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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 00-088

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central. Exhibits Editor's Office

Exhibition Scripts, 1975-1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central. Exhibits Editor's Office
Title: Exhibition Scripts
Dates: 1975-1995
Quantity: 6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 00-088
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Exhibits Editors' Office in the Office of Exhibits Central dealing with permanent exhibit halls and special exhibits. Some of the museums and offices that are represented in this collection are: the Anacostia Museum; the Office of Equal Opportunity and Minority Affairs; the Office of Equal Opportunity; the Assistant Secretary for Museums; the Division of Performing Arts; Office of Public Affairs; the Office of Physical Plant, Horticultural Services Division; the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH); the National Museum of American History (NMAH); Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL); Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI); as well as special exhibits, and the work for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). Exhibitions represented include: "P. H. Polk, The Man and His Work;" "The Real McCoy: African American Invention and Innovation, 1619-1930;" "Takbir! Allahu Akbar!: African American Muslims in Washington, D.C.;" "To Achieve these Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978;" " Whose Art Is It Anyway?: Art in Public Spaces;" "Trees of Christmas;" "Go Forth and Serve: Black Land Grant Colleges;" "Africa's Legacy in Mexico: Photographs by Tony Gleaton;" "American Greek Revival Architecture;" "Art As Activist: Revolutionary Posters from Central and Eastern Europe;" "Art As Activist: Revolutionary Posters from Central and Eastern Europe;" "Art of Our Time: Selections from the Olga Hirshhorn Collection;" "Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Rise of Black Churches in Eastern American Cities;" "Contrasts: 40 Years of Change and Continuity in Puerto Rico;" "Day in the Warsaw Ghetto: A Birthday Trip in Hell;" "Family Folklore;" "Road to Heaven is Paved by Good Works: The Art of Reverend Howard Finster;" "Frank Lloyd Wright: Preserving an Architectural Heritage, Decorative Designs from the Domino's Pizza Collection;" "Good, the Bad, and the Cuddly: Human Attitudes Towards Animals;" "Harlem Photographs by Aaron Siskind from the National Museum of American Art;" "Kids Bridge;" "Lincoln and His Contemporaries: Photographs by Mathew Brady from the NPG's F.H. Meserve Collection;" "Louis Armstrong: A Cultural Legacy;" "Major League, Minor League: Photographs of America's Baseball Stadiums by Jim Dow;" "Men and Machines of American Journalism;" "Mexico: A Landscape Revisited;" "More Than Meets the Eye;" "No Laughing Matter: Political Cartoonists on the Environment;" "Ocean Planet;" "English Silver: Masterpieces by Omar Ramsden from the Campbell Collection;" "Pride of Place: The Collections of the National Trust of Scotland;" "Realm of the Coin: Money in American Art;" "Saynday was Coming Along: Drawings by Silverhorn;" "Seeds of Change;" "Songs of My People;" "Steichen and His Men: A Photographic Portrait of World War II;" "To Color America: Portraits by Winold Reiss;" "Tongass: Alaska's Magnificent Rain Forest;" "Two Eagles/Dos Aguilas: A Natural History of the Mexican-American Boundary;" "VanDerZee, Photographer;" "Voyages and Visions: Nineteenth-Century European Images of the Middle East from the Victoria and Albert Museum;" "Science and the French Revolutionaries;" "Science in the Age of Columbus;" "Who's in Charge: Works and Managers in the United States;" and "Parting the Green Curtain: The Evolution of Tropical Biology in Panama."

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the work of the Exhibits Editors' Office in the Office of Exhibits Central dealing with permanent exhibit halls and special exhibits. Some of the museums and offices that are represented in this collection are: the Anacostia Museum, Horticulture, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), National Museum of American History (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL), Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), Smithsonian Chamber Players; as well as special exhibits, and the work for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-088, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Central, Exhibits Editor's Office, Exhibition Scripts

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Container List

Box 1

Anacostia Museum

P. H. Polk, The Man and His Work (1989)

Box 1 of 6

The Real McCoy: African American Invention and Innovation, 1619-1930 (brochure, 1989)

Box 1 of 6

Takbir! Allahu Akbar!: African American Muslims in Washington, D.C. (1994)

Box 1 of 6

To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self-Determination in the District of Columbia, 1791-1978 (1990)

