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Accession 01-097,  National Museum of American History, Dept. of Exhibits,  Exhibition Records, 1970-1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History, Dept. of Exhibits
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1970-1995
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-097
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession includes records of the Department of Exhibits and, to a much lesser extent, material dating back to its predecessor, the Office of Exhibits Programs, which document exhibition development at the National Museum of American History. The records consists of the correspondence and memoranda of Benjamin W. Lawless, J. Michael Carrigan, and Richard J. Nicastro; blueprints, floor plans, and schematic drawings; design and production proposals; construction contracts and specifications; exhibition scripts, brochures, and articles; and budget information.

Descriptive Entry

This accession includes records of the Department of Exhibits and, to a much lesser extent, material dating back to its predecessor, the Office of Exhibits Programs, which document exhibition development at the National Museum of American History. The records consists of the correspondence and memoranda of Benjamin W. Lawless, J. Michael Carrigan, and Richard J. Nicastro; blueprints, floor plans, and schematic drawings; design and production proposals; construction contracts and specifications; exhibition scripts, brochures, and articles; and budget information.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-097, National Museum of American History, Dept. of Exhibits, Exhibition Records

Container List

Box 1

American Airborne - 50th Anniversary (1990)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters - Archives (1993)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters - Budget (Multiyear) (1992-1994)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters - Budget (1989)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters - Budget (1990)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters - Budget - State of New Mexico Funding (1991)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters - Budget (1991-1992)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters - Contracts (1991-1993)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters Cultural Reporter (1993-1994)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters Folklife Festival Music (1993)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters Lowriders (1992)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters - Museum of NM Traveling Exhibit (1994)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters - Permissions (1990-1993)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters - Publicity I (1991-1993)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters - Publicity II (1991-1993)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters - Taos Project (1992-1993)

Box 1 of 5

American Encounters - Tourism (Gutierrez) (1991-1993)

Box 1 of 5

American Music (1986-1988)

Box 1 of 5

American Women of the Etching Revival (1989)

Box 1 of 5

Armed Forces Hall (1985-1991)

Box 1 of 5

Benjamin Banneker (1988-1989)

Box 1 of 5

Building Architecture Proposed Addition (1989)

Box 1 of 5

Cafeteria Modifications I (1994)

Box 1 of 5

Cafeteria Modifications II (1994)

Box 1 of 5

Cafeteria NMAH (1984)

Box 1 of 5

Collotype (1988)

Box 1 of 5

Carmichael Auditorium 1994

Box 1 of 5

Ceremonial Court - Pending Needs (1991-1993)

Box 1 of 5

Ceremonial Court - After Opening (1988-1989)

Box 1 of 5

Ceremonial Court - Up to Opening I (1988-1990)

Box 1 of 5

Ceremonial Court - Up to Opening II (1988-1990)

Box 1 of 5

Ceremonial Court Scripts (1983)

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Conservation: Vibration Study (1983)

Box 2 of 5

Constitution Avenue Design Concepts (1992)

Box 2 of 5

Dibner Library (1975-1985)

Box 2 of 5

Dibner Project (1986-1990)

Box 2 of 5

Dibner Gallery Show - First Hand Accounts (1990)

Box 2 of 5

Duke Ellington (1989)

Box 2 of 5

Eighteenth Century Changes (1987-1992)

Box 2 of 5

Engines of Change (1976-1984)

Box 2 of 5

Engines of Change (1985-1986)

Box 2 of 5

Engines of Change - After Opening (1986)

Box 2 of 5

Engines of Change - Drawings (1984-1985)

Box 2 of 5

Field to Factory - Upgrading (1988)

Box 2 of 5

First Ladies I (1986-1990)

Box 2 of 5

First Ladies II (1990-1991)

Box 2 of 5

First Ladies Drawings (1992)

Box 2 of 5

First Ladies Hall (1994)

Box 2 of 5

First Ladies Visitor Survey (1994)

Box 2 of 5

Frank Lloyd Wright: In The Realm of Ideas (1987-1988)

Box 2 of 5

Frank Lloyd Wright II (1987-1988)

Box 2 of 5

Frank Lloyd Wright III (1987-1988)

Box 2 of 5

Frank Lloyd Wright: Blueprint (1988-1989)

Box 2 of 5

Hall of Musical Instruments Brqazoria Wallhanging (1990)

Box 2 of 5

Hidatsa - The Way to Independence: Nenirues of a Hidatsa Family, 1840-1920 (1989)

Box 2 of 5

Information Age - Design Contract I (1986-1991)

Box 2 of 5

Information Age - Designers, Contracts & Payments (1988-1989)

