Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits
Exhibition Records, circa 1991-1993
This accession consists of the records of Richard J. Nicastro, who has served within the Department of Exhibits as Deputy Assistant Director, 1986-1988; Deputy Assistant Director for Exhibits, 1989; and Deputy Assistant Director for Exhibits and Public Programs, 1990- . Materials consist of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to National Museum of American History (NMAH) exhibit proposals, contracts, renovation projects, design production, conservation, and security; planning for the National Postal History and Philatelic Museum; the closing of the Hart House exhibit; special events at NMAH; financial support from outside the Smithsonian; upgrading the Hall of Armed Forces History; and plans for the exhibit Land of Promise: America in the 19th Century. These records also include FY 1992 budgetary files, information on labels for the exhibit Material World, and drawings of NMAH exhibition floors.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Nicastro, Richard J.
- National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Armed Forces History
- National Postal Museum (U.S.)
- Hart House (Exhibition)
- Land of Promise: America in the 19th Century (Proposed exhibition)
- A Material World (Exhibition) (1988-2002: Washington D.C.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-064, National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits, Exhibition Records