Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Exhibition Records, 1980-1989
This accession consists of records created by Steven D. Lubar, Curator at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). These records primarily document the planning of the exhibit "Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860," but include a small amount of material concerning two additional exhibitions: "The Changing American Farm, 1831-1981" and "Telltale Tools, 1750-1850 (Tools As Artifacts)." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; exhibition proposals; agreements; budget summaries; scripts; meeting agendas and minutes; loan information; photographs; floor plans and design drawings; brochures; newspaper clippings; object lists; audiotapes; color transparencies; and other related materials.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Lubar, Steven D.
- Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860 (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.)
- The Changing American Farm, 1831-1981 (Exhibition) (1981: Washington, D.C.)
- Telltale Tools, 1750-1850 (Tools As Artifacts) (Exhibtion) (1982: Washington, D.C.)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Exhibition catalogs
- Floor plans
- Color transparencies
- Color photographs
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-176, National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology, Exhibition Records