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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 94-051

National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits

Exhibition Records, circa 1963-1992

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 1963-1992
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection: Accession 94-051
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist mostly of files documenting the production of Hall 7, "Peoples of Africa and Asia," c. 1963-1965; the Gem and Mineral Hall and Meteorite Hall, c. 1965-1971; and "Dinamation," 1990. Also included are administrative records concerning the National Museum of Natural History Exhibits Committee, fumigation, temporary exhibits, and related topics. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, plans, blueprints, reports, and publications.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists mostly of files documenting the production of Hall 7, "Peoples of Africa and Asia," c. 1963-1965; the Gem Hall and Meteorite Hall, c. 1965-1971; and "Dinamation," 1990. Also included are administrative records concerning the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) Exhibits Committee, fumigation, temporary exhibits, and related topics. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, plans, blueprints, reports, and publications.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-051, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Files concerning the production of Hall 7, "Peoples of Africa and Asia," circa 1963-1965 (55 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Files concerning Dinamation, 1990 (21 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Files concerning Dinamation, 1990 (9 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Files concerning the production of the Gem Hall and the Meteorite Hall, circa 1965-1971 (8 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Infestation and Fumigation Reports

Box 2 of 4

Discovery Room

Box 2 of 4

Chairman's Meeting Minutes

Box 2 of 4

Public Programming at the National Museum of Natural History, 1985

Box 2 of 4

Exhibits Contract with Local 2463, 1977

Box 2 of 4

Ward Collection

Box 2 of 4

Fumigation Committee Report

Box 2 of 4

Memoranda, 1989-1990

Box 2 of 4

Miscellaneous Correspondence and Memoranda

Box 2 of 4

Correspondence, 1982-1985

Box 2 of 4

Task Force

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Exhibit Transition Committee, 1983

Box 3 of 4

Exhibit Committee Meeting, 1983-1984

Box 3 of 4

Temporary Exhibits

Box 3 of 4

Temporary Exhibit Scheduling

Box 3 of 4

Temporary Exhibits (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

NMNH Visitation Figures

Box 4 of 4

Opening Mementos

Box 4 of 4