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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Record Unit 410

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs

Publicity Records, circa 1965-1974, 1987

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Title: Publicity Records
Dates: circa 1965-1974, 1987
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Record Unit 410
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist primarily of extensive publicity materials relating to the building and opening of the Quadrangle complex. They include photographs at many stages of construction, fundraising booklets, donor lists, press kits, press releases, and interviews. Also included are publicity materials relating to the Smithson Bicentennial, including copies of speeches given, and the opening of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. The Hirshhorn materials consist mainly of clippings and articles in binders.

Descriptive Entry

These records consist primarily of extensive publicity materials relating to the building and opening of the Quadrangle complex. They include photographs at many stages of construction, fundraising booklets, donor lists, press kits, press releases, and interviews. Also included in the collection are publicity materials relating to the Smithson Bicentennial, including copies of speeches given, and the opening of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). The Hirshhorn materials consist mainly of clippings and articles in binders.

Many of the images in this collection are available online.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 410, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Public Affairs, Publicity Records

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Container List

Box 1

News Clippings

Box 1 of 4

Foreign Press List

Box 1 of 4

TV PSA

Box 1 of 4

Ripley Center

Box 1 of 4

Metro

Box 1 of 4

September 28

Box 1 of 4

September 10 Preview

Box 1 of 4

Garden Preview

Box 1 of 4

Haupt Garden

Box 1 of 4

Garden

Box 1 of 4

Book

Box 1 of 4

Quadrangle Flier

Box 1 of 4

Quad Donors

Box 1 of 4

Press Kits

Box 1 of 4

Quad Memos, Old Releases

Box 1 of 4

Quad - Gifts (Saudi)

Box 1 of 4

VOA

Box 1 of 4

Early Press Kits

Box 1 of 4

Invitations

Box 1 of 4

Quad Budget

Box 1 of 4

International Center

Box 1 of 4

Publicity Plan

Box 1 of 4

Openings - Background

Box 1 of 4

R.A.P.

Box 1 of 4

Stained Glass

Box 1 of 4

Doors

Box 1 of 4

Quad Painting (overall view)

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Quad Photos (general)

Box 2 of 4

Old Quad Model (photos)

Box 2 of 4

Carlhian

Box 2 of 4

Fundraising Booklets

Box 2 of 4

Cutaway - Color

Box 2 of 4

Ground Breaking

Box 2 of 4

Quad History

Box 2 of 4

African Art

Box 2 of 4

Quad Photos (complete set)

Box 2 of 4

Publicity Report

Box 2 of 4

Quad General

Box 2 of 4

Martin Luther King Library

Box 2 of 4

Crowd Control

Box 2 of 4

Commemorative Brochure

Box 2 of 4

Quad Clips - Non SI

Box 2 of 4

Floor Plans

Box 2 of 4

Torch - Quad

Box 2 of 4

Quad - Building

Box 2 of 4

Underground

Box 2 of 4

Sackler

Box 2 of 4

Quad Line Drawing

Box 2 of 4

Public Events

Box 2 of 4

Quad Releases

Box 2 of 4

Lautman

Box 2 of 4

Freer Tunnel

Box 2 of 4

Interview: Dillon Ripley

Box 2 of 4

3 Press Kits on Museum Support Center

Box 2 of 4

Photographs:

Box 2 of 4
September 28 Event
Outside Gardens
Hole at Various Stages
Torch Quad Shots
Garden Trees, Fall 1985
Mechanical Room
Kiosk, March 1985
Gates Installed (3 Pictures), 1987
Overall Fisheye, January 1985
Kiosk, May 1986
Sackler, May 1986
African Art, March 1987
Garden, March 1987
Overview Quad with Street
Overall Quad
Historic Photographs
Shepley, Bullfinch Sketch

Box 3

Photographs:

Box 3 of 4
Haas Mural
Renwick Gate
Vertical Parterre with Castle
Cutaways
B&W Watercolor
Sackler Pavilion & Kiosk
Castle through African Window
Sackler/Artifacts/People
African Art Pavilion
Waterjet with Waterfall
A&I Through Moongate
African with Fountain/Ground Level
Ripley & Adams
Carlhian & Dillon, Adams
Overall Quad
Sackler with Pond
African with Fountain
Architectural Detail Sackler Pavilion
Architectural Detail African Pavilion
Concourse
Kiosk
Sackler Pavilion with Kiosk
Kiosk and Path with Lampposts
Sackler Pavilion
African Pavilion with Fountain

Speech - Carmichael

Box 3 of 4

Speech - Cowan

Box 3 of 4

Washington Post Clipping - President Johnson Speech

Box 3 of 4

Speech - Mumford

Box 3 of 4

Speech - Levi Strauss

Box 3 of 4

Speech - Koestler

Box 3 of 4

Speech - Robert Oppenheimer

Box 3 of 4

Bicentennial Speech - Ripley

Box 3 of 4

Ripley Speech "Museums in Today's Changing World"

Box 3 of 4

Whipple Speech

Box 3 of 4

Speech & Release - Tonlmin

Box 3 of 4

Programs

Box 3 of 4

List of Acceptances

Box 3 of 4

First Smithson Medal Presented

Box 3 of 4

National Observer Clipping

Box 3 of 4

Presentation of Scott Medal to Lord Florey

Box 3 of 4

James Smithson Photos

Box 3 of 4

Bicentennial Patrons

Box 3 of 4

Convocation Areas - Glossies

Box 3 of 4

New York Times Editorial

Box 3 of 4

Butterfield Speech

Box 3 of 4

Congressional Record Reprint

Box 3 of 4

Smithson Bicentennial - Brunner Speech

Box 3 of 4

Hirshhorn Background

Box 3 of 4

Checklist of Paintings and Sculptures in Inaugural Book/Catalog

Box 3 of 4

Legislative History, Public Law 89-788, Approved November 7, 1966, Establishing the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG)

Box 3 of 4

HMSG

Box 3 of 4

Hirshhorn Clippings

Box 3 of 4

Clips

Box 3 of 4

Clippings

Box 3 of 4

Opening

Box 3 of 4

Sculpture Garden Clips

Box 3 of 4

White House

Box 3 of 4

Hirshhorn Congressional Records

Box 3 of 4

HMSG Groundbreaking

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Notes, Releases

Box 4 of 4

The Collections

Box 4 of 4

Mr. Hirshhorn - Biography

Box 4 of 4

History of the Museum

Box 4 of 4

S. Dillon Ripley Remarks

Box 4 of 4

Hirshhorn Architecture

Box 4 of 4

AP Stories on the Hirshhorn

Box 4 of 4

Press Book, Official Opening - HMSG, Volumes I-IV

Box 4 of 4

Publicity Report (on the opening of the new museum complex at the Smithsonian Institution - Sackler Gallery, National Museum of African Art, S. Dillon Ripley Center, and Haupt Garden), 1987

Box 4 of 4