Exhibition Records,
1962-1984

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 18-098
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Dates:
1962-1984
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the records of Robert M. Vogel, Associate Curator, 1962-1966; Curator, 1967-1985, documenting exhibition planning, development and production for "Building Brooklyn Bridge: The Design and Construction, 1867-1883", which was at the National Museum of American History from May 4-September 14, 1983. Topics covered include fund raising, news releases, research materials, exhibits, events, partnerships, designer and builder John A. Roebling, and other historical information. Some materials date to when the department was known as the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering and from when the museum was known as the Museum of History and Technology and the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include correspondence, photographs, negatives, notes, floor plans, blueprints, drawings, posters, news clippings, proposals, catalogs and related materials.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-098, National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology, Exhibition Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Roebling, John Augustus, 1806-1869 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vogel, Robert M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Department of the History of Technology Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Building Brooklyn Bridge: The Design and Construction, 1867-1883 (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Industries -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bridges -- Design and Construction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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