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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 19-232

National Museum of American History. Division of Culture and the Arts

Exhibition Records, 1993-2010

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Culture and the Arts
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1993-2010
Quantity: 2.19 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection: Accession 19-232
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Michelle Anne Delaney, Curator, documenting her exhibition planning, development, and production of photographic history collections, as well as works by renown contemporary American photographers, at the National Museum of American History and the Arts and Industries Building. Earlier records date back to when Delaney and other photographic history staff were in the Division of Information Technology and Society and the Division of Photographic History, respectively. Also represented in these records are curator Shannon Thomas Perich and photo specialist Peter Liebhold. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; budget summaries; meeting agendas and minutes; scripts; floor plans; production schedules; object lists; a report; loan information; press releases, brochures, clippings, pamphlets, and announcements; an agreement; press kits; design information; opening invitations; a speech paper; and photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Michelle Anne Delaney, Curator, documenting her exhibition planning, development, and production of photographic history collections, as well as works by renown contemporary American photographers, at the National Museum of American History and the Arts and Industries Building. Earlier records date back to when Delaney and other photographic history staff were in the Division of Information Technology and Society and the Division of Photographic History, respectively. Also represented in these records are curator Shannon Thomas Perich and photo specialist Peter Liebhold. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; budget summaries; meeting agendas and minutes; scripts; floor plans; production schedules; object lists; a report; loan information; press releases, brochures, clippings, pamphlets, and announcements; an agreement; press kits; design information; opening invitations; a speech paper; and photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026. Box 1 contains copyrighted materials, see finding aid; Transferring office; 11/4/2016 memorandum, Johnstone to Bowers; Contact reference staff for details.

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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-232, National Museum of American History. Division of Culture and the Arts, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Freeze Frame: Eadweard Muybridge's Photography of Motion

Proposals, 1993-1997

Box 1 of 3

Budget Summary, 1998

Box 1 of 3

Press Releases, 2000-2001

Box 1 of 3

Script, 2000

Box 1 of 3

Brochure, 2000

Box 1 of 3

Object Lists, 2000

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, 1997-2001

Box 1 of 3

Colloquium Announcement, 2000

Box 1 of 3

Loans, 2000-2001

Box 1 of 3

The Kennedys Photographed by Richard Avedon

Proposal, 1996

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, 1996

Box 1 of 3

Press Kit, 1996 [USE RESTRICTION - Contains copyrighted materials]

Box 1 of 3

Press Releases, 1996

Box 1 of 3

Scripts, 1996

Box 1 of 3

Production Schedules, 1996

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Minutes, 1996 [USE RESTRICTION - Contains copyrighted materials]

Box 1 of 3

The 1896 Washington Salon and Art Photography

Scripts, 1996

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, 1996

Box 1 of 3

Gallery Talks, 1996

Box 1 of 3

Object List, 1996

Box 1 of 3

Press Releases, 1996

Box 1 of 3

Loans, 1996

Box 1 of 3

Richard Avedon Memorial Photographs

Correspondence, 2004

Box 1 of 3

Script, 2004

Box 1 of 3

I Do Solemnly Swear: Photographs of the 2009 Presidential Inauguration

Correspondence, 2009

Box 1 of 3

Floor Plan and Design Development, 2009

Box 1 of 3

Script, 2009

Box 1 of 3

Object List, 2009

Box 1 of 3

Press Releases, 2009

Box 1 of 3

Opening Invitation, 2009

Box 1 of 3

Travel Diary of a Photographer: Volkmar K. Wentzel in India, 1946-1948 (Never Opened)

Proposal, 2005-2006

Box 1 of 3

Budget Summary, 2005

Box 1 of 3

Agreement, 2005

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, 1999-2008

Box 1 of 3

Object Lists, 2004-2006

Box 1 of 3

Biographical and Related Information, 1998-2005 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Wentzel Photographs (2 folders) (includes electronic records) [USE RESTRICTION - Contains copyrighted materials]

Box 1 of 3

Photographing History: Fred J. Maroon and the Nixon Years, 1970-1974

Correspondence, 1999

Box 1 of 3

Press Releases, 1999

Box 1 of 3

Object List, 1999

Box 1 of 3

Opening Invitation, 1999

Box 1 of 3

Press Kit, 1999

Box 1 of 3

Exhibition Publications, 1999-2000

Box 1 of 3

Photo du Jour: David Hume Kennerly's Picture-a-Day Journey Through the First Year of New Millennium

Scripts, 2002

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, 2001-2002

Box 1 of 3

Budget Summaries, 2001-2002

Box 1 of 3

Opening Invitation and Speech, 2002

Box 1 of 3

Press Release, 2002

Box 1 of 3

Press Kit, 2002

Box 1 of 3

The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise

Proposals

Box 1 of 3

Script

Box 1 of 3

Press Releases, 2008-2009

Box 1 of 3

Publications, 2009

Box 1 of 3

Opening Invitation, 2009

Box 1 of 3

Public Programs, 2008-2009

Box 1 of 3

Loans, 2008

Box 1 of 3

Production Schedules, 2008-2009

Box 1 of 3

Floor Plan and Design Development, 2008

Box 1 of 3

Object Lists, 2008

Box 1 of 3

Correspondence, 2008-2010

Box 1 of 3

Production Plans, 2006-2008

Box 1 of 3

Video Project, 2008

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

September 11: Bearing Witness to History

Proposal, 2002

Box 2 of 3

Object Lists, 2002

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence, 2002-2004

Box 2 of 3

Production Plans, 2002

Box 2 of 3

Floor Plan, 2002

Box 2 of 3

Script, 2002

Box 2 of 3

Visual Journal: Harlem and D.C. in the Thirties and Forties

Press Release, 1996

Box 2 of 3

America's Voices, America's Stories (Never Opened)

Introductory Team Planning, 2001-2004

Box 2 of 3

Buffalo Bill's Wild West Warriors: Photographs by Gertrude Kasebier

Proposal, 2008

Box 2 of 3

World War II Photographic Perspectives

Script, circa 2004

Box 2 of 3

Diana Walker, Photojournalist

Proposal, circa 2002

Box 2 of 3

Floor Plan, 2003

Box 2 of 3

Script

Box 2 of 3

History in the News: Collecting September 11

Script, 2006

Box 2 of 3

Photographs by John Paul Caponigro and Kendall Messick

Script, 2005

Box 2 of 3

Other

Landmarks and Corridor Cases Subcommittee, 2006-2007

Box 2 of 3

Proposals to the Exhibits and Programs Committee, 2004

Box 2 of 3

Instant Photography Case, 2002

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Diana Walker, Photojournalist Exhibition: Design

Box 3 of 3

Landmarks and Corridor Cases: Design and Subgroup Report, 2006

Box 3 of 3

History in the News: Collecting September 11 Exhibition: Script, 2006

Box 3 of 3