Exhibition Records,
circa 1964-1992

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 97-014
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1964-1992
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the records of the Department of Exhibits, which was responsible for the design and production of exhibitions for the National Museum of American History, previously known as the National Museum of the History and Technology, beginning in 1973. Some files also date to the Department of Exhibit's predecessor, the Office of Exhibits Programs. Materials include memoranda and correspondence; exhibit blueprints, drawings, and proposals; budgetary information; and photographs of finished exhibitions. Some of the exhibits represented in this accession include After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800; Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940; and American Women in War.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-014, National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits, Exhibition Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Office of Exhibits Programs Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Women in War (Exhibition) (1992-1993: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940 (Exhibition) (1987-2006: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800 (Exhibition) (1985-2002: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architectural drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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