Box 1 of 6

Whose Art Is It Anyway?: Art in Public Places (1990)

Box 1 of 6

Assistant Secretary for Museums

French Bicentennial (1989)

Box 1 of 6

Bicentennial of the Constitution (1991)

Box 1 of 6

Gender Perspectives: Symposium (book) (1990)

Box 1 of 6

Educated Eye (audiotape) (1991)

Box 1 of 6

Native American Studies brochure (1987)

Box 1 of 6

Horticulture

Trees of Christmas

Box 1 of 6

National Museum of American History

Go Forth and Serve: Black Land-Grant Colleges (1987)

Box 1 of 6

Office of Equal Opportunity

Black History Month (1987)

Box 1 of 6

Performing Arts

Smithsonian Chamber Players (1983)

Box 1 of 6

Public Affairs

New Museums (Martin Luther King Library exhibit on Sackler and African Art) (1987)

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

SITES (Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service)

Africa's Legacy in Mexico: Photographs by Tony Gleaton (1993)

Box 2 of 6

American Greek Revival Architecture (1990)

Box 2 of 6

Art as Activist: Revolutionary Posters from Central and Eastern Europe (1991)

Box 2 of 6

Art of Our Time: Works on Paper from the Olga Hirshhorn Collection (1992)

Box 2 of 6

Capturing the Spirit: Portraits of Contemporary Mexican Artists (1991)

Box 2 of 6

Climbing Jacob's Ladder: The Rise of Black Churches in Eastern American Cities, 1740-1877 (1990)

Box 2 of 6

Contrasts: 40 Years of Change and Continuity in Puerto Rico (Jack Delano photographs) (1990)

Box 2 of 6

A Day in the Warsaw Ghetto (1990)

Box 2 of 6

Family Folklore

Box 2 of 6

Finster (The Road to Heaven Is Paved with Good Works: The Art of Reverend Howard Finster) (1990)

Box 2 of 6

Frank Lloyd Wright (1990)

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

The Good, the Bad, and the Cuddly: Attitudes toward Animals (1991)

Box 3 of 6

Harlem Photographs by Aaron Siskind (1993)

Box 3 of 6

Kids Bridge (1994)

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Lincoln and His Contemporaries (1992)

Box 4 of 6

Louis Armstrong: A Cultural Legacy (1994)

Box 4 of 6

Major League/Minor League: Photographs of America's Baseball Stadiums by Jim Dow (1993)

Box 4 of 6

Men and Machines of American Journalism (1975)

Box 4 of 6

Mexico: A Landscape Revisited (1994)

Box 4 of 6

More Than Meets the Eye (1993)

Box 4 of 6

No Laughing Matter: Political Cartoonists on the Environment (1992)

Box 4 of 6

Ocean Planet (1992)

Box 4 of 6

Omar Ramsden (English Silver: 20th-Century Masterpieces by Omar Ramsden) (1992)

Box 4 of 6

Pride of Place: Treasures from the National Trust for Scotland (1991)

Box 4 of 6

Realm of the Coin: Money in American Art, 1960-1990 (1992)

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

Saynday Was Coming Along (1992)

Box 5 of 6

Seeds of Change (panel version) (1992)

Box 5 of 6

Songs of My People: African Americans - A Self-Portrait (1992)

Box 5 of 6

Steichen and His Men: A Photographic Portrait of World War II (1992)

Box 5 of 6

To Color America: Portraits by Winold Reiss (1992)

Box 5 of 6

The Tongass: Alaska's Magnificent Rain Forest (1994)

Box 5 of 6

Two Eagles/Dos Aguilas: A Natural History of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands (1995) - Designer's files; script is in Box 6

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

Two Eagles/Dos Aguilas: A Natural History of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands (1995)

Box 6 of 6

VanDerZee, Photographer (1995)

Box 6 of 6

Voyages and Visions: 19th-century European Images of the Middle East (1995)

Box 6 of 6

Who's in Charge?: Workers and Managers in the U.S., 1880-present (1992)

Box 6 of 6

Smithsonian Institution Libraries: Dibner Library exhibits

Science and the French Revolution (1989)

Box 6 of 6

Science in the Age of Columbus (1992)

Box 6 of 6

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Parting the Green Curtain: The Evolution of Tropical Biology in Panama (1989)

Box 6 of 6