Program and Exhibition Files, 1976-2008

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This series consists of records documenting the promotion of National Air and Space Museum and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center exhibitions, programs, and events as well as the public's response. The unit was known as the Office of Public Affairs prior to 2005. Materials include media reports, clippings, press kits, photographs, brochures, news releases, correspondence, memoranda,marketing materials, press lists, activity booklets, event programs, and invitations as well as petitions, cards, signs, and other artifacts and materials left at the museum or sent by the public. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Office of Public Affairs
  • Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center


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


  • 1976
  • 1976-2008


  • Public relations
  • Publicity
  • Astronautical museums
  • Aeronautics
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Aeronautical museums


  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Clippings
  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures
  • Drawings
  • Color photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Serials (publications)
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Color negatives
  • Picture postcards
  • Electronic records
  • Compact discs
  • Artifacts

Local number

SIA RS00235

Physical description

29.08 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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