Exhibition Records, 1991-1994

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Consists of records that document the creation of "The Smithsonian's America: An Exhibition on American History and Culture" for the American Festival Japan '94. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Douglas E. Evelyn, Co-Director; Lonn Taylor, Co-Director; and Harold A. Closter, Project Manager. Also includes exhibition scripts, meeting agendas and minutes, reports, collections management information, object specifications, fundraising information, contracts, installation blueprints, timelines, staff photographs, agreements, exhibition catalogues, and customs notebooks.


  • Evelyn, Douglas E. 1941-
  • Taylor, Lonn 1940-
  • Closter, Harold A
  • American Festival Project
  • Smithsonian's America: An Exhibition of American History and Culture (Exhibition) (1994: Chiba, Japan)


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1991
  • 1991-1994


  • Traveling exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Contracts
  • Museums--Collection management


  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Manuscripts
  • Videotapes
  • Architectural drawings
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Pamphlets

Local number

SIA RS01195

Physical description

5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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