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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 13-217

National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry

Exhibition Records, 1925-2010

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1925-2010
Quantity: 8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 13-217
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Bernard S. Finn, Curator Emeritus of electricity collections, documenting exhibition planning, development, and production at the National Museum of American History. Earlier records date from when Finn was in the Division of Information Technology and Society; the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics; the National Museum of History and Technology, Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy; the Museum of History and Technology, Division of Electricity; as well as predate the creation of the museum. Also represented in these records are curators David Kite Allison, Arthur P. Molella, and Paul Forman; museum specialists Elliot N. Sivowitch and Ray A. Hutt; Robert D. Friedel, Historian; and Nance L. Briscoe, Collections Manager. Documented are the following exhibitions: "Laser 10: The First Ten Years of Laser Technology"; "The Laser at 25"; "Fifty Years of Lasers"; "Information Age: People, Information and Technology"; "Edison: Lighting a Revolution"; "Lighting a Revolution"; "Edison After the Electric Light: The Challenge of Success"; "Person to Person"; "1876 Centennial Exhibition"; "Edison and the Electrical Age: 100 Years"; "Underwater Web: Cabling the Seas"; "FDR: The Intimate Presidency"; "History as Seen from the National Museum of American History": "Science in American Life"; "Beyond Vision"; "A Material World"; "Stalking the Elusive Computer Bug"; and "Nation of Nations." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; exhibition proposals; planning and design information; scripts; budget summaries, contractual agreements; meeting agendas and minutes; reports; press releases; educational program information; floor plans; photographs; brochures; visitor surveys; loan information; clippings; drawings; information about the Hall of Electricity; and supporting documentation.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Bernard S. Finn, Curator Emeritus of electricity collections, documenting exhibition planning, development, and production at the National Museum of American History. Earlier records date from when Finn was in the Division of Information Technology and Society; the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics; the National Museum of History and Technology, Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy; the Museum of History and Technology, Division of Electricity; as well as predate the creation of the museum. Also represented in these records are curators David K. Allison, Arthur P. Molella, and Paul Forman; museum specialists Elliot N. Sivowitch and Ray A. Hutt; Robert D. Friedel, Historian; and Nance L. Briscoe, Collections Manager. Documented are the following exhibitions: Laser 10: The First Ten Years of Laser Technology; The Laser at 25; Fifty Years of Lasers; Information Age: People, Information and Technology; Edison: Lighting a Revolution; Lighting a Revolution; Edison After the Electric Light: The Challenge of Success; Person to Person; 1876 Centennial Exhibition; Edison and the Electrical Age: 100 Years; Underwater Web: Cabling the Seas; FDR: The Intimate Presidency; History as Seen from the National Museum of American History; Science in American Life; Beyond Vision; A Material World; Stalking the Elusive Computer Bug; and Nation of Nations

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; exhibition proposals; planning and design information; scripts; budget summaries, contractual agreements; meeting agendas and minutes; reports; press releases; educational program information; floor plans; photographs; brochures; visitor surveys; loan information; clippings; drawings; information about the Hall of Electricity; and supporting documentation.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 6/14/2013 memorandum, Johnstone to Wallace; Contact reference staff for details.

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Subject

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-217, National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Laser Exhibitions

The Laser History Project: Administration, 1982-1985

Box 1 of 8

Correspondence (general), 1985-1989 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Oral History Program for the Laser History Project

Box 1 of 8

Financial Reports, 1985-1988

Box 1 of 8

The Laser History Project: Brochure

Box 1 of 8

Laser 10: The First Ten Years of Laser Technology Exhibition, 1969-1971

Box 1 of 8

Laser 10 Exhibition Brochures, 1970

Box 1 of 8

Script Errata, 1988-1990

Box 1 of 8

Exhibit as Produced, 1985

Box 1 of 8

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES): The Laser at 25 Exhibition, 1985

