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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-182

National Museum of Natural History. Exhibits Committee

Exhibits Committee Records, 1952-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Exhibits Committee
Title: Exhibits Committee Records
Dates: 1952-1994
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 02-182
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the correspondence and memoranda of Donald J. Ortner and Laurence P. O'Reilly, Chairmen of the Exhibit Committee from 1985-1987 and 1987-1989, respectively; exhibition reports, planning information, reviews, and photographs; meeting minutes; survey information; and articles pertaining to exhibitions.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the correspondence and memoranda of Donald J. Ortner and Laurence P. O'Reilly, Chairmen of the Exhibit Committee from 1985-1987 and 1987-1989, respectively; exhibition reports, planning information, reviews, and photographs; meeting minutes; survey information; and articles pertaining to exhibitions.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-182, National Museum of Natural History. Exhibits Committee, Exhibits Committee Records

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Container List

Box 1

Marine Hall Renovation: Labels, 1989

Box 1 of 3

Exhibit Reviews, 1975-1977

Box 1 of 3

Exhibit Reviews, 1978-1983

Box 1 of 3

Exhibition Planning, c. 1981-1986 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Exhibits, 1981-1983

Box 1 of 3

Exhibits, 1984

Box 1 of 3

Exhibits, 1985 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Exhibits, 1986

Box 1 of 3

Exhibits, 1987

Box 1 of 3

Exhibits, 1988-1989

Box 1 of 3

Exhibits, 1990-1994

Box 1 of 3

Traveling Exhibits, 1973

Box 1 of 3

Research and Design Institute

Box 1 of 3

Committee Responsibilities, 1975-1976

Box 1 of 3

Visitor Orientation and Survey, 1970-1973

Box 1 of 3

Exhibits Maintenance and Reports, 1970-1982

Box 1 of 3

Curator's Planning Guide, 1981

Box 1 of 3

Memoranda, 1975-1983

Box 1 of 3

Hall 6: Quaternary, 1973, 1976, 1983

Box 1 of 3

Evans Gallery, 1982

Box 1 of 3

Hall 8: Classification, 1975

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Touch Exhibit, 1972-1973

Box 1 of 3

Hall of Beautiful Things, 1975-1976

Box 1 of 3

Hall 19: Geology, 1974-1976

Box 1 of 3

Hall 23: Ecological Archeology, 1974

Box 1 of 3

Lunar Geology Hall, 1975-1976

Box 1 of 3

Hall 29: The World of Bugs, 1981

Box 1 of 3

Foyer Research Case, 1982

Box 1 of 3

Rotunda Development, 1974-1982

Box 1 of 3

Model Specifications, 1961

Box 1 of 3

Temporary Exhibitions, 1969-1976

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Hall 10: Evolution, 1978-1982

Box 2 of 3

Paleontology Hall, 1977-1982

Box 2 of 3

Hall 16: Life in the Sea, 1965-1983

Box 2 of 3

Hall 16: Coral Life Group, 1966

Box 2 of 3

Hall 16: Model Specification, c. 1962-1966 (5 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Hall 16: Tentative Specimen List, 1960

Box 2 of 3

Mollusk Hall, 1952-1973

Box 2 of 3

Articles re: Exhibitions, 1976-1977

Box 2 of 3

Hall 16: Hall of Ocean Life, Worm Case, c. 1961

Box 2 of 3

Models Available for Hall of Ocean Life, 1960-1977

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence re: Hall of Ocean Life, 1960-1967

Box 2 of 3

Plans for Marine Zoology Hall, 1956-1959

Box 2 of 3

Architeuthis, 1960-1965

Box 2 of 3

Model of Phrosina Semilunate, 1963

Box 2 of 3

Pelagosphaera, 1966

Box 2 of 3

General Correspondence and Memoranda, 1959

Box 2 of 3

General Correspondence and Memoranda, 1960

Box 2 of 3

General Correspondence and Memoranda, 1961

Box 2 of 3

General Correspondence and Memoranda, 1962

Box 2 of 3

General Correspondence and Memoranda, 1963

Box 2 of 3

General Correspondence and Memoranda, 1964

Box 2 of 3

General Correspondence and Memoranda, 1965

Box 2 of 3

General Correspondence and Memoranda, 1966

Box 2 of 3

Photographs: Coral Reefs

Box 2 of 3

Exhibit Correspondence, 1963-1964

Box 2 of 3

Closed Exhibits, c. 1961-1966

Box 2 of 3

Photographs: Exhibit and Other

Box 2 of 3

Lists of Collected Specimens

Box 2 of 3

Temporary Unit A: South Seas Marine Shells

Box 2 of 3

Temporary Unit B: Western Atlantic Shells

Box 2 of 3

Temporary Unit C: Eastern Pacific Shells

Box 2 of 3

Case 35: Rocky Shore Group, 1960-1961

Box 2 of 3

Pinnipeds (Unit 36), 1961

Box 2 of 3

Photographs: Exhibit Specimens

Box 2 of 3

Press Clippings, 1962-1963

Box 2 of 3

Photographs: International Congress of Zoology Exhibit

Box 2 of 3

International Congress of Zoology Exhibit, 1963

Box 2 of 3

Hall 16: Reproduction (Case 7), 1962

Box 2 of 3

Hall 16: Finished and Installed, c. 1963-1966

Box 2 of 3

Hall 16: Life in the Sea, Reorganization, 1967

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Temporary Unit F: Slides/Random Access

Box 3 of 3

Hall 16: Larvae (Case 8), 1966

Box 3 of 3

Hall 16: Crustacea (Case 12), 1962

Box 3 of 3

Hall 16: Dangerous Marine Animals (Case 13), 1975-1976

Box 3 of 3

Hall 16: Feeding (Case 17), 1963-1977

Box 3 of 3

Hall 16: Defense Mechanisms (Case 18), 1963-1977

Box 3 of 3

Hall 16: Associations (Case 19), 1960-1976

Box 3 of 3

Hall 16: General Information, c. 1963-1974

Box 3 of 3

Exhibits Committee Meeting Minutes, 1973-1976 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Exhibits Committee Meeting Minutes, 1977-1981 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Exhibits Committee Meeting Minutes, 1982

Box 3 of 3

Exhibits Committee Meeting Minutes, 1985

Box 3 of 3