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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services
Dates:
1967-1976
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-185
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of films depicting buildings, museum objects, and events at the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Many of the films show the construction of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) and the installation of its aircraft. Other subjects include giant pandas at the National Zoological Park, construction of the Hirshhorn M...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant
Dates:
1976-1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 96 reels of microfilm containing project files and project drawings for building renovation and new construction at the Smithsonian Institution. Project files are on 16mm film, project drawings are on 35mm film. Paper records arranged by project number are separately accessioned into the Archives. This accession cor...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1876, 1975-1984
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of the film "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition." This film accompanied the exhibition "1876: A Centennial Exhibition," which opened in the Arts and Industries Building in 1976, and documents the history of the Philadelphia Exhibition. It was n...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Programs
Dates:
circa 1960-1971
Size:
0.28 cu. ft. (1 half document box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of drawings documenting early exhibitions at the Museum of History and Technology, including the Hall of Tools, the Hall of Vehicles, and the Halls of Medical Sciences. Some displays for the Halls of Medical Sciences were first exhibited in the Arts and Industries Building. A few materials document an exhibition on...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1976
Size:
11.14 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (3 film boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-056
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of film and sound used to create the film "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition." This film accompanied the exhibition "1876: A Centennial Exhibition," which opened in the Arts and Industries Building in 1976, and documents the history of the Philadelphia Exhibition. It was narrated by James Whitmore....

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Creators:
Ireland, David, 1930-2009
Dates:
circa 1910s-circa 2009
bulk 1960-2005
Size:
24.8 Linear feet
8.39 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.ireldavi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of California conceptual artist and sculptor David Ireland measure 24.8 linear feet and 8.39 GB and date from circa 1910s to circa 2009, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 to 2005. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, notes and notebooks, installation projects and exhibition files, teaching files, travel files, personal business records, printed and digital material and commercial recordings, photographic materials, artwork, and video and sound recordings.

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Creators:
Watkins, J. Elfreth, (John Elfreth),1852-1903
Dates:
1869, 1881-1903, 1953, 1966 and undated
Size:
0.3 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7268
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of Watkins' official and personal correspondence concerning the efforts of the Smithsonian to obtain federal appropriations for the establishment of a section of steam transportation in the USNM, the construction of ship models for an exhibit at the Cotton States and International Exposition, Watkins' research on the ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1953-2008
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting staff exhibition planning, development, and production of photographic history collections, as well as works by renown contemporary American photographers, at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) and the Arts and Industries Building. Earlier records date back to when the photographic ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services. Engineering and Design Branch
Dates:
1970-1975, with materials dating from 1961
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 641
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit primarily documents the interior construction of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). There is a smaller amount of documentation regarding the National Zoological Park restaurant. Included are correspondence with contractors and suppliers, blueprints, specifications, and photographs.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museums
Dates:
circa 1985-1991
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-033
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the administrative affairs of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Museums. The title of this office changed to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Arts and Humanities in April 1992. Includes mostly the correspondence of Tom L. Freudenheim, presently the Assistant Secretary for A...

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