Exhibition Records, 1912-1990

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Summary

Consists of records documenting exhibition planning and production in the Division of Armed Forces History, and before 1984, in the Division of Naval History and the Division of Military History. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; photographs of models and artifacts, installations, and special events; budget information; staff publications; proposals; scripts; research notes; blueprints and floor plans; public inquiries; information files; lecture papers; clippings; and films.

Creator

National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Armed Forces History

Subject

  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Naval History
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Military History

Category

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

  • 1912
  • 1912-1990

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details

Topic

  • Historical museums
  • Exhibitions
  • Naval history
  • Military
  • Military history

Form/Genre

  • Posters
  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Architectural drawings
  • Sketches
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Drawings
  • Maps
  • Books
  • Motion pictures (visual works)

Local number

SIA RS00428

Physical description

18 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings