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Record Unit 489,  Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, Public Relations,  Records, 1955-1956, 1975-1989

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, Public Relations
Title: Records
Dates: 1955-1956, 1975-1989
Quantity: 7.21 linear meters.
Collection: Record Unit 489
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the public relations aspects of the traveling exhibitions. They include press releases, clippings, photographs, and other publicity materials. One scrapbook contains clippings about early shows, 1955-1956

Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry

These records document the public relations aspects of traveling exhibitions created by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). They include press releases, clippings, photographs, and other publicity materials. One scrapbook contains clippings about early shows, 1955-1956. Researchers should also consult record units 90, 290, 316, 487, and 488 for additional documentation of SITES exhibitions.

Access Restriction

Permission to duplicate photographs should be obtained from the Director of the Office, as some restrictions may apply.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 489, Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, Public Relations, Records

Container List

Box 1

An Age of Gold

Box 1 of 18

Albert Einstein

Box 1 of 18

Alvar Aalto

Box 1 of 18

The American Cowboy

Box 1 of 18

American Drawings II

Box 1 of 18

American Drawings III

Box 1 of 18

American Drawings IV (2 folders)

Box 1 of 18

American Impressionism (6 folders)

Box 1 of 18

American Porcelain: New Expressions in an Ancient Art

Box 1 of 18

America's Architectural Heritage

Box 1 of 18

America's First Ladies

Box 1 of 18

And Now A Message...

Box 1 of 18

And the Band Played On

Box 1 of 18

Aquaculture: A World View of Sea Farming

Box 1 of 18

Archaeology of Israel

Box 1 of 18

Art as Language

Box 1 of 18

Arte Objeto

Box 1 of 18

Artists and Models

Box 1 of 18

The Art of Cameroon (3 folders)

Box 1 of 18

Artists and Space Flight

Box 1 of 18

Aspects of Color

Box 1 of 18

Assignment Aviation

Box 1 of 18

Box 2

Aymara Weavings: Ceremonial textiles of Colonial and Nineteenth Century Bolivia (2 folders)

Box 2 of 18

Aymara Weavings - News releases

Box 2 of 18

Aymara Weavings - Photographs

Box 2 of 18

Aymara Weavings - Slides

Box 2 of 18

Aymara Weavings - Installation and opening

Box 2 of 18

Ban Chiang (2 folders)

Box 2 of 18

Ban Chiang - Publicity (2 folders)

Box 2 of 18

Biblical Paintings of J. James Tissot

Box 2 of 18

Birds of Prey

Box 2 of 18

Black American Landmarks (2 folders)

Box 2 of 18

Building Brooklyn Bridge

Box 2 of 18

Building a New World: Black Labor Photographs

Box 2 of 18

Buildings Reborn: New Uses, Old Places (2 folders)

Box 2 of 18

Buildings Reborn - Public relations photographs

Box 2 of 18

Built for the People of the U.S.A.

Box 2 of 18

Cartoon History

Box 2 of 18

Box 3

CBS Software

Box 3 of 18

A Celebration of Birds (2 folders)

Box 3 of 18

The Center Space: Pueblo Indian Architecture

Box 3 of 18

China From Within

Box 3 of 18

Chinese Children's Drawings

Box 3 of 18

The Contemporary American Potter

Box 3 of 18

Contemporary German Textile Art

Box 3 of 18

Early Flight

Box 3 of 18

Edison and the Electrical Age

Box 3 of 18

Edgar Chahine

Box 3 of 18

Embroideries by the Children of Peru

Box 3 of 18

Ethiopia: The Christian Art of an African Nation

Box 3 of 18

European Illustration: 1974-1984

Box 3 of 18

Eva Zeisel: Designer for Industry

Box 3 of 18

A Flowering of Science: Plants from Captain Cook's First Voyage

Box 3 of 18

Flying Fantasies: Butterflies and Moths

Box 3 of 18

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Box 3 of 18

Galapagos: Born of the Sea

Box 3 of 18

Good as Gold: Alternative Materials in American Jewelry (3 folders)

