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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 01-204

Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service

Exhibition Records, 1979-1998

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1979-1998
Quantity: 22 cu. ft. (22 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-204
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials that document the organization, design, and promotion of exhibits. Major exhibitions represented include "Ocean Planet," "Seeds of Change," and "Tropical Rainforests: A Disappearing Treasure." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, planning documents, exhibit proposals, research notes and materials, letters of agreement, floor plans, releases, itineraries, contracts, exhibition booking agreements and contracts, object loan agreements, packing instructions, budgets, object lists, label copy, press releases, press kits, catalogues and other published materials, education kits, videos, scripts, label copy, condition reports, clippings, installation and object photographs, slides, and transparencies. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the organization, design, and promotion of exhibits. Major exhibitions represented include Ocean Planet, Seeds of Change, and Tropical Rainforests: A Disappearing Treasure. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, planning documents, exhibit proposals, research notes and materials, letters of agreement, floor plans, releases, itineraries, contracts, exhibition booking agreements and contracts, object loan agreements, packing instructions, budgets, object lists, label copy, press releases, press kits, catalogues and other published materials, education kits, videos, scripts, label copy, condition reports, newspaper clippings, clippings, and installation and object photographs, slides, and transparencies. Some materials are in elecctronic format.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-204, Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800 (311)

Box 1 of 22

Altered States (757)

Box 1 of 22

American Dolls

Box 1 of 22

American Vision: John G. Bullock and the Photo-Secession

Box 1 of 22

American Voices (045) at International Gallery only - Slides

Box 1 of 22

America's Star: The US Marshals, 1789-1989 (374)

Box 1 of 22

Anatolia: Artistic Traditions of Ancient Turkey

Box 1 of 22

Art As Activist: Revolutionary Posters from Central and Eastern Europe (663)

Box 1 of 22

Art As Language (042)

Box 1 of 22

Art of Our Time: Works on Paper from the Olga Hirshhorn Collection (432)

Box 1 of 22

Arte/Objecto: Sculpture from the Tane Silversmith Collection (277)

Box 1 of 22

Athletes and Heroes: Portraits from the TIME Collection at the NPG (310)

Box 1 of 22

Badges of Pride: Symbols and Images of American Labor (438)

Box 1 of 22

Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost Bronze Age (111) - Master video tape

Box 1 of 22

Baseball Immortals (337)

Box 1 of 22

Basketmaker in Rural Japan

Box 1 of 22

Before Freedom Came

Box 1 of 22

Beyond the Java Sea (506)

Box 1 of 22

Carnegie Libraries: Sesquicentennial Celebration (351)

Box 1 of 22

Cartoon History of US Foreign Policy 1776-1976 (017)

Box 1 of 22

Ceramics of the Weimar Republic (393)

Box 1 of 22

China Between the Revolutions: Photographs by Sidney D. Gamble 1917-1927 - Photos

Box 1 of 22

Chocolate! (080) (with The Field Museum)

Box 1 of 22

Columbus in America (463) See also Quincentennial Program

Box 1 of 22

Box 2

Columbus in America (463) See also Quincentennial Program - Slides

Box 2 of 22

Constance Stuart Larrabee: World War II Photo Journal (582)

Box 2 of 22

Contemporary Art from Japan (397)

Box 2 of 22

Craft Alliance Program

Box 2 of 22

Dance Masks of Mexico

Box 2 of 22

Day in the Warsaw Ghetto: A Birthday Trip in Hell (596)

Box 2 of 22

Dog Observed: 1844-1983 (321)

Box 2 of 22

Ephemera Philatelica - Stamps

Box 2 of 22

Extra! Extra! The Men and the Machines of American Journalism

Box 2 of 22

Family Folklore I (255)

Box 2 of 22

Field to Factory I: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940 (362 & 450)

Box 2 of 22

Fields of Grass (368)

Box 2 of 22

Flag in American Indian Art

Box 2 of 22

Fragile Ecologies

Box 2 of 22

Frank Lloyd Wright & the Johnson Wax Buildings

Box 2 of 22

Fred E. Miller: Photographer of the Crows (701)

