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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 12-385

National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society

Exhibition Records, 1976-2003

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1976-2003
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 12-385
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the exhibition records of Paul Forman, Curator of modern physics, which document his participation in exhibition planning groups and as co-curator of exhibitions. Earlier records date from when Forman was in the Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy and the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics, respectively. Documented are the following exhibitions, some of which are proposals: "Timeline: A Nation's History;" "Tunnels;" "Looking Around: America in the World of Science;" "The Four Days of August, 1945;" and "Atom Smashers." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; scripts; loan information; photographs; brochures; meeting minutes; floor plans; and supporting documentation.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the exhibition records of Paul Forman, Curator of modern physics, which document his participation in exhibition planning groups and as co-curator of exhibitions. Earlier records date from when Forman was in the Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy and the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics, respectively. Documented are the following exhibitions, some of which are proposals: Timeline: A Nation's History; Tunnels; Looking Around: America in the World of Science; The Four Days of August, 1945; and Atom Smashers. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; scripts; loan information; photographs; brochures; meeting minutes; floor plans; and supporting documentation.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-385, National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society, Exhibition Records

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Container List

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Timeline: A Nation's History Exhibition Project Team, 1998-1999

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Exhibiting Aims and Methods, 1995-1999

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Tunnels Exhibition: General Information, 1993-1994

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Tunnels Exhibition: Brochures, 1993-1994

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Tunnels Exhibition: Photographs, 1993-1994

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Tunnels Exhibition: Script and Design, 1993-1994

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Tunnels Exhibition: Objects and Loans, 1993-1994

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Tunnels Exhibition: Boring Machines, 1993-1994

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Exhibition Proposal for America in the World of Science, 2003

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Science Exhibition Planning Group: Meeting Minutes and Proposals, 2002-2003

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Science Exhibition Planning Group: Einstein's Theory of Relativity, 2003

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Science Exhibition Planning Group: Atom to A-Bomb, 2003

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Science Exhibition Planning Group: What is Electricity?

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Science Exhibition Planning Group: Proposal, 2003

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Science Exhibition Planning Group: Floor Plan

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Paul Forman: Correspondence (general), 1976-2000

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Scientific Committee of the Marconi Exhibition (Italy), 1995

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The Four Days of August Exhibition, 1992-1995 (6 folders)

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Atom Smashers Exhibition: Photographs, 1977

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