This accession consists of a website for the traveling exhibition, "Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future," which offered a unique history of popular expectations and beliefs about the shape of things to come. The website touches upon the themes of the exhibition and includes a tour schedule and resource links. The tour ...
This accession consists of records documenting the development of the exhibition Star Trek and the intellectual property rights surrounding it. The exhibition examined the unique history and influence of a popular culture icon and featured footage from the Star Trek television series as well as individual interviews with the show's cast. ...
This accession consists of the files of Edward K. Thompson, former editor of Smithsonian magazine (1970-1980). Materials include correspondence and memoranda, and pertain to the inception of the magazine, and its advertising, staffing, editorial, and publication policies and activities.
This accession consists of two sets of "The American Experience" which are publications of photographs of American life and scenes.
This accession consists of general correspondence and correspondence with writers and photographers during the tenures of Editors Edward K. Thompson, 1970-1980, and Donald B. Moser, 1981- .
This accession consists of records documenting the administrative and professional activities of Carey Winfrey, Editor in Chief, 2001-2011, with earlier material dating back to when Smithsonian Magazine was under Smithsonian Business Ventures, 1999-2008. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; meeting plans; reports; articles; and ...
An almost complete set of the Accoutrements and Archie McPhee product catalogs. Calling themselves "Outfitters of Popular Culture", the Accoutrements and McPhee catalogs offer toys, novelties and irreverent gag gifts on such subjects as politics, religion, science and fashion.
Comprehensive collection of fan material from the television series "Charlie's Angels"; represents aspects of fan clubs in 20th Century popular culture: seven scrapbooks of the TV series, ten posters of the stars, and four magazines on the tv series.
This collection consists of comic books dating from the 1950s through the 1970s, collected from various sources. Many of the titles are space or science fiction themed. Titles include Action Comics, Astounding Stories, Dan Dare, Dennis the Menace, Flying Saucer Comics, Mystery in Space, Superman, and Weird Science.