Box 1 of 8

Software Storyboard (final), 1986

Box 1 of 8

The Laser at 25 Exhibition: Wall Panel Layouts

Box 1 of 8

Association of Science-Technology Centers: Laser Exhibition Content Outline, 1987

Box 1 of 8

Alan Morton Contract, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 8

The Laser at 25 Exhibition: SITES Initial Development, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 8

Education Programs for the Laser Show, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 8

The Laser at 25 Exhibition (general), 1984-1986

Box 1 of 8

The Laser at 25 Exhibition: Annotated Final Script, 1985

Box 1 of 8

Laser Exhibit Advisory Group, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 8

SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, 1985

Box 1 of 8

Public Relations, 1985-1988 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Fifty Years of Lasers Exhibition (general), 2010

Box 1 of 8

LaserFest: Celebrating 50 Years of Laser Innovation, 2009-2010

Box 1 of 8

Information Age: People, Information and Technology

Press Kit, 1990

Box 1 of 8

Infocard and Printout, 1989

Box 1 of 8

Short Film Script, 1989

Box 1 of 8

Exhibition Outline, 1988-1990 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Storyline Development (proto-script), 1988 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 8

Parade, Church, and Telegraph Office Scenes, 1987-1989

Box 1 of 8

Parade, Church, and Telegraph Office Scenes: Script Plan, 1988

Box 1 of 8

Parade, Church, and Telegraph Office Scenes: Final Form

Box 1 of 8

Morse Information, 1977-1989

Box 1 of 8

Box 2

Wireless and Radio Scripts, 1989

Box 2 of 8

Visitor Survey, 1990-1991

Box 2 of 8

Script Communication (Part 1)

Box 2 of 8

Clean-up Tasks, 1990

Box 2 of 8

Meeting Notes, 1988-1989

Box 2 of 8

Meeting (Agenda, Correspondence, and Notes), July 31, 1986

Box 2 of 8

Meeting (Agenda, Correspondence, and Notes), June 27, 1986

Box 2 of 8

Meeting (Agenda, Correspondence, and Notes), May 16, 1986

Box 2 of 8

Meeting: Information Technology and Economics, October 29, 1986

Box 2 of 8

Information Exhibition Planning Group, 1987

Box 2 of 8

Entrance Labels, 1989

Box 2 of 8

Brochure, 1991

Box 2 of 8

Soviet/Russian Television, 1989-1991

Box 2 of 8

Introduction, 1988-1989

Box 2 of 8

Status of Exhibit Sections and Responsibilities, 1988

Box 2 of 8

Electronic Data Systems (EDS): Publications, 1993

Box 2 of 8

Reviews, 1990-1991

Box 2 of 8

Finn, Bernard S.: Exhibition Critique, 1990-1992

Box 2 of 8

Exhibit Status Report, 1988

Box 2 of 8

Draft Script Material, 1988

Box 2 of 8

Internal Review Information, 1990-1991

Box 2 of 8

Finn, Bernard S.: Comments, 1988-1992

Box 2 of 8

Post Opening, 1990-1992

Box 2 of 8

Seminar: "Censorship and Media Failure?" 1991

Box 2 of 8

Storyline Development, 1988 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 8

Photo Project

Box 2 of 8

Bibliography, 1986 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 8

Floor Plan Blueprint (copy)

