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Creators:
National Museum of African Art
Dates:
1963-1980
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-076
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Jean M. Salan, volunteer and eventual staff member of the Museum of African Art (MAA), 1964-1976; and Assistant Director for Administration of MAA, 1979-1980, when the Museum became part of the Smithsonian Institution on August 13, 1979. The records mostly consist of correspondence pertaining to MAA f...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Accessibility Program
Dates:
1979-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the review of Smithsonian Institution exhibition, facility, publication, and event plans for visitor and staff accessibility. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, drawings, background information and related materials.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Design and Production
Dates:
1986-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-172
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the design, development, and installation of exhibitions, rotations, and exhibit halls. Materials include floor plans, blueprints, label copy, production schedules, object lists, correspondence, memoranda, drawings, sketches, production specifications, and related material.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Islamic Near Eastern Art
Dates:
1989-1995
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-250
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting research done by Esin Atil, Coordinator of Special Programs and, later, Historian, on Seljuk architecture, manuscripts, metalwork, ceramics, stone carvings, textiles, and rugs. Materials include color and black and white photographs, color negatives, notes, bibliographies, clippings, photocopies ...

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Dates:
1975-1976
Size:
0.44 cu. ft. (1 blueprint storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-013
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the construction and installation of the Ad Astra sculpture by Richard Lippold at the National Air and Space Museum. The sculpture was constructed and installed by Railco Metal Craft, Inc., a company owned by Werner Neblung. Richard Neblung, Werner's son who also worked for the company, fil...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1975-1979, 1983-2002
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-246
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Cathleen S. Lewis, Curator, documenting the development, production, maintenance, and upgrades of exhibitions. Topics covered include the Space Hall, the "Space Race" exhibition, artifact acquisitions, agreements, and special events. Some records date to when the Space History Divisi...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Services
Dates:
1965-1984
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-161
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the project files of Frank C. Gilmore, Facilities Program Analyst for the Office of Facilities Services (OFS). The records primarily document the Quadrangle Museum Project and other facility-related issues at the Smithsonian Institution, with earlier records dating back to when OFS was known as the Office of Facilities ...

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Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1996-2009
Size:
14.19 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-371
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the Lemelson Center exhibition, Invention at Play. This exhibition was structured as an interactive exhibition that examined the similarities between the ways children and adults play and the creative processes used by innovators in science and technology. Opening in 2002, Invention at Play...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Dates:
circa 1925-1937, 1954-1985
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 375
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document administrative operations and exhibition programs of the Department of the History of Science and Technology and its predecessors, chiefly from 1958 to 1985. A small amount of the records pertain to technological exhibitions and other activities of curatorial divisions located in the Arts and Industries Building in ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Assistant Director for Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1963-1986
Size:
17.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box) (1 tube box) (15 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 352
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records provide documentation of the creation and preparation of exhibits for the most important period in the history of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) - the planning, fabrication, and installation of two dozen major galleries for the new museum building, which opened in 1976. Also included is material on exhibits in the ...

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