Box 3 of 18

Graphic Art of Mary Cassatt

Box 3 of 18

Iceland: Fire of the Arctic

Box 3 of 18

Iceland Summer

Box 3 of 18

Image of the Black in Western Art

Box 3 of 18

Images of China

Box 3 of 18

Box 4

Images of Labor (2 folders)

Box 4 of 18

Innovative Furniture

Box 4 of 18

Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo (3 folders)

Box 4 of 18

In Touch: Printing and Writing for the Blind

Box 4 of 18

Invisible Light

Box 4 of 18

Irish Silver from the Collection of the National Museum, Dublin (3 folders)

Box 4 of 18

Jacquard Textile Experiments

Box 4 of 18

John Singer Sargent: Drawings from the Corcoran Gallery of Art

Box 4 of 18

John Sloan in Santa Fe

Box 4 of 18

Kings, Heroes and Lovers

Box 4 of 18

Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler (2 folders)

Box 4 of 18

Marine Mammals of the World

Box 4 of 18

Master Drawings from the National Gallery of Ireland

Box 4 of 18

Master European Drawings

Box 4 of 18

Box 5

Matchsafes: Striking Designs

Box 5 of 18

Mimbres Pottery

Box 5 of 18

Native Harvests: Plants in American Indian Life

Box 5 of 18

Newcomb Pottery

Box 5 of 18

Newcomb Pottery - Clippings

Box 5 of 18

Noritake Art Deco Porcelain

Box 5 of 18

Portraits and Dreams: Photographs of Appalachian Children (2 folders)

Box 5 of 18

Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collection (4 folders)

Box 5 of 18

Pressed on Paper

Box 5 of 18

Radiance and Virtue: The R. Norris Shreve Collection of Chinese Jade

Box 5 of 18

Raphael Soyer: Sixty-Five Years of Printmaking

Box 5 of 18

Renaissance of Islam: Art of the Mamluks

Box 5 of 18

Sculpture: Exploring Three Dimensions

Box 5 of 18

The Seasonal Trade: Holiday Gift and Greeting Cards

Box 5 of 18

Serves Porcelain

Box 5 of 18

Box 6

The Shopping Bag: Portable Graphic Art

Box 6 of 18

SITES Bicentennial Publicity

Box 6 of 18

Southeastern Potteries

Box 6 of 18

Sri Lanka

Box 6 of 18

Story of a Goblet

Box 6 of 18

Studied Beauty: Portraits of Cecil Beaton

Box 6 of 18

Symbols of Faith

Box 6 of 18

Tallgrass Prairie: An American Landscape (3 folders)

Box 6 of 18

This Mighty Dream

Box 6 of 18

Threads: Seven American Artists and Their Miniature Textile Pictures

Box 6 of 18

Traditional Crafts of Saudi Arabia

Box 6 of 18

Transformed Houses

Box 6 of 18

Box 7

Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution

Box 7 of 18

Treasures of the Quicksilver Galleons

Box 7 of 18

Upland Game Birds of North America

Box 7 of 18

Urban Open Spaces

Box 7 of 18

The Vanishing Race and Other Illusions: A New Look at the Work of Edward Curtis

Box 7 of 18

Western Views and Eastern Visions

Box 7 of 18

We'll Never Turn Back

Box 7 of 18

What Mean These Stones?

