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Creators:
National Museum of American History
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-366
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Object of History: Behind the Scenes with the Curators of the National Museum of American History" website as it existed on May 16, 2016. The website is a joint venture with the George Mason University, Center for History and New Media. It provides lesson plans, curator talks, and other materials focusing o...

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Creators:
Archives of American Art
Dates:
circa 1960-1992
Size:
31 cu. ft. (31 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 403
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records focus almost exclusively on the operations of the Archives of American Art after its transfer to the Smithsonian Institution in 1970, with only a few inclusions from its earlier days. The materials document the work of the central AAA office in Washington, D.C., and include records of Richard N. Murray, Director, 1983-1987; ...

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Creators:
Muhammad, Amir N. (Amir Nashid)
Dates:
2005
Size:
1 sound recording
1 video recording
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-071
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the presence and contributions of persons of African descent and Muslim heritage in America during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The exhibit presented vignettes of figures - enslaved and free - known for their passion for freedom, pioneering spirit, and faithfulness. Amir N. Muhammad and Collections and Stories of American Muslims, Inc.(CSAM) serve as guest curators for this exhibition held from July 11 to October 16, 2005. These records document the lecture and tour given by Amir N. Muhammad.

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Creators:
Barney, Alice Pike, 1857-1931
Dates:
circa 1890-1994
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the administrative records for the Barney Studio House for the years 1959-1994. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; repair and renovation records; curatorial files; tour records; publicity files; Barney Trust Fund records; and architectural drawings for the renovation and possible sale of the house. ...

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America's Smithsonian (Traveling exhibition). (1996-1998)
Dates:
1994-1998
Size:
23.62 cu. ft. (22 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1.12 other)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document work involved in preparing the American's Smithsonian exhibition, a major traveling exhibition for the Smithsonian Institution's 150th Anniversary. As an Office, America's Smithsonian Exhibition became defunct in April 1998; it was under the National Museum of American History, Office of Me...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1988-1991
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-217
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes used in the production of "Supertour," part of the Smithsonian Video Collection. Hosted by Dudley Moore, the production tours 14 Smithsonian museums with commentary by museum directors and curators regarding their collections. "Supertour" was produced by Andrew B. Ferguson and runs approximately 60 mi...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Division of Performing Arts
Dates:
1966-1979
Size:
35 cu. ft. (35 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the Division of Performing Arts (DPA). Materials document a variety of public performances, concerts, touring shows, and festivals. Particularly well documented are activities surrounding the annual Festival of American Folklife. Records include correspondence, memoranda, bu...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution,Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
1990-1996
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-030
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC) Calendar provides comprehensive information on Smithsonian-wide activities, events, and programs. It is produced monthly and is a principal reference source for information on public programs. Also included in these records are two folders containing VIARC's monthly exhibitions ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
2007-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 17-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites and a blog maintained by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). The primary SITES website, crawled December 21, 2015, provides information on hosting and supporting traveling exhibitions developed by the Smithsonian Institution. It also includes press releases, the biannual "U...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
Dates:
1932, 1983
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three phonograph records documenting the WMAL radio broadcast "Wonders of the National Museum," which aired on 16 August 1932. The broadcast features WMAL broadcaster Ted Church and was the second of three segments for the Columbia Broadcasting System program "Odd Spots of Washington, D.C." Church takes listeners ...

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