Exhibition Records,
1968-2010

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 11-021
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1968-2010
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records document the planning, execution, administration, and promotion of traveling exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, press kits, photographs, slides, transparencies, scripts, itineraries, floor plans, checklists, clippings, budgets, proposals, brochures, notes, and other related records. Records are arranged by exhibition title (exhibition ID number) and date(s). Materials also include exhibitor contracts alphabetical by state, 1999-2005. Some materials are in electronic format.
Exhibitions include "African American Artists, 1880-1987: Selections from the Evans-Tibbs Collection," "Africa's Legacy in Mexico: Photographs by Tony Gleaton," "America's First Ladies," "American Agriculture: A Continuing Revolution," "Americanos: Latino Life in the United States," "And the Band Played On," "Antoin Sevruguin and the Persian Image," "The Artistry of African Currency," "Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington," "Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800," "Children in Bondage: Photographs of Child Laborers by Lewis W. Hine," "Corridos Sin Fronteras: A New World Ballad Tradition," "Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Cultures in the Americas," "Do It Yourself: Home Improvement in 20th-Century America," "Exploring Garden Transformations, 1900-2000," "Feast Your Eyes: The Unexpected Beauty of Vegetable Gardens," "First Ladies: Political Role and Public Image," "Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940," "Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming," "Jack Tar - American: Profiles of Merchant Seafarers, 1783-1804," "Jack Tar, American Navigator," "Jazz Age in Paris: 1914-1940," "July 1942: United We Stand," "Just before the War: Urban American from 1935 to 1941 as Seen by Photographers of the Farm Security Administration," "Latin Jazz: La Combinacion Perfecta," "Lilliput, U.S.A., American Miniature Furnishings, 1840-1940," "Long Road Up the Hill: Blacks in Congress, 1870-1983," "Manuscripts of the American Revolution," "Oliphant: Paintings and Cartoons," "Out of Time: 20th-Century Designs for the Future," "Picturing the Century: 100 Years of Photography from the National Archives," "Played with Immense Success," "Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collections," "Ride On! The Bicycle Exhibition," "Rotten Truth about Garbage," "Star Wars: The Magic of Myth," "Star Wars: Art of the Starfighter," "Subway: An Underground Exhibition," "Suiting Everyone," "These Rare Lands," "Twenty Bicentennial Banners," "Voyage: A Journey through Our Solar System," "Wade in the Water: African-American Sacred Music Traditions," "What Style Is It?," and "Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future."

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-021, Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service, Exhibition Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 9/27/1984 memorandum, Glenn to Loar; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Africa's Legacy in Mexico: Photographs by Tony Gleaton (Traveling exhibition) (1993-1996) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American Artists, 1880-1987: Selections from the Evans- Tibbs Collection (Exhibition) (1989: Hanover, N.H.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
America's First Ladies (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Agriculture: A Continuing Revolution (Traveling exhibition) (1975-1980) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Americanos: Latino Life in the United States (Traveling exhibition) (1999-2004) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
And the Band Played On (Traveling exhibition) (1975-1979) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Antoin Sevruguin and the Persian Image (Traveling exhibition) (2003-2005) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington (Traveling exhibition) (1993-1996) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, 1770-1800 (Traveling exhibition) (1974-1979) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Children in Bondage: Photographs of Child Laborers by Lewis W. Hine (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Corridos Sin Fronteras: A New World Ballad Tradition (Traveling exhibition) (2002-2004) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Cultures in the Americas (Traveling exhibition) (1999-2005) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Do It Yourself: Home Improvement in 20th-Century America (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exploring Garden Transformations, 1900-2000 (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2005) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Feast Your Eyes: The Unexpected Beauty of Vegetable Gardens (Traveling exhibition) (2002-2005) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940 (Traveling exhibition) (1987-1994) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
First Ladies: Political Role and Public Image (Traveling exhibition) (2004-2007) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Generations: Birth Rituals and the Roots of Becoming (Exhibition) (1987) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jack Tar - American: Profiles of Merchant Seafarers, 1783-1804 (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jack Tar, American Navigator (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
July 1942: United We Stand (Traveling exhibition) (2003-2005) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Just before the War: Urban American from 1935 to 1941 as Seen by Photographers of the Farm Security Administration (Exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Latin Jazz: La Combinacion Perfecta (Traveling exhibition) (2002- 2004) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lilliput, U.S.A., American Miniature Furnishings, 1840-1940 (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Long Road Up the Hill: Blacks in Congress, 1870-1983 (Traveling exhibition) (1985-1996) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts of the American Revolution (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oliphant: Paintings and Cartoons (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Picturing the Century: 100 Years of Photography from the National Archives (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2007) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Played with Immense Success (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collections (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ride On! The Bicycle Exhibition (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rotten Truth about Garbage (Traveling exhibition) (c. 1999) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Star Wars: The Art of the Starfighter (Naboo) (Traveling exhibition) (2001-2002) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Star Wars: The Magic of Myth (Traveling exhibition) (1999-2003) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Subway: An Underground Exhibition (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Suiting Everyone (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Artistry of African Currency (Traveling exhibition) (2001-2005) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
These Rare Lands (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2006) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Twenty Bicentennial Banners (Traveling exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Voyage: A Journey through Our Solar System (Traveling Exhibition) (2000-2010) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wade in the Water: African-American Sacred Music Traditions (Traveling exhibition) (1996-2003) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
What Style Is It? (Traveling exhibition) (1987-1992) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future (Traveling exhibition) (2001-2005) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz Age in Paris: 1914-1940 (Traveling exhibition) (1996-2003) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Out of Time: Designs for the 20th Century Future (Traveling exhibition) (2000-2003) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contracts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Traveling exhibitions. 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
Compact discs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Floor plans 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
Black-and-white transparencies Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color negatives 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

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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