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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Publications
Dates:
1922, 1926, 1949, 1951, 1954, 1958, 1965-1977, 1979-1986
Size:
10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 462
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of museum exhibition catalogs, press releases, handouts, pamphlets, posters, and exhibition checklists. Some material predates the formal establishment of the Office of Publications. Some materials date to when the office was known as the Office of the Editor and from when the museum was known as the National Col...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1980-2002
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (7 folders oversize material)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records offer primary documentation of natural history exhibition production at the Smithsonian. Exhibits include "Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People," "Spiders!," "Japanese Ceramics Today: Masterworks from the Kikuchi Collection," "5000 Years of Korean Art," "Seeds of Change," "Ocean Planet," "Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1978, 1986-1997
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Director's involvement in many aspects of exhibition development at the National Portrait Gallery during the tenure of Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000). Materials include loan requests, correspondence, memoranda, agreements, scripts, catalog manuscripts, and newspaper clippings.

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Creators:
Smithsonian's America/Japan Project
Dates:
1991-1994
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-182
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records that document the creation of "The Smithsonian's America: An Exhibition on American History and Culture" for the American Festival Japan '94. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Douglas E. Evelyn, Co-Director; as well as the correspondence of Lonn Taylor, Co-Director, and Harold A. ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Dates:
1976-2000
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-117
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the installation, development, and publicity of exhibitions and visitor response to those exhibitions. Materials include installation photographs, object lists, label copy, scripts, press releases, memoranda, correspondence, and visitor comment books. An exhibitions list is found at the front ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Dates:
1980-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created by Steven D. Lubar, Curator at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). These records primarily document the planning of the exhibit "Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860," but include a small amount of material concerning two additional exhibitions: "The Changing ...

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National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Exhibitions and Public Spaces
Dates:
1976-2008
Size:
3.88 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the design of exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian. Major exhibits include: "Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories;" "Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities;" "Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian;" "Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser;" ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1994-1996, 2005-2006
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-077
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the American Association of Museums (AAM) reaccreditation process at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Materials include briefing books for site visiting from AAM staff as well as supporting documentation compiled by NMAH. Some of the supporting documentation includes staff ha...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department
Dates:
1992-1995
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-159
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and execution of exhibitions and associated events and programs. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Bruce Nauman and Jean Dubuffet 1943-1963: Paintings, Sculptures, Assemblages. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, loan information, brochures, picture postca...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Public Programs/Curatorial Division
Dates:
1988-1999
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-024
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, curation, and execution of temporary exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, including EXPRESSIV, and the WORKS and DIRECTIONS series sponsored by the Museum. The records were created and maintained by Neal David Benezra, Assistant Director for Art and Public...

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