Centennial of Flight Commission Records
This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the United States Centennial of Flight Commission. The Centennial of Flight Commission was created on November 13, 1998, by the Centennial of Flight Commemoration Act. The purpose of the Commission was to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Orville and Wilbur Wright's flight in the …
American Association of Museums Centennial Oral History Interviews
The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff …
This accession includes some correspondence of Janet B. Stratton, Art Director in the Division of Performing Arts; graphic art designs for the Grand Centennial Puppet Show, featuring the Nicolo Marionettes (as part of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in the Arts and Industries Building); architectural drawings of the Smithsonian Puppet Theater, as …
This accession consists of records that document projects and exhibitions managed or created by the Section of Mathematics. Topics covered include the Computer History Project (CHP), the Technological Augmentation of Cognition conferences, and the exhibitions: 1876: A Centennial Exhibition and Theorems in Color. The Computer History Project was a joint research …
National Zoological Park Offices, Officials and Programs Files
This accession consists of records documenting the programs and activities of National Zoological Park (NZP) offices and departments during the tenures of Directors Theodore H. Reed, 1958-1983; and Michael H. Robinson, 1984-2000. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, departmental reports, meeting minutes, planning files, research proposals and reports, collections management files, policy development records …
This accession consists of materials relating to the Wetmore Centennial, publications that used the Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA), and SIA organizational information for FY 1991. Materials include correspondence, organization charts and bibliographies.
Symposia and Seminars Records
This accession consists of records which document planning for symposiums, with earlier records dating back to the Office of Symposia and Seminars. Materials include the correspondence of Wilton Dillon, Director, 1987-1988, and Chair, 1989; Carla M. Borden, Associate Director, 1987, Acting Director, 1988, and Senior Program Specialist, 1988; and Neil G. Kotler, Program Specialist, pertaining …
MS 820 Centennial Mission of Stephen Powers to the Indians of Western Nevada and Canada
Professor King Grand Balloon Ascension Poster
This collection consists of one poster announcing King's gas balloon ascension at the Centennial International Exhibition on August 30, 1876, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The poster is 31 by 44.5 inches, and the overprinted illustration depicts King in flight in his balloon over a large crowd, tent at right background.
Domestic Life Stereograph and Photograph Collection
Myers, Susan H.
Hundreds of stereographs and other photographic imagery, especially a large number of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia; other subjects include: the World's Columbian Exhibition (1893); the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, the Great Sanitary Fair; a large number on Massachusetts, including a set of images from Old Sturbridge; buildings and scenery; miscellaneous other subjects.