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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1980
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-266
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Installation of the Paleo Biology Hall." This film documents the installation of exhibits, particularly a diorama and models of leaves, into the National Museum of Natural History, Paleobiology Hall. Materials include camera originals and narration.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
1974-1987, with related records from 1956
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 564
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of scripts for National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) permanent and temporary exhibitions. Also included are various reports on NMNH exhibitions, visitor surveys, and correspondence and memoranda concerning the preparation of background dioramas for the habitat groups hall in 1956.

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Creators:
Messmore, George Harold
Messmore and Damon Company
Damon, Joseph
Dates:
1892 - 1998
Size:
16 Cubic feet (40 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0846
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records document Messmore and Damon's work in the design and construction of parade floats, museum dioramas, exhibitions, displays and scenery. The materials include business records, photographs, patents, scrapbooks, promotional materials, sound recordings and moving image.

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Creators:
Wilder, John Brantley
Dates:
1937-circa 1979
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wildjohb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, journalist, and civil rights activist John Brantley Wilder measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1937 to circa 1979. The papers include correspondence; clippings; invoices; photographs; reproductions of some of Wilder's pen and ink sketches; as well as a scrapbook, which includes clippings, photographs, and printed material. Also included in the collection is a diorama representing a Sioux family.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Dates:
circa 1890-1910
Size:
14 Prints (silver gelatin)
7 Prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.4
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of images of exhibits of anthropological material. These include Oceanic and African implements and artifacts exhibited at the Field Columbian Museum; a William Henry Holmes-designed diorama in Piney Branch (1895); costumed mannequins and busts at the United States National Museum; the Smithsonian Exhibit at the World Columb...

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Dates:
circa 1960s
Size:
6 Postcards (6 photographic postcards, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Postcards made by German museums depicting American Indian artifacts in their collections. They include images of a Tlingit totem pole, Eastern bark canoe, and a Hopi kachina in the Museum fur Volkerkunde; a diorama showing warriors returning home from battle in the Volkerkundliches Indianer-Museum; and a Dakota effigy pipe and Hidatsa skin paintin...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
1991-2001
Size:
1.32 cu. ft. (3 blueprint storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of drawings for National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) exhibitions and the executive conference room. Exhibitions include "Tigers!" Diorama and Interpretive Area, Immersion Interactive Cinema, the Black Marlin, "Native Peoples of the Americas", and the "In Search of Giant Squid" reinstallation.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Political History
Dates:
circa 1969-1985
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Division of Political History planning for the Bicentennial exhibition We the People, which opened at the National Museum of American History on June 4, 1975. The exhibition focused on the American people and their government since the late eighteenth century. It consisted of three major se...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1970-1999
Size:
3.43 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-082
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document the work of Frank M. Greenwell, Smithsonian Taxidermist 1957-1999. Greenwell retired in 1999 and had achieved the title of Chief, Taxidermy/Conservation, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Exhibits. Greenwell was also a member of the National Taxidermists Association. Materials include information on...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, collector and exhibit designer
Dates:
1901
Size:
1 Print (halftone)
9 mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2L
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting National Museum anthropological exhibit cases at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, in 1901. Exhibits include those on American Indian weaving, picture-writing, pottery, bow and arrows, narcotic utensils, and firemaking devices, as well as dioramas of Tehuelche Tohono O'Odham dwelling groups. The photographs' mo...

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