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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 07-042

National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits

Special Exhibition Records, 2000-2002

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Title: Special Exhibition Records
Dates: 2000-2002
Quantity: 8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 07-042
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the planning, production, and execution of the traveling exhibition "Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, facilities reports, condition reports, schedules, graphics, brochures, clippings, press books, floor plans, scripts, wall texts, installation images, videotapes, audiotapes, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the planning, production, and execution of the traveling exhibition "Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, facilities reports, condition reports, schedules, graphics, brochures, clippings, press books, floor plans, scripts, wall texts, installation images, videotapes, audiotapes, and related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-042, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Special Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Courier List

Box 1 of 8

General Administration

Box 1 of 8

Vikings Logo - Ferro and Ferro

Box 1 of 8

Visitor Evaluation

Box 1 of 8

Installation Instructions

Box 1 of 8

Security/Alarms

Box 1 of 8

De-Installation

Box 1 of 8

Exhibit Reconfiguration

Box 1 of 8

Lewis Chessmen

Box 1 of 8

Full Circle Exhibition - Newfoundland

Box 1 of 8

Islendingur Replica Ship

Box 1 of 8

Leif video

Box 1 of 8

Vikings - Europe (Post-Tour)

Box 1 of 8

Canadian Museum of Civilization

Box 1 of 8

Skaholt Map

Box 1 of 8

Object Lists

Box 1 of 8

Silica Gel

Box 1 of 8

Loans - British Museum

Box 1 of 8

Registrarial/Shipping

Box 1 of 8

Educational Materials

Box 1 of 8

Science Museum of Minnesota Contract

Box 1 of 8

Houston Museum of Natural Science- Venue and Facility Report (2 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (2 folders)

Box 1 of 8

American Museum of Natural History - New York City

Box 1 of 8

Loan - Drinking horn

Box 1 of 8

Shipping- Sweden

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

Museum of National Antiquities

Box 2 of 8

Shipping - Norway

Box 2 of 8

Bergen Museum

Box 2 of 8

Vikings Arrive in Greenland

Box 2 of 8

Universitetets Oldsaksamling

Box 2 of 8

Shipping - Finland

Box 2 of 8

National Museum of Iceland

Box 2 of 8

Stofun Arna Magnussonar

Box 2 of 8

Gunnar Bjarnason

Box 2 of 8

Shipping-Iceland

Box 2 of 8

Tromso Museum

Box 2 of 8

Vitenkapsmuseet

Box 2 of 8

National Board of Antiquities - Finland

Box 2 of 8

Greenland National Museum and Archives

Box 2 of 8

National Museum of Denmark

Box 2 of 8

Mass Burial Reconstruction

Box 2 of 8

Shipping - Denmark

Box 2 of 8

Canadian Museum of Civilization

Box 2 of 8

Parks Canada

Box 2 of 8

Government of Newfoundland

Box 2 of 8

Shipping - Canada

Box 2 of 8

Den Antikvariske Samling I Ribe

Box 2 of 8

Kibsgaard (Oseberg replica)

Box 2 of 8

Det Kongelige Bibliotek

Box 2 of 8

Hygrothermograph charts

Box 2 of 8

Travel (3 folders)

Box 2 of 8

Courier confirmation

Box 2 of 8

Vendor forms

Box 2 of 8

Shipments

Box 2 of 8

Expense reports

Box 2 of 8

Press materials and slides (2 folders)

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

Audio/Visual

Box 3 of 8

Design

Box 3 of 8

Floor Plans

Box 3 of 8

Vikings Contracts - Canadian Museum of Civilization (CMC)

Box 3 of 8

CMC Facility Report

Box 3 of 8

CMC Project Brief

Box 3 of 8

Vikings Contract - Denver

Box 3 of 8

Denver - Vikings General

Box 3 of 8

Denver Facility Report

Box 3 of 8

Vikings De-installation, National Museum of Natural History, August 2000

Box 3 of 8

American Museum of Natural History (New York) - Installation

Box 3 of 8

American Museum of Natural History

Box 3 of 8

Vikings Houston, June 13 - October 14, 2001

Box 3 of 8

Houston contract

Box 3 of 8

Houston videos

Box 3 of 8

American Museum of Natural History facility report

Box 3 of 8

Miscellaneous travel

Box 3 of 8

Science Museum of Minnesota facility report

Box 3 of 8

Special conditions

Box 3 of 8

National Museum of Natural History facility report - Original

Box 3 of 8

Field Museum facility report

Box 3 of 8

Shari Stout

Box 3 of 8

Eileen Corcoran

Box 3 of 8

Import/Export documentation; CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora)

Box 3 of 8

General information for De-installation

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

Dispersal from SMM

Box 4 of 8

Shipping Between US and Canada - Masterpiece

Box 4 of 8

Shipping To/From Canada

Box 4 of 8

ExPlus

Box 4 of 8

Office of Exhibits Central

Box 4 of 8

ELY facility report

Box 4 of 8

ELY contract for Vikings Tour

Box 4 of 8

ELY estimates and invoices - Vikings Tour

Box 4 of 8

Vikings Expenses - Small Pos

Box 4 of 8

Infinite Photo - Vikings Tour

Box 4 of 8

Exhibits Unlimited - Vikings Contract

Box 4 of 8

British Library

Box 4 of 8

Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Box 4 of 8

The Grosvenor Museum

Box 4 of 8

Lindisfarne Stone

Box 4 of 8

Manx National Heritage

Box 4 of 8

National Museums of Scotland

Box 4 of 8

York Archaeological Trust

Box 4 of 8

British Museum

Box 4 of 8

Shipping - United Kingdom

Box 4 of 8

Manuscript Library - Yale

Box 4 of 8

Kloster, Donald E.

