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Creators:
Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, 1903-1987
Dates:
1919-1987
Size:
24.8 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hitchenp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of architectural historian, author, critic, teacher, and museum director, Henry-Russell Hitchcock, date from 1919-1987 and measure 24.8 linear feet. Almost all of the collection is comprised of Hitchcock's correspondence files relating to academic research, teaching, curatorial interests, and professional associations. Letters are from prominent architectural historians, architects, artists, preservationists, museum directors and curators, and family and friends. Also found are two feet of writings by Hitchcock and others, scattered biographical information, printed material, and photographs of Hitchcock and architecture.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1976-1982
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 82-120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of specifications, blueprints, shop drawings, calculations, and photographs for repair projects within the buildings of the Smithsonian Institution. Buildings include the National Museum of American History, the National Museum of Natural History, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Smithsonian Astrophysical ...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1987, 1994-2015
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-092
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and production of Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery exhibitions during the tenures of Milo Cleveland, 1987-2001, and Julian Raby, Director, 2002-2017. Topics include exhibition partnerships, committee notes, exhibit installation plans, analysis, and relevant exhibitio...

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Creators:
Schiff, Thomas R.
Dates:
2002-2010
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1338
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Twenty color inkjet prints of panoramic photographs by Thomas R. Schiff, depicting American architecture, including interior and exterior views, and street scenes.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
1974-2010
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-192
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the development, transformation, management, marketing, and activities of the O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, handbooks, scripts, label text, concept outlines, architectural drawings, floor plans, specifications, brochures, original artwork, videotapes, audio...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
circa 1971-2012
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the development, transformation, marketing, and activities of the insect zoo (named the O. Orkin Insect Zoo in 1992). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, clippings, media reports, press packets, reviews, floor plans, architectural drawings, renovation budgets, funding information, pr...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Political History
Dates:
circa 1978-1982
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document arrangements for the exhibition George Washington: A Figure Upon the Stage, in celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the birth of George Washington, which took place at the National Museum of American History in 1982. Materials consist of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to proposals ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Department of Biology
Dates:
1897-1943
Size:
9.51 cu. ft. (17 document boxes) (2 12x17 boxes) (1 folder oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 242
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration of the Department of Biology under Head Curators True, 1897-1911, and Stejneger, 1911-1943. Records include correspondence of the Department, 1897-1943; quarterly reports, 1910-1940; annual reports, 1901, 1911-1941; and plans of operation, 1911-1940. For other material relating to the Department o...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1980-1993
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-041
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document National Air and Space Museum (NASM) related events. Materials include newspaper clippings, press kits, news releases, and publicity photographs pertaining to exhibitions, special programs, and important projects; these include Viking Lander exhibition, Enola Gay restoration, and "Challenger ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Paleobiology
Dates:
1959-1971
Size:
0.38 cu. ft. (4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-164
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of blueprints, plans, and photographs of Hall 5, "Age of Mammals," and the Dinosaur Hall in the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Most of the blueprints concern the "Modernization of Exhibits" projects at NMNH.

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