Box 2 of 22

Full Deck Art Quilt

Box 2 of 22

Gauguin and His Circle in Brittany - The Prints of the Pont-Aven School (298)

Box 2 of 22

Good As Gold: Alternative Materials in American Jewelry

Box 2 of 22

Grand Generation -slides

Box 2 of 22

Great American Comics: 100 Years of Cartoon Art (395)

Box 2 of 22

Guatemalan Masks: The Pieper Collection - Slides

Box 2 of 22

Haiti II: The First Black Republic and Its Monuments to Freedom (392)

Box 2 of 22

Harlem Photographs by Aaron Siskind from the Nation Museum of American Art (739)

Box 2 of 22

Hawaii Photographs

Box 2 of 22

Box 3

Hollywood: Legend and Reality (258)

Box 3 of 22

Hub of the Hemisphere: Ecuador in Pre-Columbian America - Slides

Box 3 of 22

Ice Age Art

Box 3 of 22

Images of Labor

Box 3 of 22

Images of Old Age in America, 1790-1977 (050)

Box 3 of 22

Imaging Families, ca. 1995

Box 3 of 22

In Splendor and Seclusion: Women in Art and Life at the Royal Court of Benin, Nigeria (426)

Box 3 of 22

In Touch: Printing and Writing for the Blind in the 19th century (153)

Box 3 of 22

Inside Active Volcanoes: Kilauea & mount St. Helens (406)

Box 3 of 22

Into the Sunlit Splendor: The Aviation Art of William S. Phillips (434)

Box 3 of 22

Japan Project: 5-Year Plan

Box 3 of 22

King Herod's Dream: Caesarea on the Sea (326)

Box 3 of 22

Kings, Heroes, and Nomads: Pictorial Rugs from the Tribes and Villages of Iran (051)

Box 3 of 22

Know What You See: The Examination and Treatment of Paintings (278) - Photos

Box 3 of 22

Laser at 25 (328)

Box 3 of 22

Legacy Endures: Conserving Wetlands and Waterfowl (454)

Box 3 of 22

Lincoln and His Contemporaries: Photographs by Mathew Brady from the Meserve Collection (735)

Box 3 of 22

Lost Cities, Forgotten Kings: Discovering the Ancient Cities of Honduras - Slides

Box 3 of 22

Magnificent Voyagers: The US Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842 - Slides/Photos

Box 3 of 22

Martin Luther King Jr. (349)

Box 3 of 22

Material Evidence: New Color Techniques in Handmade Furniture (317)

Box 3 of 22

Medieval Art from Yugoslavia (373) - Slides

Box 3 of 22

More Than Meets the Eye (616)

Box 3 of 22

Moscow: Treasures and Traditions (435)

Box 3 of 22

Mouton Rothschild: Paintings for the Labels, 1945-1981 (286)

Box 3 of 22

Muppets

Box 3 of 22

Music and Dance in Papua, New Guinea (304)

Box 3 of 22

New Horizons: American Painting, 1840-1910 (276)

Box 3 of 22

19th Century Middle East

Box 3 of 22

Noritake Art Deco Porcelain

Box 3 of 22

Box 4

Ocean Planet

Box 4 of 22

Box 5

Ocean Planet - Slides

Box 5 of 22

Paris Style 1900: Art Nouveau Bing (284)

Box 5 of 22

Perpetual Campaign: The Making of the People's President (594)

Box 5 of 22

Population: The Problem Is Us

Box 5 of 22

Quincentennial Program See also Columbus in America

Box 5 of 22

Quincentennial Program See also Columbus in America

Box 5 of 22

Quintessential Quilts: The Great American Quilt Contest

Box 5 of 22

Box 6

Real McCoy: African-American Invention and Innovation (458) - Video scripts

Box 6 of 22

Recent American Works on Paper (335)

