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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 97-008

National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History

Exhibition Records, circa 1967-1975, 1985-1987

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 1967-1975, 1985-1987
Quantity: 2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 97-008
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession includes the records of Roger Pineau, who curated the 1968 exhibition, "The Japan Expedition of Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, 1852-1855." These records were given to Harold D. Langley, Curator of Naval History at the National Museum of American History, in what was then known as the Division of Armed Forces History, for reference purposes during the 1980s. The files consist mostly of correspondence, lecture papers, photographs, newspaper clippings, films, and budgetary information relating to the exhibition. Some files date to when the museum was known as the Museum of History and Technology and National Museum of History and Technology respectively.

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This accession consists of the records of Roger Pineau, who curated the 1968 exhibition, The Japan Expedition of Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry, 1852-1855. These records were given to Harold D. Langley, Curator of Naval History at the National Museum of American History, in what was then known as the Division of Armed Forces History, for reference purposes during the 1980s. The files consist mostly of correspondence, lecture papers, photographs, newspaper clippings, films, and budgetary information relating to the exhibition. Some files date to when the museum was known as the Museum of History and Technology and National Museum of History and Technology respectively.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-008, National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence: The Saturday Review/Admiral Robert A. Theobold

Box 1 of 3

Pearl Harbor: Retrospectives

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, 1967-1968

Box 1 of 3

Matthew C. Perry Journal, 1969, 1975

Box 1 of 3

List of Letters of Commodore Matthew C. Perry at Rutgers University Library

Box 1 of 3

Newspaper Clippings

Box 1 of 3

Matthew C. Perry Journal: Publicity, 1969-1970

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence: Chuo Koron Sha, 1968-1971

Box 1 of 3

Book Reviews

Box 1 of 3

Los Angeles/San Francisco, 1969

Box 1 of 3

Incoming Correspondence: Exhibition Comments, 1968 -1969

Box 1 of 3

Tilton, 1967-1972

Box 1 of 3

Exhibition Publicity, 1968

Box 1 of 3

Matthew C. Perry Journal - Japan Publishing, Inc./Perry Journal, 1968-1969

Box 1 of 3

Matthew C. Perry Prints, 1975

Box 1 of 3

Belmont, Mrs. August

Box 1 of 3

Copy of the Personal Journal of Commodore Matthew C. Perry

Box 1 of 3

American Destiny

Box 1 of 3

Menues

Box 1 of 3

Besson

Box 1 of 3

Object Lists

Box 1 of 3

Opening of the Matthew C. Perry Exhibition at the Museum of Natural History, 1968

Box 1 of 3

The New York Public Library, 1968

Box 1 of 3

Perry Journal Plaudits, 1969 -1971

Box 1 of 3

Damaged Specimens, 1969

Box 1 of 3

Matthew C. Perry Lecture, 1968-1970

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, 1968-1982

Box 1 of 3

Shimoda

Box 1 of 3

Wiley, Peter

Box 1 of 3

Photographs, 1975

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence: Oechsle, 1985-1987

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence: Masatoshi Uehara, 1986

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Lampert, J. B., 1968-1970

Box 2 of 3

Lew Chew Names, 1968-1970

Box 2 of 3

Heine Watercolors of Commodore Perry's Japan Expedition

Box 2 of 3

Heine Lithographs

Box 2 of 3

Royalties, 1966-1968

Box 2 of 3

Sources on Matthew C. Perry Visit, 1966

Box 2 of 3

Kroll, Nathan

Box 2 of 3

Admiral Perry Film (16mm, color)

Box 2 of 3

Film: Matthew C. Perry Expedition, Japan Expedition Scrolls/Comments by Roger Pineau

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Perry Exhibit

Box 3 of 3

Heine Negatives/Photographs (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Free List

Box 3 of 3

Labels from National Gallery

Box 3 of 3

Theatre des Instrumens

Box 3 of 3