Evolution of an Exhibit: Smithsonian exhibit illustrates the ideas of evolution

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Summary

West describes the new permanent exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History on the "Dynamics of Evolution," quoting museum director Porter Kier about the goals of the hall and describing each segment in detail. Includes five photographs of various part of the exhibit.

Author

West, Susan

Subject

  • Kier, Porter M
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Dynamics of Evolution (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.)

Category

Smithsonian History Bibliography

Notes

Front cover displays photograph of kitchen with 130,000 freeze-dried cockroaches from exhibit.

Contained within

Science News 116 (Journal)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

7 July 1979

Topic

  • Controversies
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Exhibitions
  • Evolution

Physical description

Number of pages : 02; Page numbers : 10-11

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