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Accession 07-009

National Air and Space Museum. Office of Public Affairs

Photographs, 1976, 1991-1999, and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Office of Public Affairs
Title: Photographs
Dates: 1976, 1991-1999, and undated
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 07-009
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of slides documenting events, exhibitions, and facilities associated with the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Subjects include the construction and opening of the NASM building on the Mall; planning for the Stephen F. Udvar-Hazy Center; the 30th Anniversary video; the exhibitions "GPS: A New Constellation," "¡Arriba!: The History of Flight in Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean," "Earth Today," "Explore the Universe," "How Things Fly," "Korea: The U.S. Air Force's First Air War," and "Legend, Memory, and the Great Air War;" open houses at the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility; lectures; ceremonies; and the movement of objects such as the "Enola Gay." Materials include color transparency slides and occasional accompanying background information.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of slides documenting events, exhibitions, and facilities associated with the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Subjects include the construction and opening of the NASM building on the Mall; planning for the Stephen F. Udvar-Hazy Center; the 30th Anniversary video; the exhibitions GPS: A New Constellation, Arriba!: The History of Flight in Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, Earth Today, Explore the Universe, How Things Fly, Korea: The U.S. Air Force's First Air War, and Legend, Memory, and the Great Air War; open houses at the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility; lectures; ceremonies; and the movement of objects such as the Enola Gay. Materials include color transparency slides and occasional accompanying background information.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-009, National Air and Space Museum. Office of Public Affairs, Photographs

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Container List

Box 1

NASM Mall Building - Construction (no numbers)

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NASM Mall Building - Installation of Artifacts

Box 1 of 1

NASM Mall Building - Opening Day Ceremony, 7/1/1976

Box 1 of 1

NASM 30th Anniversary Video

Box 1 of 1

And a Star to Steer Her By - NASM Planetarium Show (Companion to Exhibit GPS: A New Constellation)

Box 1 of 1

Arriba!: The History of Flight in Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean (Gallery 102), 8/31/1998-1/5/1999

Box 1 of 1

Earth Today Exhibit (Gallery 113) - Added to Rocketry and Space Flight, 7/2/1998

Box 1 of 1

Explore the Universe, Slide Sets

Box 1 of 1

How Things Fly, (Gallery 109) - Opened 9/20/1996

Box 1 of 1

Korea: The U.S. Air Force's First Air War (F-86 Sabre) (Gallery 104), 11/21/1996-5/5/1997

Box 1 of 1

Legend, Memory, and the Great War in the Air (World War 1) (Gallery 206) - Opened 11/13/1991

Box 1 of 1

Breitling Orbiter 3 Acceptance Ceremony with Brian Jones and Bertrand Piccard, 1999

Box 1 of 1

Enola Gay, Forward Fuselage Moving into NASM via West End at Night

Box 1 of 1

Chuck Yeager Lecture at NASM with Donald Lopez, c. 1990s

Box 1 of 1

Unknown NASM Special Event (box marked "SZ")

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NASM Restaurant Model

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NASM Garber Facility - Open House, 1992 (photos by Mark Avino)

Box 1 of 1

Garber Open House

Box 1 of 1

Hazy Center Concept Illustrations

Box 1 of 1