Box 7 of 18

World Print III

Box 7 of 18

World Print IV

Box 7 of 18

Year of the Hopi

Box 7 of 18

Yesterday's Tomorrows (3 folders)

Box 7 of 18

Advance Exhibition Schedules, January 1975-October 1986

Box 7 of 18

American Master Works on Paper from the Corcoran Gallery of Art

Box 7 of 18

America's Space Truck: The Space Shuttle (2 folders)

Box 7 of 18

Artist and the Space Shuttle

Box 7 of 18

Baseball Immortals (2 folders)

Box 7 of 18

Beaumont Newall: A Retrospective

Box 7 of 18

Beauties of the Coral Reef (2 folders)

Box 7 of 18

Community Industries of the Shakers

Box 7 of 18

Box 8

Contemporary Print Images

Box 8 of 18

Drawn from the Sea: Art in the Service of Ichthyology

Box 8 of 18

Dutch Paintings of the Golden Age from the Collection of the National Gallery of Ireland (2 folders)

Box 8 of 18

Eleanor Roosevelt: First Person Singular

Box 8 of 18

Exploring Microspace

Box 8 of 18

Fields of Grass

Box 8 of 18

Five Centuries of Italian Textiles

Box 8 of 18

Generations (2 folders)

Box 8 of 18

Genre Scenes: Works on Paper (2 folders)

Box 8 of 18

Jupiter and Its Moons (3 folders)

Box 8 of 18

Peggy Loar (former SITES director)

Box 8 of 18

Magnificent Voyagers

Box 8 of 18

Box 9

Material Evidence (3 folders)

Box 9 of 18

New Horizons

Box 9 of 18

Out of Africa

Box 9 of 18

Power and Gold (2 folders)

Box 9 of 18

Recent American Works on Paper

Box 9 of 18

Renaissance Bronzes

Box 9 of 18

Russia: The Land, the People (3 folders)

Box 9 of 18

Sharing Traditions: Five Black American Artists in Nineteenth Century America from the Collections of the National Museum of American Art (3 folders)

Box 9 of 18

Sharing Traditions - Background

Box 9 of 18

Sharing Traditions - Press release (2 folders)

Box 9 of 18

Box 10

South of Winter: Arkansas Wildlife (2 folders)

Box 10 of 18

Treasures from the Land

Box 10 of 18

Twenty-Five Years of Manned Space Flight

Box 10 of 18

A Collector's Eye: The Olga Hirshhorn Collection

Box 10 of 18

American Drawings From the Cooper-Hewitt Museum: Training the Hand and Eye

Box 10 of 18

And Now A Message... (4 folders)

Box 10 of 18

Art Nouveau Bing

Box 10 of 18

Art of Botany

Box 10 of 18

Brooklyn Bridge

Box 10 of 18

Carnegie's Libraries

Box 10 of 18

Child to Child

Box 10 of 18

Colorful Kite Tales

Box 10 of 18

Computers in Your Pocket: The History of Hand-Held Calculators

Box 10 of 18

Daughters of the Desert

Box 10 of 18

Diamonds Are Forever: Artists & Writers in Baseball

Box 10 of 18

Diamonds Are Forever - Press Release

Box 10 of 18

Diamonds Are Forever - Color Slides

Box 10 of 18

Diamonds Are Forever - Background

Box 10 of 18

Diamonds Are Forever - Black-and-white photographs

Box 10 of 18

Drawn from the Sea

Box 10 of 18

Box 11

Edison and the Electrical Age (3 folders)

Box 11 of 18

Exploring Microspace

Box 11 of 18

Fields of Grass - News release

Box 11 of 18

Generations

Box 11 of 18

Generations - Background

Box 11 of 18

Generations - Book party

Box 11 of 18

Generations - Photographs

Box 11 of 18

Generations - Warren Lambert

Box 11 of 18

Glamour and Allure

Box 11 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Black-and-white photographs

Box 11 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Background publications

Box 11 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Installation slides

Box 11 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Color transparencies

Box 11 of 18

Hooray for Yiddish Theater in America!

