Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits
Exhibition Records, circa 1971-1972, 1981-1994
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.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Carrigan, J. Michael
- National Museum of American History (U.S.). Duke Ellington Festival
- National Museum of American History (U.S.). Department of Exhibits. Japan Music Program
- American Festival Project
- O, Write My Name: American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Exhibition) (1983-1984: Washington, D.C.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-076, National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits, Exhibition Records