Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry
Exhibition Records, 1992-2008
This accession consists of the records of Steven D. Lubar, Curator, documenting exhibition planning, development, and production in the Division of Work and Industry, and when that Division was known as the Division of the History of Technology. Also includes the records of Kathleen M. Kendrick, Project Curator and Research Assistant; and Lynn Chase, Project Manager for the exhibition The Price of Freedom: Americans at War. The records document the following exhibitions of which some were proposed but never opened: West Point in the Making of America, 1802-1918, The Price of Freedom: Americans at War, American Legacies, Treasures of American History, Spirit of America, and Explore American History. Materials consist of correspondence, memoranda, and notes; exhibition proposals; planning and design information; scripts; budget summaries and fundraising information; contracts and agreements; press releases; loan information and object lists; meeting agendas and minutes; articles; floor plans and design drawings; education and programming information; lecture papers; exhibition brochures; progress reports; book project information; photographs; and research material. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 2/1/2011 memorandum, Johnstone to Jones; Contact reference staff for details.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Lubar, Steven D.
- Kendrick, Kathleen M.
- Chase, Lynn
- National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of the History of Technology
- United States Military Academy
- West Point in the Making of America, 1802-1918 (Exhibition) (2002: Washington, D.C.)
- The Price of Freedom: Americans at War (Exhibition) (2004- : Washington, D.C.)
- American Legacies (Proposed exhibition)
- Treasures of American History (Exhibition) (2006: Washington, D.C.)
- Spirit of America (Proposed exhibition)
- Explore American History (Proposed exhibition)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Compact discs
- Floor plans
- Color photographs
- Electronic records
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-064, National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry, Exhibition Records