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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 97-014

National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits

Exhibition Records, circa 1964-1992

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 1964-1992
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 97-014
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of the Department of Exhibits, which was responsible for the design and production of exhibitions for the National Museum of American History, previously known as the National Museum of the History and Technology, beginning in 1973. Some files also date to the Department of Exhibit's predecessor, the Office of Exhibits Programs. Materials include memoranda and correspondence; exhibit blueprints, drawings, and proposals; budgetary information; and photographs of finished exhibitions. Some of the exhibits represented in this accession include "After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800;" "Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940;" and "American Women in War."

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This accession consists of the records of the Department of Exhibits, which was responsible for the design and production of exhibitions for the National Museum of American History, previously known as the National Museum of the History and Technology, beginning in 1973. Some files also date to the Department of Exhibit's predecessor, the Office of Exhibits Programs. Materials include memoranda and correspondence; exhibit blueprints, drawings, and proposals; budgetary information; and photographs of finished exhibitions. Some of the exhibits represented in this accession include After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800; Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940; and American Women in War.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-014, National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Agriculture

Box 1 of 2

Anon

Box 1 of 2

Armed Forces History

Box 1 of 2

Costume Hall

Box 1 of 2

Donkey Engine

Box 1 of 2

Engines of Change (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Engines of Change - John Bull

Box 1 of 2

Farm Machinery

Box 1 of 2

Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Flag Hall

Box 1 of 2

Focault Pendulum

Box 1 of 2

Heraldry Hall

Box 1 of 2

Life in America (LIA)

Box 1 of 2

Musical Instruments

Box 1 of 2

Numismatics

Box 1 of 2

Physical Sciences

Box 1 of 2

Indian Textile

Box 1 of 2

Tool Hall

Box 1 of 2

American Women in War

Box 1 of 2

The Beauty of Genius

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Face Vessels

Box 2 of 2

Ceremonial Court

Box 2 of 2

Manufactured Weather

Box 2 of 2

Nuclear Energy

Box 2 of 2

Odd Jobs

Box 2 of 2

Peanuts

Box 2 of 2

Van de Graaf

Box 2 of 2

Parlor to Politics

Box 2 of 2

Iron of Steel

Box 2 of 2

Nadya Nakovenyi

Box 2 of 2

World War II/GI - Design

Box 2 of 2

World War II/GI - Contract

Box 2 of 2

World War II/GI - Text

Box 2 of 2

World War II/GI - Notes

Box 2 of 2