Box 2 of 8

Outreach Publications to Contributors, 1988

Box 2 of 8

Rights and Reproduction Committee: Computer Information and Copyright Law, 1993

Box 2 of 8

Notes on Readings

Box 2 of 8

Information Age Booklet/Catalog, 1992

Box 2 of 8

Luncheon Event Honoring EDS Staff, 1994

Box 2 of 8

Geoceiver

Box 2 of 8

Applied Materials, Inc., and Interactive, 1995

Box 2 of 8

Accidents, 1995

Box 2 of 8

Dorfman Museum Figures, Inc., 1996

Box 2 of 8

Exhibition Proposal, 1985

Box 2 of 8

Recollections of the Information Age Exhibition, 2005

Box 2 of 8

Rogow and Bernstein Meeting, October 22, 1986

Box 2 of 8

Rogow and Bernstein Meeting, March 23, 1987

Box 2 of 8

Rogow and Bernstein Meeting, May 6-8, 1987

Box 2 of 8

Rogow and Bernstein Meeting, June 11-12, 1987

Box 2 of 8

Rogow and Bernstein Meeting, July 29-31, 1987

Box 2 of 8

Rogow and Bernstein Meeting, November 3-6, 1987

Box 2 of 8

Rogow and Bernstein Meeting, November 19, 1987 and January 7, 1988

Box 2 of 8

Interactives, 1988-1989

Box 2 of 8

Mannequins, 1988

Box 2 of 8

Final Film, 1989

Box 2 of 8

Storyboards, 1989

Box 2 of 8

Storyboard: Radio and Telegraph, 1989

Box 2 of 8

Preliminary Outline, June 1986

Box 2 of 8

Exhibition Material, 1986

Box 2 of 8

Research Proposal, circa 1982

Box 2 of 8

Label Information

Box 2 of 8

Character Script, 1990

Box 2 of 8

Online Visitors Experience, 1987

Box 2 of 8

Nance L. Briscoe, 1988-1989

Box 2 of 8

Memoranda and Notes (Infocom), 1983-1989

Box 2 of 8

Memoranda and Notes (InfoRev Update), 1976-1986

Box 2 of 8

Exhibition Walking Script, 1991

Box 2 of 8

Finn, Bernard S.: Notes on Exhibition, 1991

Box 2 of 8

Screened Script, July 30, 1991

Box 2 of 8

Allison, David K.: "Information Age is Dying: Reflections for NMAH Management," 1999

Box 2 of 8

Information Age Catalog, 1994

Box 2 of 8

Correspondence, 1989-1992

Box 2 of 8

Box 3

General Information, 1985-1986

Box 3 of 8

Theme Matrix, 1987

Box 3 of 8

Overall Proto-script, 1987-1988

Box 3 of 8

Public Relations, 1985

Box 3 of 8

Eklund, Jon: Memoranda, 1985-1988

Box 3 of 8

Information Age Conferences, 1985-1987

Box 3 of 8

Exhibition Proposal to International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), 1984

Box 3 of 8

Founders Committee and Sponsors, 1998

Box 3 of 8

External Comments, 1988

Box 3 of 8

CIC/BIJOUX Film Memoranda, 1989

Box 3 of 8

Planning for the Information History Seminar in September, 1987

Box 3 of 8

Information Exhibition Planning Group, 1986-1989

Box 3 of 8

Evaluations, 1989-1990

Box 3 of 8

Outline: Information Before the Computer (Part 1), 1986

Box 3 of 8

Audience Advocacy, 1987-1988

Box 3 of 8

Budget Summaries, 1989-1990

Box 3 of 8

Telegraph Information, 1988

Box 3 of 8

Tentative Exhibition Outline and Comments, 1986

Box 3 of 8

Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC)

Box 3 of 8

News Releases and Reviews, 1989-1990

Box 3 of 8

Deposition: Gene Tepper v. Rogow and Bernstein, 1990

Box 3 of 8

Jacqueline McGlade, 1988

Box 3 of 8

Floor Plan, 1988

Box 3 of 8

Exhibition Themes, 1988

Box 3 of 8

Telegraph Objects (final form), 1988

Box 3 of 8

Audiovisual Issues, 1987

Box 3 of 8

Period Setting 1920s (Part 1)

Box 3 of 8

Period Setting 1939 (Part 2)

Box 3 of 8

Period Setting 1890s (Part 2)

Box 3 of 8

Communications Technical Stream (Part 1), 1987-1989

Box 3 of 8

Islands (Part 2)

