and Leonard Ludes with exhibits; of Huber tractor on loading platform; and of installation of exhibit.

Box 19 of 36

Folder 2 Autos and coaches

Box 19 of 36

Folder 3 Computers

Box 19 of 36

Folder 4 Hall of Electricity

Box 19 of 36

Folder 5 Foucault pendulum

Box 19 of 36

Folder 6 Heavy machinery Includes photographs of Benjamin W. Lawless and Harry Harris.

Box 19 of 36

Folder 7 Light machinery Includes photographs of Joseph Saunders, Harry Harris, Myrna Franklin, John Vernon, and Richard Wilder; and of installation of exhibit.

Box 19 of 36

Folder 8 Hall of Medical Sciences

Box 19 of 36

Folder 9 Hall of Nuclear Energy

Box 19 of 36

Folder 10 Hall of Petroleum

Box 19 of 36

Folder 11 Hall of Physical Sciences

Box 19 of 36

Folders 12-14 Post Office Includes photographs of post office as it stood in Headsville, West Virginia, and its dismantlement.

Box 19 of 36

Folder 15 Power Hall

Box 19 of 36

Folder 16 Railroad Hall Includes photographs of John H. White, Mary S. Chroniger, Andrew B. Waynick, John Harden, and Richard S. Minnick.

Box 19 of 36

Folder 17 Textiles

Box 19 of 36

Folder 18 Hall of Tools Includes photographs of William K. Henson, John Wink, Stanley M. Santoroski, Edward H. White, Harry Hart, Joseph Saunders, John Fling, and Andre Swancy working on exhibits.

Box 19 of 36

Folder 19 Hall of Tunnels and Bridges Includes photographs of exhibit construction.

Box 19 of 36

Box 20

Second Floor

Folder 1 American Costume

Box 20 of 36

Folder 2 Everyday Life in the American Past Includes photographs of J. B. Bynum, John Houser, Charles Rowell, Richard Wilder, Andre Swancy, Rodris Roth, John Anglim working on or inspecting exhibits.

Box 20 of 36

Folder 3 First Ladies Hall. Includes photographs of Mrs. Richard M. Nixon and Sara Taft.

Box 20 of 36

Folder 4 Flag Hall

Box 20 of 36

Folder 5 Folk Art. Includes photographs of individual specimens of Dentzel carousel animals before restoration.

Box 20 of 36

Folders 6-7 Growth of the United States. Includes photographs of Ipswich House before dismantling and ghetto house proposed for exhibit.

Box 20 of 36

Folder 8 Historic Americans Includes photographs of fire damage.

Box 20 of 36

Folder 9 Political History

Box 20 of 36

Folder 10 Statue of George Washington by Greenough

Box 20 of 36

Folder 11 White House China

Box 20 of 36

Third Floor

Folder 12 Armed Forces History

Box 20 of 36

Folder 13 Ceramics Hall

Box 20 of 36

Folder 14 Glass

Box 20 of 36

Folder 15 Hall of Money and Medals

Box 20 of 36

Folder 16 Hall of Musical Instruments

Box 20 of 36

Folder 17 Hall of News Reporting. Includes photographs of proposed designs.

Box 20 of 36

Folder 18 Ordnance

Box 20 of 36

Folder 19 Philadelphia (gunboat). Includes photographs of installation.

Box 20 of 36

Folder 20 Hall of Philately and Postal History

Box 20 of 36

Folder 21 Hall of Photography

Box 20 of 36

Folder 22 Hall of Printing and Graphic Arts

Box 20 of 36

Folder 23 Underwater Exploration

Box 20 of 36

Series 6

PERMANENT EXHIBITS, SMITHSONIAN AND NATURAL HISTORY BUILDINGS

Box 20

Folder 24 SI Building, Graphic Arts

Box 20 of 36

Folder 25 SI Building, Smithsonian secretaries

Box 20 of 36

Folder 26 Natural History Building, Military history

Box 20 of 36

Series 7

EXHIBITS, HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGY BUILDING, PRODUCTION PHOTOGRAPHS

Box 21

Folder 1 Agriculture

Box 21 of 36

Folder 2 Armed Forces History

Box 21 of 36

Folder 3 Autos and Coaches. Consists of series of photographs depicting installation of U. S. Mail wagon.

