Exhibition Records,
1961-2002

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 14-107
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Science, Medicine and Society
Dates:
1961-2002
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the records of Jon B. Eklund, curator of chemistry and computers, which document his exhibition planning, development and production activities in the Division of Science, Medicine and Society and during the years when he was in the Division of Information Technology and Society; the Division of Computers, Information and Society; and the Division of Physical Sciences. Some records date back to when the National Museum of American History was known as the National Museum of History and Technology and the Museum of History and Technology, respectively. Also represented in these records are curators David Kite Allison, Arthur P. Molella, Patricia Peck Gossel, Bernard S. Finn, and Susan Faye Cannon. The records document the following exhibitions: Information Age: People, Information and Technology; Science in American Life; A Material World; Aspects of Art and Science; Stalking the Elusive Computer Bug; Nation of Nations; The Foucault Pendulum; and Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; exhibition proposals; agreements; budget summaries; scripts; meeting agendas and minutes; loan information; photographs; floor plans and design drawings; brochures; newspaper clippings; object lists; information about the Hall of Chemistry; visitor comment forms; and supporting documentation.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-107, National Museum of American History. Division of Science, Medicine and Society, Exhibition Records

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Eklund, Jon B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Allison, David Kite Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Molella, Arthur P., 1944- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gossel, Patricia Peck, 1943- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Finn, Bernard S., 1932- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cannon, Susan Faye, 1925-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information Technology and Society Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Computers, Information and Society Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Hall of Chemistry Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Information Age: People, Information and Technology (Exhibition) (1990-2006: 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
A Material World (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aspects of Art and Science (Exhibition) (1978: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stalking the Elusive Computer Bug (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860 (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nation of Nations (1976 : Smithsonian Institution) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foucault's pendulum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Collection management Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Computer science Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chemistry -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Technology -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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