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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central
Dates:
1970-2006
Size:
2.76 cu. ft. (4 16x20 boxes) (103 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-080
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of drawings documenting the planning and design of exhibitions and other projects by the Office of Exhibits Central (OEC). OEC designs exhibitions for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service as well as for Smithsonian Institution museums and units without internal exhibition design offices or which need...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
circa 1957-1987
Size:
3.07 cu. ft. (5 blueprint storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-095
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting exhibition programs created by the Division of Information Technology and Society at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), previously known as the Museum of History and Technology (MHT), 1957-1969, and the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), 1969-1980. A significant po...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Design and Production
Dates:
1995-1999
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-145
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, renovation, repairs and relocation of office space. The bulk of the records document the relocation and reconfiguration of several offices. Materials include architectural drawings, floor plans, notes, sketches, budget estimates, details and specifications for materials and de...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services
Dates:
1961-1969 and undated
Size:
1.19 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession T89075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes blueprints for modifications and renovations to various systems and spaces at the National Museum of Natural History, and cabinet sketches for the National Zoological Park Bird House.

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Creators:
Foreman, Edward R., 1808-1885
Dates:
circa 1868-1879
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7216
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers include lectures and notes on chemistry, ethnology, and natural history, especially botany; a sketch of the geology of Arkansas; and various lists of specimens.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Dates:
1979-1998
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the operation and administration of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's (STRI) San Blas field station in the Kuna Yala territory on the Atlantic coast of Panama. Many of the records document the relations and agreements between STRI and the local indigenous group, the Cuna (or Kuna) Indians. Other topics ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Dept. of History
Dates:
1989-1992
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the planning and execution of "Living Self-Portraits," a series of interviews with prominent American artists. Marc Pachter, Chief Historian, conducted the interviews at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG). The "evenings" were a collaborative effort between the Resident Associates Program, Smithsonian Productions, W...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division
Dates:
circa 1982-2003
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning, design, and installation of exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum. Some materials document other design projects throughout the museum and for publications. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, graphic design files, exhibition drawings, floor plans, concept sketche...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Department
Dates:
1971-1994
Size:
1.05 cu. ft. (4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-059
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum as well as aeronautics and space exhibits at the Arts and Industries Building. Many of the records were created by John R. Clendening and Lucius E. Lomax, both designers for the Office of Exhibits Programs through 1974 and then the National Air...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Exhibits Programs
Dates:
circa 1960-1971
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of drawings documenting early exhibitions at the Museum of History and Technology, including the Hall of Tools, the Hall of Vehicles, and the Halls of Medical Sciences. Some displays for the Halls of Medical Sciences were first exhibited in the Arts and Industries Building. A few materials document an exhibition on...

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