Curatorial Records,
1949-2009

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 13-216
Creators:
National Museum of American History, Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1949-2009
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the records of Bernard S. Finn, Curator Emeritus of electricity collections, and Elliot N. Sivowitch, Museum Specialist, which document their curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Information Technology and Society, and during the years when the division was known as the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics, the Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy, and the Division of Electricity. Some earlier records predate the creation of the museum. Other staff represented in this accession include curators Arthur P. Molella, Paul Forman, Robert P. Multhauf, W. James King, and collections manager Nance L. Briscoe. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; meeting agendas and minutes; professional society information in regard to committees, symposiums, and special events; fellowship and workshop information; lecture papers, articles, and book reviews; proposals; collections management information; reports; agreements; press releases; exhibition planning information and scripts; newspaper clippings; and photographs.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-216, National Museum of American History, Division of Information Technology and Society, Curatorial Records

Keywords
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Finn, Bernard S., 1932- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sivowitch, Elliot N. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Molella, Arthur P., 1944- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Forman, Paul Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Multhauf, Robert P. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
King, W. James (William James), 1915- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Briscoe, Nance L. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Division of Electricity. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Collection management. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electricity -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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