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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-098

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

Exhibition Records, 1962-1984

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: 1962-1984
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 18-098
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Robert M. Vogel, Associate Curator, 1962-1966; Curator, 1967-1985, documenting exhibition planning, development and production for "Building Brooklyn Bridge: The Design and Construction, 1867-1883," which was at the National Museum of American History from May 4-September 14, 1983. Topics covered include fund raising, news releases, research materials, exhibits, events, partnerships, designer and builder John A. Roebling, and other historical information. Some materials date to when the department was known as the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering and from when the museum was known as the Museum of History and Technology and the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include correspondence, photographs, negatives, notes, floor plans, blueprints, drawings, posters, news clippings, proposals, catalogs and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Robert M. Vogel, Associate Curator, 1962-1966; Curator, 1967-1985, documenting exhibition planning, development and production for "Building Brooklyn Bridge: The Design and Construction, 1867-1883", which was at the National Museum of American History from May 4-September 14, 1983. Topics covered include fund raising, news releases, research materials, exhibits, events, partnerships, designer and builder John A. Roebling, and other historical information. Some materials date to when the department was known as the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering and from when the museum was known as the Museum of History and Technology and the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include correspondence, photographs, negatives, notes, floor plans, blueprints, drawings, posters, news clippings, proposals, catalogs and related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-098, National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Proposals, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

Miscellaneous (MISC) Memos, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

Dead Research Materials, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

Scripts, Exhibit (EXH), and Book, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

Dead Exhibit, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

Fund Raising; Pending Inquiries, Monies In, German Firms, 1981-1983 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Stereo Hunt "Stereo World," 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

Photograph Searches, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

Models and Replicas, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

Loans - National Archives, Library of Congress, 1982-1983 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 1

Catalog and Poster, 1983

Box 1 of 1

Quotes, 1983

Box 1 of 1

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Correspondence, 1981-1983

Box 1 of 1

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Correspondence, 1983

Box 1 of 1

New York City Archives Correspondence, 1978-1983

Box 1 of 1

Brooklyn Museum, 1962, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

New York History Society (NYHS); Museum of the City of New York (MOCNY); Long Island Historical Society (LIHS); New York Public Library (NYPL), 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1977-1983

Box 1 of 1

Exhibit Photos, 1983

Box 1 of 1

Other Exhibits and Events, 1981-1983

Box 1 of 1

Current Rehabilitation, 1984

Box 1 of 1

ASCE Calendar, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1

Ken Burns Film Proposal, 1981-1983

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) Completed, 1983

Box 1 of 1

Brooklyn Rediscovery Symposium, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 1