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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of Exhibition and Design
Dates:
1963-1973
Size:
23 cu. ft. (46 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 314
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include research, correspondence, and photographs concerning the design and installation of exhibitions; information on national art conferences; Harry Lowe's correspondence as curator of exhibits; correspondence with art galleries, museums, and private collectors who loaned art work to NCFA; exhibition schedules and research ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Exhibition and Design
Dates:
1947-1983
Size:
4.93 cu. ft. (2 16x20 boxes) (37 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 452
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of approximately 800 posters, which primarily document exhibitions, programming, and collections at the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA) and later, the National Museum of American Art (NMAA). Several posters serve as advertisements for the museum, incorporating imagery from artists' works within the collection....

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1994-2000
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-173
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document significant events involving travel for Milo Cleveland Beach, Director (1987-2001), including extended trips to India, England, and Southeast Asia. A list of Beach's travels during each fiscal year is summarized in the first six folders of the collection. Materials include correspondence, itineraries, and related ma...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
circa 1994-1995, 2006-2009
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-147
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Deborah Rothberg, Education Specialist, 1974-2009, documenting the planning of educational activities for the Sant Ocean Hall which opened in 2008. A small amount of material documents activities related to the earlier traveling exhibition, "Ocean Planet," organized by the Smithsonia...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Academic Programs
Dates:
1966-1970
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-008
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, and resumes and curricula vitae created and maintained by Philip C. Ritterbush during his tenure as Director of the Office of Academic Programs. It may also contain Ritterbush material created during his tenure as Special Assistant to the Secretary (S. Dillon Ripley). Also in...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Associates
Dates:
1997-1999
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-098
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of master cassette audiotapes of programs presented by the various offices within The Smithsonian Associates.

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Creators:
Washburn, Wilcomb E
Dates:
1951-1993
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-044
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document much of the career of Wilcomb E. Washburn (WEW), the greater part of it spent on the staff of the Smithsonian Institution as a curator at the National Museum of American History and as director of the Office of American Studies. The papers include correspondence, draft and finished scholarly and popular articles, and...

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Creators:
Blanch, Gertrude
Bloch, Richard M.
Bradburn, James
Brainerd, John G.
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Dates:
1969-1973, 1977
Size:
43.5 Cubic feet (158 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0196
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Computer Oral History Collection (1969-1973, 1977), was a cooperative project of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) and the Smithsonian Institution. This project began in 1967 with the main objective to collect, document, house, and make available for research source material surrounding the development of the computer.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Astronautics
Dates:
1965-1984, with materials dating from circa 1953
Size:
32 cu. ft. (64 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 398
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection deals chiefly with Durant's tenure as Assistant Director for Astronautics at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Perhaps the single topic of greatest interest is the effort to obtain a building for NASM, which was accomplished on July 1, 1976, when the new museum opened. A parallel theme concerns the drive to plan and com...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1948-1970
Size:
48 cu. ft. (48 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 155
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records are the administrative files of the Office of the Director, National Museum of Natural History. Most of the records date from the late-to-mid 1950s. Those records created prior to 1959 are the records of the Director of the United States National Museum, although they are records relating primarily to that segment of the U. ...

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