Box 6 of 22

Reflections: The Child in America

Box 6 of 22

Remaking America: New Uses, Old Places (365)

Box 6 of 22

Renaissance of Islam: Art of the Mamluks - Photos

Box 6 of 22

Revolution . . . Russian Porcelains

Box 6 of 22

The Road to Heaven is Paved by Good Works . . . Howard Finster (604)

Box 6 of 22

Rosebud Sioux: A People in Transition (441)

Box 6 of 22

Russia, The Land, The People: Russian Painting, 1850-1910 (372)

Box 6 of 22

Russian Impressionist: Leonid Pasternak - Slides

Box 6 of 22

Santa Fe Trail: Photographs by Joan Myers (343)

Box 6 of 22

Saynday Was Coming Along

Box 6 of 22

Sculpture: Exploring Three Dimensions (271)

Box 6 of 22

Seeds of Change (693) - Photos/Transparencies

Box 6 of 22

Box 7

Seeds of Change (693) - Photo/Slides

Box 7 of 22

Box 8

Seeds of Change (693) - Photo/Slides

Box 8 of 22

Box 9

Seeds of Change (693) - Photo/Slides

Box 9 of 22

Box 10

Seeds of Change (693) - Photo/Slides

Box 10 of 22

Box 11

Seeds of Change (693) - Photo/Slides

Box 11 of 22

Seeing Japan (617)

Box 11 of 22

1789: The French Revolution and Its Aftermath (402)

Box 11 of 22

Six Bridges: The Making of a Modern Metropolis (019) - Diskette in "Text" (Includes elecctronic records)

Box 11 of 22

Soundtracks (341)

Box 11 of 22

South of Winter: Scenes from Arkansas Wildlife Refuge (263) - master video tape

Box 11 of 22

Spirited Objects: Traditional Craft for the 21st Century

Box 11 of 22

Steichen and His Men (403)

Box 11 of 22

Stonehenge Observed (391)

Box 11 of 22

Suiting Everyone

Box 11 of 22

Symbols of Faith (252)

Box 11 of 22

Box 12

There's a Sound in the Sea

Box 12 of 22

Threadworks: Miniature Textile Art (399)

Box 12 of 22

Treasures of Hungary: Gold and Silver from the Eighth to the Nineteenth Century (358)

Box 12 of 22

Tropical Rainforests: A Disappearing Treasure (364) - Photo/Slides

Box 12 of 22

Box 13

Tropical Rainforests: A Disappearing Treasure (364) - Photos/Transparencies/Slides

Box 13 of 22

Box 14

Tropical Rainforests: A Disappearing Treasure (364) - Photos/Transparencies/Slides

Box 14 of 22

Box 15

Tropical Rainforests: A Disappearing Treasure (364) - Photos/Transparencies/Slides

Box 15 of 22

Box 16

Tropical Rainforests: A Disappearing Treasure (364) - Photos/Slides/Video tape

Box 16 of 22

Vanishing Race and Other Illusions: A New Look at the Work of Edward Curtis (129)

Box 16 of 22

Victorian Gardens: A Horticultural Extravaganza (384)

Box 16 of 22

Vietnam Veterans Memorial: A National Experience (375/535)

Box 16 of 22

Views of Rome: Watercolors and Drawings from the Collection of the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (344)

Box 16 of 22

Visions of Flight: A Retrospective from the NASA Art Collection (411)

Box 16 of 22

Box 17

Voices of Hellenism: The Collection of Anthony Benaki

Box 17 of 22

Who's In Charge: Workers and Managers in the United States (721)

Box 17 of 22

Year of the Hopi: Paintings and Photographs by Joseph Mora, 1904-1906 (077)

Box 17 of 22

Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future (232)

Box 17 of 22

Zoo Ark (412)

Box 17 of 22

Scheduling & Exhibitor Relations Files; Reservation Sheets and Copies of Mailed Contracts

Alabama - 1/1985-10/1995

Box 17 of 22

Alaska - 12/1984-4/1994

Box 17 of 22

Arizona - 3/1985-12/1994

Box 17 of 22

Arkansas - 12/1984-9/1995

Box 17 of 22

California - 3/1984-10/1995 (old)

