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Creators:
Burns, Ned J.
Dates:
[undated]
Size:
25 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.burnned
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Reference materials accumulated by Burns on the history of panoramas. Included are: twenty note cards; a reprint of "Marquard Wocher and His Panorama of Thun," by H. Albert Steiger-Bay; a three-page article by Helen Lockwood Coffin, "Dioramas-Panoramas-Cycloramas"; a translation of an "Essay on the History of Panoramas and Dioramas," by Germain Bap...

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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:
Menchaca, Juan, 1910-1999
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Nov. 11
Size:
11 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.mencha64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Juan Menchaca conducted 1964 Nov. 11, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.

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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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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:
Federal Art Project (Pa.)
Dates:
1940-1943
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp08
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Handpainted, illustrated plates of period costume designs throughout history, accompanied by descriptive handbooks recounting the historical context of the costumes.

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