SIA Acc. 19-101, Lemelson Center, Exhibition Records, 1996, 2001-2003


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This accession consists of records that document the Lemelson Center exhibitions: "Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize" and "Invention at Play." "Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize" explored the motivation and vision of Nobel laureates and the history of Alfred Bernhard Nobel and his prize. "Invention at Play" was structured as an interactive exhibition that examined the similarities between the ways children and adults play and the creative processes used by innovators in science and technology. Also included are exhibition graphic standards created for the Lemelson Center by Douglas|Gallagher. Materials include images and graphics standards. Some materials are in electronic format.


Lemelson Center


  • Nobel, Alfred Bernhard 1833-1896
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.)
  • Invention at Play (Exhibition) (2002-2011: Washington, D.C.)
  • Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)


  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • Folder List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 2001
  • 2001-2003
  • 1996, 2001-2003


  • Nobel Prizes
  • Inventors
  • Technology
  • Inventions
  • Science
  • Museums
  • Technological innovations
  • Adulthood
  • Children
  • Museum exhibits


  • Digital images
  • Collection descriptions
  • Compact discs
  • Electronic records
  • Architectural drawings
  • Color photographs
  • Color negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 19-101

Physical description

0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)