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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 12-600

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

Exhibition Records, 1960-1995

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: 1960-1995
Quantity: 0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection: Accession 12-600
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

Descriptive Entry

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.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-600, National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society, Exhibition Records

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Container List

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35 Years With Electrons as Waves Exhibition: Correspondence, 1961-1964

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35 Years With Electrons as Waves Exhibition: Photographs

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Energy Research and Development Administration: Fusion Exhibit, 1977

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Ambler Script for Non-Conservation of Parity Film, 1960

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Helium Applications Display, 1964-1969

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Knowledge Production and Presentation in Postmodernity, c. 1995

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Atomic Molecular Beams, 1973-1974

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