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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 03-089

National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology

Exhibition Records, 1979-1999

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1979-1999
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 03-089
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the exhibition records of William E. Worthington, Jr., Museum Specialist in the history of mechanical and civil engineering. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; photographs and slides of exhibitions and objects; exhibition proposals, scripts, design drawings, and brochures; articles pertaining to exhibitions; and object lists. Some of the exhibitions represented in these records include "Manufactured Weather," a history of domestic heating and cooling, and "Make the Dirt Fly!: Building the Panama Canal."

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the exhibition records of William E. Worthington, Jr., Museum Specialist in the history of mechanical and civil engineering. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; photographs and slides of exhibitions and objects; exhibition proposals, scripts, design drawings, and brochures; articles pertaining to exhibitions; and object lists. Some of the exhibitions represented in these records include Manufactured Weather, a history of domestic heating and cooling, and Make the Dirt Fly!: Building the Panama Canal.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-089, National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology, Exhibition Records

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Container List

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Case-of-the-Month Exhibition: Make the Dirt Fly!, 1979

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Case-of-the-Month Exhibition: The Burrow of Manhattan,1982

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Case-of-the-Month Exhibition: Bruno V. Nordberg: Engineer and Builder, 1984

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Beyond the City Lights Exhibition, 1985 (2 folders)

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Manufactured Weather Exhibition, 1993

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Manufactured Weather Exhibition: Objects, 1993 (2 folders)

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Smithsonian Libraries: Make the Dirt Fly!: Building the Panama Canal Exhibition, 1999 (3 folders)

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