Exhibition Records, 1955-2002

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Consists of records documenting natural history exhibition production at the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, photographs and slides, blueprints, layouts, drawings, scripts, plans, work contracts, schedules, notes, visitor surveys, publications, clippings, brochures, videotapes, and administrative records for permanent and temporary exhibitions. Some materials are in electronic format.


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Series Level Description


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By exhibition, and unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1955
  • 1955-2002

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Natural history museums
  • Exhibitions


  • Manuscripts
  • Color photographs
  • Architectural drawings
  • Drawings
  • Books
  • Clippings
  • Brochures
  • Color transparencies
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Pamphlets
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Electronic records
  • Floppy disks
  • Videotapes

Local number

SIA RS00026

Physical description

  • Oversize materials processed holdings
  • 36.58 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • Oversize materials unprocessed holdings
  • 30.57 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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