Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Exhibition Records, 1997-2005
This accession consists of records which primarily document the exhibition Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize, which explored the motivation and vision of Nobel laureates and the history of Alfred Bernhard Nobel and his prize. The exhibition celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize and was developed in collaboration with the Deutsches Museum Bonn in Germany and the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, with the cooperation of the Meetings of Nobel Prize Winners in Lindau, Germany. The exhibition featured personal video interviews of laureates, candid photographic portraits and original artifacts. Additional exhibitions and programs documented include, Science in American Life, Lewis Latimer: Renaissance Man, Reinventing the Wheel: The Continuing Evolution of the Bicycle, and The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden. The records include the correspondence and memoranda of Lemelson Center staff members Arthur P. Molella, Director, and William Eastman, Project Historian. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 8/8/2003 memorandum, Johnstone to Oswald; 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.
- Molella, Arthur P., 1944
- Eastman, William
- Nobel, Alfred Bernhard, 1833-1896
- Latimer, Lewis Howard, 1848-1928
- Lemelson Center
- Deutsches Museum Bonn
- National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
- Meetings of Nobel Prize Winners
- Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
- Science in American Life (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.)
- Lewis Latimer: Renaissance Man (Program) (1998: Washington, D.C.)
- Reinventing the Wheel: The Continuing Evolution of the Bicycle (Program) (2002: Washington, D.C.)
- The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden (Exhibition) (2000- : Washington, D.C.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-014, Lemelson Center, Exhibition Records