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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 14-105

National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division

Exhibition Records, 2001-2005

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 2001-2005
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 14-105
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting a short play, titled "Twelve Seconds that Changed the World," that was performed live in the exhibition "Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age." The play, performed several times per day on Wednesdays and Saturdays, consisted of three five-minute scenes that offered a personal, intimate perspective of Wilbur and Orville Wright and allowed visitors to share some of the excitement felt in the artistic community following the first flight. It ran from October 2003 through March 2005. Materials include planning documents, correspondence, scripts, statistics, budgets, actor biographies, images, contracts, intellectual property information, newspapers used as props, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting a short play, titled "Twelve Seconds that Changed the World," that was performed live in the exhibition Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age. The play, performed several times per day on Wednesdays and Saturdays, consisted of three five-minute scenes that offered a personal, intimate perspective of Wilbur and Orville Wright and allowed visitors to share some of the excitement felt in the artistic community following the first flight. It ran from October 2003 through March 2005. Materials include planning documents, correspondence, scripts, statistics, budgets, actor biographies, images, contracts, intellectual property information, newspapers used as props, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years; until Jan-01-2021. Contracts are permanently restricted. Transferring office; 2/25/2014 memorandum, Wright to Mowry; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-105, National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Actors - Biographies, Photographs, and Correspondence

Box 1 of 1

Newspaper Props

Box 1 of 1

Budget, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Dramatic Interpretation - Outline of Possibilities, 2001

Box 1 of 1

Budget and Expenditures, 2004

Box 1 of 1

Actor's Equity Association Agreement and Rules Governing Employment Under the Resident Theatre Agreement, March 4, 2002-February 27, 2005

Box 1 of 1

Costumes/Research, 2003-2004

Box 1 of 1

International Museum Theatre Alliance (IMTAL), 2004-2005

Box 1 of 1

Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Meeting Presentation, October 2004

Box 1 of 1

Performance Logs, 2003-2005

Box 1 of 1

Performance Script, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Theater Program Manager, 2003-2004

Box 1 of 1

Theater - Wright Brothers, 2002-2003

Box 1 of 1

Screen Actors' Guild, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Wright Theater Contracts, 2003-2004 [RESTRICTED]

Box 1 of 1

Actor Contracts, 2003-2005 (7 folders) [RESTRICTED]

Box 1 of 1