Box 21 of 36

Folder 4 Ceramics

Box 21 of 36

Folder 5 Costume

Box 21 of 36

Folder 6 Electricity

Box 21 of 36

Folder 7 Engineering - Bridges

Box 21 of 36

Folder 8 Engineering - Tunnels

Box 21 of 36

Folder 9 Hall of Everyday Life in the American Past

Box 21 of 36

Folder 10 Flag Hall

Box 21 of 36

Folder 11 Glass

Box 21 of 36

Folder 12 Graphic Arts - Photomechanical processes

Box 21 of 36

Folder 13 Growth of the United States. Includes photographs of construction of water wheel.

Box 21 of 36

Folder 14 Heavy Machinery

Box 21 of 36

Folder 15 Light Machinery

Box 21 of 36

Folder 16 Medicine and Dentistry

Box 21 of 36

Folder 17 Musical Instruments

Box 21 of 36

Folder 18 Numismatics

Box 21 of 36

Folder 19 Ordnance

Box 21 of 36

Box 22

Folder 1 Pharmacy

Box 22 of 36

Folder 2 Philately

Box 22 of 36

Folder 3 Physics and astronomy

Box 22 of 36

Folder 4 Political history

Box 22 of 36

Folder 5 Railroads

Box 22 of 36

Folder 6 Tools

Box 22 of 36

Folder 7 Underwater Exploration

Box 22 of 36

Folder 8 Watercraft

Box 22 of 36

Series 8

EXHIBITS IN STORAGE

Box 22

Folder 9 Hall of Everyday Life

Box 22 of 36

Folder 10 Light Machinery Hall

Box 22 of 36

Folder 11 Civil Engineering, bridge section

Box 22 of 36

Folder 12 Tool Hall

Box 22 of 36

Folder 13 American Politics

Box 22 of 36

Folder 14 Ceramics Hall

Box 22 of 36

Folder 15 Glass Hall

Box 22 of 36

Box 23

Folder 1 American Advertising Federation Meeting, March 26, 1970. Negatives removed to box 35

Box 23 of 36

Folder 2 Bookstore Fronts. Negatives removed to box 35

Box 23 of 36

Folder 3 Watercolor on cobweb by Johann Burgmann, c.1810

Box 23 of 36

Folder 4 Oil painting on cobweb by Mrs. James Blunt Clopton, 1938

Box 23 of 36

Folder 5 Deutsches Museum, Munchen

Box 23 of 36

Folder 6 Hugh Ferris drawing of HTB. Negative number SA285-183

Box 23 of 36

Folder 7 Events - Weather Crop exhibit, September 1972

Box 23 of 36

Folder 8 The American Costume Committee, First Ladies Hall, U.S. National Museum, Arts and Industries Building, 1915

Box 23 of 36

Folder 9 Medical Exhibit

Box 23 of 36

Folder 10 Political Library exhibit, Arts and Industries Building

Box 23 of 36

Folder 11 Miscellaneous exhibits, Arts and Industries Building

Box 23 of 36

Folder 12 Historic Monument, Arts and Industries Building

Box 23 of 36

Folder 13 Exhibit, unidentified

Box 23 of 36

Folder 14 Machinery exhibit. Negatives removed to box 35

Box 23 of 36

Folder 15 Leonardo exhibit. Negative removed to box 35

Box 23 of 36

Folder 16 Exhibits, unidentified

Box 23 of 36

Folder 17 Exhibits - HTB, general (empty)

Box 23 of 36

Folder 18 Permanent exhibits, Mathematics, HTB (empty)

