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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 03-072

National Museum of American History. Division of Domestic Life

Exhibition Records, 1983-1991

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Domestic Life
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1983-1991
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 03-072
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document planning for and installation of "New & Different: Home Interiors in Eighteenth-Century American," a small, temporary exhibition supplementing the larger, long-term installation of "After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800" at the National Museum of American History. The exhibition focus was on household objects, their use, and their significance, which together reveal major changes in American home life during the 18th century. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of curators Anne Castrodale Golovin and Rodris C. Roth; exhibition proposal, script, design plan, and installation layout; information pertaining to object loans, budget, publicity, publication, and exhibition opening; and photographs of the curators responsible for creating the exhibition.

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This accession consists of records that document planning for and installation of New & Different: Home Interiors in Eighteenth-Century America, a small, temporary exhibition supplementing the larger, long-term installation of After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800 at the National Museum of American History. The exhibition focus was on household objects, their use, and their significance, which together reveal major changes in American home life during the 18th century. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of curators Anne Castrodale Golovin and Rodris C. Roth; exhibition proposal, script, design plan, and installation layout; information pertaining to object loans, budget, publicity, publication, and exhibition opening; and photographs of the curators responsible for creating the exhibition.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-072, National Museum of American History. Division of Domestic Life, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Script and Design, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, 1985-1988

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Planning, 1984-1986

Box 1 of 1

Acknowledgments, 1986-1991

Box 1 of 1

Bibliography

Box 1 of 1

Budget Information, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Conservation, 1987

Box 1 of 1

Design Planning, 1988

Box 1 of 1

Leaflet and Publications, 1986-1990

Box 1 of 1

Daily Inspections

Box 1 of 1

Loans, 1986-1991

Box 1 of 1

Maintenance, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Objects, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Opening, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Project Plans, 1983-1986

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Proposal, 1983

Box 1 of 1

Project Manager, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Publication Proposal, 1987-1991

Box 1 of 1

Publicity, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 1

Public Programs, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 1

Reviews, 1985-1988

Box 1 of 1

Script, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Script Comments, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 1

Videotaping, 1987-1989 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Images

Box 1 of 1

Security, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Installation, 1986

Box 1 of 1