Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Exhibition Records, 1979-1988
This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of Peggy A. Loar, Director (1981-c. 1991) regarding Smithsonian traveling exhibitions sent on international tour. International tours of exhibitions were common in the 1980's and 1990's, the world economy changed making these tours more expensive. As a result, in recent years, international tours are fewer and usually confined to Canada and Australia.
Materials include correspondence, memoranda, budgets, brochures, clippings, reports, publicity materials, invitations, facilities reports, label text, itineraries, notes, and related records.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-137, Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, Exhibition Records