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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 15-291

National Museum of American History. Office of Special Events.

Special Events Records, 1980-2010

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Office of Special Events.
Title: Special Events Records
Dates: 1980-2010
Quantity: 5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 15-291
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of audio and video recordings of special events at the National Museum of American History documenting exhibitions; visits of American politicians and foreign dignitaries; receptions; music and dance performances; dinners; meetings; commemorative and anniversary events; lectures, including speakers at the Doubleday Lecture Series; fund raising; and conferences. Materials include audiotapes and videotapes.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of audio and video recordings of special events at the National Museum of American History documenting exhibitions; visits of American politicians and foreign dignitaries; receptions; music and dance performances; dinners; meetings; commemorative and anniversary events; lectures, including speakers at the Doubleday Lecture Series; fund raising; and conferences. Materials include audiotapes and videotapes.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-291, National Museum of American History. Office of Special Events., Special Events Records

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Container List

Box 1

Audiotapes

Western Views and Eastern Visions Opening, July 30, 1980

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Famous Amos, Carmichael Auditorium, November 18, 1980 (2 audiotapes)

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Mrs. Sadat's Visit to the National Museum of American History (NMAH), March 16, 1981

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George H. W. Bush at H&T, March 26, 1981

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Flag Hall Dinner: "Holocaust," October 27, 1981 (4 audiotapes)

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Dinner, January 29, 1982 (2 audiotapes)

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Wonder Woman, March 11, 1982 (6 audiotapes)

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Rendezvous with the 30s, May 26, 1982 (2 audiotapes)

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Star Spangled Banner Dinner, NMAH Flag Hall, October 1, 1982 (2 audiotapes)

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Ted Knight Presentation, March 30, 1983

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Dance Theater of Harlem, April 6, 1983 (4 audiotapes)

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Inventory Party, NMAH Train Hall, Roger Kennedy Speaking, June 3, 1983

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IEEE Reception, Roger Kennedy and Barry Goldwater, February 23, 1984

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Search for Life Exhibition, November 12, 1987 (2 audiotapes)

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Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Talks: Clain-Stefanelli, Paul Gardner, April 12, 1989

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Electronics Reception, June 14, 1990

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Minority Dealers, August 4, 1993

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Box 2

AT&T, October 6, 1993

Box 2 of 5

Al Gore Reception, Material World, February 22, 1995

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Peter Powers, March 31, 1995

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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Material World, April 18, 1995

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Marilyn Monroe Stamp, National Postal Museum (NPM), June 1, 1995

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Hunt for History, Material World, October 2, 1995

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Public Fund Network, NMAH Flag Hall, November 5, 1995

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Arabs of America, Carmichael Auditorium, November 9, 1995

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Big Brothers and Big Sisters, NMAH Flag Hall, June 19, 1996

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National Capitol Planning, Carmichael Auditorium, June 25, 1996

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Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Celebration, NPM, June 30, 1996

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What's in the Mail, NPM, August 26, 1996

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Blacks in Energy Reception, NMAH, John Bull Hall, April 22, 1997

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Krispy Kreme Luncheon, July 17, 1997

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Alaska Pipeline, Material World, October 22, 1997

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Director's Guild, January 9, 1998

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Urban Coalition, Carmichael Auditorium, April 6, 1998 (2 audiotapes)

Box 2 of 5

Selma Lord Selma, Carmichael Auditorium, January 13, 1999

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Americanos, NMAH Taylor Gallery, April 7, 1999

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Krispy Kreme, NMAH Flag Hall, May 1, 1999

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Nixon Reception, Material World, July 28, 1999

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Box 3

Bar Codes Twenty-Five Years, Information Age, September 30, 1999

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U.S. Airways, NMAH Flag Hall, October 19, 1999

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Auto Engineer Reception, Material World, April 4, 2000

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Cold War Subs, NMAH Flag Hall, April 11, 2000

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Memorial Foundation, Carmichael Auditorium, November 10, 2000 (3 audiotapes)

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Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) Dinner, 2002

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NMAH Board Dinner, Marilyn Zoidos Presentation, February 21, 2002

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Blue Ribbon Commission, Carmichael Auditorium, May 7, 2002

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NMAH Board Dinner, Flag Hall, October 17, 2002

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Medal of Honor Luncheon, NMAH Presidential Suite, November 10, 2004 (2 audiotapes)

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Secretary's Leadership Dinner, June 23, 2005

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Ray Charles Ceremony, September 21, 2005

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NMAH Board Meeting, May 11, 2007 (3 audiotapes)

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NMAH Board Dinner, Flag Hall, February 5, 2009

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Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums, NMAH Flag Hall, February 27, 2009

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LeFrak Organization Lobby Luncheon, May 11, 2009

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NMAH Board Dinner, May 14, 2009

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Citizenship Ceremony, NMAH Flag Hall, September 17, 2009

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Reception for a National Museum of the American Latino, September 17, 2009

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NMAH Board Reception and Dinner, October 8, 2009 (2 audiotapes)

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NMAH Board Meeting, October 9, 2009 (3 audiotapes)

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Box 4

Congressional Medal of Honor Dinner and Reception, NMAH Flag Hall, March 25, 2010

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Doubleday Lecture Series: Beverly Sills, 1981 (2 audiotapes)

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Doubleday Lecture Series: Theodore S. Chapin, March 4, 1981 (6 audiotapes)

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Doubleday Lecture Series: Marcus Cunliffe, March 10, 1982 (2 audiotapes)

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Doubleday Lecture Series: John Chancellor, April 21, 1982

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Doubleday Lecture Series: Eliot Wigginton, September 29, 1982

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Doubleday Lecture Series: Studs Terkel, December 2, 1982 (5 audiotapes)

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Doubleday Lecture Series: Frederick Starr, March 2, 1983 (2 audiotapes)

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Doubleday Lecture Series: Dance Theater of Harlem, April 6, 1983 (3 audiotapes)

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Doubleday Lecture Series: Literary Classics, May 17, 1983

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Doubleday Lecture Series: David McCullough, September 13, 1983

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Doubleday Lecture Series: Theodore S. Chapin, April 11, 1984 (2 audiotapes)

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Doubleday Lecture Series: Eleanor Roosevelt Centennial, September 12, 1984 (6 audiotapes)

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Box 5

Doubleday Lecture Series: Gospel Music, May 12, 1988 (3 audiotapes)

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Doubleday Lecture Series: Gary Wills, June 22, 1988

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Videotapes

Urban Coalition, Carmichael Auditorium, April 6, 1998 (2 videotapes)

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NMAH Nobel Reception, Lemelson Center, April 25, 2001

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United We Stand, c. 2001-2002

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Huey Helicopter Landing Reception, March 19, 2004 (2 videotapes)

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