Enola Gay Exhibition Records,
circa 1988-1995
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 96-140
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
circa 1988-1995
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of a collection of files documenting the Enola Gay exhibition and aspects of the controversy which followed. The files include the correspondence of the Director of the Museum, Martin Harwit; the Department of Aeronautics; the curator, Michael Neufeld; and the Exhibit Project Coordinator, Victor Govier. Also included are many scripts under the original title of the exhibition, The Last Act: The Atomic Bomb and the end of World War II. There is a great deal of correspondence with veterans groups and the public. Some photographs and exhibition drawings are also included. Comment cards completed by visitors to the exhibition can be found in Accession 96-036.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-140, National Air and Space Museum, Enola Gay Exhibition Records

Keywords
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Govier, Victor Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harwit, Martin, 1931- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Neufeld, Michael J., 1951- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Office of the Director Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Enola Gay (Bomber) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Last Act: The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II (Proposed exhibition) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautical museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Atomic bomb Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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