Box 23 of 36

Folder 19 Exhibits. Negatives removed to box 35

Box 23 of 36

Folder 20 Exhibits. Negative number 77,831

Box 23 of 36

Folder 21 Exhibits, Graphic Arts. Negative number 5,353

Box 23 of 36

Folder 22 Music Machines exhibit, concert, May 5, 1973

Box 23 of 36

Folder 23 Heavy Machinery University of Pennsylvania, May 1960

Box 23 of 36

Folder 24 Restoration, unidentified

Box 23 of 36

Folder 25 "1876," Lautman slides

Box 23 of 36

Folder 26 "The Bell's First Note," 1753. Negative number 31581-G

Box 23 of 36

Folder 27 "Bryant Vase," by Tiffany and Company, 1875 Given to William Cullen Bryant

Box 23 of 36

Folder 28 "If We're So Good, Why Aren't We Better," NMHT exhibit

Box 23 of 36

Folder 29 "Life in Colonial Times"

Box 23 of 36

Folder 30 "People of Peoples," proposed exhibit

Box 23 of 36

Folder 31 British - "Silver Jubilee," June 1977

Box 23 of 36

Folder 32 George C. Maynard

Box 23 of 36

Folder 33 Mall, negative

Box 23 of 36

Folder 34 Historical Military Collection, Arts and Industries Building

Box 23 of 36

Folder 35 Cultural History Collection, Storage unit, Natural History & MHT

Box 23 of 36

Folder 36 Museum of History and Technology, Exterior models, 1964

Box 23 of 36

Folder 37 Negatives found in DDO in November 1975. Source unknown (seem to be of excavation)

Box 23 of 36

Folder 38 MHT, Sixth, floor library plans (from old blueprints)

Box 23 of 36

Box 24

Folder 1 HTB Floor plan. Negative numbers SA 285-187 to 189

Box 24 of 36

Folder 2 Proposed sixth floor addition. Negative numbers SA 285-200-201.

Box 24 of 36

Folder 3 NMHT Basement, fourth and fifth floors. Show staff office placement entered by James H. Jones, c. 1973.

Box 24 of 36

Folder 4 Presentation for budget hearing on sixth floor addition. Negative numbers SA 285-245 to 250.

Box 24 of 36

Folder 5 Miscellaneous negatives related to first press releases of NMHT, 1964

Box 24 of 36

Folder 6 New England, miscellaneous

Box 24 of 36

Folder 7 Objects-of-the-Month, 1978 (?)

Box 24 of 36

Folder 8 Printing Demonstration, Hall of Printing and Graphic Arts, May 1973. Photographs of Stanley Nelson demonstration.

Box 24 of 36

Folder 9 Relics of Washington and other VIP5

Box 24 of 36

Folder 10 Relic, Pocket Slate of Andrew Ellicott, 1791

Box 24 of 36

Folder 11 SI Centennial, slides and negatives

Box 24 of 36

Folder 12 Scientific Instruments, slides

Box 24 of 36

Folder 13 Scientific Instruments, Franklin's Odometer Gear

Box 24 of 36

Folder 14 Scientific Instruments, Wooden Surveying Compasses

Box 24 of 36

Folder 15 Scientific Instruments, Astronomical survey equipment

Box 24 of 36

Folder 16 Scientific Instruments, Levels, Brass Surveying Compasses

Box 24 of 36

Folder 17 Mr. Ripley, photographs and negatives

Box 24 of 36

Folder 18 Specimens, unidentified

Box 24 of 36

Folder 19 Specimens, Costume

Box 24 of 36

Folder 20 Specimen, Textiles

Box 24 of 36

Folder 21 Stamp and Coin Collections

Box 24 of 36

Folder 22 Tenant House, Second floor storage area, June 20, 1969

Box 24 of 36

Folder 23 Tenant House, Storage area

Box 24 of 36

Folder 24 Memos and Correspondence

Box 24 of 36

Folder 25 House of Representatives Mace

Box 24 of 36

Folder 26 Duplicates

Box 24 of 36

Folder 27 Aeronautics

Box 24 of 36

Folder 28 Joseph Henry

Box 24 of 36

Box 25

Folder 1 Smithsonian Building, exterior. Includes photographs of Arts and Industries Building construction.

