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Accession 12-103,  National Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Mineral Sciences,  Exhibition Records, 1963-1989

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Mineral Sciences
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1963-1989
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 12-103
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the renovation and modernization of geology-related exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History. The majority of the records document individual units of "Our Restless Earth" in the Physical Geology Hall (Hall 20). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, specimen images, installation images, floor plans, architectural drawings, diagrams, notes, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the renovation and modernization of geology-related exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History. The majority of the records document individual units of "Our Restless Earth" in the Physical Geology Hall (Hall 20). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, specimen images, installation images, floor plans, architectural drawings, diagrams, notes, and related materials.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-103, National Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Mineral Sciences, Exhibition Records

Container List

Box 1

Hall 20, Physical Geology, "Our Restless Earth," Panel and Specimen Photographs, 1976-1984 (2 folders)

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Draft of Text for Mount Saint Helens Slide Show (Current Events Case), 1981

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Hall 20, Physical Geology, Correspondence, 1967-1978

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Photographs of Early Geology Exhibitions

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Exhibition Modernization, 1963-1985

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Hall 20, Unit P-1, Rocks Form in Three Ways, 1973

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Hall 20, Unit P-3 (formerly P-55), Geological Time

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Hall 20, Unit P-4, Making Rocks and Minerals in the Laboratory, 1968

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Hall 20, Unit P-5, Gold Ore, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-6, Rock of Ages Quarry, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-7, Stone - An Essential Raw Material, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-8, Ancient Man's Use of Stone, 1971-1989

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Hall 20, Unit P-10, Michigan Copper, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-11, Gold, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-12, Silver and Platinum, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-13, Iron, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-14, The Richest Hill on Earth (Butte, Montana), 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-18, Atomic Energy Raw Materials, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-19, Metamorphic Rocks, 1973

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Hall 20, Unit P-20, Weathering-Erosion-Deposition Diagenesis, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-22, Geode, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-26, Seismograph, 1971-1973

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Hall 20, Unit P-33, Pothole, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-35, Mineral Replacement, 1968

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Hall 20, Unit P-36, Geodes, 1968-1975

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Hall 20, Unit P-37, Specimens of Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-38, Concretions, 1968-1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-39, Solution Caves, 1968

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Hall 20, Unit P-40, Underground Water

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Hall 20, Unit P-41 (formerly P-32, formerly P-10), Detrital Sedimentary Rocks, 1967-1968

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Hall 20, Unit P-42, Evaporation, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-43, Lead and Zinc, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-44, Geode, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-45, Specimens of Igneous and Related Rocks, 1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-46, Identification of Eight Common Rocks, 1966-1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-47, Fragments of the Earth's Interior, 1968-1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-48, Giant Crystals, 1970

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Hall 20, Unit P-49, Pegmatites

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Hall 20, Unit P-50 (formerly P-41), Classifying Igneous Rocks, 1966-1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-51 (formerly P-42), Introduction to Igneous Rocks, 1966

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Hall 20, Unit P-52, Volcanoes

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Hall 20, Unit P-54, Globe, 1964-1971

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Hall 20, Unit P-56, The Rock Cycle, 1966

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Hall 20, Unit P-57 (formerly P-58), Materials of the Earth's Crust

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Hall 20, Unit P-58, Geology - The Science of the Earth, 1967

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Hall 20, Unit P-59, Geyser Cone

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