Exhibition Records,
1984-2015

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FA19-099
Dates:
1984-2015
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.09 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 half document box) (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the records of William L. Bird, Curator, documenting his exhibition planning, development, and production activities in the Division of Political History. Earlier records date back to when the division was known as the Division of Politics and Reform, the Division of Social History, and when it was part of the Department of Social and Cultural History at the National Museum of American History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; exhibition proposals; scripts; object lists; press releases; design information; floor plans; photographs, slides, and negatives; a press kit; visitor comments; committee information; a project schedule; meeting agendas and minutes; evaluations; clippings; brochures; drawings; and supporting documentation.

Administration
Oversize
This collection contains oversize material.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-099, National Museum of American History. Division of Political History, Exhibition Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2031; Transferring office; 3/13/2006 memorandum, Johnstone to Bird; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bird, William L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Politics and Reform Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Social History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Social and Cultural History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes and Curios (Exhibition) (2013- : Washington, D.C) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith (Exhibition) (2017- : Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paint by Number: Accounting for Taste in the 1950s (Exhibition) (2001-2002: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Holidays on Display (Exhibition) (2009-2010: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Television from the Fair to the Family, 1939-1989 (Exhibition) (1989-1990: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Produce for Victory: Posters on the American Home Front (Exhibition) (1995-2000: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vote! The Machinery of Democracy (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Norman Rockwell's Four Freedom Posters (Exhibition) (2001-2002: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A Share in America: Selections for the Defense Bond Savings Stamp Campaign, 1941-1945 (Exhibition) (1985-1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden (Exhibition) (2000- : Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Science in American Life (Exhibition) (1994-2011: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Big Window (Proposed exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Educational aspects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Politics and culture Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Political science Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum curators Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Floor plans Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color transparencies Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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