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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1962-1993
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains records documenting the planning, construction, and maintenance of permanent and temporary exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Materials include scripts, plans, drawings, memoranda, reports, photographs, and related materials documenting Hall 7, "Peoples of Asia and Africa," and Hall 8, "People...

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Creators:
McGhee, George Crews, 1912-
Dates:
circa 1970s
Size:
2 Pages (Report :)
62 mounted color prints
154 color prints (Album :)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-08
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs possibly made by George McGhee depicting people, dwellings, carvings, masks, and ceremonies in New Guinea. The collection also includes an album of photographs portraying artifacts purchased by McGhee from dealers in New Guinea; McGhee's collection of artifacts was donated to the National Museum of Natural History along with these phot...

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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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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:
Saquet, Janette (exhibit creator and possible photographer)
Dates:
1981
Size:
1 Print (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-53
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Image of exhibit summarizing the anthropological work of John Wesley Powell. The exhibit was installed in a single case in the north entry hall of the National Museum of Natural History. The photograph was taken in spring 1981, probably by Saquet.

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Creators:
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987
Dates:
1975 September
Size:
1 Sound cassette (analog)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2011-36
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Recording of Henry B. Collins, at the time archaeologist emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution, leading a tour of the Eskimo collections on exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History in September, 1975.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Assistant Director for Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1984-1993
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-019
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Lawrence O'Reilly was appointed Associate Director for Exhibits in 1984 and was placed in charge of the planning and production of exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). The position of Associate Director for Exhibits was abolished in 1994. This accession consists of records documenting the planning for and production ...

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Creators:
Pringle, Robert, 1936-
Dates:
circa 1980-1989
Size:
2,136 slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
829 negatives (photographic) (color , 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2006-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection contains 2136 color 35mm slides and 829 color 35mm negatives taken by Robert Pringle, former Ambassador to Mali, between 1980-1989. The images were taken in Mali, Burkina Faso and Kenya, and depict masquerades, vernacular architecture (including Dogon doors and granaries), mosques, marketplace scenes, pottery, masks (including plank and leaf masks), weaving, art in situ, animals and landscapes. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Tuareg, Lobi, Maasai, Mossi, Dogon, Fula and Bobo (Bwa) peoples. Ambassador Pringle traveled with photographer Christopher Roy and some of Pringle's images depict Roy at work with his own camera.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Programs
Dates:
circa 1960-1971
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of drawings documenting early exhibitions at the Museum of History and Technology, including the Hall of Tools, the Hall of Vehicles, and the Halls of Medical Sciences. Some displays for the Halls of Medical Sciences were first exhibited in the Arts and Industries Building. A few materials document an exhibition on...

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Dates:
circa 1943-1945
Size:
17 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.93-15A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of New Guinea people (mostly women and children), a boat, a village, and members of the United States Army. Many images show the women holding packs of cigarettes, probably from soldiers.

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