Smithsonian Institution Archives

Exhibition Records, 1965-1986

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FA20-127
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Mathematics
Dates:
1965-1986
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.03 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 oversize folder)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of exhibition records created and maintained by Associate Curator and Curator, Uta C. Merzbach. The materials document the research, design, and execution of exhibitions at the National Museum of American History, primarily in the field of mathematics. Exhibitions covered include 1876: A Centennial Exhibition, the Hall of Physical Sciences, Learning Mathematics With Objects, and Pain and Its Relief. Some records date to when the division was previously known as the Section of Mathematics and Antique Instruments, and then the Section of Mathematics, as well as from when the museum was known as the United States National Museum, the Museum of History and Technology, and the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; and exhibit schedules, proposals, scripts, objects lists, images, and floor plans.

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Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 20-127, National Museum of American History. Division of Mathematics, Exhibition Records

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Merzbach, Uta C., 1933- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum. Section of Mathematics and Antique Instruments Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Section of Mathematics Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mathematics Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Division of Mathematics Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum. Hall of Physical Sciences Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
1876: A Centennial Exhibition (1976: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Learning Mathematics With Objects (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pain and Its Relief (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Classics of Mathematics (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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