Curatorial Records, circa 1998-2012

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This accession consists of approximately 38,763 email messages of Paul Forman, Curator of modern physics, which document his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Medicine and Science, and during the years when the division was known as the Division of Information Technology and Society. Topics documented in this collection include collections management; loans; exhibition planning and reviews; proposals; reports; meeting agendas and notes; conferences, seminars, committees, and workshops; research; grants; publishing; lectures; personal matters; policies and procedures; and surveys. All materials are in electronic format.


  • Forman, Paul
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Information Technology and Society


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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1998
  • 1998-2012
  • circa 1998-2012

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  • Museums
  • History
  • Physics
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Physics--History
  • Museum curators


  • Electronic mail
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA Acc. 13-313

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