Box 3 of 8

Suggestions for Introduction to Exhibition, 1986-1987

Box 3 of 8

Comments about Nodes, 1987

Box 3 of 8

Period Settings: General Themes, 1987

Box 3 of 8

Information Revolution (Node 1), February 1987

Box 3 of 8

Introduction Node, 1986-1987

Box 3 of 8

Period Setting 1958 (Part 1), 1987

Box 3 of 8

Node 1 and Node Outline Prepared for Rogow and Bernstein, March 13, 1987

Box 3 of 8

Node 2, 1986-1987

Box 3 of 8

Node 3, 1986

Box 3 of 8

Period Setting 1914 (Part 1)

Box 3 of 8

Node 4, 1986-1987

Box 3 of 8

Node 5, 1986-1987

Box 3 of 8

Meeting regarding World War II Period, 1987

Box 3 of 8

Technological Core Committee, 1987

Box 3 of 8

Other Subject Areas

Box 3 of 8

Objects Offered, 1986

Box 3 of 8

Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers (CNAM)

Box 3 of 8

Internal Advisory Group, 1987

Box 3 of 8

Organization of Support System, 1985

Box 3 of 8

Whole Systems Design, Inc., 1986

Box 3 of 8

Second Part of Exhibition (general), 1988-1989

Box 3 of 8

Interactives (Hi-FI, Television, Analog, Digital), 1989

Box 3 of 8

Exhibition Part 2 (1940s thru 1970s), 1986-1987

Box 3 of 8

Script 4.2 (1946 thru 1960), 1988

Box 3 of 8

Script Edit 4.2 (1946 thru 1960), 1990

Box 3 of 8

Backup Graphics, 4.2 thru 4.4, 1990

Box 3 of 8

Box 4

Information Systems, Part 2 (1946 thru 1960), 1988-1989

Box 4 of 8

Graphics: Color Television

Box 4 of 8

Decode (II C)

Box 4 of 8

Kennedy-Nixon Debate (II A)

Box 4 of 8

Transfer (II C)

Box 4 of 8

System I (II B)

Box 4 of 8

Other Pics not entered in System (Part 2)

Box 4 of 8

Microelectronics Exhibit, 1987-1990

Box 4 of 8

Microelectronics Script

Box 4 of 8

Microelectronics Articles, circa 1967-1984

Box 4 of 8

Digital: John Sheetz

Box 4 of 8

Script 4.4 (1960 thru 1975), 1989-1990

Box 4 of 8

Systems (1964 thru 1975)

Box 4 of 8

Component Script (1961 thru 1975), 1989

Box 4 of 8

Highways 4.4 (1961 thru 1975), 1989

Box 4 of 8

Integrated Circuits, 1990

Box 4 of 8

National Aeronautics and Space Administration and India, 1975

Box 4 of 8

Combined Script

Box 4 of 8

Federal Bureau of Investigation (II A, 1976)

Box 4 of 8

Automation (II A, 1985), 1984-1989

Box 4 of 8

Transistor Study, 1966-1967

Box 4 of 8

Lifetime Medical Television, 1988

Box 4 of 8

Community Television, 1986-1987

Box 4 of 8

General Information (1976 thru 1990), 1988-1990

Box 4 of 8

Interactive Stations: Film Stills, 1989

Box 4 of 8

Interactive Gallery: Operational Demos, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 8

Television Scanning, 1989

Box 4 of 8

Interactive Stations: Current List, 1989

Box 4 of 8

Interactive Stations: Old Lists, 1989

Box 4 of 8

Interactives (general), 1988-1989

Box 4 of 8

MCI Communications, Inc.: Hotline (1921 thru 1946), 1989-1990

Box 4 of 8

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.) Connection, 1989-1990

Box 4 of 8

Information Center, 1988

Box 4 of 8

H. David Maxey, 1989

Box 4 of 8

Films and Audio, 1989

Box 4 of 8

Objects to Staging, 1989

Box 4 of 8

Diagrams

Box 4 of 8

Information Highways Script (4.4), 1989

Box 4 of 8

Graphics (4.2 thru 4.4)

