Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits
Exhibition Records, circa 1964-1992
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.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Office of Exhibits Programs
- American Women in War (Exhibition) (1992-1993: Washington, D.C.)
- Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940 (Exhibition) (1987-2006: Washington, D.C.)
- After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800 (Exhibition) (1985-2002: Washington, D.C.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-014, National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits, Exhibition Records