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Accession 07-141,  National Air and Space Museum, Dept. of Aeronautics,  Exhibition Records, 1971-1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum, Dept. of Aeronautics
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1971-1988
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 07-141
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession documents exhibitions created by the Aeronautics Division for the opening of the National Air and Space Museum in 1976 as well as updates, revisions, and new exhibitions in the late 1970s and early 1980s. This accession also documents exhibitions at the smaller museum located at the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility during the same time period. Exhibitions documented include "Golden Age of Flight," "Air Transportation," "Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution at the Royal Scottish Museum," "General Aviation," "United States Customs Service Air Interdiction Program," "Sea-Air Operations," "World War I Aviation," "World War II Aviation," "Exhibition Flight," "Model Airplanes for Fun," "Air Traffic Control," and "Vertical Flight." Materials include scripts, label texts, images, correspondence, research, indices, object information, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession documents exhibitions created by the Aeronautics Division for the opening of the National Air and Space Museum in 1976 as well as updates, revisions, and new exhibitions in the late 1970s and early 1980s. This accession also documents exhibitions at the smaller museum located at the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility during the same time period. Exhibitions documented include "Golden Age of Flight," "Air Transportation," "Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution at the Royal Scottish Museum," "General Aviation," "United States Customs Service Air Interdiction Program," "Sea-Air Operations," "World War I Aviation," "World War II Aviation," "Exhibition Flight," "Model Airplanes for Fun," "Air Traffic Control," and "Vertical Flight." Materials include scripts, label texts, images, correspondence, research, indices, object information, and related materials.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-141, National Air and Space Museum, Dept. of Aeronautics, Exhibition Records

Container List

Box 1

Silver Hill - Label Text, 1976

Box 1 of 2

Various Scripts, 1980-1982

Box 1 of 2

Various Scripts, 1978-1983

Box 1 of 2

Hangar Museum - Images

Box 1 of 2

Silver Hill Museum - Label Text, Correspondence, and Index, 1978-1981

Box 1 of 2

Golden Age of Flight - Script, 1983

Box 1 of 2

Model Airplanes - Images

Box 1 of 2

Air Transportation - Xeroxes of Photographs for Hillman Film

Box 1 of 2

Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution (Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service - Edinburgh) - Correspondence, Loan Information, and Related Materials, 1984

Box 1 of 2

Air Transportation - Exhibit Package, Budget, Images and Related Materials, 1976

Box 1 of 2

Gallery of General Aviation - Script, 1980

Box 1 of 2

Air Transportation - Label Texts, 1975 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

United States Custom Service Air Interdiction Program - Script, Images, Research, and Related Materials, 1986-1988 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Gallery of Sea-Air Operations - Script, 1975 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Air Transportation - Specifications for Fabrication and Installation Contract, 1975 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

World War I Aviation - Script and Labels, 1971-1979 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2

World War I Exhibit - Final Working Script, 1971-1977 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Gallery of World War II Aviation - Script, 1975 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Exhibition Flight - Script, 1973-1979 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Model Airplanes for Fun - Script, Images, Object Information, and Related Materials, 1978-1981

Box 2 of 2

Air Traffic Control - Script, 1972

Box 2 of 2

Silver Hill Museum - Index and Labels, 1976-1977

Box 2 of 2

Silver Hill Museum - Labels, 1976-1977

Box 2 of 2

Vertical Flight - Script and Correspondence, 1975-1978 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Test Pilots, c. 1976 (Accession 07-196)

Box 2 of 2

Grumman Goose Exhibition, 1988 (Accession 09-141)

Box 2 of 2