Box 25 of 36

Folder 2 Smithsonian Building interior

Box 25 of 36

Folder 3 National Academy of Science at Smithsonian Institution

Box 25 of 36

Folder 4 Secretary Exhibit

Box 25 of 36

Box 26

Folder 1 Natural History Museum

Box 26 of 36

Folder 2 Armory Building

Box 26 of 36

Folder 3 Old U. S. Patent Office Building

Box 26 of 36

Folder 4 Early Views of Washington

Box 26 of 36

Folder 5 Centennial Exhibit

Box 26 of 36

Folder 6 World's Columbian Exhibition in Chicago, 1893

Box 26 of 36

Folder 7 Cotton States and International Exhibition, Atlanta, 1895

Box 26 of 36

Folder 8 Pan-American Exhibition, Buffalo, New York, 1901 Folder Louisiana Purchase Fair, Saint Louis, 1904

Box 26 of 36

Box 27

Folder 1 U. S., Jamestown Tercentennial, Norfolk, Virginia, 1907

Box 27 of 36

Folder 2 Sesquicentennial Exposition, 1926

Box 27 of 36

Folder 3 Unidentified Fair

Box 27 of 36

Folder 4 Views of Capitol

Box 27 of 36

Folder 5 Laboratory, Smithsonian Institution

Box 27 of 36

Folder 6 Graphic Arts photograph album, in black binder. Topics include Machine Process, Costume and Physics.

Box 27 of 36

Box 28

Folder 1 Negatives for 1959-1963, progress photographs of NMHT construction

Box 28 of 36

Box 29

"1876," Lautman slides

Box 29 of 36

Box 30

Folder 1 Exhibits - Transportation, slides

Box 30 of 36

Folder 2 Exhibits - Textiles, slides

Box 30 of 36

Folder 3 Exhibits - Postal, slides

Box 30 of 36

Folder 4 Exhibits - Engineering, slides

Box 30 of 36

Folder 5 Exhibits - Special, slides

Box 30 of 36

Box 31

Folder 1 Exhibits in storage, Graphic Arts, machine processes

Box 31 of 36

Folder 2 Exhibits in storage, Costume Hall

Box 31 of 36

Folder 3 Exhibits in storage, Physics Hall

Box 31 of 36

Folder 4 Exhibits in storage, Air Museum

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Folder 5 Exhibits in storage, Heavy Machinery Hall

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Folder 6 Exhibits in storage, Civil Engineering, tunnels

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Folder 7 Exhibits in storage, Hall of Railroads

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Box 32

Folders 1-57 Exhibits, HTB, Object-of-the-Month, June -1971 to January-February 1978

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Box 33

Specimens

Folder 1 Division of Ceramics and Glass, Glass model of Capitol

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Folder 2 Cultural History (?), desk

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Folder 3 Cultural History (?), sedan chair

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Folder 4 Cultural History, silver

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Folder 5 Cultural History, snuff box

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Folder 6 Electricity, Bell telephone transmitter, 1876

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Folder 7 Electricity, Laying the Atlantic Cable, 1866

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Folder 8 Electricity, Samuel F. B. Morse's first telegraph and type slugs

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Folder 9 Electricity, telegraph fire alarm

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Folder 10 Graphic Arts, Franklin printing press

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Folder 11 Graphic Arts, Horn book

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Folder 12 Graphic Arts (?), paintings on cobwebs

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Folder 13 Graphic Arts, printing press

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Folder 14 Graphic Arts, universal linotype

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Folder 15 Graphic Arts, woodblocks

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Folder 16 Mathematics, ENIAC

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Folder 17 Mathematics, H. H. Goldstine and J. B. Eckert

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Folder 18 Mathematics, Leibnitz print

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Folder 19 Mathematics, Mathematical instruments

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Folder 20 Mathematics, UNIVAC I tape drive

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Folder 21 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Corliss engine

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Folder 22 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Daniels planer

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Folder 23 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Gunstock lathe Replica by Thomas Blanchard c. 1822.