Box 4 of 8

Department of Anthropology - Smithsonian Institution

Box 4 of 8

Mrs. Ivey - Thor's Hammer

Box 4 of 8

Metropolitan Opera

Box 4 of 8

Office of Special Exhibits - Tracking

Box 4 of 8

Maine State Museum

Box 4 of 8

Runestone Museum

Box 4 of 8

Bibliotheque Nationale de France

Box 4 of 8

Summary of Loans (Folder 1 of 2)

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

Summary of Loans (Folder 2 of 2)

Box 5 of 8

General Contract Languate - All Attachments

Box 5 of 8

Loan Agreements

Box 5 of 8

Conditions Governing Loans

Box 5 of 8

Condition Reports

Box 5 of 8

Crate/Packing Lists (includes electronic records)

Box 5 of 8

Registrarial Records

Box 5 of 8

Public Relations related materials (credits, releases)

Box 5 of 8

Crates

Box 5 of 8

Captions

Box 5 of 8

Content Development

Box 5 of 8

Script

Box 5 of 8

Final Script - Complete

Box 5 of 8

Notes

Box 5 of 8

Security Escort

Box 5 of 8

Insurance

Box 5 of 8

Couriers

Box 5 of 8

Customs Shipping Agents

Box 5 of 8

Crate List - Tour

Box 5 of 8

Installation Manual

Box 5 of 8

Tour Contract/Shipping Background Information

Box 5 of 8

Transport - Tour

Box 5 of 8

Venues

Box 5 of 8

Install/De-install

Box 5 of 8

Sanders Museum Services

Box 5 of 8

Brackets

Box 5 of 8

Exhibit Floor Plan

Box 5 of 8

Components

Box 5 of 8

Special Conditions

Box 5 of 8

Case Layouts and Content (2 folders)

Box 5 of 8

Exhibit Cases

Box 5 of 8

Security

Box 5 of 8

Loan Cost Estimates

Box 5 of 8

Edith Dietze

Box 5 of 8

Bradley

Box 5 of 8

Lenders

Box 5 of 8

Database Corrections

Box 5 of 8

Supplies

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

Norwegian Folk Music with Tapes

Box 6 of 8

Component Dispersal - Iceland

Box 6 of 8

Component Dispersal - Others/Not Iceland

Box 6 of 8

Budget

Box 6 of 8

American Museum of Natural History Venue

Box 6 of 8

Deborah Earle

Box 6 of 8

Educational and Public Relations materials

Box 6 of 8

Vikings reference guide

Box 6 of 8

Condition reports - Sweden

Box 6 of 8

Viking component drawings

Box 6 of 8

Graphics

Box 6 of 8

Public Relations

Box 6 of 8

Brochure design - CMC

Box 6 of 8

Summative evaluation - American Museum of Natural History

Box 6 of 8

Evaluation - DMNS (Denver Museum of Nature & Science)

Box 6 of 8

Final Report - CMC

Box 6 of 8

Condition Reports (6 folders)

Box 6 of 8

Viking Exhibit News Cuts, 11/19/2002-11/24/2002 (VHS)

Box 6 of 8

Transparencies

Box 6 of 8

Floor plan

Box 6 of 8

Tour schedule binder

Box 6 of 8

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County binder

Box 6 of 8

Exhibition script

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

Public Relations

Box 7 of 8

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Box 7 of 8

Graphics

Box 7 of 8

Floor plans

Box 7 of 8

Science Museum of Minnesota

Box 7 of 8

Statens Historiska

Box 7 of 8

Installation Guide (6 folders, includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 8

Miscellaneous Production Files (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 8

AutoCAD Drawings (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 8

Logo (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 8

Accessible Brochure, Activity Guide, Script, and Wall Text (audio cassettes)

Box 7 of 8

Miscellaneous Images (2 folders, includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 8

Viking Exhibit Videos (VHS and HDCAM) (2 folders)

Box 7 of 8

Skaholt Map Images (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 8

Object Images (transparencies)

Box 7 of 8

Deb Wood Files, May 2001 (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 8

Viking Ship Animation (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 8

Promotional Images (includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 8

Viking Exhibit, January 2001 (DVD, includes electronic records)

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

Maps (includes electronic records)

Box 8 of 8

Production Files (includes electronic records)

Box 8 of 8

Audio Files and Voice-overs (includes electronic records)

Box 8 of 8

Graphics Files (5 folders, includes electronic records)

Box 8 of 8

Installation and Object Photographs (slides)

Box 8 of 8