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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 10-221

National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry

Exhibition Records, 2000-2009

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 2000-2009
Quantity: 1.43 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection: Accession 10-221
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Paul Forsythe Johnston, Curator; Paula J. Johnson, Curator; and Michael Harrison, Project Historian, documenting the planning and development of "On the Water: Stories from Maritime America," a companion exhibition to the "America on the Move" exhibition at the National Museum of American History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; meeting agendas and minutes; planning and design information; budget summaries; scripts; image and object lists; fundraising information; installation photographs; articles; publicity publications and brochures; and floor plans. Some materials are in electronic format.

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This accession consists of the records of Paul Forsythe Johnston, Curator; Paula J. Johnson, Curator; and Michael Harrison, Project Historian, documenting the planning and development of On the Water: Stories from Maritime America, a companion exhibition to the America on the Move exhibition at the National Museum of American History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; meeting agendas and minutes; planning and design information; budget summaries; scripts; image and object lists; fundraising information; installation photographs; articles; publicity publications and brochures; and floor plans. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-221, National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

On the Water: Stories from Maritime America

Final Script, Objects and Image Lists (1 compact disc)

Box 1 of 2

On the Water Installation Photos, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Revision of the Hall of American Maritime Enterprise: Conceptual Development Documents, 2000

Box 1 of 2

Snapshots of the Hall of American Maritime Enterprise, 2000

Box 1 of 2

OTW Summary for Docents, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Exhibition Outlines, 2000-2009

Box 1 of 2

Exhibition Walkthroughs and Comments, 2001-2004

Box 1 of 2

Final Image List, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Preliminary Object List and Final Object List, 2001-2009

Box 1 of 2

Object Photography Checklist, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Bibliography

Box 1 of 2

Final Exhibition Script, 2009

Box 1 of 2

"Life at Sea, 1680 1806" Audio Program Script, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Whaling Songs Audio Program Script, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Inland Waterways Videos Scripts, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Oak Engine Room Tour Script, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Liberty Ship Names Interactive Script, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Titanic Songs Audio Program Playlist, 2003

Box 1 of 2

Merchant Mariner Audio Program Transcripts, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Planning Charter for 65% Design Phase

Box 1 of 2

Team Meeting Notes, 2003-2008

Box 1 of 2

Design Sketches and Notes, 2005-2007

Box 1 of 2

Script Development, 2004-2005

Box 1 of 2

Logo Ideas, 2004

Box 1 of 2

Interactives Development, 2004-2007

Box 1 of 2

Computer Interactive Development, 2008-2009

Box 1 of 2

Screenshots from "Web of Connections" and "Modern Maritime Connections" Computer Interactive, 2009

Box 1 of 2

K-4 Education Materials: Draft and Comments, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Preservation Services Estimate, 2005

Box 1 of 2

Budgets, 2005-2008

Box 1 of 2

Fundraising, 2005

Box 1 of 2

Director's Council Briefing, April 8, 2005

Box 1 of 2

Defense Transportation Journal Article, December 2005

Box 1 of 2

Fundraising Luncheon for Maersk, McKinney and Moller Foundation, May 2007

Box 1 of 2

Maersk, McKinney and Moller Foundation Briefing, March 31, 2008

Box 1 of 2

Opening and Publicity Materials, 2009

Box 1 of 2

National Maritime Day: Opening Event, May 22, 2009

Box 1 of 2

National Maritime Day: Opening Event Photos, May 22, 2009

Box 1 of 2

Article: "Maritime History in the National Museum"

Box 1 of 2

Exhibit Specifications: 95% Final Design, August 8, 2008

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Fundraising Prospectus, 2005

Box 2 of 2

Content Concept Plan, December 4, 2000

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Exhibition Floor Plan with Plan for America on the Move, December 2000

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Exhibition Floor Plan, January 16, 2001

Box 2 of 2

35% Design Floor Plans, 2003

Box 2 of 2

Exhibition Logo Design, November 4, 2004

Box 2 of 2

Typography Samples, January 12, 2005

Box 2 of 2

65% Design Schedule of Exhibits and Graphic Design Package, March 31, 2005

Box 2 of 2

Graphic Design Work Session Drawings, January 24, 2008

Box 2 of 2

95% Design Exhibit Specifications (Interactives), August 8, 2008

Box 2 of 2

95% Graphic Design, Graphic Elevations, and Graphic Matrix, August 8, 2008 (2 folders)

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95% Design Exhibit Package, August 8, 2008

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95% Design OFEO/A&E Package, August 8, 2008

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100% Design Additional Display Case Layout Drawings, October 3, 2008

Box 2 of 2

100% Design Paint Finishes Plan, October 3, 2008

Box 2 of 2

100% Design OFEO/A&E Package, October 3, 2008

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