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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-167

National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History

Curatorial Records, 1996-1999, 2001

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1996-1999, 2001
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 18-167
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of a dissertation written by museum specialist Ellen Roney Hughes, titled "Machines for Better Bodies: A Cultural History of Exercise Machines in America, 1830-1950," which was submitted to the graduate faculty at the University of Maryland in fulfillment of the requirement for a doctorate degree in American Studies in 2001; and the records of museum specialist David H. Shayt, documenting collection management issues in regard to the Mayo J. Kaan donation of his Superman photograph collection to the National Museum of American History. Materials include a publication, correspondence, photographs and slides, press clippings, and a deed of gift.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of a dissertation written by museum specialist Ellen Roney Hughes, titled "Machines for Better Bodies: A Cultural History of Exercise Machines in America, 1830-1950," which was submitted to the graduate faculty at the University of Maryland in fulfillment of the requirement for a doctorate degree in American Studies in 2001; and the records of museum specialist David H. Shayt, documenting collection management issues in regard to the Mayo J. Kaan donation of his Superman photograph collection to the National Museum of American History. Materials include a publication, correspondence, photographs and slides, press clippings, and a deed of gift.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-167, National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History, Curatorial Records

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Container List

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Ellen Roney Hughes: "Machines for Better Bodies: A Cultural History of Exercise Machines in America, 1830-1950," 2001 (3 folders)

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Mayo J. Kaan Superman Photograph Collection, 1996-1999

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