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The Office of Exhibits is created by consolidating personnel and others exhibits resources, with John Anglim as its head. The office is responsible for the design and production of exhibits for permanent halls and for special and traveling exhibits for the National Museum and its successors.


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Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Torch gives date as September 14, 1955.
  • Guide to Smithsonian Archives. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983. Archives and Special Collections of the Smithsonian Institution Number 4., p. 169
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1955, p. 31
  • Torch 10/1955, p. 1

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