Query: Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004 (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Institution Libraries Exhibition - "Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004," 2004-2005
Level:
file
Collection ID:
Accession 15-179
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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in Accession 15-179 for Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004 (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.)
Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004, 2003, Project 78-03-02
Level:
file
Collection ID:
Accession 17-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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in Accession 17-080 for Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004 (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.)
Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004 - Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 2003-2004 (3 folders) (electronic records)
Level:
file
Collection ID:
Accession 18-150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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in Accession 18-150 for Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004 (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Dates:
1970-2006
Size:
2.76 cu. ft. (4 16x20 boxes) (103 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of drawings documenting the planning and design of exhibitions and other projects by the Office of Exhibits Central (OEC). OEC designs exhibitions for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service as well as for Smithsonian Institution museums and units without internal exhibition design offices or which need additional …

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in Accession 17-080 for Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004 (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Exhibits
Dates:
circa 2000-2016
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the design of exhibitions for Smithsonian Institution museums and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) by Smithsonian Exhibits (formerly the Office of Exhibits Central). Some non-exhibition projects are also included. Materials include architectural drawings and floor plans; textual and graphic elements; images; and …

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in Accession 18-150 for Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004 (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.)
David H. DeVorkin Papers
Dates:
1987-2010
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-179
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the professional activities of David H. DeVorkin, Curator in the Space History Division of the National Air and Space Museum, 1981- . DeVorkin specializes in the origins and development of modern astrophysics and the space sciences. Activities documented primarily include lectures, presentations, and other speaking engagements …

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in Accession 15-179 for Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004 (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.)
William C. Sturtevant papers
Creators:
Sturtevant, William C.
Dates:
1952-2007
Size:
220 Linear feet (The total extent of the collection is 191.41 linear feet (consisting of 473 document boxes and 2 record boxes) plus 254 sound recordings, 94 computer disks, 42 card file boxes, 85 oversize folders, 9 rolled items, 18 binder boxes, and 3 oversize boxes. Of the total extent, 4.79 linear feet (14 boxes) are restricted.)
Collection ID:
NAA.2008-24
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection contains the professional papers of William Curtis Sturtevant and documents his activities as Curator of North American Ethnology at the National Museum of Natural History, his work as the editor-in-chief of the Handbook of North American Indians, his research among the Seminole and Iroquois people, and other professional activities. The collection is comprised of books, sound recordings, research and field notes, realia, artifacts, clippings, microfilm, negatives, slides, photographs, manuscripts, correspondence, memorandums, card files, exhibition catalogs, articles, and bibliographies.

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in NAA.2008-24 for Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004 (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.)
Walter Pach papers
Creators:
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958
Dates:
1857-1980
Size:
20.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pachwalt2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York artist, critic, historian, writer, art consultant and curator Walter Pach, measure 20.7 linear feet and date from 1857-1980. The collection documents Pach's promotion of modernism through his role in the landmark 1913 Armory Show, his relationships with artists and art-world figures and his extensive writings on art. Records include biographical material, correspondence with family, friends and colleagues including noted artists, handwritten and edited versions of manuscripts by Pach, diaries and journals, business records, printed material, scrapbooks, sketchbooks and artwork by Pach and others, and photographs of Pach and his family, friends, and colleagues. The collection also includes 12 linear feet of selections from Walter Pach's library.

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in AAA.pachwalt2 for Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004 (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.)
Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection
Creators:
Schiedt, Duncan P., 1921-2014
Dates:
1900-2012, undated
Size:
65 Cubic feet (124 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1323
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Duncan Schiedt (1921-2014) was a jazz scholar, writer, photographer, film maker, researcher and pianist. He authored four books relating to jazz history. Many of his photographs and articles were featured in magazines, periodicals and documentaries. Schiedt also collected the work of other photographers on the subject of jazz. The collection primarily consists of photographs created by or collected by Mr. Schiedt.

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in NMAH.AC.1323 for Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004 (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.)
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Creators:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994
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Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005
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Dates:
1929-1989
Size:
87 Boxes
The subseries consists of black and white silver gelatin negatives.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Scurlock photographic studio was a fixture in the Shaw area of Washington, D.C. from 1911 to 1994, and encompassed two generations of photographers, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964) and his sons George H. (1920- 2005) and Robert S. (1916-1994). Subseries 4.6 consists of black and white silver gelatin negatives. An overview to the entire Scurlock collection is available here: Scurlock Studio Records

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in NMAH.AC.0618.S04.06 for Chasing Venus: Observing the Transits of Venus, 1631-2004 (Exhibition) (2004-2005: Washington, D.C.)
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