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

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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.


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


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

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Science News 116 (Journal)

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


7 July 1979


  • Controversies
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolution
  • Exhibitions

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

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