Exhibition Records, 1956-1980

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Consists of records documenting exhibition planning, development and production activities in the Division of Physical Sciences at the National Museum of American History, and when the museum was known as the National Museum of History and Technology and the Museum of History and Technology, respectively. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; floor plans; scripts; meeting reports; and photographs.


  • National Museum of History and Technology
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1956
  • 1956-1980


  • Chemistry
  • Art
  • Scientific apparatus and instruments
  • Physical sciences
  • Science
  • Exhibitions
  • Mathematics
  • Museums
  • History
  • Mathematics--History
  • Physical sciences--History
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Chemistry--History
  • Art and science
  • Museum curators


  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Floor plans

Local number

SIA RS00434

Physical description

  • .75 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • .25 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • Oversize materials processed holdings

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