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Creators:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
circa 1980-2004
Size:
4 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0570
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Shopping bags from a variety of businesses, including department stores, museums, book stores, libraries, hotels, banks, and specialty shops. Additional material will be added to this collection periodically.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
2002-2006
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-159
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting items designed and built or obtained by the Office of Exhibits Central, Model Making Unit for exhibitions and other purposes. Materials include correspondence, project descriptions, drawings, project timelines, budget information, parts lists, vendor information, notes, printouts of object images,...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Enterprises
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "SmithsonianStore.com" website as it existed on April 24, 2017. The website, maintained by Smithsonian Enterprises, is an online store featuring products that reflect the museums' collections with profits directly supporting the Smithsonian Institution. This accession does not include the entire catalog. Mat...

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Creators:
Freedman, Margaret A.
Dates:
circa 1940-1961
Size:
17 Items (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0252
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

John C. Goff worked as an inspector at the Navy Yard Optical Shop during World War II. He might provide additional information, but efforts to contact him to identify the photographs in 1987 were unsuccessful. Deborah Warner, curator, may be able to assist researchers.

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Creators:
Partridge, Beverly
Partridge, Beverly
Dates:
1970-1990
Size:
5 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0493
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is arranged alphabetically by company name into one series. The shopping bags are from a variety of stores: department, jewelry, gifts, books, hair and skin products, clothing, china, glass, leather goods, lingerie, bakeries, and restaurants.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Business Management Office
Dates:
1967-1977
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 81-060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting Smithsonian Institution business relationships with firms having concessions within the Smithsonian Institution, including Fieldcrest, Tonka, Marriott, as well as the operation of the museum shops

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Business Management Office
Dates:
1975-1989
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-081
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the operations of the Business Management Office (BMO), including concessionaires, mail order operations, various museum shops, product development and licensing, and warehouse operations.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
2006-2008
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery during the tenure of Julian Raby, Director, 2002-2017. Topics covered include the gallery shops, fiscal year financial reports, budgets, strategic plans, meetings, and analysis of operations for the gallery shops. Mat...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services
Dates:
1976, 1978-1980, 1982, 1984, 1986
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-059
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of slide sets created by the Office of Printing and Photographic Services. Images depict museum buildings, collections, and research. These sets were sold in the museum shops.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Assistant Director, Finance and Administration
Dates:
1981-1997
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-074
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting museum shop activities. Materials include yearly and monthly sales reports, comparisons, policies, budgets, expenses, and contracts related to museum shop construction.

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