Exhibition Records,
circa 1957-1987

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 17-095
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
circa 1957-1987
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.07 cu. ft. (5 blueprint storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (4 oversize folders)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting exhibition programs created by the Division of Information Technology and Society at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), previously known as the Museum of History and Technology (MHT), 1957-1969, and the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), 1969-1980. A significant portion of the materials concern the planning of three proposed exhibition halls: the Hall of Physics and Astronomy, the Hall of Chemistry, and the Hall of Materials. Additional materials include architectural drawings of the Museum of History and Technology and the Arts and Industries Building. Additional exhibitions documented within the accession include: "Daum: One Hundred Years of Glass and Crystal" and "Aspects of Arts and Science." Materials include manuscripts; architectural drawings and floor plans; posters; sketches; and other related materials.

Administration
Oversize
This collection contains oversize material.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Smithsonian Institution Archives

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-095, National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society, Exhibition Records

Keywords
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Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) 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.). Hall of Chemistry (Proposed) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Hall of Physics and Astronomy (Proposed) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Hall of Materials (Proposed) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Daum: One Hundred Years of Glass and Crystal (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aspects of Arts and Science (Exhibition) (1978: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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