Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director
Subject Files, circa 1977-1992
This accession consists of records that primarily document administrative activities of the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Office of the Director, concerning NMAH departments, divisions, and exhibitions. Some of the records date prior to 1980, when NMAH was known as the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include records pertaining to the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in the Arts and Industries Building; proposals for exhibitions such as Treaty of Paris Anniversary (1982) and Women in History (1979); correspondence between NMAH and the United States Patent Model Foundation (USPMF), in regard to collections management, symposia, and fundraising efforts for various joint NMAH-USPMF related projects; information pertaining to the Invent America campaign; and photographs of the Hart House.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Hindle, Brooke
- Kennedy, Roger G.
- Hart House
- United States Patent Model Foundation
- National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
- Arts & Industries Building (Smithsonian Institution, Washington)
- 1876: A Centennial Exhibition. (1976: Washington, D.C.)
- Science museums
- Historical museums
- Museums -- Administration
- Museum exhibits
- Museum directors
- United States -- History
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-041, National Museum of American History. Office of the Director, Subject Files