Exhibition Records,
1972-2006

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 09-301
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division
Dates:
1972-2006
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the design of new exhibitions for display at the National Air and Space Museum as well as updates to existing exhibitions. The majority of the records were created and maintained by William Jacobs, Exhibits Designer. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Where Next, Columbus?; Last Act: The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II (proposed), Dream to Fly: Black Aviators and American Identity (proposed); Space Race; Air Transportation; Vertical Flight; Air Traffic Control; Business Wings; Flight Testing; How Things Fly; Looking at Earth; Explore the Universe; Rocketry and Spaceflight; Sea-Air Operations; and Exploring the Planets. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, budgets, conceptual sketches, scripts, installation images, images to be used in exhibitions, contracts, floor plans, elevations, brochures, meeting minutes, notes, clippings, and related materials.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-301, National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division, Exhibition Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 9/29/2009 memorandum, Wright to Brennan; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Where Next, Columbus? (Exhibition) (1992-2002: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Last Act: The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II (Proposed exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dream to Fly: Black Aviators and American Identity (Proposed exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Space Race (Exhibition) (1997- : Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Air Transportation (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vertical Flight (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Air Traffic Control (Exhibition) (1974: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Business Wings (Exhibition) (1998-2000: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jet Aviation (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Flight Testing (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
How Things Fly (Exhibition) (1996 - : Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Looking at Earth (Exhibition) (1986- : Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Explore the Universe (Exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rocketry and Spaceflight (Exhibition) (1979-2008: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sea-Air Operations (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exploring the Planets (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Living and Working in Space (Proposed exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautical museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Jacobs, William Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architectural drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Floor plans Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketches Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color 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
Black-and-white negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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