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Accession 97-059,  Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Central,  Exhibition Records, 1965, 1967-1968, 1970-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Central
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1965, 1967-1968, 1970-1994
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 97-059
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records were created by Kenneth Victor Young during his tenure in the Office of Exhibits Central as a designer and Design Supervisor and Editor. The records consist of Young's exhibition script outlines and designs, mostly for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES); memoranda and correspondence to and from various curators within and outside the Smithsonian; drawings, sketches and architectural and electronic designs for such SITES exhibitions as "Louis Armstrong: A Cultural Legacy," "Mark Twain," "Black Presence in American History," "Mr. Audubon and Mr. Bien," including records related to the work Young did in the National Museum, Cairo, Egypt, exhibition work in India on "Ghandi Memorial" and other consulting work in many African countries. There is also some correspondence with the United States Information Agency. The records are interspersed with pamphlets, brochures, newspaper and journal articles, exhibition reviews, color slides, requisitions for supplies and photographic duplications.

Descriptive Entry

These records were created by Kenneth Victor Young during his tenure in the Office of Exhibits Central (OEC) as a designer and Design Supervisor and Editor.

The records consist of Young's exhibition script outlines and designs, mostly for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES); memoranda and correspondence to and from various curators within and outside the Smithsonian Institution (SI); drawings, sketches and architectural and electronic designs for such SITES exhibitions as "Louis Armstrong: A Cultural Legacy," "Mark Twain," "Black Presence in American History," "Mr. Audubon and Mr. Bien," including records related to the work Young did in the National Museum, Cairo, Egypt, exhibition work in India on "Ghandi Memorial" and other consulting work in many African countries. There is also some correspondence with the United States Information Agency.

The records are interspersed with pamphlets, brochures, newspaper and journal articles, exhibition reviews, color slides, requisitions for supplies and photographic duplications.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-059, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Central, Exhibition Records

Container List

Box 1

OEC Files

OEC files - "Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington"

Box 1 of 3

OEC files - Antenna Theater

Box 1 of 3

OEC files - "Workers & Managers"

Box 1 of 3

OEC files - Ex-Logo

Box 1 of 3

OEC files - Turkish Traditional Art

Box 1 of 3

OEC files - "Shared Visions"

Box 1 of 3

OEC files - "Who's In Charge"

Box 1 of 3

OEC files - "Nuestros Bosques, Nuestra Herencia"

Box 1 of 3

OEC files - "Before Freedom Came"

Box 1 of 3

OEC files - "The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution 1770-1800"

Box 1 of 3

OEC files - Kenneth V. Young - Travel

Box 1 of 3

OEC files - Miscellaneous (5 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Gallery - "Degenerate Art: The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany" (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Gallery - "Wall Wall: A Vision of the Future Without Fear"

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Gallery - Try-out space for Principles of Flight

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Gallery - "Golden Threads"

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Gallery - Exploratorium, "Navigation"

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Gallery - "The Good, the Bad and the Cuddly: Attitudes Towards Animals"

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Gallery - "Harmattan"

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Gallery - "Rompiendo La Liga"

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Gallery - SPARC

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Gallery - "Brazil Via New York/Oxygen Share"

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Gallery - "One Person Show by Celia Munoz"

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Gallery - "Rican/Structed Reflec(x)tion"

Box 1 of 3

Experimental Gallery - Miscellaneous Records

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

OEC files - SI Crypt Corrected Label

Box 2 of 3

OEC files - Smithsonian National Associate Program

Box 2 of 3

OEC files - Personnel design

Box 2 of 3

OEC files - Victorian Embroidery Parterre

Box 2 of 3

OEC files - "Beyond the Ocean, Beneath a Leaf"

Box 2 of 3

OEC files - Graphic Arts Hall (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

OEC files - Panda House, National Zoo, 1974 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 3

OEC files - Gandhi Memorial, India, 1970 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

OEC files - Office Furniture

Box 2 of 3

SITES Exhibitions

Folk Arts of the Deep South, 1977

Box 2 of 3

Handicrafts of the Deep South, 1977

Box 2 of 3

Birds of Prey, 1978

Box 2 of 3

Wilkes Collection, 1977

Box 2 of 3

Mr. Audubon and Mr. Bien, 1975

Box 2 of 3

Black Presence in American History

Box 2 of 3

Carnegie's Libraries, 1985

Box 2 of 3

Ex-Votos - Milagros, 1975 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

America Underfoot, 1975 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

American Woodprints, 1975

Box 2 of 3

Mirage in the West: A French View of America, 1976

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

OEC Files

OEC files - Reorganization, 1984

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Estimate for Set-up of Small Museum Fabrication Unit

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Uprising Design Editing

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - African American Museum Association

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - The Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Dr. Francis Eguaroje

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Jim Mahoney Memoranda

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - SITES Memoranda

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Memoranda, 1975

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Gambia

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Anacostia Training

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Personal file (Kenneth V. Young)

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Job Description

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Buyouts

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Travel

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Internship - Summer June - Eleanor Perrine

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Metric

Box 3 of 3

OEC files - Miscellaneous (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Experimental Gallery - "Mirror of Martyrs"

Box 3 of 3

International Gallery - "Sculptures from the Flames," 1993

Box 3 of 3

International Gallery - Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 3

SITES Exhibitions

African-American Artists, 1992

Box 3 of 3

Before Freedom Came, 1993

Box 3 of 3

Ghana Museum Project

Box 3 of 3

Major League/Minor League, 1993

Box 3 of 3

Louis Armstrong: A Cultural Legacy, 1994 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Shopping Bags, 1980

Box 3 of 3

Wine Labels, 1984

Box 3 of 3

After the Revolution, Everyday Life in America

Box 3 of 3

American Master, 1986

Box 3 of 3

Baseball Immortals, 1985

Box 3 of 3

European Illustration, 1985

Box 3 of 3

Mark Twain, 1985

Box 3 of 3

Five Centuries of Italian Textiles, 1985

Box 3 of 3

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Experimental Gallery, 1990-1991

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Miscellaneous

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