Box 11 of 18

Impressions of a New Civilization

Box 11 of 18

John Held's America: Flappers, the Jazz Age and Beyond

Box 11 of 18

King Herod's Dream: Caesarea on the Sea (2 folders)

Box 11 of 18

Magnificent Voyagers

Box 11 of 18

Magnificent Voyagers - Background/Correspondence

Box 11 of 18

Box 12

Mark Twain: Joy-Flags and Milestones

Box 12 of 18

Master Watercolors and Drawings from the Norton School of Art

Box 12 of 18

Mexico as Seen by Her Children

Box 12 of 18

Mouton Rothschild: Paintings for the Labels

Box 12 of 18

New Vistas: American Art Pottery

Box 12 of 18

Odyssey: Mirror of the Mediterranean

Box 12 of 18

Polished Perfection: The Art of Turned-Wood Bowls

Box 12 of 18

Portraits in Black

Box 12 of 18

Power and Gold

Box 12 of 18

America's City Halls

Box 12 of 18

Anasazi World

Box 12 of 18

Artists and Models

Box 12 of 18

Art Nouveau Bing (2 folders)

Box 12 of 18

Athletes and Heroes

Box 12 of 18

The Dog Observed

Box 12 of 18

Ebla to Damascus

Box 12 of 18

Box 13

Hollywood: Legend and Reality (5 folders)

Box 13 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Publicity

Box 13 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Copies/Clips (3 folders)

Box 13 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Original clippings (2 folders)

Box 13 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Volume I

Box 13 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Volume II

Box 13 of 18

Homage to Amanda

Box 13 of 18

Magic of Neon

Box 13 of 18

Peonies of Greece

Box 13 of 18

Box 14

People of the Forest: Photos by Gertrude Blom

Box 14 of 18

Perfect in Her Place : Women at Work in Industrial America

Box 14 of 18

American Master Drawings from the Corcoran Gallery of Art

Box 14 of 18

America's Space Truck: The Space Shuttle

Box 14 of 18

Anasazi World

Box 14 of 18

The Architectural Drawings of Jean Paul Carlhian

Box 14 of 18

The Art of Cameroon

Box 14 of 18

The Art of Cameroon Grassfields

Box 14 of 18

Athletes and Heroes

Box 14 of 18

Audubon: Science in to Art

Box 14 of 18

Ban Chiang

Box 14 of 18

Baseball Immortals

Box 14 of 18

Beauties of the Coral Reef

Box 14 of 18

Community Industries of the Shakers

Box 14 of 18

Contemporary Print Images

Box 14 of 18

The Dog Observed

Box 14 of 18

Dutch Paintings of the Golden Age from the National Gallery of Ireland

Box 14 of 18

Eleanor Roosevelt: First Person Singular

Box 14 of 18

Five Centuries of Italian Textiles

Box 14 of 18

Gauguin and His Circle in Brittany: The Prints of the Pont-Aven School

Box 14 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality

Box 14 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Tour: Miami

Box 14 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Tour: Cincinnati

Box 14 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Tour: Denver

Box 14 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Tour: Japan

Box 14 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality - Attendance figures

Box 14 of 18

Homage to Amanda

Box 14 of 18

The Laser at 25

Box 14 of 18

Marconi

Box 14 of 18

Master European Watercolors and Drawings

Box 14 of 18

Master Weavers

Box 14 of 18

Material Evidence

Box 14 of 18

Music and Dance from Papua New Guinea

Box 14 of 18

Box 15

New Horizons

Box 15 of 18

Out of Africa

Box 15 of 18

Perfect in Her Place

Box 15 of 18

Renaissance Master Bronzes

Box 15 of 18

Russia, The Land, The People

Box 15 of 18

Sharing Traditions

Box 15 of 18

Treasures from the Land

Box 15 of 18

Treasures from Hungary

Box 15 of 18

Twenty-Five Years of Manned Space Flight

Box 15 of 18

Unfamiliar Fauna of the Open Sea

Box 15 of 18

America's City Halls

Box 15 of 18

American Impressionism

Box 15 of 18

American Porcelain: New Expressions in Ancient Art

Box 15 of 18

An Age of Gold: Three Centuries of Paintings from Old Ecuador

Box 15 of 18

Aquaculture: A World View of Seafarming

Box 15 of 18

Art of Cameroon

Box 15 of 18

Art of Cameroon - Advertising

Box 15 of 18

Art of Cameroon - Grant news release

Box 15 of 18

Art of Cameroon - Press kit contents

Box 15 of 18

Art of Cameroon - Correspondence

Box 15 of 18

Art of Cameroon - Tour schedule and contacts

Box 15 of 18

Art of Cameroon - Black-and-white photographs

Box 15 of 18

Art of Cameroon - Slides

Box 15 of 18

Art of Cameroon - Installation photographs

Box 15 of 18

Art of Cameroon - Original images, etc.

