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Accession 07-014

Lemelson Center

Exhibition Records, 1997-2005

Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator:Lemelson Center
Title:Exhibition Records
Dates:1997-2005
Quantity:1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection:Accession 07-014
Language of Materials:English
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Summary:

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. Materials also include zip disks, CDs, and DVDs.

Descriptive Entry

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.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 8/8/2003 memorandum, Johnstone to Oswald; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-014, Lemelson Center, Exhibition Records

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Container List

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Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize

Gertrude Elion - Correspondence, 1997, 1999

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Milton Friedman - Briefcase donation and correspondence, 2001

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Rosa M. Segre - Bequest regarding Nobel materials of Emilio Segre, 1998

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Isaac Singer - Objects, 1997

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Charles Townes - Correspondence, 1998

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Nobel Foundation Graphics Request, 1999

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Kim Dae Jung - Correspondence, 2000

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Ralph Bunche - Research correspondence, 1998-2002

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Zip disks - Nobel Foundation; Nobel Project; and Panama, Nobel, Sec. 3 (Contains Digital Records)

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Press Information (Contains Digital Records)

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Opening at Deutsches Museum Bonn, May 23, 2002 (Contains Digital Records)

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Exhibition Videos (Contains Digital Records)

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Exhibition Videos - GestaltungsGruppe (Contains Digital Records)

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Adventure Film Productions, January 29, 2001 (Contains Digital Records)

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Nobel Voices for Disarmament Mock-Up, produced by David Tarnow (Contains Digital Records)

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Ask the Prizewinners - Interactive, Hillman & Carr (Contains Digital Records)

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Nobel Outreach, May 19, 2004 (Contains Digital Records)

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Lindau Exhibition Kiosk, September 19, 2002 (Contains Digital Records)

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Lindau Exhibit - Kiosk source files, Hillman & Carr (Contains Digital Records)

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Images, Arber - Yant T. Lee (Contains Digital Records)

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Edgar Fahs Smith Collection, University of Pennsylvania Library (Contains Digital Records)

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Nobel photos and archived files, October 11, 2005 (Contains Digital Records)

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Peter Badge 2001 Nobel portraits; Nobel Voices images; Panoramas; "Treasure Hunt" object images, exhibit scripts, and Kultur und Technik articles (Contains Digital Records)

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Nobel Foundation photos, Nobel exhibit and program images (Contains Digital Records)

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Photo of Gerturde Elion on pony (Contains Digital Records)

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Mt. Rushmore, St. Gotthard's pass (Italy-Switzerland) (Contains Digital Records)

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Faulkner (Contains Digital Records)

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Explosion (Contains Digital Records)

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Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) photos, March 19, 2001 (Contains Digital Records)

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Doctors Without Borders - 4 images from Liaison International (Contains Digital Records)

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Photo scans (Contains Digital Records)

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Badge photos (Contains Digital Records) (2 folders)

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Other Exhibitions and Programs

- 1950s TV programming (Contains Digital Records)

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(TRT 45:24) - Hillman & Carr, December 27, 1999 (Contains Digital Records)

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(TRT 45:00) - Hillman & Carr, May 22, 2002 (Contains Digital Records)

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- Presidency archived files, October 11, 2005 (Contains Digital Records)

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