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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications from the Elephant Press; design, photographs, and writing by the National Museum of Natural History, Office of Exhibits. Exhibitions highlighted by this series include "Western Civilizations: Origins and Traditions;" "Fossils as Natural Resources;" "Splendors of Nature;" and the Insect Zoo.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1982-1990
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-146
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, scripts, drawings, plans, and related materials documenting the planning and preparation of temporary and permanent exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History, including the "Ocean Planet" exhibition. Most of the records were created by Carl A. Alexander, Exhibits Programmer.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1963-1992
Size:
3 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists mostly of files documenting the production of Hall 7, "Peoples of Africa and Asia," c. 1963-1965; the Gem Hall and Meteorite Hall, c. 1965-1971; and "Dinamation," 1990. Also included are administrative records concerning the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) Exhibits Committee, fumigation, temporary exhibits, ...

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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 Community Life
Dates:
1984, 1993
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-084
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 16mm film of Division of Community Life collections for use in the exhibition "A Nation of Nations" at the National Museum of American History, as well as "The Smithsonian's America: An Exhibition on American History and Culture" which opened at American Festival Japan '94. Materials include motion picture film.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
1996-1997
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-322
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting interviews performed in Freedom, Oklahoma, during the development of exhibitions and other products associated with the Forces of Change Program. Materials include videotapes, video logs, transcripts, correspondence, release forms, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
1982-1988
Size:
9.48 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the research and production of the exhibition "Magnificent Voyagers, United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842," curated by Herman J. Viola. Materials include research materials, funding proposals, contact sheets, speech notes, loan records, evaluations, committee materials, drafts of s...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology
Dates:
1964-1978, 1982, 1987-1989, 1995, 1998, undated
Size:
1.27 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 16x20 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-183
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the Foucault Pendulum exhibit at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), previously known as Museum of History and Technology (MHT), 1957-1969, and the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), 1969-1980. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; picture postcards; black-an...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology
Dates:
2001
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-248
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Margaret Vining, Museum Specialist, which document planning for West Point in the Making of America, 1802-1918, an exhibition about the Bicentennial of the United States Military Academy at West Point. Materials include correspondence, a proposal, and budget summary.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits
Dates:
1957-1992
Size:
35.58 cu. ft. (35 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 551
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of exhibition design, production, and installation information including proposals and narratives, scripts, schedules, graphic designs, construction contracts and specifications, floor plans, blueprints, schematic drawings, and photographs. The records also include Department of Exhibits administrative files such as corre...

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