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Creators:
Davis Photo Co.
Dates:
1942
Size:
1 Print (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-25A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of a photograph depicting an exhibit by M. J. W. White at the 1942 convention of the Virginia Medical society in Roanoke, Virginia. The exhibit consisted of artifacts that he collected in the Philippines, including a map, hats, textiles, pots, photographs, jewelry, and weapons. A copy of a newspaper article relating to the e...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
2005-2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website for the traveling exhibition, "Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future," which offered a unique history of popular expectations and beliefs about the shape of things to come. The website touches upon the themes of the exhibition and includes a tour schedule and resource links. The tour ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Dates:
1996.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0649
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Spiral-bound notebooks, in which visitors to the National Museum of American History exhibition "Who's in Charge?" could record their memories of working life.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1981-1991
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-164
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the files created by the Office of the Registrar in the course of their work on fifteen exhibitions shown between 1982 and 1991, including Peace and Friendship: Indian Peace Medals in the United States, on view from January through July 1985; Charles Willson Peale and His World, November 1982 through January 198...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1999, 2004, and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-170
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting exhibitions curated by Olga M. Viso, Curator and later Deputy Director (2003-2005). Materials include VHS and digital Betacam videotapes of Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century and VHS videotapes related to Ana Mendieta: Earth Body Sculpture and Performance. Materials also i...

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Creators:
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997, interviewee
Dates:
1974-1975
Size:
7 audiotapes (Reference copies). 11 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9505
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management
Dates:
1986-2004
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-055
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the work of the Department of Exhibitions and Collections Management in the preparation and development of exhibitions at the National Portrait Gallery, particularly the movement of art objects on loan both to and from the museum. Exhibitions documented include Andy Warhol's Flash - November ...

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Creators:
Krause, Erik Hans, 1899-1990
Dates:
1936-1975
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.krauerik
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters; photographs; an inventory of art works; posters; exhibition announcements; clippings; and miscellaneous material.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History
Dates:
1926-1930, 1954-1988
Size:
10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 383
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence and memoranda documenting research activities, planning exhibitions for the Hall of Naval History, construction of ship models such as the USS Constitution, arrangements for acquiring the gunboat Philadelphia, studies of the submarine Nautilus and the Sperry Gyro-compass, presentation in 1965 of Sir Fr...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Quincentenary Programs
Dates:
1984-1993
Size:
37 cu. ft. (37 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-149
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the activities which the Office of Quincentenary Programs coordinated or organized to mark the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's first landfall in the Americas on October 12, 1492. The Quincentenary programs began in 1985 under the coordination of Smithsonian's Directorate of Inte...

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