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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, collector and exhibit designer
Dates:
1904
Size:
31 mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-31
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of United States National Museum anthropological exhibits at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also called the St. Louis World's Fair. Images of the Department of Anthropology's exhibits include those of photographs and models of Mayan and Mesoamerican temples; antiquities from Mexico, Mesoamerica, and the West Indies; and American Indian,...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division
Dates:
1972-2006
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-301
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the design of new exhibitions for display at the National Air and Space Museum as well as updates to existing exhibitions. The majority of the records were created and maintained by William Jacobs, Exhibits Designer. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Where Next, Columbus?; Last...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division
Dates:
2001-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-105
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting a short play, titled "Twelve Seconds that Changed the World," that was performed live in the exhibition Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age. The play, performed several times per day on Wednesdays and Saturdays, consisted of three five-minute scenes that offered a personal, in...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division
Dates:
1991-2011
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-243
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Linda King, Project Manager, documenting the design of exhibitions for the National Air and Space Museum. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; scripts; sketches, floor plans, and architectural drawings; concepts and proposals; object and installation photographs; and ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of Design and Production
Dates:
circa 1977-1988
Size:
4.8 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 552
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records consist of departmental correspondence; memoranda; manuscripts; exhibition layouts, gallery floor plans, and blueprints of interior spaces; drawing notes and sketches; lighting designs; production schedules; exhibition project submittals; photographs, slides, and negatives; exhibition catalogs; and newspaper clippings. The rec...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art, Office of Design and Production
Dates:
1967-1994
Size:
13 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 96-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition design and installation drawings of Val Lewton (Chief) and Georgine Reed. Exhibition designs include Tiffany Exhibition, 1989; West As America, 1990; William H. Johnson, 1991; Winslow Homer, 1990; Thomas Cole, 1993; African-American Quiltmaking, 1991; American Craft Collection, 1992; Paul Manship, 198...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Department of Exhibitions
Dates:
1969-1992
Size:
25 cu. ft. (25 record storage boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 531
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the conceptualization, development, design, and execution of several exhibitions held by the Cooper-Hewitt Museum from 1973 through 1992, and of exhibitions rejected or cancelled by the museum. Exhibition files include proposals; research files; correspondence with object lenders, scholars, and exhibition designers; ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Design and Exhibition
Dates:
1992, 1994-1995
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-239
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Patrick H. Sears, Head Exhibits Designer, documenting the exhibitions "Painted Prayers," "Porcelain From Japan," and "Joined Colors: Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain." Materials include videodiscs.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum. Exhibits Department
Dates:
1967-1984, 1987
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 378
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration of the Exhibits Design and Production Laboratory for approximately first ten years of operation, and describes the mission, philosophy, planning, and construction of the facility. The records contain planning materials for many of the museum's early exhibitions, which reflect the involvement of ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, collector and exhibit designer
Dates:
1901
Size:
1 Print (halftone)
9 mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2L
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting National Museum anthropological exhibit cases at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, in 1901. Exhibits include those on American Indian weaving, picture-writing, pottery, bow and arrows, narcotic utensils, and firemaking devices, as well as dioramas of Tehuelche Tohono O'Odham dwelling groups. The photographs' mo...

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