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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-183

National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology

Exhibition Records, 1964-1978, 1982, 1987-1989, 1995, 1998, undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1964-1978, 1982, 1987-1989, 1995, 1998, undated
Quantity: 1.27 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection: Accession 17-183
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials documenting the Foucault Pendulum exhibit at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), previously known as Museum of History and Technology (MHT), 1957-1969, and the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), 1969-1980. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; picture postcards; black-and-white transparencies; color transparencies; photographs; clippings; exhibition catalogs; exhibition scripts; drawings; a button; a lapel pin; cable samples; and other related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of materials documenting the Foucault Pendulum exhibit at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), previously known as Museum of History and Technology (MHT), 1957-1969, and the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), 1969-1980. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; picture postcards; black-and-white transparencies; color transparencies; photographs; clippings; exhibition catalogs; exhibition scripts; drawings; a button; a lapel pin; cable samples; and other related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-183, National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Picture Postcards, 1993, undated

Box 1 of 2

Photographic Slides, 1977, 1982

Box 1 of 2

Photographs, 1964, 1972-1974, 1977, 1989

Box 1 of 2

Operating Instructions, undated

Box 1 of 2

Clippings, 1987, 1998

Box 1 of 2

Drawings and Assembly Instructions, 1964, 1975

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1964-1969, 1974, 1977, 1987

Box 1 of 2

Exhibit Script, 1974-1976

Box 1 of 2

Education Guides, 1966, 1972, 1978

Box 1 of 2

Cable samples, a button, and a lapel pin

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

X-ray Images, undated

Box 2 of 2
Oversize

Folder 1 Drawings, undated

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