This accession consists of condition reports for objects and artwork, primarily incoming loans for exhibitions. Materials also include correspondence, treatment reports, agreements, object lists, object images, packing lists, floor plans, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Norman Mayer Lighter-than-Air (LTA) Collection
This collection consists of approximately seventeen cubic feet of LTA material created or gathered by Norman Mayer during his career, 1941-2000s. The material spans from early Goodyear, Navy and Zeppelin design material, to later LTA designs from the 1970s-2000s, including those from Airship Industries Ltd, American Skyship Industries and CargoLifter AG. The …
Magellan Systems Corporation GPS Records
The Magellan Systems Corporation Records document various aspects of the development of several different Magellan GPS devices through engineering, research, design, manufacturing, and marketing records. Magellan Systems Corporation introduced the first hand-held differential GPS product and the conpany's focus was on research, product engineering, and design activities for GPS receivers. The collection includes correspondence and internal company reports and memoranda; design drawings; research notes; engineering notebooks, technical notes, schematics; photographs, slides and negatives; video and audiocassettes; advertisements; product literature, magazine articles and newspaper clippings; press releases; and user guides and manuals.
This accession consists of weekly reports submitted by Marc Pachter, Director, 2000-2007, and Carolyn Kinder Carr, Acting Director, 2008, to the Office of the Under Secretary for American Museums and National Programs, 2000-2003, and the Office of the Under Secretary of Art, 2004-2008. The reports consist of a summary of the weekly activities and …
News Media Issues Files
This accession consists of records documenting responses to issues and crises in the news media related to the National Zoological Park. The bulk of these records document a particularly active period of high-profile animal deaths and investigations by several regulatory bodies and news agencies during the tenure of Lucy H …
This accession consists of subject files for the Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA). Topics include the centralization of archives, the SIA website, and funding for projects. Materials include correspondence, reports, contracts, and proposals.
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Office of the Under Secretary for Art, previously the International Art Museums Division. Thomas W. Lentz served as the Director of the International Art Museums Division from 2000 through 2003 and Ned Rifkin served as the Under Secretary for Art from 2004 through …
This accession consists of records of Edward H. "Jed" Burtt, Jr. (1948-2016), Elective Councilor, 2000-2003; Vice President, 2005-2006; President Elect, 2006-2008; and President, 2008-2010. Materials include correspondence, reports, notes, meeting materials, brochures, and an audiocassette. Some materials are in electronic format.
This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center and its relations with other Smithsonian Institution offices and museums as well as the local tourist industry. These records were created and maintained by Mary Grace Potter, Director, 1975-2000, and Katherine Neill Ridgley, Director, 2002-2010. Materials …
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Curator Michael J. Neufeld documenting the development of the exhibition "Destination Moon." The exhibition, which will feature the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia, will travel across the country before being installed at the National Air and Space Museum. Materials include proposals, scripts …