Box 4 of 8

Video Wall, 1990

Box 4 of 8

Radio (2.5), 1989

Box 4 of 8

Edison: Lighting a Revolution and Lighting a Revolution

Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA), 1979

Box 4 of 8

Corning Glass Works, 1979 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Discovery Corner

Box 4 of 8

TK Electric Light: Edison Golden Jubilee, 1925-1938

Box 4 of 8

Robert Friedel: Correspondence, 1978-1979

Box 4 of 8

Budget Summaries, 1979-1980

Box 4 of 8

Graphics (general)

Box 4 of 8

Leaflets

Box 4 of 8

Light Bulb Details (notes)

Box 4 of 8

Load Curves

Box 4 of 8

Edison Museum Package

Box 4 of 8

Edison Museum: Package Responses, 1979

Box 4 of 8

Photographs for Movie Stills, 1978-1979

Box 4 of 8

Edison Films

Box 4 of 8

New Jersey Historical Commission: One Hundred Years of Light

Box 4 of 8

Objects Elsewhere, 1978-1979

Box 4 of 8

De Leplaine Museum (Highland Park, New Jersey), 1979

Box 4 of 8

Reviews and Plaudits, 1979-1980

Box 4 of 8

Script, 1978-1979 (3 folders)

Box 4 of 8

Joseph Swan

Box 4 of 8

Public Relations, 1979-1988

Box 4 of 8

Electrical Testing Laboratory (ETL)

Box 4 of 8

Exhibition Opening: Invitation Lists, 1978-1979

Box 4 of 8

"From Riches to Rags: Edison's Changing Style of Invention" by W. Bernard Carlson and Christopher S. Derganc

Box 4 of 8

Exhibition Expansion: Research Notes, 1997

Box 4 of 8

Box 5

Exhibition Expansion: Design Notes, 1996

Box 5 of 8

Exhibition Expansion: Basic Themes to Explore, 1997

Box 5 of 8

Exhibition Expansion: Script and Notes, 1997

Box 5 of 8

Exhibition Expansion: Floor Plans and Drawings, 1996-1997

Box 5 of 8

Correspondence (general), 1977-1993

Box 5 of 8

Department of Energy, 1998-2000

Box 5 of 8

Brochure

Box 5 of 8

"Lighting a Revolution: Five Steps of Innovation" brochure (Accession 14-240)

