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Creators:
National Museum of American History, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1970-1985
Size:
15.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 360
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of press releases, memoranda, tapes documenting Museum activities, newspaper clippings concerning the Museum, correspondence, exhibition catalogues, exhibition scripts, invitations, guest lists, and photographs. Material pre-dating the appointment of Rebecca Bean consists entirely of news clippings.

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2005-2016
Size:
1.74 cu. ft. (3 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of newspaper and magazine clippings, as well as journal articles related to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Topics include Lonnie Bunch, Director; collecting; fundraising; the museum architecture; and the construction of the museum.

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Creators:
National Museum of African American History and Culture. Office of External Affairs
Dates:
2005-2013
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accessions consists of records created and maintained by John W. Franklin, Associate Director of External Affairs. The materials document exhibitions, public programs, museum projects and collaborations, and a symposium. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, meeting agendas and notes, scripts, brochures, press releases, an...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1984-1994
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-074
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiotapes from the Office of Public Affairs (OPA), and include tapes of Smithsonian Institution (SI) radio commercials and tapes of news conferences, radio programs, and press briefings from the Office of the Secretary and the Smithsonian Board of Regents. The Smithsonian Institution radio commercials were produced...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1979-1988, 1991-1993 and undated
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Smithsonian News Service educational press releases, distributed by the Office of Public Affairs at the National Museum of American History. Materials also include 8x10 reprints of historic photographs that were published in the press releases, and negatives.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1973-1974
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-199
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 1/2" videotape reels of various demonstrations and lectures. The primary subject of these recordings are the Indians of North America. Included is a lecture by William Fitzhugh as well as Plains Indians demonstrations done as part of the Festival of American Folklife.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1962-1983
Size:
26.16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (14 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 554
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of records documenting the publicity and planning of exhibitions and the museum as well as special events held at the museum, usually in connection with an exhibition. Materials include newspaper clippings; press releases; histories of the Patent Office Building; files on designation of the American Art/Portrait Galle...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1980-1993
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of videotapes featuring news related stories about exhibitions, special events, and curatorial activities at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Some noteworthy videotapes include television interviews with Roger G. Kennedy, former Director of NMAH; coverage of opening events for the Duke Elli...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1967-1975, 1982, 1986
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 454
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of a miscellaneous collection of items, some of which predate the official existence of the Office of Public Affairs. Included are announcements, press releases, newspaper clippings, and catalogues on the Sao Paulo Bienale for 1967, 1969, and 1973; the sixth Biennial of Paris of 1969, and the Venice Biennial of 1968, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Curatorial Affairs
Dates:
2011-2015
Size:
2.32 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (3 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-148
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the exhibition and program coordinating activities of the Office of Curatorial Affairs in regard to the planning, development, and production of the exhibition "American Enterprise" and The Taubman Gallery for changing exhibitions at the National Museum of American History. "American Enterprise" c...

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