Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Air and Space Museum. Division of Space History
Curatorial Records, 1982-2000
This accession consists of records documenting the various professional activities of David H. DeVorkin, curator in the Department of Space Science and Exploration, later the Department of Space History and then the Division of Space History, including fellow evaluations, manuscript editing, and research, as well as professional correspondence. Also included are files related to reorganization of the museum and department and the search for a new chairman. DeVorkin also served as Chairman of the Department of Space Science and Exploration, 1985-1986. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, fellowship evaluations and work products, policy and planning documents, grant proposals, scripts and script approval coversheets, satellite images, interview transcripts, brochures, and exhibition materials.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
- National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Department of Space Science and Exploration
- National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Department of Space History
- Museums -- Administration
- Science -- History
- Aeronautical museums
- Museum exhibits
- Museum curators
- Outer space
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-227, National Air and Space Museum. Division of Space History, Curatorial Records