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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
1985-1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-162
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the National Museum of Natural History, Discovery Center West Court Project, including materials leading up to the start up of design and construction of the Discovery Center created and maintained by Laurence P. O'Reilly. Most records concern the IMAX Theater.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1987-2001
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-155
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that primarily document Latino activities at the Smithsonian Institution with regard to exhibitions, committees, special events, and projects. Material includes correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the Latino Media Advisory Committee; reports and meeting minutes of the Smithsonian Latino Oversight ...

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Creators:
Shropshire, Walter
Dates:
1951-2003
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-119
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents Walter Shropshire's career as Assistant Director of the Radiation Biology Laboratory (RBL) and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (when RBL merged with the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies), and his research as a biophysicist. Materials include correspondence, photographs and clippings.

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Creators:
American Arachnological Society
Dates:
1926-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-057
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence between scientists associated with the American Arachnological Society, including B.J. (Benjamin Julian) Kaston, Howard K. Wallace, Jonathan A. Coddington, Willis John Gertsch, William B. Peck, Vincent D. Roth, Martin H. (Martin Hammond) Muma, Harriet Idola Exline, and Jim Berry. Also within the r...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Community Life
Dates:
1971-1989
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-163
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning for and installation of the exhibition A Nation of Nations, which opened at the National Museum of History and Technology in 1976. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Carl H. Scheele and Richard E. Ahlborn, Co-chairmen of the exhibition; and Ellen Rone...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Department of Development and Marketing
Dates:
1963-1989
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the overall administration of fund raising programs and marketing at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Topics include management of real property; renovation and expansion of buildings; capital campaigns; legislation; and special events. Materials include correspondence, agreements, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Exhibits Committee
Dates:
1952-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-182
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence and memoranda of Donald J. Ortner and Laurence P. O'Reilly, Chairmen of the Exhibit Committee from 1985-1987 and 1987-1989, respectively; exhibition reports, planning information, reviews, and photographs; meeting minutes; survey information; and articles pertaining to exhibitions.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1978-2001
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-094
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting special programs and other educational activities and products created by the National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education, usually in conjunction with special exhibitions. Special exhibitions documented in this accession include African Voices; Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost Bron...

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Office of Print and Electronic Publications
Dates:
1964-2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-104
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications produced for the National Collections of Fine Arts/NCFA (1937-1979), National Museum of American Art/NMAA (1980-2000), and the Smithsonian American Art Museum/SAAM (2000- ). Publications relate to various museum activities and events such as exhibitions, collection inventories, development materials, ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Curatorial Department
Dates:
1938-1956, 1970-1978, 1986-1994, 2000-2002
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-160
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the affairs of curators at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), particularly their correspondence with the other institutions and the public. Topics include the collection, new and rejected acquisitions, provenance, research, artists, collectors, exhibitions, labels, funding, and ...

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