Query: International Exhibitions Bureau
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Creators:
Orth, Edward J.
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization
Dates:
1835-2000, undated
Size:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0560
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.

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George B. Grant scrapbook
Creators:
Grant, George B. (George Barnard), 1849-1917
Philadelphia Bank Note Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Bollée, Léon, 1870-1913
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Dates:
1873-1896
Size:
1 Volume (approximately 70 leaves, ill., 34 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS001780B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Scrapbook compiled by George Barnard Grant (inventor of Grant's calculating machine), a businessman based in Lexington and Boston, Massachusetts, containing printed ephemera, machine manuals, handwritten and typescript notes and correspondence, photographs, patent applications, and other papers relating to calculating machines, inventors, the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, and Grant's patent dispute with Léon Bollée in the 1880s. Some of the other inventions and companies referenced in the scrapbook include: Baldwin's calculating machine; Reliance Machine Works (B.F. Quimby); Baldwin's arithmometer; Teasdale's calculating machine; American Type Machine Co. (Westcott type casting and setting machine); Babbage's difference engine; Warren on the Thomas De Colmar calculating machine; Warren Bros. calculating engine; Tendollaradder (Grant Calculating Machine Co.); tabulating machine of G. & E. Schuetz; the Pidgin Electric Calculating Machine Co.; Webb's adding machine; Sir William Thomson's harmonic analyzer; L. Bollée's calculating machine; Grant's ciphering hand-organ; and Hattersley composing and distributing machines.

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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Provost for the Arts and Humanities
Dates:
1989-1995
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the official functions of the Office of the Assistant Provost for Arts and Humanities (OAP-A/H) and its predecessors from 1989 through 1995, although the bulk of the records date from 1993 to 1995. They consist mostly of memoranda, correspondence, and reports generated both within and outside …

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MS 4882 Equivalents for "Human being" and Related Terms in Indian Languages of America North of Mexico
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
1915
Size:
2 Pages (26 in. x 13 in.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4882
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Daniel H. Meyerson World's Fair Collection
Creators:
Meyerson, Daniel H.
Dates:
1915-2000
undated
Size:
16 Cubic feet (43 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0745
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection primarily documents through press releases, news bulletins, guidebooks, souvenirs, maps, ephemera and related publications world's fairs occurring after 1960.

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F. C. Brown Papers
Creators:
Brown, F.C. (Fay Cluff)
Dates:
1902 - 1964
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0693
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

F.C. Brown was a physicist and inventor who created and supervised the development of education exhibits, most notably as organizing director of the New York Museum of Science and Industry (part of the Museums of the Peaceful Arts), 1926-1931. He was also curator of physics exhibits at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, 1932-1937. Much of Brown's scientific research focused on the element selenium. He invented the phonopticon, an improvement on the optophone (invented by Fournier d'Albe, 1912). Material focuses on Dr. Brown's professional life: correspondence, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera from the positions he held and research he conducted. Very little personal information is included.

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Exhibition Scripts
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central. Exhibits Editor's Office
Dates:
1948-1978
Size:
31.5 cu. ft. (31 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 90
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Exhibit scripts are the textual component of exhibits. These records document the production of labels and other text that accompany Smithsonian Institution exhibits, and deal with matters of concept, design, scope, and style. The records occasionally contain photographs, brochures, memoranda and correspondence with curators, exhibits specialists, and outside contractors.

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Exhibition Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service. Office of the Director
Dates:
1992-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-209
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting accepted and refused exhibition proposals and collaborations with other Smithsonian Institution and non-Smithsonian museums and bureaus. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, printouts of email, exhibition proposals and supporting materials, brochures about exhibitions at other museums, pamphlets, postcards advertising exhibitions, clippings, black and white and color …

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Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution). Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1983-1991
Size:
10 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-008
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that pertain to eight exhibitions which the Office of Exhibitions organized between 1983 and 1991. The bulk of the records includes correspondence between the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Director, Alan Fern, and various national and international museum institutions, donors, art galleries, archives, various municipal and state historical …

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Subject Files
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
Dates:
circa 1989-1993
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative activities of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Science. They include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to administration of offices and bureaus throughout the Institution, primarily focusing on budget appropriations, personnel matters, or the overall maintenance of museum facilities; exhibitions and …

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