Exhibition Records, 1960-2015

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Summary

Consists of records documenting exhibition planning and production in the Division of Political History, formerly known as the Division of Politics and Reform, Division of Social History, and the Department of Social and Cultural History. Some records date to when the museum was known as the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; exhibition proposals; scripts; installation blueprints, floor plans, and design drawings; budget summaries; contracts and agreements; loan information; press releases; visitor comments; election memorabilia; photographs, slides, and negatives; exhibition catalogs; audio recordings; video recordings; object lists; interview transcripts; meeting agendas and minutes; project schedules; committee information; evaluations; press kits; newspaper clippings; and supporting documentation. Some materials are in electronic format.

Subject

  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Politics and Reform
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Social History
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Social and Cultural History
  • National Museum of History and Technology Division of Political History

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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

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1960
  • 1960-2015

Topic

  • Politics and culture
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Drawings
  • Floor plans
  • Clippings
  • Audiotapes
  • Brochures
  • Color photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Compact discs
  • Floppy disks
  • Books
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Color negatives
  • Transcripts
  • Videotapes
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA RS00490

Physical description

12.37 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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