Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of American History. Division of Social History
Exhibition Records, 1986-2002
This accession consists of the records of William L. Bird, Jr., Curator, documenting the exhibitions Paint by Number: Accounting for Taste in the 1950s and American Television from the Fair to the Family, 1939-1989. Materials include correspondence and memoranda with individuals, professional organizations, universities, businesses, and museums; notes; exhibition proposals, scripts, installation floor plan, and design information; articles and newspaper clippings; production books; specimen listings; photographs of exhibition opening; budget summaries; and survey information. Some materials are in electronic format.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Bird, William L.
- Paint by Number: Accounting for Taste in the 1950s (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
- American Television from the Fair to the Family (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Compact discs
- Floor plans
- Color photographs
- Color transparencies
- Color negatives
- Video recordings
- Electronic records
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-069, National Museum of American History. Division of Social History, Exhibition Records