Box 5 of 8

Exhibition Catalog (First Printing), 1979

Box 5 of 8

Exhibition Catalog (Second Printing), 1992

Box 5 of 8

Edison After the Electric Light: The Challenge of Success

Script, 1986

Box 5 of 8

Correspondence (general), 1982-1989

Box 5 of 8

Layout, 1986

Box 5 of 8

Exhibition Itinerary, 1986

Box 5 of 8

Reviews, 1986

Box 5 of 8

Press Kit, 1986

Box 5 of 8

General Information, 1986

Box 5 of 8

Person to Person

Press Kit, 1976

Box 5 of 8

Report of a Study of Visitor's Reactions (Caryl Marsh), 1977

Box 5 of 8

Exhibit Observations, 1977

Box 5 of 8

"An Evaluation of the Impact of the Person-to-Person Exhibit: A Proposal," 1977

Box 5 of 8

Layout of Hall, 1976

Box 5 of 8

Notes

Box 5 of 8

Anecdotes: Telephone, 1975

Box 5 of 8

Anecdotes: Telegraph

Box 5 of 8

Anecdotes: Telephone Ads

Box 5 of 8

Bull Board 2 and 4

Box 5 of 8

La Follette's

Box 5 of 8

Box Telephone Data, 1977

Box 5 of 8

Budget Summaries, 1976-1977

Box 5 of 8

Cartoons

Box 5 of 8

General Information, 1976-1984

Box 5 of 8

Script Comments, 1974-1976

Box 5 of 8

Script and Proposals, 1974-1984

Box 5 of 8

Script, 1976

Box 5 of 8

Directory, 1976

Box 5 of 8

Film and Sound

Box 5 of 8

Games, 1976-1977

Box 5 of 8

Graphics, 1975-1976

Box 5 of 8

Grosvenor, Melville, 1974

Box 5 of 8

Label Information

Box 5 of 8

Histories

Box 5 of 8

Bell Laboratories Map, 1976

Box 5 of 8

Telephone Advertisements

Box 5 of 8

Exhibition Photographs, 1976

Box 5 of 8

Panel Frame

Box 5 of 8

Edited Script, 1967

Box 5 of 8

Poem

Box 5 of 8

Reviews, 1976-1977

Box 5 of 8

Public Relations, 1976-1978

Box 5 of 8

Photographs of Bernard S. Finn and Exhibition

Box 5 of 8

Step-by-Step Frame, 1976

Box 5 of 8

Touch Tone Song

Box 5 of 8

Portable Switchboard, 1976

Box 5 of 8

Visitor Quiz

Box 5 of 8

Walk through with Curator, 1978

Box 5 of 8

Proposal to the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), 1974

Box 5 of 8

Correspondence and Memoranda, AT&T, 1974-1978

Box 5 of 8

Travel Reports, AT&T, 1975

Box 5 of 8

1876 Centennial Exhibition (Restructuring Project)

Original and Duplicate Labels, 1996

Box 5 of 8

Old Floor Plans and Film Notes

Box 5 of 8

Final Scripts, 1996

Box 5 of 8

Draft Edits: Labels, August 6, 1996

Box 5 of 8

Box 6

Floor Plans, 1996

Box 6 of 8

Script Outline, 1996

Box 6 of 8

Meeting Notes, 1995

Box 6 of 8

Budget Summaries, 1996

Box 6 of 8

General Information, 1996

Box 6 of 8

Presentation Material, 1996

Box 6 of 8

Labels (general) (2 folders)

Box 6 of 8

Labels: Not Entered on Disc

Box 6 of 8

Scripts (labels), 1996

Box 6 of 8

Repainting Project, 1996

Box 6 of 8

Edison and the Electrical Age: 100 years

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES): Exhibition Set-up Instructions, 1979

Box 6 of 8

Exhibition Itinerary, 1979

Box 6 of 8

Photographs, circa 1979-1981

Box 6 of 8

Script, 1979

Box 6 of 8

Edison Centennial Symposium, 1979

Box 6 of 8

Correspondence (general), 1977-1979

Box 6 of 8

Visitor Reaction, 1979

Box 6 of 8

Educational Program Information, 1979

Box 6 of 8

Underwater Web: Cabling the Seas

Booklist

Box 6 of 8

Artifact Loans to Dibner Library, 2000

Box 6 of 8

Script, 2001

Box 6 of 8

Exhibition Opening: Invitation List, 2001

Box 6 of 8

Brochures, 2001

Box 6 of 8

Children's Text

Box 6 of 8

Large Print Guide, 2001

Box 6 of 8

General Information, 2000-2002

Box 6 of 8

FDR: The Intimate Presidency

Incoming Loans, 1981-1982

Box 6 of 8

Correspondence (general), 1982

Box 6 of 8

Script, 1982

Box 6 of 8

Public Relations, 1982

Box 6 of 8

Publications, 1982

Box 6 of 8

Floor Plan, 1981

Box 6 of 8

Hall of Electricity

Teaching Machine Questions,

Box 6 of 8

Teaching Machine: Picture and Slide Suggestions

Box 6 of 8

Telegraph Cables and Telephone, 1964

Box 6 of 8

Ideas and Consultants, 1962-1963

Box 6 of 8

Electromagnetic Waves (DD-0-6)

Box 6 of 8

Radio Astronomy Diorama, 1964

Box 6 of 8

Script (AD-1), 1969

Box 6 of 8

Script (AC-2)

