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Accession 05-150,  Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service,  Exhibition Records, circa 1987-2004

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 1987-2004
Quantity: 8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 05-150
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials that document the organization, design, and promotion of traveling exhibitions. Exhibitions represented include "American Voices: Latino Photographers in the United States," "Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South," "Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington," "Earth 2U, Exploring Geography (I and II)," "Good, the Bad, and the Cuddly: Human Attitudes Towards Animals," "Hooray for Yiddish Theater in America!," "Jazz Age in Paris: 1914-1940," "Looping the Loop: Posters of Early Flight," "Louis Armstrong: A Cultural Legacy," "On Miniature Wings: Model Aircraft from the National Air and Space Museum," "Spiders!," "The Prairie Schoolhouse: A Photo Essay by John Martin Campbell," "Two Eagles/Dos Aguilas: A Natural History of the Mexican-American Boundary," "Under the Sun: An Outdoor Exhibition of Light," "We Shall Overcome: Photographs from the American Civil Rights Era." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, planning documents, exhibit proposals, research notes and materials, letters of agreement, floor plans, releases, itineraries, contracts, exhibition booking agreements and contracts, object loan agreements, packing instructions, budgets, object lists, label copy, press releases, press kits, catalogues and other published materials, education kits, scripts, label copy, condition reports, clippings, installation and object photographs, slides, and transparencies. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

These records consist of materials that document the organization, design, and promotion of traveling exhibitions. Major exhibitions represented include "Spiders!" and "Earth 2U." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, planning documents, exhibit proposals, research notes and materials, letters of agreement, floor plans, releases, itineraries, contracts, exhibition booking agreements and contracts, object loan agreements, packing instructions, budgets, object lists, label copy, press releases, press kits, catalogues and other published materials, education kits, scripts, label copy, condition reports, clippings, and installation and object photographs, slides, and transparencies.

Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 9/27/1984 memorandum, Glenn to Loar; Contact reference staff for details.

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

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-150, Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, Exhibition Records

Container List

Box 1

American Voices: Latino Photographers in the United States (Exhibition ID numbers 041, 045), 05/1997-09/1997 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South (Exhibition ID number 818), 12/1993-09/1996 (5 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington (Exhibition ID numbers 710, 891, 053), 04/1993-10/1996 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 8

(The) Good, the Bad, and the Cuddly: Attitudes towards Animals (Exhibition ID number 92-0690), 05/1992-01/1995

Box 1 of 8

Hooray for Yiddish Theater in America! (Exhibition ID number 370), 02/1987-06/1989 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Jazz Age in Paris: 1914-1940 (Exhibition ID numbers 002, 057, 118), 04/1996-03/2000 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Looping the Loop: Posters of Early Flight (Exhibition ID number 051), 04/2000-09/2002 (10 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

Louis Armstrong: A Cultural Legacy (Exhibition ID number 049), 09/1994-12/1996 (6 folders)

Box 2 of 8

On Miniature Wings: Model Aircraft from the National Air and Space Museum (Exhibition ID number 031), 10/1999-07/2002 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 8

(A) Prairie Schoolhouse: A Photo Essay by John Martin Campbell (Exhibition ID number 890), 06/1995-02/2001 (6 folders)

Box 2 of 8

Two Eagles/Dos Aguilas: A Natural History of the Mexican-American Boundary (Exhibition ID number 662), 10/1993-02/1997 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 8

Under the Sun (Exhibition ID number 066), 06/1999-09/1999

Box 2 of 8

We Shall Overcome: Photographs from the American Civil Rights Era (Exhibition ID number 021), 01/1998-06/2004 (5 folders)

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

Earth 2U, Exploring Geography (I and II) (Exhibition ID numbers 125, 126, 607, 799), 11/1995-08/2003

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

Earth 2U, Exploring Geography (I and II) (Exhibition ID numbers 125, 126, 607, 799), 11/1995-08/2003

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

Earth 2U, Exploring Geography (I and II) (Exhibition ID numbers 125, 126, 607, 799), 11/1995-08/2003

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

Earth 2U, Exploring Geography (I and II) (Exhibition ID numbers 125, 126, 607, 799), 11/1995-08/2003

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

Earth 2U, Exploring Geography (I and II) (Exhibition ID numbers 125, 126, 607, 799), 11/1995-08/2003

Box 7 of 8

Spiders! (Exhibition ID number 855), 06/1994-01/2000

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

Spiders! (Exhibition ID number 855), 06/1994-01/2000

Box 8 of 8