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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 13-294

National Museum of American History. Project Management Office

Exhibition and Project Records, 1981-1997

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Project Management Office
Title: Exhibition and Project Records
Dates: 1981-1997
Quantity: 4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 13-294
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the Project Management Office's work in managing exhibitions and projects at the National Museum of American History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, grant proposals, scripts, schedules, budget records, visitor surveys, reports, floor plans, drawings, clippings, and other related records.

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This accession consists of records that document the Project Management Office's work in managing exhibitions and projects at the National Museum of American History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, grant proposals, scripts, schedules, budget records, visitor surveys, reports, floor plans, drawings, clippings, and other related records.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-294, National Museum of American History. Project Management Office, Exhibition and Project Records

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Container List

Box 1

Exhibitions

The Boy and His Press (exhibition), 1991-1992

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Storm at Sea: A Fishing Community Speaks (exhibition) - Fishing community quilt, 1994-1995

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Land of Promise: America in the 19th Century (exhibition), 1987-1992

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Numismatics Exhibits, 1992

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Science in American Life (exhibition) - Tom Snyder Productions (TSP), 1993-1996

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Science in American Life (exhibition) - TSP - Videodisc, 1993-1994

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Science in American Life (exhibition) - OxyChem - Curriculum project, 1992-1993

Box 1 of 5

A Material World (exhibition), 1985-1989

Box 1 of 5

Men and Women: A History of Costume, Gender and Power (exhibition) - General, 1986-1990 (2 folders)

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Men and Women: A History of Costume, Gender and Power (exhibition) - Production meetings, 1988-1989

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Men and Women: A History of Costume, Gender and Power (exhibition) - Press, 1989-1991

Box 1 of 5

A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution (exhibition), 1985-1995

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The Art of the Nature Printing (exhibition), 1988-1989

Box 1 of 5

From Parlor to Politics: Women and Reform in America, 1890-1925 (exhibition), 1986-1990

Box 1 of 5

History through Deaf Eyes (exhibition) - Gallaudet University, 1991-1996 (2 folders)

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History through Deaf Eyes (exhibition) - Gallaudet University - Agreement, 1991-1995 (2 folders)

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History through Deaf Eyes (exhibition) - Gallaudet University - National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), 1994-1995

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History through Deaf Eyes (exhibition) - Gallaudet University - Meetings, 1993-1996 (2 folders)

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History through Deaf Eyes (exhibition) - Gallaudet University - Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, 1996-1998

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History through Deaf Eyes (exhibition) - Gallaudet University - Design, 1996

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Box 2

History through Deaf Eyes (exhibition) - Correspondence - Bonnie Poitras Tucker, 1995-1996

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History through Deaf Eyes (exhibition) - Correspondence, 1995-1997 (4 folders)

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Reaching Rural America (exhibition), 1985

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New and Different: Domestic Interiors in Eighteenth-Century America (exhibition), 1984

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Hollywood: Legend and Reality (exhibition), 1985-1986

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Eleanor Roosevelt: First Person Singular (exhibition), 1982-1984

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At Home on the Road: Autocamping, Motels and the Rediscovery of America (exhibition), 1982-1985

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Symbols and Images of American Labor (exhibition), 1986

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Aditi: The Monies of India (exhibition), 1985

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Spanning Niagara: The International Bridges, 1848-1962 (exhibition), 1984-1985

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The Intimate Presidency (exhibition), 1981-1984

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Southeastern Potteries (exhibition), 1983-1984

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The Naming of America (exhibition), 1983

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Patent Pending: Models of Invention (exhibition), 1986-1987

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Sesame Street, 1969-1989: The First 20 Years (exhibition), 1989

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Workers and Managers: The Crises of Control in American Manufacturing (exhibition), 1990

Box 2 of 5

M*A*S*H: Binding Up the Wounds (traveling exhibition), 1983-1987 (4 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Quilts: A Selection from the National Collection (exhibition), 1990

Box 2 of 5

This is Your Childhood, Charlie Brown: Children and American Culture, 1945-1968 (exhibition), 1989-1991 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 5

Airborne! The First Fifty Years (exhibition), 1989-1990

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A Nation of Nation (exhibition) - Icons, 1991

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Box 3

African American Images in Postal Service Art (exhibition), 1991-1992

Box 3 of 5

American Pressed Glass Tableware, 1875-1900: Varying Perspectives (exhibition), 1991-1993

Box 3 of 5

What are Archives and Who Uses Archives? (exhibition), 1991

Box 3 of 5

Go Forth and Serve: Black Land Grant Colleges (exhibition), 1989-1990

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Put the City Up: Chicago Commercial Architecture, 1820-1992 (exhibition), 1990-1992 (2 folders)

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The Ceremonial Court (exhibition), 1986-1989

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Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington (exhibition), 1991-1993

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The Past as Memory and Model: Honoring the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (exhibition), 1992-1993

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After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800 (exhibition), 1982-1992 (2 folders)

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After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800 (exhibition) - Revisions, 1989-1990

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300 Years of American Papermaking (exhibition), 1989-1991

