Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 19-155
Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1905-2005
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining to photography. Some of the images were taken by Science Service staff, while others came from manufacturers and governmental agencies such as the United States Army Signal Corps and the United States War Department. The files also include images and other information used in the production of two exhibitions at the National Museum of American History: World War II Photographic Perspectives, which commemorated the opening of the World War II Memorial on the National Mall; and Science Projects: A Taxonomy of Images, which featured a selection of photographs from the Science Service collection used to promote and popularize science from the 1920s to the 1960s. Materials include correspondence, notes, photographs and negatives, newspaper clippings, news releases, articles, exhibition label scripts, photo lists, newsletters, illustrations, and drawings.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-155, Science Service, Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
United States. Army. Signal Corps Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. War Department Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War II Photographic Perspectives (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Science Projects: A Taxonomy of Images (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photography -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War II Memorial (Washington, D.C.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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