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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-277

National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department

Exhibition Records, 1980-2014

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1980-2014
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 18-277
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the development, design, installation, and evaluation of exhibitions and other projects at the National Air and Space Museum and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, reports, proposals, installation images, object lists, floor plans, architectural drawings, specifications, audio recordings, installation images, clippings, brochures, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the development, design, installation, and evaluation of exhibitions and other projects at the National Air and Space Museum and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, reports, proposals, installation images, object lists, floor plans, architectural drawings, specifications, audio recordings, installation images, clippings, brochures, and related materials.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2030; Transferring office; 11/2/2016 memorandum, Wright to Mowry; Contact reference staff for details.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-277, National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

National Air and Space Museum Exhibits by Year, 1976-2003 (2003)

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The Last Act: The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II - Script (Final Version, Text Only), January 18, 1995

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The Last Act: The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II - Script (Final Version, Master Copy), January 18, 1995 (3 folders)

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The Last Act: The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II - Script (Semi-final Script), October 26, 1994 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Crossroads/Last Act - Design and Publicity, 1991-1995 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Crossroads/Last Act - Script Versioning History

Box 1 of 3

NASA/Art: 50 Years of Exploration - Technical Resources for Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) Exhibition

Box 1 of 3

NASA/Art - Exhibit Evaluation Study, 2011

Box 1 of 3

Where Next, Columbus? - Technical Design, 1992-1994

Box 1 of 3

Where Next, Columbus? - Lecture Notes, 1990

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Where Next, Columbus? - Visitor Opinion Survey, March 1990

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Where Next, Columbus?, 1990

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Box 2

World War I Gallery Planning Document, 1989 (2 folders)

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Stars Gallery Publicity and Graphics, 1983

Box 2 of 3

Explore the Universe Audiotapes, 2001-2002

Box 2 of 3

The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age - Front End Evaluation, August-November 2001

Box 2 of 3

Wright Brothers Front End Interview - Curator Led Discussions with Visitors (audio recordings), September 2001

Box 2 of 3

The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age, 2003-2005 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

How Things Fly - Summative Report, 1997

Box 2 of 3

How Things Fly - Evaluation, 1991-1997

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How Things Fly, Drag Unit - Evaluation, 2008

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Gallery 109, How Things Fly - Science Snack Bar, 2011-2013

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Gallery 109, How Things Fly - Modifications, 2008-2012

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Out of this World: Space Art since Sputnik, 2004-2006 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Explore the Universe, 1998

Box 3 of 3

Explore the Universe - Evaluation, 2000-2001

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Three Studies of Explore the Universe, April 2002

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Beyond the Limits - Lessons Learned, 1989

Box 3 of 3

Gallery 100, Wind Tunnel Fan Exhibit, 2013-2014 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Udvar-Hazy - Boomer Wilson Case, 2014

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Udvar-Hazy - The Great Picture Exhibition, 2012-2014

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Udvar-Hazy Build Out Project, 2011-2013

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Images at Udvar-Hazy, 2004-2005

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Aircraft Carrier Project Proposal, circa 1990

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"Amelia Mails Herself" - Proposed Family Exhibition Script

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Einstein Planetarium - Preliminary Report on Redevelopment Options, April 17, 2000

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Public Observatory Project, 2009

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Modular Docking Adaptor Relocation, October-November 2006

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Window Wall Project, 1997-1998

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Red Bull Stratos Mission Tour, 2013-2014

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Welcome Center Signage, 1990-2002

Box 3 of 3

Floor Plans and Brochures

Box 3 of 3

Garber Website Development Source Materials, 1980-1999

Box 3 of 3

Donald Lopez Bust, 2008-2009

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