Exhibition Records, 1959-1991

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Consists of records documenting publicity for National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) exhibitions during the tenure of Thomas R. Harney, Science Information Officer in the News Bureau of the Office of Public Affairs, 1969-1976; Writer-Editor at NMNH, 1976-1990; and Public Information Officer, 1990-1994. Materials include press releases, clippings, photographs and negatives, and other miscellaneous materials created and collected by Harney. Also includes slides of exhibitions at NMNH, or individual specimens within the exhibitions.


Harney, Thomas R


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1959
  • 1959-1991


  • Natural history museums
  • Public relations
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Museums--Public relations


  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Brochures
  • Color photographs
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Color transparencies
  • Color negatives
  • Black-and-white negatives

Local number

SIA RS00030

Physical description

4.25 cu. ft. processed holdings

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