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Folder 24 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Leon Scott phonautograph

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Folder 25 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Typewriters

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Folder 26 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Thomas Jefferson desk

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Folder 27 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Abraham Lincoln busts

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Folder 28 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Lincoln Dredge

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Folder 29 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Pen used to sign Woman Suffrage Federal Amendment

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Folder 30 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Bust of Dr. Physick

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Folder 31 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Prints of Washington and Jefferson related items

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Folder 32 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Resolute desk

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Folder 33 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, George Washington spoon

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Folder 34 Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Washington memorabilia in MHT Film Studio, January-February 1976

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Folder 35 Postal History

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Folder 36 Preindustrial Cultural History, Ripley chair

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Folder 37 Textiles, Old sewing machines

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Folder 38 Textiles, Spinning wheel

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Folder 39 Textiles, Eli Whitney cotton gin model

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Folder 40 Division of Transportation

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Box 34

Folder 1 Slides

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Folder 2 Slides, Exhibits

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Division 1 Everyday Life in American Past - Silver
Division 2 Folk Art
Division 3-5 Glass and Ceramics
Division 6 Graphic Arts
Division 7 Growth of the U. S.
Division 8 Heavy Machinery
Division 9 Light Machinery
Division 10 Medicine to Military History
Division 11 Music
Division 12 Nuclear Energy to Numismatics
Divisions 13-14 Ordnance
Division 15 Pendulum
Divisions 16-17 Physics
Division 18 Physics to Political History
Divisions 19-20 Postal History

Folders 3-4 Slides

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Division 1 Buildings, HTB, construction
Division 2 Buildings, HTB, construction, marble
Division 3 Buildings, HTB, drawings, models
Division 4-5 Buildings, HTB, exterior
Division 6 Buildings, HTB, Flag Hall
Divisions 7-10 Buildings, HTB, Infinity
Division 11 Buildings, Smithson Bicentennial
Division 12 Buildings, Folk Art, shop figures
Division 13 Exhibits, Agriculture to Autos and Coaches
Division 14 Exhibits, Chemistry to Civil Engineering
Divisions 15-16 Costumes
Division 17 Electricity
Divisions 18-20 Everyday Life

Folders 4-7 Slides

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Divisions 1-4 MHT, Scientific Instruments, miscellaneous
Divisions 5-20 Sea Coast trip

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Negatives SA285-1 to 258, and Negatives from other boxes

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Box 36

Folder 1 Notation of appointment of Frank Taylor to Museum staff from Museum Doings book

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Folder 2 Special projects, Alexandria archeology

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Folder 3 Corridor project

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Folder 4 Corridor Project, Waterfront model

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Folder 5 Installation of exhibits for opening of MHT

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Folder 6 Infinity, construction and installation

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Folder 7 Move to HTB, Exhibits installation schedule

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Folder 8 MHT, Mall entrance drawings by Steinmann, Cain and White, architects, January 23, 1964

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Folder 9 Special projects, unidentified maritime museum

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Folder 10 Special project, maritime prints and photographs

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Folder 11 Restoration of Dentzel Carousel figures

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Folder 12 Publication, Musical Instruments in the Collections of the Smithsonian

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Folders 13-14 Restoration of machinery for 1876 exhibit. Includes photographs with Boy Scouts and Bill Henson, September (?) 1975.

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Folder 15 Restoration for Graphic Arts Hall, 1972

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Folder 16 Restoration of machinery for 1876 exhibit, Silver Hill, July-August 1974

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Folder 17 Restoration of First Ladies Gown

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Folder 18 Scope of a Technical Museum, chart by Carl Mitman, 1926

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Folder 19 Nineteenth century Victorian Bandstand at Soldiers Home, October 1977

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Folder 20 Plot location plan for Victorian Bandstand, October 28, 1977

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Folder 21 Windows into the American Past - The Kitchen, proposed exhibit

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