A First Tentative Step Toward Modernism

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Summary

Cohen traces the design of the Smithsonian's first postwar modern museum, the National Museum of History and Technology, now known as the National Museum of American History.

Subject

  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian History Bibliography

Notes

The author wrote her dissertation on the design of the Museum of History and Technology.

Contained within

AIA Journal (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

1981

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Architecture
  • Modernism (Aesthetics)
  • Museum architecture

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Physical description

Number of pages: 05; Page numbers: 49-53

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