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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 04-116

National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology

Exhibition Records, 1995-2003

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1995-2003
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 04-116
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Margaret Vining, Museum Specialist, which document the following exhibitions at the National Museum of American History: "Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War" (2000), a permanent exhibit, created to coincide with the U.S. Submarine Force Centennial; and "West Point in the Making of America, 1802-1918," a temporary exhibit which observed the Bicentennial of the United States Military Academy at West Point. Vining was co-curator of both exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; exhibition proposals and planning information; scripts; budget summaries; meeting agendas and minutes; brochures; reports; floor plans; exhibition design, and installation information; photographs; labels; website outline, educational programs, and special events information; and agreements.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Margaret Vining, Museum Specialist, which document the following exhibitions at the National Museum of American History: Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War (2000), a permanent exhibit, created to coincide with the U.S. Submarine Force Centennial; and West Point in the Making of America, 1802-1918, a temporary exhibit which observed the Bicentennial of the United States Military Academy at West Point. Vining was co-curator of both exhibitions.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; exhibition proposals and planning information; scripts; budget summaries; meeting agendas and minutes; brochures; reports; floor plans; exhibition design, and installation information; photographs; labels; website outline, educational programs, and special events information; and agreements. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-116, National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Fast Attacks & Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War

Agreement: Naval Submarine League, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 2

Artifact Acquisition, 1999

Box 1 of 2

Audience Testing, 1999

Box 1 of 2

Banner, 2000

Box 1 of 2

Brochure, 1999-2000

Box 1 of 2

Budget, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 2

Docent, 2000

Box 1 of 2

Exhibition Development, 1999-2000 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Exhibition Initiation/Early Planning, 1998

Box 1 of 2

Exhibition Labels

Box 1 of 2

Exhibition "Punch List": Post Installation Feedback, 2000

Box 1 of 2

Families Ashore: Smithsonian Kiosk Video, 1999

Box 1 of 2

Installation Schematics, 1999 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Media, 1999-2000

Box 1 of 2

Meeting Agendas and Notes, 1998-2000 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Outline and Overview

Box 1 of 2

Photographs of Exhibition/Objects

Box 1 of 2

Photographs (general)

Box 1 of 2

Planning and Design, 1998

Box 1 of 2

Post Opening Events, 2000

Box 1 of 2

Project Summary Report, 2000

Box 1 of 2

Public Affairs: Director's Remarks, 2000

Box 1 of 2

Public Programs, 2000-2001

Box 1 of 2

Schematic Floor Plan, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 2

Script (draft), 1998

Box 1 of 2

Script (final), 2000

Box 1 of 2

Timeline

Box 1 of 2

Video, 1999

Box 1 of 2

Website, 1999-2000

Box 1 of 2

Working Designs, 2000

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

West Point in the Making of America, 1802-1918

Audiovisual System Specifications, 2001

Box 2 of 2

Bibliography, 1999-2002

Box 2 of 2

Brochure

Box 2 of 2

Budget, 2001

Box 2 of 2

Concept Scripts, 2002

Box 2 of 2

Design, 1998-1999

Box 2 of 2

Educational Programs, 2002-2003

Box 2 of 2

Exhibition Catalogue: Senator Jack Reed, 2002

Box 2 of 2

Engineering Design [Oversize]

Box 2 of 2

Exhibition Development and Artifacts, 2002

Box 2 of 2

Exhibition Reception, 2002

Box 2 of 2

Graphics, 2002 (4 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Interactives, 2002

Box 2 of 2

Media, 2002

Box 2 of 2

Outlines, 2001

Box 2 of 2

Photo Gravures

Box 2 of 2

Planning Charter, 2000

Box 2 of 2

Preview and Visitors, 2001

Box 2 of 2

Proposal and Planning, 2000

Box 2 of 2

Publication Outline

Box 2 of 2

Script (final), 2002

Box 2 of 2

Website, 2001

Box 2 of 2

West Point in Political History, 1995

Box 2 of 2