Curatorial Records,
circa 1994-1997
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 98-042
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History
Dates:
circa 1994-1997
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records that document the acquisition of a bell to be hung in the north tower of the Smithsonian Building in 1996 during the 1996 celebration of the Smithsonian Institution sesquicentennial. The bell was manufactured by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London, England. David Shayt, a Museum Specialist in the Division of Cultural History, National Museum of American History, and W. David Todd, horologist in NMAH, were deeply engaged in planning for the bell's acquisition and installation. Materials include correspondence, photographs, and architectural drawings.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-042, National Museum of American History. Division of Cultural History, Curatorial Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Shayt, David H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Todd, W. David Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whitechapel Bell Foundry (London, England) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution -- Anniversaries, etc. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution 150th Birthday Party on the National Mall (1996: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bells Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architectural drawings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Books 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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