Exhibition Records, 1971-1998

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Consists of records that document the planning, maintenance, and deinstallation of exhibitions. Materials include the correspondence; memoranda; exhibition planning and object information; photographs, contact sheets, slides, and negatives of objects, exhibition, and deinstallation process; visitor comments; contracts; exhibition maintenance information; deinstallation plans; budget summaries; information pertaining to conservation of objects, environmental management, and label installation project; brochures; and news releases. Staff represented include Robert M. Vogel, Head Curator; William F. Miner, Project Manager, c. 1974-1978; Jon D. Freshour, Collections Manager, c. 1975-1979; Francis D. Roche, Collections Manager, c. 1979-1984; Melodie S. Kosmacki, Collections Manager, c. 1984-1991; and Margaret Grandine, Collections Manager, c. 1995- .


  • Vogel, Robert M
  • Miner, William F
  • Kosmacki, Melodie S
  • Freshour, Jon D
  • Grandine, Margaret
  • Roche, Francis D


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1971
  • 1971-1998

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Museums
  • Contracts
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums--Collection management


  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Manuscripts
  • Drawings
  • Floor plans
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color photographs
  • Color transparencies

Local number

SIA RS01160

Physical description

11 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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