Aerospace on the Mall

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Summary

NASM director Michael Collins provides an overview of the Congressional debates concerning the funding and construction of a new NASM building. He describes the task of selecting artifacts and planning exhibits for the 1976 opening. He also describes the facilities that will be available in the new museum.

Subject

  • National Air and Space Museum
  • United States Congress

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

Aerospace Vol. 11, 2 (Journal)

Contact information

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

Date

June 1973

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Architecture
  • Congressional Hearings
  • New Museums
  • Exhibitions
  • Facilities Planning
  • Building

Physical description

pp. 12-17

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