Exhibition Records,
circa 1955-1985

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 95-116
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
circa 1955-1985
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records document research, exhibition planning, and collecting activities of the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering for the Hall of Civil Engineering and the Hall of Heavy Machinery in the National Museum of American History. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of Robert M. Vogel, Assistant Curator, 1958-1960, Associate Curator, 1962-1966, and Curator 1967-1988; Robert P. Multhauf, Curator, 1955-1964; Eugene S. Ferguson, Curator 1958-1960; Edwin A. Battison, Associate Curator, 1958-1969, and Curator, 1970-1977; and Carlene E. Stephens, Museum Technician, 1974-1977, Museum Specialist, 1977-1983, and Curator, 1983- . Records also include exhibition photographs, working blueprints of mechanical instruments, and articles pertaining to the history of heavy machinery.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-116, National Museum of American History. Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Exhibition Records

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Battison, Edwin A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ferguson, Eugene S. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Multhauf, Robert P. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stephens, Carlene E., 1949- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vogel, Robert M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Civil Engineering Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Heavy Machinery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Industries -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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