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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 94-064

National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits

Exhibition Records, circa 1991-1993

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 1991-1993
Quantity: 2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 94-064
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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." This accession also includes FY 1992 budgetary files, information on labels for the exhibit "Material World," and drawings of NMAH exhibition floors.

Descriptive Entry

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.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-064, National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Land of Promise: America in the 19th Century exhibit information (4 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Postal Museum

Box 1 of 3

EPA exhibit

Box 1 of 3

20th century cowboys

Box 1 of 3

Johnston exhibit

Box 1 of 3

Constitution Avenue fountain

Box 1 of 3

Ceremonial court changes

Box 1 of 3

Material World changes

Box 1 of 3

Columbus Coin exhibit

Box 1 of 3

Armed Forces history hall

Box 1 of 3

Security cameras exterior

Box 1 of 3

Beyond the wall exhibit

Box 1 of 3

Gay-lesbian exhibit

Box 1 of 3

Financial support from outside Smithsonian

Box 1 of 3

Donations information

Box 1 of 3

Ice Cream Parlor

Box 1 of 3

American Association of Museums (AAM) Convention - 1993

Box 1 of 3

1993 AAC Conference

Box 1 of 3

German museum visitors

Box 1 of 3

Copyright policy

Box 1 of 3

Design firms

Box 1 of 3

Exhibit conservation guidelines

Box 1 of 3

Hart House

Box 1 of 3

Department Open House

Box 1 of 3

NMAH, University of Maryland Agreement

Box 1 of 3

Postal museum (3 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Ellington show

Box 1 of 3

ANON Icons

Box 1 of 3

Desert Storm photo exhibit

Box 1 of 3

1992 Photo-showcase shows

Box 1 of 3

Exhibit schedule 1992

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

1991-1993 Lighting issues

Box 2 of 3

1992 Federal Budget

Box 2 of 3

1992 Year end requests

Box 2 of 3

1993 R/R

Box 2 of 3

3727 Procurement Authority

Box 2 of 3

1992 Merit Pay

Box 2 of 3

Glenn Adams

Box 2 of 3

Special Events 1993

Box 2 of 3

Space Committee

Box 2 of 3

Management Committee 1993

Box 2 of 3

Accounting

Box 2 of 3

Management Committee, 1993

Box 2 of 3

Space Committee

Box 2 of 3

Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC)

Box 2 of 3

Special Events, 1992

Box 2 of 3

Richard Nicastro correspondence

Box 2 of 3

First Ladies Exhibit (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

American Encounters (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

American Science (Folder 1 of 2)

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

American Science (Folder 2 of 2)

Box 3 of 3

FY 1992 Personnel

Box 3 of 3

1992 R/R

Box 3 of 3

1992 Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 3

1993 Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 3

VIARC, 1993

Box 3 of 3