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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-233

National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division

Exhibition Records, 1982-1983, 1995-2004

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1982-1983, 1995-2004
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 18-233
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Martin J. Collins, Curator, documenting planning, development, and production activities for the exhibitions "The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age," "Looking at Earth," "Space Race," "Star Wars: The Magic of Myth," and "Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age," particularly in regard to the installation of an Iridium Satellite donated by Motorola, Inc. Also consists of records pertaining to Antenna Audio, Inc., production of audio tours for exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), as well as NASM staff audio recordings for exhibitions. Some earlier records date from when the Space History Division, prior to 1987, was known as the Department of Space Science and Exploration. Other staff represented in these records are curators Peter L. Jakab, Tom D. Crouch, Michael J. Neufeld, Dominick Pisano, David H. DeVorkin, F. Robert van der Linden, Cathleen Lewis, Valerie Neal, and geologists R. A. Craddock and James R. Zimbelman. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; contracts and agreements; budget summaries; meeting agendas; scripts; floor plans and design drawings; reports; press releases; audiotapes; and photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Martin J. Collins, Curator, documenting planning, development, and production activities for the exhibitions The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age, Looking at Earth, Space Race, Star Wars: The Magic of Myth, and Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age, particularly in regard to the installation of an Iridium Satellite donated by Motorola, Inc. Also consists of records pertaining to Antenna Audio, Inc., production of audio tours for exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), as well as NASM staff audio recordings for exhibitions. Some earlier records date from when the Space History Division, prior to 1987, was known as the Department of Space Science and Exploration. Other staff represented in these records are curators Peter L. Jakab, Tom D. Crouch, Michael J. Neufeld, Dominick A. Pisano, David H. DeVorkin, F. Robert van der Linden, Cathleen Lewis, Valerie Neal, and geologists R. A. Craddock and James R. Zimbelman. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; contracts and agreements; budget summaries; meeting agendas; scripts; floor plans and design drawings; reports; press releases; audiotapes; and photographs.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 7/12/2018 memorandum, Johnstone to Collins; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-233, National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age Exhibition, 2003-2004 (2 folders)

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Iridium Satellite in Beyond the Limits Exhibition (general), 1998-1999

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Iridium Satellite in Beyond the Limits Exhibition: Donation Events, 1998

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Iridium Satellite in Beyond the Limits Exhibition: Proposals, 1998-1999

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Iridium Satellite in Beyond the Limits Exhibition: Budget and Schedule, 1998-1999

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Iridium Satellite in Beyond the Limits Exhibition: Correspondence, 1999

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Iridium Satellite in Beyond the Limits Exhibition: Scripts, 1999

Box 1 of 2

Iridium Satellite in Beyond the Limits Exhibition: Floor Plans and Drawings, 1998-1999

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Iridium Satellite in Beyond the Limits Exhibition: Photographs, 1998

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Iridium Satellite in Beyond the Limits Exhibition: Press Releases, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 2

Looking at Earth Exhibition, 1982-1983

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Space Race Exhibition: Corona Satellite Video Script, 1995-1997 (4 folders)

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Antenna Audio, Inc.: Audio Tours for Exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum, 1996-2002 (5 folders) (includes electronic records)

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Box 2

Star Wars: The Magic of Myth Exhibition: Audio Tour Interviews, May 23, 1997 (2 Digital Audio Tapes)

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Star Wars: The Magic of Myth Exhibition: James Earl Jones Audio Tour, July 16, 1997 (2 Digital Audio Tapes)

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Star Wars: The Magic of Myth Exhibition: Quiz Session, July 25 (1 Digital Audio Tape)

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Star Wars: The Magic of Myth Exhibition: Cynthia Marcucci Narration, September 3 (1 Digital Audio Tape)

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Star Wars: The Magic of Myth Exhibition: Music Cue Gather (1 Digital Audio Tape)

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NASM Film Archives: SFX, Apollo Fifteen, and Freedom Seven, November 29 (1 Digital Audio Tape)

Box 2 of 2

Rinder and Steward, August 24, 1995 (2 Digital Audio Tapes)

Box 2 of 2

NASM 2.1: Tom Alison, Rick Leyes, and Dorothy Lochrane (1 Digital Audio Tape)

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NASM 2.2: Tom Crouch, Jim Zimbelman, Robert Van der Linden, and Peter Jakab (1 Digital Audio Tape)

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NASM 2.3: Peter Jakab and Robert Craddock (1 Digital Audio Tape)

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NASM 8 Pickups, Aldrin (1 Digital Audio Tape)

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C. Marcucci, March 13 (2 Digital Audio Tapes)

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Rieger's NASM Remixed, 44.1 Voice, SFX Original Master (1 Digital Audio Tape)

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Cathy Lewis, Valerie Neal, and David DeVorkin, Original Master, November 29 (1 Digital Audio Tape)

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Dom Pisano and Michael Neufeld Session (1 Digital Audio Tape)

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Cynthia Pickups, May 10 (1 Digital Audio Tape)

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NASM DAT 2 (1 Digital Audio Tape)

Box 2 of 2