Photographs, 1920-1979 [graphic]

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The Office 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.


  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Office of the Deputy Director


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  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
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Organized into subseries: Buildings-Events-Special Exhibitions-Permanent Exhibitions-Specimens-Miscellany-Slides-Exhibitions in storage

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1920
  • 1920-1979


  • Historical museums
  • Exhibitions
  • Science museums
  • Museums
  • Smithsonian buildings
  • Museums--Collection management


  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color photographs
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Color transparencies
  • Floor plans

Local number

SIA RS00347

Physical description

17.37 cu. ft. processed holdings

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