Exhibition Records,
1980-1995

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 96-158
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Public Services
Dates:
1980-1995
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the records of Elizabeth M. Sharpe, former Deputy Assistant Director for Public Programs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), and Project Manager for the Science in American Life (SAL) exhibition. In 1994 the Department of Public Programs was reorganized as the Office of Public Services.
The records primarily document planning for the exhibition Science in American Life, which opened at NMAH in April 1994. Materials consist of monthly and weekly reports; correspondence and memoranda; exhibition proposals, scripts, and drawings; minutes of meetings of the Advisory Board; budgetary information; docent scripts; and information on symposiums. Also included are records pertaining to the Science in American Life Curriculum Project, an interactive videodisc program that served as a supplementary package to Science in American Life for middle school science students and their teachers.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-158, National Museum of American History. Office of Public Services, Exhibition Records

Keywords
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Sharpe, Elizabeth M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Science in American Life Curriculum Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Science in American Life (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Educational aspects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Science -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Science -- Social aspects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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