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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 96-085

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central

Exhibition Records, 1983, 1986-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1983, 1986-1990
Quantity: 3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 96-085
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of edited exhibit scripts, outlines, and designs for mostly Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES); memoranda to and from other bureaus within the Institution; correspondence between curators and exhibition designers; drawings, sketches and architectural and electrical designs for such SITES exhibitions as "Preserving Architectural Heritage: Frank Lloyd Wright Decorative Arts in the Domino's Pizza Collection," "Tropical Rainforests: A Disappearing Treasure," "All Systems Go: America's Space Transportation System for the 1990s," "African American Artists: Selections from the Evans-Tibbs Collection, 1880-1987," and "India Along the Ganges." Interspersed among the records are pamphlets, brochures, newspaper and journal articles, exhibition reviews, color slides, color prints, requisitions for supplies and photographic duplication, and posters.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of edited exhibition scripts, outlines, and designs for mostly Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES); memoranda to and from other bureaus within the Smithsonian Institution; correspondence between curators and exhibition designers; drawings, sketches and architectural and electrical designs for such SITES exhibitions as Preserving Architectural Heritage: Frank Lloyd Wright Decorative Arts in the Domino's Pizza Collection, Tropical Rainforests: A Disappearing Treasure, All Systems Go: America's Space Transportation System for the 1990s, African American Artists: Selections from the Evans-Tibbs Collection, 1880-1987, and India Along the Ganges.

Interspersed among the records are pamphlets, brochures, newspaper and journal articles, exhibition reviews, color slides, color prints, requisitions for supplies and photographic duplication, and posters.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-085, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Central, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

1988 - African-American Artists: The Evans-Tibbs Collection

Box 1 of 4

1989 - All Systems Go: America's Space Transportation System for the 1990s (3 folders)

Box 1 of 4

1988 - Badges of Pride: Symbols and Images of American Labor (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

1989 - China between Revolutions

Box 1 of 4

1989 - Collector's Eye

Box 1 of 4

1988 - Coverlets (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

1988 - Exploring the Planets (5 folders)

Box 1 of 4

1989 - Frank Lloyd Wright: Preserving an Architectural Heritage (Folders 1-2 of 5)

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

1989 - Frank Lloyd Wright: Preserving an Architectural Heritage (Folders 3-5 of 5)

Box 2 of 4

1990 - From Harlem to Hollywood

Box 2 of 4

1990 - The Great American Comic Strip (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

1990 - India along the Ganges

Box 2 of 4

1989 - Inside Active Volcanoes (5 folders)

Box 2 of 4

1989 - Irish Decorative Arts

Box 2 of 4

1990 - Jakob Ignatz Hittorff

Box 2 of 4

1983 - Marconi (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

1990 - Moscow: Treasures and Traditions (3 folders)

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

1988 - Official Images: New Deal Photography

Box 3 of 4

1989 - Paintbrush Diplomacy: Children's Art from the Americas

Box 3 of 4

1989 - Portraits and Prospects: British and Irish Watercolors and Drawings

Box 3 of 4

1989 - Provincetown and the Art of Printmaking

Box 3 of 4

1990 - Secessionism and Austrian Graphic Arts

Box 3 of 4

1989 - Training the Hand and Eye: American Drawings from the Cooper-Hewitt

Box 3 of 4

1988 - Tropical Rainforests: A Disappearing Treasure (5 folders)

Box 3 of 4

1988 - Victorian Gardens: A Horticultural Extravaganza

Box 3 of 4

1986 - Vietnam Veterans' Memorial

Box 3 of 4

1989 - The View from Space: American Astronaut Photography

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

1988 - Visions of Flight: A Retrospective from the NASA Art Collection

Box 4 of 4

1987 - What Style Is It? (3 folders)

Box 4 of 4