SIA Acc. 86-051, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Paleobiology, Exhibition Records, 1982-1985

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These records consist of correspondence, memoranda, publications, newpaper clippings, photographs, color slides, a video cassette, and related materials documenting the preparation and opening of the "Jaws" (extinct shark Carcharodon megalodon) exhibit in October, 1985.


  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Exhibitions
  • Shark! (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)


For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

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


  • 1982
  • 1982-1985

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2001; Transferring office; 2/6/1986 memorandum, Cox to Ray; Contact reference staff for details


  • Sharks, Fossil
  • Fishes
  • Paleoontology
  • Sharks
  • Ichthyology
  • Carcharocles megalodon
  • Paleontology
  • Paleobiology


  • Books
  • Collection descriptions
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color photographs
  • Videotapes

Local number

SIA Acc. 86-051

Physical description

0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)

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