Query: Smithsonian Institution 150th Birthday Party on the National Mall (1996: Washington, D.C.)
150th Anniversary Website Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
circa 1996-2005
Collection ID:
Accession 05-173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary website. This website was published in coordination with other events held by the Smithsonian to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the institution. At the time of transfer, the website is clearly in disrepair. In addition to the public website, the files include test …

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Productions
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1967-2000 and undated
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials produced and collected by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor, the Office of Telecommunications. Productions in this accession include "Smithsonian at the Capitol" and "House of Wonders." Records also document Smithsonian Institution events (such as the Smithsonian's 150th Birthday party), lectures, news specials, promotions and public …

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Smithsonian Institution 150th Birthday on the Mall Interviews
Dates:
1996
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9595
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

As part of the Smithsonian Institution’s celebration of its Sesquicentennial in 1996, a 150th Birthday Party was held on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., over the course of two days in August. At the Smithsonian Institution Archives tent, staff of the Institutional History Division and volunteers conducted interviews with 39 Smithsonian …

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in Record Unit 9595 for Smithsonian Institution 150th Birthday Party on the National Mall (1996: Washington, D.C.)
150th Anniversary Program Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1992-1996
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-069
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the files of the 150th Anniversary Program and cover preparations for the Sesquicentennial of the Smithsonian Institution. Includes correspondence and minutes of meetings relative to the 150th anniversary, including the 150th Community Committee, 150th Marketing Committee and 150th Program Committee; files relating to America's Smithsonian traveling exhibition; the Birthday Party on …

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Project Files
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
1976-2001
Size:
3.27 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (0.58 non- standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the development and execution of projects by the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC). The bulk of the records document VIARC's activities relating to the Smithsonian Institution's 150th Anniversary Program. VIARC developed various marketing tools to promote anniversary events. The office was responsible …

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in Accession 02-189 for Smithsonian Institution 150th Birthday Party on the National Mall (1996: Washington, D.C.)
150th Anniversary Program Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1992-1996
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-018
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the files of the 150th Anniversary Program and cover preparations for the Sesquicentennial of the Smithsonian Institution. Includes correspondence and minutes of meetings relative to the 150th anniversary, including the 150th Community Committee, 150th Marketing Committee and 150th Program Committee; committee files from the early phase and implementation phase; files of …

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in Accession 97-018 for Smithsonian Institution 150th Birthday Party on the National Mall (1996: Washington, D.C.)
150th Anniversary Program Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies
Dates:
1987-1997
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-231
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Smithsonian Institution's 150th Anniversary Program, including the 150th Anniversary Party on the National Mall. These materials were created by Dr. Richard Kurin, Acting Director, 1987-1990, and Director, 1990-2009, of the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, previously known as the Office of Folklife Programs, 1978-1991. Dr. Kurin …

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in Accession 17-231 for Smithsonian Institution 150th Birthday Party on the National Mall (1996: Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1996 Festival of American Folklife
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 26-July 7, 1996
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1996
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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150th Anniversary Program Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Provost
Dates:
1991-1997
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-038
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Neil G. Kotler, Program Specialist, that document his involvement in the preparation and planning for the sesquicentennial celebration of the Smithsonian Institution. The records primarily include correspondence and memoranda pertaining to 150th Anniversary Program Committee activities, Steering Committee funding proposals, Scholarly Leadership Project panels …

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Exhibition Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
1971-2002
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting exhibitions produced by the Office of Exhibits Central (OEC) for various Smithsonian Institution units. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life; Caribbean Visions: Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture; In Search of Balance: The Artist …

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