Box 6 of 8

Kenneth M. Perry: Proposals, 1949-1950

Box 6 of 8

Proposal (BD), April 1960

Box 6 of 8

Scientific Base (DB-2)

Box 6 of 8

Script (DB-3), 1963

Box 6 of 8

Script (DB-4): New Principles (1912-1919) and Commercialization (1919-1935)

Box 6 of 8

Floor Plan Drawings

Box 6 of 8

Meeting on Heavy Machinery Hall, 1966

Box 6 of 8

Edison Switchboard Photographs

Box 6 of 8

Westinghouse Switchboard Photographs

Box 6 of 8

AT&T Map, 1988

Box 6 of 8

History of Electricity at the Smithsonian, 1984

Box 6 of 8

Notes on the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Box 6 of 8

Hall of Electricity Sketch Plan, June 1962

Box 6 of 8

Script for DB Sequence (revision), July 15, 1962

Box 6 of 8

Objects Script: "Adventures with Sound Tour," 1972

Box 6 of 8

Microelectronics, 1983-1984

Box 6 of 8

Transformers

Box 6 of 8

Discovery Corner, 1984

Box 6 of 8

Atlantic Cable Exhibit, 1972

Box 6 of 8

Electrical Communications in America, 1974

Box 6 of 8

Hall of Electricity: Brochures, 1969

Box 6 of 8

Script for "Radio Astronomy," 1963

Box 6 of 8

Specifications for Hertzian Wave Exhibition (DB-1)

Box 6 of 8

Script for AB Section, 1970

Box 6 of 8

Demonstration Apparatus, 1963

Box 6 of 8

Early Plans for the Electricity Hall, 1960-1963

Box 6 of 8

Script for Diorama (DE1)

Box 6 of 8

Labels for Hall of Electricity, 1988

Box 6 of 8

Floor Plan, 1978

Box 6 of 8

Electronic Instrument Exhibit: Pendulum Area, 1969

Box 6 of 8

Hall Script: Television (BF), 1964

Box 6 of 8

Hall Script: Television (BD, BC, BB, and BF)

Box 6 of 8

Hall Script: CB Sequence (revision), 1961

Box 6 of 8

Hall Script: The Measurement of Current and Voltage (CD)

Box 6 of 8

Hall Script: Microwave Technology (DA)

Box 6 of 8

Hall Script: The Story of Radio Tubes (BA), 1964

Box 6 of 8

Hall Script: Section AB, 1970

Box 6 of 8

Hall Script: Miscellaneous Areas E, G, and H,

Box 6 of 8

Hall Script: Electromagnetic Waves (DD Sequence), 1962

Box 6 of 8

Hall Script: Section DB

Box 6 of 8

Box 7

Hall Script: Physics (30B, 31D) and Introductory Script (30A, B, C), 1963

Box 7 of 8

Hall Script: Sections CA and CB, 1965

Box 7 of 8

Hall Script: Telegrams, 1968

Box 7 of 8

Early Script for the Hall of Electricity, 1967-1968 (4 folders)

Box 7 of 8

Other

Exhibits Review Committee: Correspondence and Meeting Minutes, 1993-1995 (5 folders)

Box 7 of 8

National Museum of American History (NMAH): Schedule of Exhibitions, Public Programs, and Closings, 1992

Box 7 of 8

History as Seen from the National Museum of American History Exhibition, 1983-1990 (7 folders)

