Guide to the Division of Community Life Worlds Fairs Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1132
Creators:
Shafer, Mary C.
Sheppard, Stephen
Vogel, Robert M.
Warner, Peter M.
Landor, Josephine
Political History, Division of (NMAH)
Landor, Walter
Lindsay, Elizabeth R.
Meggars, Edith R.
Hallwig, Elizabeth Ann
Hallwig, O.Morton
Holt, C.W.
Krause, Roy
Willcutts, Viola E.
Carmody, Stella
Annis, Esther Pauline
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Coppola, John
Grossman, Walter
Frick, Margaret
Dates:
1876-1993
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.3 Cubic feet
10 boxes
Repository:
Collection documents World's Fairs from 1876 to 1993.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection is a compilation of gifts from numerous donors, of printed materials and ephemera relating to World's Fairs.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series chronologically by fair.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed by Catarina Hurtado, intern and Sarah Rung, intern, 2018.
Author
Catarina Hurtado and Sarah Rung
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collected from numerous donors by the Division of Community Life (now called the Division of Home and Community Life.) A number of items in the collection were also collected for the National Museum of American History by the Division. Donors include Viola E. Willcuts, Peter M. Warner, Edith B. Meggars, Elizabeth R. Lindsay, C.W. Holt, Walter Grossman, Margaret Frick, Peter M. Warner, Esther Pauline Annis, Roy Krause, Ameriflora, Expo '92, Expo '93, Colombo, O. Morton Hallwig and Elizabeth Ann Hallwig, Mary C. Shafer, Robert Vogel, John Coppola, Stella M. Carmody, Walter and Josephine Landor, and Stephen Sheppard.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
The collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection, 1876-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Community Life (now called the Division of Home and Community Life) in 2008.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photographs -- Color transparencies -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Programs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leaflets Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World's fairs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stickers Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guidebooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Commemoratives Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schedules Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stationery Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fans Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calendars Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postcards Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shopping bags Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Press releases Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tickets Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Certificates Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bumper stickers Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pamphlets Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Catalogs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shafer, Mary C. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sheppard, Stephen Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vogel, Robert M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Warner, Peter M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New York World's Fair (1964-1965) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Salon International de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace (Paris, France: 1991) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landor, Josephine Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Political History, Division of (NMAH) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landor, Walter Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lindsay, Elizabeth R. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meggars, Edith R. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exposition universelle et internationale (1958: Brussels, Belgium) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hallwig, Elizabeth Ann Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hallwig, O.Morton Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Holt, C.W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Krause, Roy Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Willcutts, Viola E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893 Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Carmody, Stella Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New York World's Fair (1939-1940) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ameriflora '92 (Columbus, Ohio) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Annis, Esther Pauline Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coppola, John Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee (Genova, Italy: 1992) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exposición Universal de 1992 (Seville, Spain) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Expo '93 (Stuttgart, Germany) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Expo '93 (Taejŏn-si, Korea) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grossman, Walter Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Floriade Zoetermeer (The Hague, Netherlands: 1992) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Frick, Margaret Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives