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Accession 12-500,  National Museum of American History, Division of Electricity and Modern Physics,  Exhibition Records, 1977-1983

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History, Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1977-1983
Quantity: 3 oversize folders.
Collection: Accession 12-500
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Paul Forman, curator of modern physics, which document planning for the following exhibitions: "Atom Smashers;" "Einstein: A Centenary Exhibition;" "FDR: The Intimate Presidency;" and "Atomic Clocks," an in-depth examination of the discoveries and developments that changed the international time standard from the rotation of the Earth to the vibrations of atoms in a vacuum. Earlier records date from when Forman was in the Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy. Materials include floor plans, drawings, and posters.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Paul Forman, Curator of modern physics, which document planning for the following exhibitions: "Atom Smashers;" "Einstein: A Centenary Exhibition;" "FDR: The Intimate Presidency;" and "Atomic Clocks," an in-depth examination of the discoveries and developments that changed the international time standard from the rotation of the Earth to the vibrations of atoms in a vacuum. Earlier records date from when Forman was in the Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy. Materials include floor plans, drawings, and posters.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-500, National Museum of American History, Division of Electricity and Modern Physics, Exhibition Records

Container List

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Folder 1 "Atomic Clocks" Exhibition: Floor Plans and Drawings, c. 1982-1983

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Folder 2 "Atom Smashers" Exhibition: Floor Plans, Drawings, and Poster, 1977

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Folder 3 "Einstein: A Centenary Exhibition": Floor Plans, Drawings, and Poster, 1979-1980

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"FDR: The Intimate Presidency" Exhibition: Poster, 1982