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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-304

National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology

Exhibition Records, 1976-2007

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1976-2007
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 17-304
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Ian G. Macintyre, Curator, which primarily document his planning, development, and production activities for the exhibitions "Fossils as Natural Resources," "The Conquest of Land," "Dinosaurs: Reptiles, Masters of Land," "Living Fossils," and "Time Column," as part of the reorganization of the Hall of Paleontology at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Also consists of some later records that pertain to exhibition planning for the Sant Ocean Hall at NMNH. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; budget summaries; agreements; scripts; news releases; hall tour information; photographs and slides; floor plans and drawings; newspaper clippings; committee information; and supporting documentation.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Ian G. Macintyre, Curator, which primarily document his planning, development, and production activities for the exhibitions "Fossils as Natural Resources," "The Conquest of Land," "Dinosaurs: Reptiles, Masters of Land," "Living Fossils," and "Time Column," as part of the reorganization of the Hall of Paleontology at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Also consists of some later records that pertain to exhibition planning for the Sant Ocean Hall at NMNH. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; budget summaries; agreements; scripts; news releases; hall tour information; photographs and slides; floor plans and drawings; newspaper clippings; committee information; and supporting documentation.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2023; Transferring office; 7/11/2017 memorandum, Johnstone to Hollis; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-304, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Paleontology Hall Working Committee, 1976-1983

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Paleontology Hall Care Team, 1999

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Paleontology Hall Theme Statement, 1977-1980

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Paleontology Hall Time Column Exhibit, 1979, 2002

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Paleontology Hall Redesign: Correspondence, 1977-1982

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Paleontology Hall Tours, 1979-1989

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Cincinnati Slab Trip, 1980

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Flying Fish Specimens, 1980

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"Fossils as Natural Resources" Exhibition: Proposal, 1978

Box 1 of 2

"Fossils as Natural Resources" Exhibition: Budget Summary

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"Fossils as Natural Resources" Exhibition: Correspondence, 1978-1980 (2 folders)

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"Fossils as Natural Resources" Exhibition: Planning and Research, 1979-1981

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"Fossils as Natural Resources" Exhibition: Model Photographs

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"Fossils as Natural Resources" Exhibition: Scripts, 1979-1980

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"The Conquest of Land" Exhibition: Planning and Research, 1970-1978

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"The Conquest of Land" Exhibition: Scripts, 1978-1979 (6 folders)

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"The Conquest of Land" Exhibition: News Releases, 1980-1982

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"Living Fossils" Exhibition: Scripts, 1979-1981

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"Origin and Early History of Invertebrates" Outline, 1978-1980

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Science Learning, Inc.: Paleontology Hall Redesign Planning, 1993

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Proposal for Construction of a Cambrian Marine Diorama, 1981

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Box 2

"Dinosaurs: Reptiles, Masters of Land" Exhibition: Model Photograph and Slides, 1978

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"Dinosaurs: Reptiles, Masters of Land" Exhibition: Correspondence, 1980-1981

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"Dinosaurs: Reptiles, Masters of Land" Exhibition: Scripts, 1979-1981 (4 folders)

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Sant Ocean Hall: Punta Islotes Exhibition Planning, 1993-1996, 2005-2007

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