Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Exhibition Records, 1960-1995
This accession consists of the exhibition records of Paul Forman, curator of modern physics, which document proposals, planning, and object research for exhibitions and displays. Earlier records date from when Forman was in the Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy, and, prior to his arrival at the Smithsonian Institution, when that Division was known as the Division of Physical Sciences at the Museum of History and Technology. In addition to Forman's records is the correspondence of Lester Clark Lewis, curator, pertaining to the exhibition 35 Years With Electrons as Waves, which opened at the Arts and Industries Building in December 1962. Materials include correspondence, notes, scripts, photographs, drawings, and supporting documentation.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Forman, Paul
- Lewis, Lester Clark
- National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy
- Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
- Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
- Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)
- 35 Years With Electrons as Waves (Exhibition) (1962: Washington, D.C.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-600, National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society, Exhibition Records