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Creators:
Du Mont, Allen B. (Allen Balcom), 1901-1965
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1884-1965
Size:
46 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0018
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

While the collection is focused rather specifically on the development of television in America, including technical details, legal proceedings, marketing and advertisement, and manufacturing, it is also a rich source for the history of American advertising, work cultures, sales, and entertainment. There is also information about radio, mostly in p...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1975-1984
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 85-212
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of memoranda, blueprints, drawings, specifications, and correspondence. Museums and facilities documented in this collection include the National Museum of American History, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Silver Hill Facility, the Barney Studio House, the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies (now the Smithsoni...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Education Department
Dates:
2010-2012
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-629
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of release forms signed by participants in school tours and programs. Materials include photography and video release forms and interview release forms. Some photographs are also included. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum
Dates:
1881, 1895-1976
Size:
56 cu. ft. (56 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 267
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1970-1985
Size:
15.2 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 360
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of press releases, memoranda, tapes documenting Museum activities, newspaper clippings concerning the Museum, correspondence, exhibition catalogues, exhibition scripts, invitations, guest lists, and photographs. Material pre-dating the appointment of Rebecca Bean consists entirely of news clippings.

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Department of Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
1986-1999
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials that document the curatorial and professional activities of Ellen Gross Miles, Associate Curator, 1977-1984, Curator of Painting and Sculpture, 1984-1994, and Chairman of the Department of Painting and Sculpture, 1994- . Of special interest are records regarding Dr. Miles' tenure as chairman of the Researc...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Public Service
Dates:
circa 1968-1988
Size:
20.1 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 367
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service in the 1970s and 1980s, with a small amount of material dating back to 1968. The records concern the offices reporting to the Assistant Secretary for Public Service, including the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, the Smithsonian Institution Press, the Office ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Education Department
Dates:
1976-1992
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the programs and administration of the Education Department. Administrative files include memoranda documenting the development of departmental plans, strategies, and mission statements; quarterly and annual reports; and Department budgets. Program files document the trips and tours organized and sponsored by the of...

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Creators:
Castleman, Riva
Dates:
1871
1930-2013
Size:
10.6 Linear feet
7.83 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.castriva
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of curator Riva Castleman measure 10.6 linear feet and 7.83 GB, and date from 1930-2013 with one printed item dating from 1871. The collection contains biographical material, correspondence including mail art, writing project files, notebooks, interviews, project files, printed material, photographic material, and artwork. The collection richly documents Castleman's writing and research process and contains dozens of manuscripts for books, catalogs, and essays, as well as related correspondence and research including audio interviews and sound recordings. Several of Castleman's books about contemporary printmaking, such as Prints of the 20th Century (1976) and American Impressions (1985), are extensively documented, as are many of the catalogs she produced to accompany Museum of Modern Art exhibitions, including Jasper Johns: A Print Retrospective (1987) and The Prints of Andy Warhol (1990). Some records are in born-digital form including correspondence, manuscript drafts, and audio conversations with Tatyana Grosman. Other interviews are on sound cassettes.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - South and Southeast Asian Art
Dates:
1989-1999
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-018
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the planning and execution of two exhibitions by Vidya Dehejia, Curator, South and Southeast Asian Art. The exhibits are "Ancient Cities Along the Indus River" (1995) and "Devi: The Great Goddess" (1999). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, label copy, object lists, planning materials, fund rais...

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