Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Postal Museum
Exhibition Records, 2009-2012
This accession consists of records that document the planning, design, and fundraising for the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery at the National Postal Museum (NPM). Named for its primary benefactor, the Gallery is the world's largest gallery dedicated to philately. The 12,000 square feet of gallery space is divided into six thematic areas, highlighting items from the museum's collections and includes interactive displays. Also included is a brochure for the first exhibition within the gallery, Favorite Finds. Materials include a request for proposal; planning, concept, and schematic documents and drawings; floor plans; opening day materials; auction catalogs; and brochures.
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2029; Transferring office; 09/25/2013 memorandum, Toda to O'Donnell; Contact reference staff for details.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-162, National Postal Museum, Exhibition Records