Exhibition Records, 1981-1985

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the research and development of the permanent exhibition, "After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800," which opened in 1985. Materials include exhibition scripts, research reports from contracted non-Smithsonian historians, graphics files, public relations and educational training files, departmental chairmen's files, budget and personnel records, object lists, project historian's files, and drawings of early American houses and site plans.

Subject

After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800 (Exhibition) (1985-2002: Washington, D.C.)

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Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Organized into subseries: Project research files--Contract research reports--Graphics files--Historian's project files--Related projects--Administrative files--Departmental Chairmen's office files--Oversize drawings and artwork

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1981
  • 1981-1985

Topic

  • Social history
  • Exhibitions

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Brochures
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Drawings
  • Architectural drawings
  • Maps
  • Posters

Local number

SIA RS00527

Physical description

  • 10.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • Oversize materials unprocessed holdings

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