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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 95-101

National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry

Exhibition Records, circa 1973-1982, 1988-1991

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 1973-1982, 1988-1991
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 95-101
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document Jeffrey K. Stine's involvement in the conceptual phase of the "Science in American Life" exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Stine served as coordinator of the feasibility study for the exhibition, and was lead Curator from July 1989 to October 1990. He was Curator for the Division of Engineering and Industry during this period, which became the Division of Technology, Commerce, and Work in October 1994. Materials include Stine's correspondence and memoranda pertaining to proposals, financial matters, and design concepts for the "Science in American Life" exhibition; minutes of Advisory Board Meetings; budgetary files; NMAH floor plans; and exhibition scripts. Also included are some records dating to the "History of Science" exhibition at NMAH, which Stine and other curators used as background information for "Science in American Life."

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document Jeffrey K. Stine's involvement in the conceptual phase of the Science in American Life (SAL) exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Stine served as coordinator of the feasibility study for the exhibition, and was lead Curator from July 1989 to October 1990. He was Curator for the Division of Engineering and Industry during this period, which became the Division of Technology, Commerce, and Work in October 1994.

Materials include Stine's correspondence and memoranda pertaining to proposals, financial matters, and design concepts for the Science in American Life exhibition; minutes of Advisory Board Meetings; budgetary files; NMAH floor plans; and exhibition scripts. Also includes some records dating to the "History of Science" exhibition at NMAH, which Stine and other curators used as background information for "Science in American Life."

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-101, National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Background Papers; a history of science exhibit at the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) (1973)

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History of Science Exhibit Proposal for NMHT (1974)

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Background Papers; a history of science exhibit at the National Museum of History and Technology (1976)

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Background Papers; history of science exhibit group, NMHT (1976)

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Background Papers; planning documents for a history of science exhibit at NMHT (1975-1982)

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SAL Proposal (1988)

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American Chemical Society Briefing Book on SAL (March 1988)

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SAL Feasibility Study (June 1989)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (January-April 1989)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (May-August 1989)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (September-November 1989)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (December 1989-January 1990)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (February 1990)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (March 1990)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (April 1990)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (May 1990)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (June 1990)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (July 1990)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (August 1990)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (September 1990)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (October 1990)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (November-December 1990)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (January-February 1991)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (March 1991-January 1992)

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Stine/SAL Correspondence (February 1992-November 1994)

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SAL Advisory Committee (1989-1990)

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SAL Advisory Board Meeting (17 March 1990)

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SAL Advisory Board Meeting (28 August 1990)

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SAL Budget (1989-1990)

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SAL Science Center

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Cultural Diversity and SAL

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SAL and the American Chemical Society

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SAL Script (August 1990)

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SAL Script (December 1990)

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SAL Script (June 1991)

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Mentions of SAL

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