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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 04-161

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

Curatorial Records, 1983-2004

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: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1983-2004
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 04-161
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Steven D. Lubar, Curator, and documents his curatorial and professional activities. Materials primarily include Lubar's papers on public history, museums, and material culture of technology which he presented at conferences, professional societies, associations, and the Smithsonian Institution. Also included are records pertaining to curatorial objectives and reorganization matters at the National Museum of American History.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Steven D. Lubar, Curator, documenting his curatorial and professional activities. Materials primarily include Lubar's papers on public history, museums, and material culture of technology which he presented at conferences, professional societies, associations, and the Smithsonian Institution. Also includes records pertaining to curatorial objectives and reorganization matters at the National Museum of American History (NMAH).

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 5/8/1997 memorandum, Johnstone to Langley; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-161, National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology, Curatorial Records

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Container List

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Lubar, Steven: Curriculum Vita, 2003

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NMAH Reorganization, 1985

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Division Reorganization, 1991-1995

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SI/NMAH Management, 2000-2002

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"A New Exhibit on the American Industrial Revolution at the Smithsonian" (Presented at the Science Museum, London, and at Ironbridge Gorge Museum, Telford, England), December 1983

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"Managing the Industrial Revolution: The Management of Technology in Nineteenth-Century American Manufacturing" (Presented to the American Historical Association), December 1985

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"Engineering History at the Smithsonian Institution" (Presented to the Washington Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers), January 1988

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"The Institutional History of Engineering" (Invited paper presented to the Centennial Meeting of the American Society of Boiler Manufacturers), June 1988

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"Engineers and Politics" (Presented to "Not in My Backyard" Conference, National Museum of American History), September 1989

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"Do Not Fold, Spindle, or Mutilate: The Cultural History of the Punch Card" (Presented to the Bureau of the Census Hollerith Centennial Observation), June 1990

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"Jello History is American History" (Presented to the First Annual Smithsonian Jello History Conference), April 1991

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"Videohistory Strategies: Documenting the Workplace and Large Technical Projects" (Presented to the Society for the History of Technology, Upsalla, Sweden), August 1992

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"Greek Slave Controversy" (Presented at the National Museum of American History), 1992

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"Education in the Museum" (Presented at the National Museum of American History), 1993

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"Wonder, Relevance, and a Good Story: Labor History in Museums" (Presented at the Pennsylvania Historical and Museums Commission Labor History Conference), January 1993

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"Technology and Race" (Presented at the Conference on Technology and the African American Experience, Atlanta, Georgia), March 1994

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"Men and Women, Production and Consumption" (Keynote address at 'His and Hers: Gender and the Consumer' conference, Hagley Center for the History of Business, Technology and Society), April 1994

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"Lesson from Communications History" (Presented to Executive Council of the National Association of Letter Carriers), June 1995

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"History, Memory and Interpretation" (Presented at Conversation on Interpretation), October 1996

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"World War II: Sharing Memories" (Presented to the Pennsylvania Humanities Council), 1996

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"Japanese and American Artifacts and Stories" (Presented to the American Studies Association), November 1996

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"Japanese and American Artifacts" (Material Culture Forum), December 1996

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"Archiving the Internet" (Presented at the Documenting the Digital Age Conference), February 1997

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"People, Places and Things: New Directions for Museums" (Presented to Historic Bethlehem, Inc., and others), May 1997

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"World Wide Military Command and Control System" (Talk at the National Museum of American History), July 1997

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"Free Speech on the Internet" (Telecommunications Policy Research Conference), September 1997

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Presentation to NMAH on National Museum of Industrial History, November 1997

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"Affiliations Program" (Talk at SI Historian's Roundtable), 1997

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"Public History and the National Museum of American History," July 1998

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"History of Robots" (Talk at the National Museum of American History), August 1998

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"Resources for Science and Technology Studies at the Smithsonian" (Presented to Society for Science, Technology and Society), March 1999

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"Communities in a Changing Nation" (Talk at George Mason University), October 1999

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"Remembering Disabilities" (Presented to Smithsonian Conference on Disabilities and Public History), 2000

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"American Identity" (Presented at the National Museum of American History), January 2000

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"Imagining the Nation at the Smithsonian" (Talk at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina), 2001

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"Conversations on Collections" (Talk at the National Museum of American History), January 2002

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"Learning from the Past at the Smithsonian" (Talk at OAH/NCPH), April 2002

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"Industrial History Museums: Artifacts and Stories" (Keynote presentation to the Second International Conference of the History of Technology, United Nations University, Tokyo), 2002

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"Lessons from One Hundred Years of Machine Tool History" (Presented to the Centennial Meeting of the Association for Manufacturing Technology, New York), November 2002

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"A History of Progress in Museums" (Presented to the Mutual Concerns of Air and Space Museums Group), March 2003

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"The Rhetoric of Transportation" (Talk at Brown University), 2004

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"The Museum as Public Sphere" (Talk at Brown University), 2004

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