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Tool Chests: Symbol and Servant (exhibition), 1991-1992

Box 3 of 5

Trees of Christmas (exhibition), 1991-1992

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Trees of Christmas (exhibition), 1992-1993

Box 3 of 5

Proposed Exhibitions

King Cotton and His Retainers (proposed exhibition), 1989

Box 3 of 5

Fort Mose (proposed exhibition), 1990-1991

Box 3 of 5

The Search for Life (proposed exhibition), 1987

Box 3 of 5

Sports and Song (proposed exhibition), 1991

Box 3 of 5

Building Metro (proposed exhibition) - Jeffrey Stine, 1993

Box 3 of 5

Tesla (proposed exhibition), 1991-1993

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Duck stamps (proposed exhibition), 1987

Box 3 of 5

Frank Lloyd Wright (proposed exhibition), 1987-1988

Box 3 of 5

Graphic Arts: 100 Years (proposed exhibition), 1984-1987

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Newton and Newtonism (proposed exhibition), 1986

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Indian Chintz in the West or All Sorts of Painted Stuffs (proposed exhibition), 1985

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American Puppetry (proposed exhibition), 1984

Box 3 of 5

American Industrial Design: Singer Sewing Machines, 1850-1895 (proposed exhibition), 1985

Box 3 of 5

Gaslight: Beyond the City Lights (proposed exhibition), 1984-1985

Box 3 of 5

Celestial Images (proposed exhibition), 1984

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Manhattan Project (proposed exhibition), 1985

Box 3 of 5

American History as seen from NMAH (proposed exhibition), 1984-1985

Box 3 of 5

The Great Strike - Lawrence, 1912 (proposed exhibition), 1990

Box 3 of 5

The Indianapolis Brickyard, 1911-1991 (proposed exhibition), 1991

Box 3 of 5

Winter Relief (proposed exhibition), 1991

Box 3 of 5

Play it Again (proposed exhibition), 1989-1990

Box 3 of 5

Music in America (proposed exhibition), 1987-1988

Box 3 of 5

The Search for Life (proposed exhibition), 1987

Box 3 of 5

Columbus coins (proposed exhibition), 1992

Box 3 of 5

Standard Time (proposed exhibition), 1989

Box 3 of 5

Futures (proposed exhibition), 1982

Box 3 of 5

National Heritage Awards (proposed exhibition), 1984

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Automation Madness (proposed exhibition), 1984

Box 4 of 5

Santa Fe Railroad Clocks (proposed exhibition), 1986

Box 4 of 5

Beyond Vision (proposed exhibition), 1986

Box 4 of 5

Time Machine (proposed exhibition), 1981-1982

Box 4 of 5

An American Anthology: Highlights of the Collections (proposed exhibition), 1985

Box 4 of 5

Everybody Loves a Sailor (proposed exhibition), 1981-1984

Box 4 of 5

Projects

Armed Forces: Charter/Documents, 1990-1992

Box 4 of 5

Appomattox Furniture, 1992-1994

Box 4 of 5

Past Times - Children's history magazine, 1991-1995

Box 4 of 5

Civil Engineering Case, 1992

Box 4 of 5

MICO (Media International Corporation, a NHK subsidiary) Project - American Festival, 1991-1993 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Public Interest Advertising (John Fleckner/ Archives Center), 1989-1992

Box 4 of 5

21st Century Limited, 1991-1993

Box 4 of 5

Agriculture Hall Photo Gallery, 1994

Box 4 of 5

Louis Sullivan Manhattan Building Elevator grills, 1992

Box 4 of 5

Headsville Post Office, 1990-1991

Box 4 of 5

Hart House, 1990

Box 4 of 5

Invent America, 1991-1994

Box 4 of 5

Patent Model Foundation, 1984-1993 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 5

Peterson Patent Model Collection, 1984-1986

Box 4 of 5

Taylor Gallery, 1991

Box 4 of 5

Third Floor, 1990-1992

Box 4 of 5

Dibner Library Exhibitions, 1993

Box 4 of 5

Presidential Gallery, 1987

Box 4 of 5

Discover Graphics, 1983-1985

Box 4 of 5

Patent model loan (Cooper-Hewitt), 1984

Box 4 of 5

Smithson Photo Center (photo processing center), 1989-1990

Box 4 of 5

Ice cream parlor (Palm Court), 1980-1986

Box 4 of 5

The Great Victorian exhibition - Special Exhibition Fund (SEF) proposal, 1990

Box 4 of 5

Hands on History Room, 1991-1992

Box 4 of 5

Bill of Rights bicentennial, 1991-1992

Box 4 of 5

The White House Model, 1991-1992

Box 4 of 5

Administrative

Exhibition proposal meetings, 1985-1986

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Proposals for exhibitions - Report to the Museum Advisory Committee, October 19, 1984

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Proposals for exhibitions - Report to the Museum Advisory Committee, October 23, 1983

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Box 5

Museum Advisory Committee, 1982

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Museum Advisory Committee, 1983

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Museum Advisory Committee, 1984-1985

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Exhibitions - Approved, FY 1984

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Exhibitions - Approved, FY 1985

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