Box 15 of 18

Arte Objeto

Box 15 of 18

Artists & Models: Portraits from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture garden

Box 15 of 18

Aspects of Color: Works on Paper from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Box 15 of 18

Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost Bronze Age

Box 15 of 18

Beaumont Newall: A Retrospective

Box 15 of 18

Black American Landmarks

Box 15 of 18

Building Brooklyn Bridge

Box 15 of 18

CBS Video Project

Box 15 of 18

Celebration of Birds

Box 15 of 18

China From Within

Box 15 of 18

Contemporary German Textile Art

Box 15 of 18

Box 16

Ebla to Damascus: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Syria (4 folders)

Box 16 of 18

Early Flight 1900-1911

Box 16 of 18

Edgar Chahine: La Vie Parisienne

Box 16 of 18

Ethiopia: The Christian Art of An African Nation

Box 16 of 18

European Illustration: 1974-1984

Box 16 of 18

Exploring Microspace

Box 16 of 18

Eva Zeisel: Designer for Industry

Box 16 of 18

A Flowering of Science

Box 16 of 18

Flying Fantasies

Box 16 of 18

Genre Scenes: Works on Paper from Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Box 16 of 18

Ice Age Art

Box 16 of 18

Iceland: Fire of the Arctic

Box 16 of 18

Image of the Black in Western Art

Box 16 of 18

Innovative Furniture in America

Box 16 of 18

Inua: Spirit of the Bering Sea Eskimo

Box 16 of 18

Kentucky Quilts

Box 16 of 18

Kings, Heroes & Lovers: Pictorial Rugs from the Tribes and Villages of Iran

Box 16 of 18

Hollywood: Legend and Reality

Box 16 of 18

Lithographs of Whistler

Box 16 of 18

Images of Old Age in America

Box 16 of 18

In Touch: Printing and Writing for the Blind in the 19th Century

Box 16 of 18

Irish Silver

Box 16 of 18

Jacquard Textile Experiments

Box 16 of 18

Jamaican Art

Box 16 of 18

Jupiter and Its Moons

Box 16 of 18

French Cinema Posters, 1924-1939: The Art Jean A. Mercier

Box 16 of 18

The Magic of Neon

Box 16 of 18

Matchsafes in the Collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Box 16 of 18

Newcomb Pottery: An Enterprise for Southern Women

Box 16 of 18

Art Nouveau Bing

Box 16 of 18

Peonies of Greece: Myth, Science, Art

Box 16 of 18

Pressed on Paper: Fish Rubbings and Nature Prints

Box 16 of 18

Box 17

Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collection

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - Tour

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - Publicity

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - Background

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - Education, Tours

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - News releases (originals and copies)

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - Slide sets

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - Installation photographs

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - Black-and-white photographs

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - Release

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - Radio advertisements

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - Publicity lists

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - Correspondence

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - Press conference/Previews

Box 17 of 18

Precious Legacy - Color slides

Box 17 of 18

Recent American Works on Paper

Box 17 of 18

Sculpture: Exploring Three Dimensions

Box 17 of 18

Shopping Bag: Portable Graphic Art

Box 17 of 18

Surrealist Art

Box 17 of 18

Symbols of Faith

Box 17 of 18

Three Centuries of German Painting and Drawing

Box 17 of 18

Treasures of the Smithsonian

Box 17 of 18

We'll Never Turn Back

Box 17 of 18

Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future

Box 17 of 18

Box 18

German Drawings: Masterpieces from Five Centuries

Box 18 of 18