SIA Acc. 20-004, National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Information Technology and Society, Exhibition Records, 1920-1976, 1991, 1996, 2000-2001

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Summary

This accession consists primarily of audiovisual materials used in exhibitions at the National Museum of American History. Exhibitions documented include "300 Years of American Papermaking," "Rube Goldberg: Comic Art and Invention," and "Digilab." Also documented are the Henry R. Luce Hall of News Reporting and the Hall of Printing and Graphic Arts. Curators represented in the collection include Ruel P. Tolman, Peter C. Marzio, and Helena Wright. Some records date to from when the curators were part of the former Division of Graphic Arts and the Division of Graphic Arts and Photography, and also from when the museum was known as the Museum of History and Technology and the National Museum of History and Technology. Additionally, some records date to when the division was part of the United States National Museum. Materials include exhibition catalogs, audiotape, videotapes, motion picture film, a videodisc, a DAT tape, and data cartridges. Some materials are in electronic format.

Subject

  • Marzio, Peter C
  • Wright, Helena 1946-
  • Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954
  • United States National Museum Division of Graphic Arts
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Graphic Arts
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Graphic Arts and Photography
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Graphic Arts
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Hall of Printing and Graphic Arts
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Henry R. Luce Hall of News Reporting
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Graphic Arts
  • 300 Years of American Papermaking (Exhibition) (1990-1991: Washington, D.C.)
  • Rube Goldberg: Comic Art and Invention (Exhibition) (2000: Washington, D.C.)
  • Digilab (Exhibition) (1999-2005: Washington, D.C.)

Notes

  • 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.

Organization

Unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1920
  • 1920-2001
  • 1920-1976, 1991, 1996, 2000-2001

Topic

  • Museums
  • Museum curators
  • Museum exhibits

Form/Genre

  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Collection descriptions
  • Manuscripts
  • Electronic records
  • Compact discs
  • Audiotapes
  • Motion pictures (visual works)
  • Videotapes
  • Videodiscs

Local number

SIA Acc. 20-004

Physical description

2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)

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