Box 17 of 22

California - 3/1984-10/1995 (recent)

Box 17 of 22

Canada - 1/1984-12/1994

Box 17 of 22

Colorado - 7/1984-9/1995

Box 17 of 22

Connecticut - 9/1985-9/1995

Box 17 of 22

Delaware - 8/1992-10/1995

Box 17 of 22

District of Columbia - 4/1984-8/1995

Box 17 of 22

Idaho - 5/1984-10/1994

Box 17 of 22

Foreign - 5/1984-10/1994

Box 17 of 22

Georgia - 11/1983-9/1993

Box 17 of 22

Hawaii - 7/1987-12/1993

Box 17 of 22

Idaho - 9/1984-12/1993

Box 17 of 22

Illinois - 3/1985-10/1995

Box 17 of 22

Indiana - 1/1985-8/1995

Box 17 of 22

Box 18

Iowa - 10/1984-5/1995

Box 18 of 22

Kansas - 10/1984-4/1995

Box 18 of 22

Kentucky - 11/1984-8/1995

Box 18 of 22

Louisana - 4/1984-3/1997

Box 18 of 22

Maine - 2/1987-3/1997

Box 18 of 22

Maryland - 4/1986-10/1986

Box 18 of 22

Massachusetts - 4/1984-10/1995

Box 18 of 22

Michigan - 2/1984-8/1995

Box 18 of 22

Minnesota - 9/1984-5/1995

Box 18 of 22

Mississippi - 5/1985-1/1995

Box 18 of 22

Missouri - 7/1985-8/1995

Box 18 of 22

Montana - 5/1987-8/1995

Box 18 of 22

Nebraksa - 9/1984-9/1995

Box 18 of 22

Nevada - 12/1985-9/1995

Box 18 of 22

New Hampshire - 5/1985-6/1995

Box 18 of 22

New Jersey - 8/1985-5/1995

Box 18 of 22

New Mexico - 1/1985-8/1995

Box 18 of 22

New York - 8/1984-8/1995

Box 18 of 22

New York -C 4/1984-8/1995

Box 18 of 22

North Carolina - 12/1985-8/1995

Box 18 of 22

Ohio - 3/1984-8/1995

Box 18 of 22

Oklahoma - 8/1984-10/1994

Box 18 of 22

Oregon - 3/1986-9/1995

Box 18 of 22

Box 19

Pennsylvania - 9/1984-1/1995

Box 19 of 22

Puerto Rico - 3/1985-8/1991

Box 19 of 22

Rhode Island - 4/1985-10/1995

Box 19 of 22

South Carolina - 6/1986-4/1992

Box 19 of 22

Soth Dakota - 3/1987-6/1993

Box 19 of 22

Tennessee - 9/1984-10/1995

Box 19 of 22

Texas - 10/1984-8/1995

Box 19 of 22

Utah - 2/1986-12/1993

Box 19 of 22

Vermont - 1/1991-6/1995

Box 19 of 22

Virginia - 12/1984-9/1995

Box 19 of 22

Washington - 8/1984-8/1995

Box 19 of 22

West Virginia - 12/1984-12/1991

Box 19 of 22

Wisconsin - 1/1984-6/1995

Box 19 of 22

Wyoming - 3/1987-8/1995

Box 19 of 22

Signed Contracts (by issue date)

