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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
1994, 2000-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-190
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the planning, development, and marketing of Smithsonian O. Orkin Insect Safari, a traveling exhibition of live insects associated with the O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Materials include correspondence, meeting materials, storyboards, floor plans, lesson plans, activity worksheets, schedules, brochures, images, posters, pr...

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture
Dates:
1996
Size:
8.5 Linear feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-025
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibitionn celebrating the work of five African American photographers who documented segregated black communities in Washington, D.C., rural Virginia, and New York City in the 1930s and 1940s. Curated by Deborah Willis the exhibition was held at the Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building, South Gallery from April 18, 1996 to September 29, 1996. Photographers included: Robert H. McNeil, The Scurlock Studio, Morgan and Marvin Smith, and Gordon Parks.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life
Dates:
1971-1989
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-163
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning for and installation of the exhibition A Nation of Nations, which opened at the National Museum of History and Technology in 1976. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Carl H. Scheele and Richard E. Ahlborn, Co-chairmen of the exhibition; and Ellen Rone...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2016
Size:
0 cu. ft.
Collection ID:
Accession 17-337
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two online exhibitions located on the Department of Anthropology website. "Red Cloud's Manikin and His Uncle's Shirt" was crawled on November 1, 2016, and "Smithsonian Olmec Legacy" was crawled on November 9, 2016. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-274
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Archives Center section of the National Museum of American History website as it existed on February 22, 2017. The section includes information about the Archives Center and its collections and exhibitions. This accession does not include detailed information about individual collections. Materials are in electro...

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Creators:
Saquet, Janette (exhibit creator and possible photographer)
Dates:
1981
Size:
1 Print (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-53
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Image of exhibit summarizing the anthropological work of John Wesley Powell. The exhibit was installed in a single case in the north entry hall of the National Museum of Natural History. The photograph was taken in spring 1981, probably by Saquet.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Collections Management Services
Dates:
1971-1998
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, maintenance, and deinstallation of 1876: A Centennial Exhibition at the Arts and Industries Building. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of Robert M. Vogel, Head Curator of the exhibition; William F. Miner, Project Manager, c. 1974-1978; Jon D. Freshour, Collections...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Information Technology and Communications
Dates:
2001-2005
Size:
5.07 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (3 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-180
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of David Kite Allison and document his role as Project Director for the National Museum of American History exhibition The Price of Freedom: Americans at War. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; exhibition proposals, scripts, graphic illustrations, and installation photographs; bu...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
1985, 1988, 1991-1995, 1998-2007
Size:
16.33 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (6 oversize drawing boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting special exhibitions and traveling exhibitions produced or hosted at the National Museum of Natural History. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Baseball as America;" "America's Wildest Places: Our National Wildlife Refuge System;" "A Place Called Home;" "Dinotopia;" "Emissaries ...

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Creators:
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987
Dates:
1975 September
Size:
1 Sound cassette (analog)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2011-36
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Recording of Henry B. Collins, at the time archaeologist emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution, leading a tour of the Eskimo collections on exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History in September, 1975.

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