Exhibition Records, 1971-2017

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Consists of records documenting exhibition planning, development, production, updating, and related activities within the Aeronautics Department and its predecessors, the Aeronautics Division and the Department of Aeronautics. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; proposals; agreements; research notes and subject information; scripts; object lists and labels; photographs, slides, and negatives; floor plans and designs; symposium and lecture information; press kit; drawings; press releases and articles; loan information; meeting agendas; image permissions; public comments; and supporting documentation. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Aeronautics Division
  • National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Aeronautics


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By subject, by exhibition, and unarranged

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1971
  • 1971-2017


  • Loans
  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Education
  • Aeronautics
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Aeronautical museums
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museum curators
  • Museums--Educational aspects


  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Floor plans
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Floppy disks
  • Architectural drawings
  • Drawings
  • Sketches
  • Color photographs
  • Black-and-white transparencies
  • Color transparencies
  • Color negatives
  • Electronic records
  • Compact discs

Local number

SIA RS00696

Physical description

22 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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