Alabama - 2/1985-2/1997

Box 19 of 22

Alaska - 2/1986-3/1997

Box 19 of 22

Arizona - 10/1984-6/1996

Box 19 of 22

Arkansas - 12/1984-9/1997

Box 19 of 22

California - 8/1987-12/1994

Box 19 of 22

Canada - 3/1987-12/1994

Box 19 of 22

Colorado - 4/1985-12/1997

Box 19 of 22

Connecticut - 7/1987-3/1997

Box 19 of 22

Delaware - 8/1992-10/1995

Box 19 of 22

District of Columbia - 11/1987-7/1997

Box 19 of 22

Florida - 9/1994-10/1997

Box 19 of 22

Foreign - 4/1985-10/1994

Box 19 of 22

Georgia - 11/1983-11/1997

Box 19 of 22

Hawaii - 7/1987-3/1995

Box 19 of 22

Idaho - 9/1984-4/1997

Box 19 of 22

Box 20

Illinois - 4/1984-7/1997

Box 20 of 22

Indiana - 8/1985-1/1997

Box 20 of 22

Iowa - 9/1984-8/1997

Box 20 of 22

Kansas - 10/1984-8/1997

Box 20 of 22

Kentucky - 11/1984-9/1997

Box 20 of 22

Louisana - 4/1984-7/1997

Box 20 of 22

Maine - 11/1986-3/1997

Box 20 of 22

Maryland - 4/1986-7/1996

Box 20 of 22

Massachusetts - 6/1986-5/1997

Box 20 of 22

MIssissippi - 2/1984-7/1997

Box 20 of 22

Minnesota - 7/1984-1/1997

Box 20 of 22

Mississippi - 5/1985-1/1995

Box 20 of 22

Missouri - 7/1985-7/1996

Box 20 of 22

Montana - 4/1986-7/1996

Box 20 of 22

Nebraksa - 5/1987-10/1997

Box 20 of 22

Nevada - 10/1985-10/1997

Box 20 of 22

New Hampshire - 5/1985-6/1995

Box 20 of 22

New Jersey - 8/1985-12/1997

Box 20 of 22

New Mexico - 5/1984-7/1997

Box 20 of 22

New York - 7/1983-12/1997

Box 20 of 22

North Carolina - 12/1984-10/1997

Box 20 of 22

North Dakota - 12/1995-12/1995

Box 20 of 22

Ohio - 3/1983-9/1997

Box 20 of 22

Oklahoma - 8/1984-5/1998

Box 20 of 22

Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, and South Carolina

Box 20 of 22

Box 21

South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah

Box 21 of 22

Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming

Box 21 of 22

Scheduling Exhibition Information

Altered States

Box 21 of 22

American Glass

Box 21 of 22

American Voices

Box 21 of 22

Before Freedom Came

Box 21 of 22

Dreams & Traditions

Box 21 of 22

Exotic Illusions

Box 21 of 22

Flag in American Indian Art

Box 21 of 22

Fred E. Miller

Box 21 of 22

Full Deck Art Quilt

Box 21 of 22

Kids Bridge

Box 21 of 22

Jazz Age in Paris (orig)

Box 21 of 22

Long Road Up the Hill

Box 21 of 22

More Than Meets the Eye

Box 21 of 22

Box 22

Ocean Apart

Box 22 of 22

Ocean Planet

Box 22 of 22

Ocean Planet

Box 22 of 22

Saynday Was Coming Along

Box 22 of 22

Seeing Jazz

Box 22 of 22

Spiders!

Box 22 of 22

Try This On

Box 22 of 22

VanDerZee, Photographer

Box 22 of 22

X Ainu

Box 22 of 22

X Amistad

Box 22 of 22

X American Voices

Box 22 of 22

X Body Languages

Box 22 of 22

X Barn Again

Box 22 of 22

X Coral Reef

Box 22 of 22

X Cult of Performance

Box 22 of 22

X Designing the World

Box 22 of 22

X Ethnic Imagery

Box 22 of 22

X Go Forth and Serve

Box 22 of 22

X Golf

Box 22 of 22

X Grasslands

Box 22 of 22

X Harmon Collection

Box 22 of 22

X How Things Fly

Box 22 of 22

X Mary Lou Williams

Box 22 of 22

X Mexican Panoramas

Box 22 of 22

X Papa Hemingway

Box 22 of 22

X Rock 'n Soul

Box 22 of 22

X There's No Place Like Home

Box 22 of 22

X Spirited Objects

Box 22 of 22