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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

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
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 (includes electronic records)

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Press Information (includes electronic records)

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Opening at Deutsches Museum Bonn, May 23, 2002 (includes electronic records)

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Exhibition Videos (includes electronic records)

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Exhibition Videos - GestaltungsGruppe (includes electronic records)

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Adventure Film Productions, January 29, 2001 (includes electronic records)

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Nobel Voices for Disarmament Mock-Up, produced by David Tarnow (includes electronic records)

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Ask the Prizewinners - Interactive, Hillman & Carr (includes electronic records)

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Nobel Outreach, May 19, 2004 (includes electronic records)

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Lindau Exhibition Kiosk, September 19, 2002 (includes electronic records)

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Lindau Exhibit - Kiosk source files, Hillman & Carr (includes electronic records)

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Images, Arber - Yant T. Lee (includes electronic records)

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Edgar Fahs Smith Collection, University of Pennsylvania Library (includes electronic records)

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Nobel photos and archived files, October 11, 2005 (includes electronic 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 (includes electronic records)

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Nobel Foundation photos, Nobel exhibit and program images (includes electronic records)

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Photo of Gerturde Elion on pony (includes electronic records)

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Mt. Rushmore, St. Gotthard's pass (Italy-Switzerland) (includes electronic records)

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Faulkner (includes electronic records)

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Explosion (includes electronic records)

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Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) photos, March 19, 2001 (includes electronic records)

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Doctors Without Borders - 4 images from Liaison International (includes electronic records)

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Photo scans (includes electronic records)

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Badge photos (includes electronic records) (2 folders)

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Other Exhibitions and Programs

Science in American Life - 1950s TV programming (includes electronic records)

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Lewis Latimer: Renaissance Man (TRT 45:24) - Hillman & Carr, December 27, 1999 (includes electronic records)

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Reinventing the Wheel: The Continuing Evolution of the Bicycle (TRT 45:00) - Hillman & Carr, May 22, 2002 (includes electronic records)

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The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden - Presidency archived files, October 11, 2005 (includes electronic records)

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