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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History
Dates:
circa 1969-1975
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-175
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the records of Louis R. Purnell, Curator of the Department of Space History, National Air and Space Museum (NASM). The records consist of correspondence, scripts, and photographs documenting a proposed exhibition on space suits.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Political History
Dates:
circa 1969-1985
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Division of Political History planning for the Bicentennial exhibition We the People, which opened at the National Museum of American History on June 4, 1975. The exhibition focused on the American people and their government since the late eighteenth century. It consisted of three major se...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology
Dates:
1977-2003
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-129
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Steven D. Lubar, Curator, which document the following permanent, temporary, and traveling exhibitions at the National Museum of American History (NMAH): A Material World, The Price of Freedom, Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War (2000), The Family Car, Between a Rock and a Hard P...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Department
Dates:
2007-2017
Size:
1.69 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-182
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Michael J. Neufeld, Curator, documenting the development or update of exhibitions, particularly "Destination Moon." "Destination Moon" was developed both as a traveling exhibition and as a future gallery at the National Air and Space Museum. Materials include proposals, scripts, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1980-2002
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (7 folders oversize material)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records offer primary documentation of natural history exhibition production at the Smithsonian. Exhibits include "Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People," "Spiders!," "Japanese Ceramics Today: Masterworks from the Kikuchi Collection," "5000 Years of Korean Art," "Seeds of Change," "Ocean Planet," "Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
1991-1997
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-247
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records, including press releases, newspaper clippings, object lists, project proposals, exhibition scripts and outlines, photographs of objects and installations, floor plans, and memoranda and correspondence pertaining to exhibition design and production. Materials document the exhibitions "Royal Tombs ...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Costume and Furnishings
Dates:
1972-1976
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-343
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the research, planning, and execution of the exhibition 1876: A Centennial Exhibition at the Arts and Industries Building. The exhibition recreates the Philadelphia Exposition from 1876 and featured over 25,000 objects. These materials were maintained by Rodris Roth, Curator. Materials incl...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Office of the Director
Dates:
1948-1965
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 623
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit contains some information on post-World War II exhibition planning at the Smithsonian. However, in the main, they document the involvement of the Office of the Director in exhibition planning at the Museum of History and Technology (MHT) from its creation in 1957 through 1965. Directors represented in this collection include ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History
Dates:
circa 1912-1965, 1990 and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-097
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that primarily document Naval Division, Department of Armed Forces History, planning for the Hall of Naval History in the Museum of History and Technology; Division of History exhibition plans for naval artifacts in the Arts and Industries Building and the United States National Museum; and one file of r...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1920-1976, 1991, 1996, 2000-2001
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 20-004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of audiovisual materials used in exhibitions at the National Museum of American History. Exhibitions documented include 300 Years of American Papermaking, Rube Goldberg: Comic Art and Invention, and Digilab. Also documented are the Henry R. Luce Hall of News Reporting and the Hall of Printing and Graphic ...

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