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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 20-006

National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society

Curatorial Records, 1932, 1974, 1984, 2002

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1932, 1974, 1984, 2002
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 20-006
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the curatorial work of staff in the Division of Information and Society, which included curators from the previously existing Division of Graphic Arts and from when the museum was known as the United States National Museum and the National Museum of History and Technology respectively. Work documented includes publications, films, and conferences. Materials include publications, book manuscripts, proposals, and a videotape.

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This accession consists of records that document the curatorial work of staff in the Division of Information and Society, which included curators from the previously existing Division of Graphic Arts and from when the museum was known as the United States National Museum and the National Museum of History and Technology respectively. Work documented includes publications, films, and conferences. Materials include publications, book manuscripts, proposals, and a videotape.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 20-006, National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society, Curatorial Records

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Container List

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Five Centuries of Printing: A Compilation of Important Events in the History of Typography, by Wilbur Fisk Cleaver. Johnstown, Pennsylvania, circa 1932. Includes photo of the Smithsonian's Franklin Press on page 34, and a 1932 letter from Robert Mooney, Ruel P. Tolman's aide, to Cleaver regarding the return of photographs supplied and Tolman's health.

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Appendix I: chronology of methods for duplicating writings and related devices, by Silvio A. Bedini. To accompany his book, Thomas Jefferson and His Copying Machines (1984)

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Film proposals, 1974

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Conference on printing with historic artifacts, "Making a Good Impression," April 25-27, 2002; VHS videotape

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