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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 95-076

National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits

Exhibition Records, circa 1971-1972, 1981-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 1971-1972, 1981-1994
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 95-076
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of J. Michael Carrigan, Assistant Director for Exhibits, 1982-1989, and Assistant Director for Exhibits and Public Spaces, 1990-1994, in the Department of Exhibits at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Materials include NMAH Management Committee reports; exhibition proposals and contracts; minutes of meetings; information on special exhibition funding; space at NMAH storage facilities (i.e., Fullerton Industrial Park and Suitland); loans for exhibitions; correspondence and memoranda; storage and exhibition blueprints and drawings; and personnel files. Records also include documentation of the American Festival Project, "Oh, Write My Name: American Portraits, Harlem Heroes" traveling exhibition show, Japan Music Program, and the Duke Ellington Festival.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of J. Michael Carrigan, Assistant Director for Exhibits, 1982-1989, and Assistant Director for Exhibits and Public Spaces, 1990-1994, in the Department of Exhibits at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Materials include NMAH Management Committee reports; exhibition proposals and contracts; minutes of meetings; information on special exhibition funding; space at NMAH storage facilities (i.e., Fullerton Industrial Park and Suitland); loans for exhibitions; correspondence and memoranda; storage and exhibition blueprints and drawings; and personnel files. Records also include documentation of the American Festival Project, Oh, Write My Name: American Portraits, Harlem Heroes traveling exhibition show, Japan Music Program, and the Duke Ellington Festival.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-076, National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Exhibition Contract/Fire Damage, 1971-1972

Box 1 of 3

National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) Fire Damage, 1971

Box 1 of 3

NMHT Fire Damage: Original Set of Specifications Before Changes, 1971

Box 1 of 3

National Museum of American History (NMAH): Management, 1988-1991 (4 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Advertising Council Anniversary Exhibition, 1989-1991

Box 1 of 3

Tesla and Thomson, 1992

Box 1 of 3

20th Century LIA, 1991

Box 1 of 3

Traveling Exhibition Program: Oh, Write My Name: American Portraits, Harlem Heroes, 1981

Box 1 of 3

Russian Imperial Exhibitions, 1989-1993

Box 1 of 3

Exhibition Proposals, 1988-1990 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Fullerton Facility, 1990

Box 1 of 3

Project Management Guidelines, 1993

Box 1 of 3

NMAH Space Committee, 1994

Box 1 of 3

Personnel, 1990-1993

Box 1 of 3

Department of Exhibits: Quarterly Senior Staff Meetings, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Odell Exhibition Case Contract, 1993

Box 1 of 3

Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC), 1994

Box 1 of 3

NMAH Management Committee, 1994

Box 1 of 3

Special Exhibition Fund, 1994

Box 1 of 3

Japan Music Program, 1994

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Society Fund, 1994

Box 1 of 3

Hands-on-History Room (HOHR) Project, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 3

SI wide exhibit schedule, 1993

Box 1 of 3

Phase IV Master Plan Projects, FY 1994

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Repair and renewal

Box 2 of 3

Suitland Master Plan, 1991

Box 2 of 3

Fire-Safety Violations, 1989-1994

Box 2 of 3

Exhibition Proposals, 1984

Box 2 of 3

Exhibition Proposals, 1985

Box 2 of 3

Exhibition Proposals, 1989-1990

Box 2 of 3

American Gypsy Exhibition Proposal, 1992

Box 2 of 3

Special Exhibition Fund, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 3

PAAC Student Art Show, 1994

Box 2 of 3

Duke Ellington Festival: Art Display, 1993

Box 2 of 3

Smithson Society Proposal, 1993

Box 2 of 3

Exhibition: Put the City Up - Chicago Architecture, 1800-1992, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 3

Louis Sullivan Manhattan Building Elevator Grills, 1992

Box 2 of 3

Trees of Christmas, 1993

Box 2 of 3

Women's Committee: Carmichael Auditorium Proposal, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 3

Flag Hall Murals, 1991

Box 2 of 3

World War II Exhibition, 1992-1993

Box 2 of 3

Accounting Reports, 1991-1993

Box 2 of 3

The American Festival Project, 1994

Box 2 of 3

The American Festival Project scripts (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

The American Festival Project, December 1993 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

The American Festival Project, September - November, 1993

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

The American Festival Project, 1994

Box 3 of 3

American Festival Project Team

Box 3 of 3

The American Festival Project, December 1992 - March 1993

Box 3 of 3

The American Festival Project, April - May 1993

Box 3 of 3

The American Festival Project, May 1993

Box 3 of 3

The American Festival Project, May - August 1993

Box 3 of 3

Miscellaneous, 1994

Box 3 of 3