Box 7 of 8

Science in American Life Exhibition (general), 1989-1991

Box 7 of 8

NMAH Twenty-Fifth Anniversary

Box 7 of 8

Electrical Items in Japan Exhibit

Box 7 of 8

Experimental Gallery Proposal (memorandum), 1988

Box 7 of 8

Electricity Discovery Corner, 1983-1990

Box 7 of 8

"All Alone by the Telephone" (tribute to Emma M. Nutt), August 25, 1984

Box 7 of 8

Hertz Centenary (John Bryant), 1986

Box 7 of 8

NMAH Exhibits Schedule, 1987-1991

Box 7 of 8

Beyond Vision Exhibition (Science Museum, London), 1984-1987

Box 7 of 8

Science Exhibit Proposal, NMAH West End of First Floor, 1979-1980, 1987

Box 7 of 8

Proposed Energy Exhibit, 1974-1980

Box 7 of 8

Proposal for the "Hall of Everyday Life in the American Past," 1980

Box 7 of 8

"Time Machine" Presentation, 1981

Box 7 of 8

George Washington Exhibition Planning

Box 7 of 8

Arts and Industries Building, Expositions, 1981

Box 7 of 8

Undeveloped Halls, 1975

Box 7 of 8

Box 8

Industrialization Group, 1979-1980

Box 8 of 8

Key Icons for Rotunda, 1980-1981

Box 8 of 8

Reinstallation Plans, 1986-1987

Box 8 of 8

Exhibition Script: A Golden Thread: 2500 Years of Solar Architecture and Technology (Ethan Kapstein), 1980

Box 8 of 8

Franklin Institute Science Museum/IEEE, 1983-1984

Box 8 of 8

Japan Project: Treasures from the Smithsonian Exhibition, 1984-1986

Box 8 of 8

Mobile Communications Exhibition, 1985

Box 8 of 8

Materials Exhibition, 1986

Box 8 of 8

Nineteenth Century Exhibition Notes

Box 8 of 8

South Carolina State Museum, 1985

Box 8 of 8

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)/SITES, 1984

Box 8 of 8

"Worlds of Sound, Worlds of Silence" Exhibition: Concept Script

Box 8 of 8

NMAH First Floor Reinstallation Plan (West End), 1980-1986

Box 8 of 8

National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT): Floor Plans, circa 1970s

Box 8 of 8

NMHT First Floor Plan, 1978-1979

Box 8 of 8

Museums and Exhibitions (general), 1985-1988

Box 8 of 8

Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission Lecture, 1986-1987

Box 8 of 8

Finn, Bernard S.: Meeting Notes, 1987

Box 8 of 8

NMAH Exhibitions (general), 1994-1997

Box 8 of 8

Exhibits Review Committee (Claudine K. Brown), 1995

Box 8 of 8

NMAH Exhibits Schedule, 1994-1996

Box 8 of 8

Exhibition Procedures, 1980-1995

Box 8 of 8

Computerworld Smithsonian Education Symposium, 1998

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Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy: Visitor Log, 1966-1975

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NHK/Smithsonian Television Project, 1993-1995

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Electrical Communications in America, 1974

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Operational Exhibits Record Book, 1986

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A Material World Exhibition (Stanley Goldberg), 1987

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Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts: Edison After Forty Symposium, 1997

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Stalking the Elusive Computer Bug Exhibition, 1997

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High Fidelity Music Show, 1965

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Patent Controversies in the History of Radio, 1968

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Solar Energy Exhibition, 1974-1975

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Phonograph Centennial, 1977

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Duck Stamp Exhibition, 1984

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Energy Conversion Exhibition: Correspondence, 1969-1973

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Energy Conversion Exhibition: Script, 1969

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Edwin H. Armstrong Showcase

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Bell Telephone Special Exhibit, 1967-1982

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Electrical Objects in the 1876 Centennial Exhibition (Arts and Industries Building), 1983

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Proposed Integrated Exhibit on the History of Science, 1973-1977

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"Lighting the Way" Website, 1999-2000

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Transistor Case, 1998

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Nation of Nations Exhibition, 1975

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Dibner Exhibit (Electricity Script), 1961-1963

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NMAH Second Floor Entrance, 1981

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Audiovisual on the NMHT First Floor (Paul Forman), 1975

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NMAH Electricity Collections: Subject areas (Accession 14-240)

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"Alexander Graham Bell's Experiments with the Variable-resistance Transmitter" by Bernard S. Finn, The Smithsonian Journal of History, Volume 1, 1966 (Accession 14-240)

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