Exhibition Records, 1922-2002

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Consists of records documenting exhibition planning, development and production activities in the Division of Science, Medicine and Society, and when that Division was known as the Division of Medical Sciences. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; agreements; budget summaries; scripts; meeting agendas and minutes; loan information; reports; photographs; floor plans; design drawings; brochures; newspaper clippings; object lists; visitor comment forms; press releases; exhibition reviews; project schedules; and supporting documentation.


National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Medical Sciences


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1922
  • 1922-2002

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Chemistry
  • Medical museums
  • Museum loans
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • History
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Chemistry--History


  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Clippings
  • Brochures
  • Color photographs
  • Floor plans
  • Drawings

Local number

SIA RS00422

Physical description

6 cu. ft. processed holdings

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