Exhibition Records,
1927, 1953-1987

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 05-085
Creators:
National Museum of American History, Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
1927, 1953-1987
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession includes the exhibition records of Robert M. Vogel during his tenure as Assistant Curator, 1958-1961, Associate Curator, 1962-1966, and Curator, 1967-1985, of the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering; and as Curator of the Division of Engineering and Industry, 1986- . The accession also includes some records that date to the Division of Engineering, prior to 1957, and the correspondence and exhibition files of Carl Weaver Mitman, Curator of the Divisions of Mineral and Mechanical Technology at the United States National Museum. The records document early and ongoing planning for the Hall of Civil Engineering and the Hall of Heavy Machinery at the National Museum of American History, and the installation of the Power Hall at the Arts & Industries Building.
Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; scripts; agreements; floor plans; exhibition proposals and planning information; design concepts; blueprints of mechanical instruments; photographs; drawings; object lists; and articles.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-085, National Museum of American History, Division of Engineering and Industry, Exhibition Records

Keywords
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Mitman, Carl Weaver, 1889- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vogel, Robert M. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.). -- Exhibitions. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Civil Engineering. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Heavy Machinery. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum. Division of Engineering Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum. Divisions of Mineral and Mechanical Technology Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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