Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 95-150
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1980-1993
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists primarily of videotapes featuring news related stories about exhibitions, special events, and curatorial activities at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Some noteworthy videotapes include television interviews with Roger G. Kennedy, former Director of NMAH; coverage of opening events for the Duke Ellington and the First Ladies Gowns exhibitions; and the presentation of musician Dizzy Gillespie's flair trumpet to the Museum. Materials also include publications of the Smithsonian News Service, working files, and cassette tape recordings of musical concerts, lectures, radio interviews, and press conferences at NMAH.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-150, National Museum of American History. Office of Public Affairs, Records

Keywords
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Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kennedy, Roger G. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.) First Ladies Hall Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian news service (Serial) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Museums -- Public relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Press coverage Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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