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Information Age - Drawings (1987-1988)

Box 3 of 5

Information Age - Production Materials I (1989-1993)

Box 3 of 5

Information Age - Production Materials II (1985-1989)

Box 3 of 5

Information Revolution I (1988)

Box 3 of 5

Information Revolution II (1987)

Box 3 of 5

Information revolution III (1987)

Box 3 of 5

Ipswich House (1988)

Box 3 of 5

Kitchen 2nd Door (1989-1991)

Box 3 of 5

Legacy Endures: Duck Stamp (1988)

Box 3 of 5

Life in America 18th Century - I (1988-1990)

Box 3 of 5

Life in America 18th Century - II (1985-1990)

Box 3 of 5

Life in America 18th Century - III (1983-1985)

Box 3 of 5

Life in America Orientation Film Data (1984-1985)

Box 3 of 5

Material World, A - Labels Re-do (1988)

Box 3 of 5

Material World, A - I (1982-1986)

Box 3 of 5

Material World, A - II (1986-1988)

Box 3 of 5

Material World, A - After Opening (1988-1991)

Box 3 of 5

Men & Women: Dressing the Part (1981-1983)

Box 3 of 5

Men & Women - Changes (1990)

Box 3 of 5

Mezzanine - 3rd Floor (1981-1982)

Box 3 of 5

Mezzanine/Firearms (A More Perfect Union) (1985-1987)

Box 3 of 5

Michael Jackson Project (1991)

Box 3 of 5

Military History Hall (1977-1988)

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

More Perfect Union, A (1986-1992)

Box 4 of 5

More Perfect Union, A - II (1981-1986)

Box 4 of 5

Nations of Nations, A - I (1980-1991)

Box 4 of 5

Nations of Nations, A - II (1975-1978)

Box 4 of 5

Nineteenth Century (1988-1994)

Box 4 of 5

Nineteenth Century Contracts & Invoices (1992-1994)

Box 4 of 5

Nineteenth Century Design Issues (1991-1994)

Box 4 of 5

Nineteenth Century Skolnick Amendment Letters (1993-1994)

Box 4 of 5

Nineteenth Century Skolnick Price Quotes (1993-1994)

Box 4 of 5

Nineteenth Century Various Sections (1993)

Box 4 of 5

National Museum of American History 25th Anniversary (1988-1989)

Box 4 of 5

Pain & Its Relief - Before Opening (1974-1983)

Box 4 of 5

Pain & Its Relief - After Opening (1983)

Box 4 of 5

Palm Court (1981-1994)

Box 4 of 5

Parlor to Politics (1988-1990)

Box 4 of 5

Peanuts (1990)

Box 4 of 5

Pendulum (1979-1987)

Box 4 of 5

Postal History (1970-1991)

Box 4 of 5

Postal Museum (1993)

Box 4 of 5

Public Spaces (1986-1995)

Box 4 of 5

Presidential Suite (1990)

Box 4 of 5

Railroad Hall (1977-1983)

Box 4 of 5

Roof Safety Railing - NMAH (1993)

Box 4 of 5

Saris - Inscription on NMAH Building (1993)

Box 4 of 5

Search For Life (1985-1988)

Box 4 of 5

Seasoned Eye II (1987-1988)

Box 4 of 5

Science in American Life Construction Contract (1993-1994)

Box 4 of 5

Science in American Life Budget (1994)

Box 4 of 5

Science in American Life III (1992-1994)

Box 4 of 5

Science in American Life IV (1992-1994)

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

Science in American Life V (1992-1994)

Box 5 of 5

Science in American Life Design Firm (1991-1994)

Box 5 of 5

Science in American Life Punch List (1994)

Box 5 of 5

Science, Power and Conflict (1988)

Box 5 of 5

Smithson Photo Center (1989-1994)

Box 5 of 5

Smithson Photo Center II (1989-1994)

Box 5 of 5

Stars Spangled Banner Murals (1991)

Box 5 of 5

Statue - George Washington (1979-1987)

Box 5 of 5

Stradivarius Exhibit (1989)

Box 5 of 5

Superman (1986-1987)

Box 5 of 5

Television from the Fair to the Home: 1939-1989 (1989)

Box 5 of 5

Textile Hall (1977-1992)

Box 5 of 5

Temporary Exhibit Space (1979-1983)

Box 5 of 5

Timekeeping Hall (1981-1992)

Box 5 of 5

Trees of Christmas (1987)

Box 5 of 5

Trees of Christmas (1988)

Box 5 of 5

Trees of Christmas (1989)

Box 5 of 5

World War II: Shrine Memories (1995)

Box 5 of 5