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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-176

National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology

Exhibition Records, 1980-1989

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1980-1989
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 17-176
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

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.

Descriptive Entry

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.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-176, National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence, 1983

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 1

"Engines of Change," Exhibition, Post Opening Documents, 1986, 1989

Box 1 of 1

Photographic Slides, 1982

Box 1 of 1

Photographic Transparencies, undated

Box 1 of 1

"Engines of Change," Press Releases, Promotional Materials, and Exhibition Booklet, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Production Files, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Photographs, 1986

Box 1 of 1

National Public Radio (NPR), "All Things Considered," Steven Lubar, Audiocassette, November 22, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Exhibition Reviews and Clippings, 1986-1990

Box 1 of 1

Visitor Behavior Evaluation, June 1987

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Summaries, 1987

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Video Correspondence and Memoranda, 1985-1987

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Objects List, Summary, and Meeting Agendas, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Scripts, 1983-1984

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Proposal and Notes, 1981-1983

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Layout and Notes, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Planning Documents, 1981-1983

Box 1 of 1

Memoranda, 1980-1982

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Evaluation Criteria, 1982-1984

Box 1 of 1

Budget, 1985-1986

Box 1 of 1

Conservation Reports, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Education, Correspondence and Meeting Minutes, 1984-1986

Box 1 of 1

Videodisc Outreach, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 1

Loan Correspondence, 1983, 1986

Box 1 of 1

Photograph List, undated

Box 1 of 1

Fundraising Documents, 1983-1984

Box 1 of 1

Object Study and List, 1983-1984

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Schedules, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 1

"John Bull," Reinstallation, 1985

Box 1 of 1

Meeting Notes and Memoranda, 1983

Box 1 of 1

Industrial Revolution Committee Meeting Notes and Agendas, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Review, 1983

Box 1 of 1

"The Changing American Farm, 1831-1981," Exhibit Booklet, 1981

Box 1 of 1

"Telltale Tools, 1750-1850," Exhibit Script, 1981

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence, 1981-1986

Box 1 of 1