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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 06-001

National Museum of American History. Office of the Director

Exhibition Records, 1977-2001

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Office of the Director
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1977-2001
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 06-001
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of exhibition records created by Spencer R. Crew during his tenure as curator in the Division of Community Life, and later, as Director of the National Museum of American History. The records document planning for the exhibitions "Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940" and "Go Forth and Serve: Black Land Grant Colleges." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; exhibition proposals, schedules, scripts, floor plans, and catalogs; reports; budget summaries; newsletters; photographs, slides, and negatives; grant and loan information; and object lists.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of exhibition records created by Spencer R. Crew during his tenure as curator in the Division of Community Life, and later, as Director of the National Museum of American History. The records document planning for the exhibitions Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940 and Go Forth and Serve: Black Land Grant Colleges. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; exhibition proposals, schedules, scripts, floor plans, and catalogs; reports; budget summaries; newsletters; photographs, slides, and negatives; grant and loan information; and object lists.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-001, National Museum of American History. Office of the Director, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940

Exhibition Catalog, 1987

Box 1 of 2

Field to Factory: Introductory Audio-Visual Slideshow

Box 1 of 2

Field to Factory: Educational Outreach Kit Draft, 1989

Box 1 of 2

Field to Factory: Exhibition Slides (3 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Field to Factory: Object Takedown List, 1989

Box 1 of 2

Field to Factory: Object Lists (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Proposal for Additional Upgrades to Field to Factory, 2001

Box 1 of 2

Spencer R. Crew: Correspondence, 1988-2001

Box 1 of 2

Lonnie Bunch: Correspondence, 1990-1991

Box 1 of 2

Indexes for Field to Factory Photographs (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Field to Factory: Brochure, 1987

Box 1 of 2

Thoughts on Field to Factory, 2001

Box 1 of 2

Field to Factory: Revised Construction Sequence Schedule, 1989

Box 1 of 2

Field to Factory: Revised Script, 1990

Box 1 of 2

LIA/African American Section: Final Graphics Coordination, 1990

Box 1 of 2

LIA/African American Section: Incoming Loans Summary, 1990

Box 1 of 2

Summary of Distribution of Mt.Vernon Objects, 1989-1990

Box 1 of 2

Loretta Hanes: Porcelain Bowls on Loan

Box 1 of 2

Henderson-Justice Family Reunion: Slides, 1977

Box 1 of 2

Henderson-Justice Family Reunion: Photo Essay, 1977 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Travel Show Negatives and Photographs

Box 1 of 2

Persons on Taped Interviews

Box 1 of 2

Field to Factory: Exhibition Floor Plan, 1989

Box 1 of 2

Introductory Hallway to the Exhibition

Box 1 of 2

HBCU Photographs and Negatives

Box 1 of 2

Dr. John Hope Franklin Photographs

Box 1 of 2

Photographs: African American Life in Washington, D.C.

Box 1 of 2

Exhibition Photographs and Negatives (general)

Box 1 of 2

Oral History Transcription: Leaving the South, The Trip North

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Oral History Transcription: Adjustment to School in the North

Box 2 of 2

Mind on Freedom Conference: Final Report, 1996

Box 2 of 2

Field to Factory: Interviews, 1984-1986

Box 2 of 2

Photographs: Negro Life in the Small Town and Backwood Areas

Box 2 of 2

Thomas Hart Benton: Lincoln University Mural Painting

Box 2 of 2

Photographs: Afro-American People and Settings

Box 2 of 2

William Burleson Estate Report, 1996

Box 2 of 2

Variants of Old Southern Plantations: Photographs (Roddy Moore)

Box 2 of 2

Early African American Characterization: Photographs

Box 2 of 2

The Slave Trade and Quarters: Illustrations and Text

Box 2 of 2

Early Colonial Population

Box 2 of 2

Afro-American Domestic Life on Plantation: Photographs and Negatives

Box 2 of 2

Go Forth and Serve: Black Land Grant Colleges

Correspondence re: Black Land Grant Colleges, 1990-1994 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Go Forth and Serve: Exhibition Proposals, 1990

Box 2 of 2

Go Forth and Serve: Exhibition Scripts, 1990

Box 2 of 2

Photographs Relating to Black Colleges (list)

Box 2 of 2

List of Predominately Black Colleges up to 1900

Box 2 of 2

Bibliography of Books Relating to Historically Black Colleges

Box 2 of 2

Go Forth and Serve: Object Lists

Box 2 of 2

Go Forth and Serve: Grants, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Go Forth and Serve: Exhibition Schedule, 1989

Box 2 of 2

Go Forth and Serve: Correspondence, 1989-1992

Box 2 of 2

Go Forth and Serve: Budget Summaries, c. 1989-1991

Box 2 of 2

Go Forth and Serve Newsletters, 1991-1993

Box 2 of 2

Go Forth and Serve: CD ROM Proposal, 1994

Box 2 of 2

Black Land Grant Colleges Dateline

Box 2 of 2

Tuskegee Institute: Photographs and Negatives

Box 2 of 2

Virginia State University: Photographs and Negatives

Box 2 of 2

West Virginia State University: Photographs and Negatives

Box 2 of 2

Delaware State College: Photographs

Box 2 of 2

Southern University: Photographs and Negatives

Box 2 of 2

University of Maryland (Eastern Shore): Photographs and Negatives

Box 2 of 2

Alcom State University

Box 2 of 2

Florida A&M: Photographs

Box 2 of 2

North Carolina A&T: Photographs

Box 2 of 2