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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
1968-1993, with related records from 1956
Size:
66 cu. ft. (66 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 481
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the planning, development, and installation of exhibitions by the Department of Painting and Sculpture, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). Included are biographical and bibliographical research files on artists; correspondence with museums, galleries, and artists concerning loan of artwork; loan reports; ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Archives
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-261
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA). The main SIA website, crawled on June 16, 2013, includes information for researchers, staff, and the general public regarding reference, records management, and preservation. It also includes publications, resources for teachers, online exhibitio...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Archives
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Institution Archives website which was crawled in two parts on April 4 and 9, 2012. The website includes information for researchers, staff, and the general public regarding reference, records management, and preservation. It also includes publications, resources for teachers, online exhibitions, ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1983-1991
Size:
10 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-008
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that pertain to eight exhibitions which the Office of Exhibitions organized between 1983 and 1991. The bulk of the records includes correspondence between the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Director, Alan Fern, and various national and international museum institutions, donors, art galleries, archives, ...

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Creators:
Brown, F.C. (Fay Cluff)
Dates:
1902 - 1964
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0693
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

F.C. Brown was a physicist and inventor who created and supervised the development of education exhibits, most notably as organizing director of the New York Museum of Science and Industry (part of the Museums of the Peaceful Arts), 1926-1931. He was also curator of physics exhibits at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, 1932-1937. Much of Brown's scientific research focused on the element selenium. He invented the phonopticon, an improvement on the optophone (invented by Fournier d'Albe, 1912). Material focuses on Dr. Brown's professional life: correspondence, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera from the positions he held and research he conducted. Very little personal information is included.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Aeronautics
Dates:
circa 1987-1992
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the Department of Aeronautics and pertain to the exhibition Legend, Memory, and the Great War in the Air, curated by Dominick A. Pisano. Materials include background materials, correspondence, scripts, and some reviews.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 15-024
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three collaborative websites highlighting the cultural history of central Asia, all crawled on August 25, 2014. The "Discover Kazakhstan: The Expeditions of Chokhan Valikhanov" website is an online exhibition which marked the beginning of a multi-year project designed to present the scientific accomplishments of Kaz...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
circa 1973-1999
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-010
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials related to the National Museum of Natural History that were either created or collected by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor units, Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, 1996-1998; Smithsonian Institution, Office of Telecommunications, 1976-1996; and the Office of Public Affa...

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Creators:
Dibner Library
Dates:
1976-1994
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-110
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the operations of the Dibner Library and reflect its focus on rare books and special collections in the history of science. Among the areas documented include reference services, exhibition planning, and conservation work performed on the collection. Staff represented include Leslie K. Over...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department
Dates:
1980-2014
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-277
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the development, design, installation, and evaluation of exhibitions and other projects at the National Air and Space Museum and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, reports, proposals, installation images, object lists, floor plans, architectural ...

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