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Creators:
Baer, Ralph H., 1922-2014
Dates:
1943 - 2015
Size:
16 Cubic feet (44 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0854
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ralph H. Baer was a German-born ordnance specialist, inventor, and engineer. He was a pioneer of early videogame technology. The papers include autobiographical materials; firearms notes, manuscripts, and photographs; and videogame and television engineering notes, diagrams, schematics, and video documentation.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director
Dates:
circa 1945-1987 and related records, 1920-1930
Size:
103.51 cu. ft. (100 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box) (7 tube boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 334
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the tenures of Frank A. Taylor, John C. Ewers, and Robert P. Multhauf as Directors of the Museum of History and Technology (NMHT); of Daniel J. Boorstin, Brooke Hindle, and Roger G. Kennedy as Directors of the National Museum of History and Technology; and of Roger G. Kennedy as Director of the National Museum of Am...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution., Office of American Studies
Dates:
1983-1990
Size:
12.5 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 92-096
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of the Office of American Studies, particularly its head, Wilcomb Washburn, and concern scholarly conferences, papers given, book reviews, and related correspondence.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits
Dates:
circa 1955-1990 and undated
Size:
31.58 cu. ft. (31 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box) (1 folder oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 363
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit contains a variety of records documenting the planning, design, and production of permanent and temporary exhibitions at the NMNH. It also contains smaller amounts of records concerning exhibitions held at the National Museum of History and Technology, National Air and Space Museum, National Collection of Fine Arts, Anacostia ...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Office of Public Programs
Dates:
1993-1994, 1999
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-304
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the history and activities of the Office of Public Programs. The materials document the formation of the cultural agenda for the Office of Public Programs, budget, public programs, and a retreat. Staff represented in the collection include Linda Bunch and Carolyn Rapkievian. Materials include ...

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Creators:
Fendrick Gallery
Dates:
1952-2001
Size:
106.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fendgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Fendrick Gallery measure 106.4 linear feet and span the years 1952 to 2001. The bulk of the collection is comprised of artist's files that document the gallery's relations with and representation of over 300 contemporary artists and sculptors, including Robert Arneson, William Bailey, Daniel Brush, Wendell Castle, Robert Cottingham, James Drake, John Dreyfuss, Walter Dusenbury, Roger Essley, Helen Frankenthaler , Sam Gilliam, Jasper Johns, Raymond Kaskey, Claude and Francois Lalanne, Albert Paley, Joseph Raffael, Carol Summer, and numerous other artists. Also found are subject, exhibition, commission, administrative, and financial files, as well as files documenting the gallery's relationship with other museums and galleries.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Aeronautics Division
Dates:
1991-1992, 1997-2000
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-073
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Joanne M. Gernstein London, Curator, documenting the planning and development of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include World War I Aviation; Dream to Fly; and Where Next, Columbus? as well as the traveling exhibition, Looping the Loop: Posters of Early Fl...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Japanese Art
Dates:
1989-1992
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning, design, funding, and installation of exhibitions. The records were created and maintained by Ann Yonemura, Assistant Curator of Japanese Art and, beginning in 1990, Associate Curator of Japanese Art. Exhibitions documented in this accession include "Ancient Japan" and "Yokohama: ...

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Creators:
American Association of Museums. Committee on Education
Dates:
1999-2007
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities and administration of the American Association of Museums (AAM), Committee on Education (EdCom). EdCom brings together museum educators and other museum professionals to advance the purpose of museums as places of learning, to serve as advocates for audiences, and to promote pr...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
1980-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-035
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and development of the Smithsonian Information Center (SIC) in the Smithsonian Institution Building. The SIC, which opened on November 15, 1989, served as the primary visitors' center for the Institution. Many of the files document the SIC's interactive and audiovisual components. ...

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