Exhibition Records,
1981-2002

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 18-214
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1981-2002
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 Allan A. Needell, Curator, documenting planning, development, and production activities for the exhibitions Space Race, Looking at Earth, Lunar Exploration Vehicles, Explore the Universe, Exploring the Planets, Apollo to the Moon, Where Next, Columbus?, Space Hall, Satellites (and Sounding Rockets), and Milestones of Flight at the National Air and Space Museum, including revisions to some of the exhibitions. The original working title for the exhibition Looking at Earth was Satellites Looking at Earth. Also consists of a small amount of curatorial records pertaining to collections management, commemorative programs for the twenty-fifth anniversary of Mariner 2, and publications. Earlier records date from when the Space History Division, prior to 1987, was known as the Department of Space Science and Exploration, and as the Department of Space History from 1987 to 1997. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; meeting agendas and minutes; budget summaries; scripts; object checklists; photographs; a press kit; floor plans and design drawings; and press releases.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-214, National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division, Exhibition Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Needell, Allan A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kuhn, Thomas S. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Heilbron, J. L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Department of Space Science and Exploration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Department of Space History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Space Hall (Exhibition) (1976-1997: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Satellites (and Sounding Rockets) (Exhibition) (1976-1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Space Race (Exhibition) (1997- : Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Looking at Earth (Exhibition) (1986- : Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lunar Exploration Vehicles (Exhibition) (1976- : Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Explore the Universe (Exhibition) (2001- : Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exploring the Planets (Exhibition) (1979- : Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Where Next, Columbus? (Exhibition) (1992-2002: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Apollo to the Moon (Exhibition) (1976- : Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Milestones of Flight (Exhibition) (1976-2016: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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