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Creators:
Arnason, H. Harvard
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1970 March 3-9
Size:
44 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.arnaso70
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of H. Harvard Arnason conducted 1970 March 3-9, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Arnason speaks of his family and educational background; the influence of the WPA Federal Art Project on museums; lecturing at the Frick Collection and Hunter College; his work as U.S. representative of UNESCO; his teaching positions and...

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Creators:
Bird, William L.
Dates:
1877 - 2010
Size:
6.5 Cubic feet (19 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1288
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of archival materials assembled by National Museum of American History Curator William Lawrence Bird. The materials were used as background research for the publication of his book Holidays on Display (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2007), and as exhibit objects for the exhibit by the same name that opened shortly after the museum's architectural renovation (November 2009-September 2010). The materials include advertising and trade literature, especially for department stores and with emphasis on the display of toys; catalogs; photographs and slides; postcards; parade programs; design drawings; correspondence; stock certificates, and miscellaneous items relating to department stores and their displays, parades and the amusement industry.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1967-1977
Size:
4 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 00-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document additions and renovations to the house which served as the Museum of African Art and Frederick Douglass Institute of Negro Arts and History located in the 300 block of A Street, NE, Washington, DC. This museum was later absorbed by the Smithsonian Institution and became the National Museum ...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1993-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-187
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of architecture and construction files created and maintained by Deputy Director Douglas E. Evelyn. The records document the construction and funding of the Mall museum of the National Museum of the American Indian. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; meeting agendas and minutes; specifications; reports; b...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-2004
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting architectural design, construction and renovation of National Museum of the American Indian facilities during the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990-2007. Facilities include the Cultural Resources Center in Suitland, Maryland and the National Mall Building in Washington, D.C. Materials ...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1992-1993
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-305
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of statements of interest and qualifications from architecture firms interested in submitting a design for the National Museum of the American Indian Mall museum and the collections center in Suitland, Maryland, later known as the Cultural Resources Center. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, statements of...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Director
Dates:
1990-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-229
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting architectural design, construction and renovation of National Museum of the American Indian facilities during the tenure of W. Richard West, Director, 1990-2007. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; leases and agreements; reports; floor plans; architectural drawings; specifications; ...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology
Dates:
1956
Size:
0.43 cu. ft. (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of an architectural model of the Museum of History and Technology building, dated July 12, 1956, and labeled "Scheme D." Also included are two smaller models, probably used to show the massing of the building on the site.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1992-2000
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records pertaining to the construction and architecture of the National Museum of the American Indian's Cultural Resources Center (CRC), the George Gustav Heye Center (GGHC), and Mall Museum. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, bid reviews, budget records, planning files, design information, and meeting ...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology
Dates:
undated
Size:
1.38 cu. ft. (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs of a model of the Museum of History and Technology (MHT). Which was consequently known as the National Museum of History and Technology and now the National Museum of American History.

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