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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1937-1990
Size:
38 cu. ft. (38 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 426
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The first NPG director, Charles Nagel, was appointed in 1964. Most of the records document the director's efforts to initiate programs to fulfil the second mission of the Gallery: to provide a research center for American biography, iconography, and history. To achieve this objective, Charles Nagel established the Catalogue of American Po...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of American Studies
Dates:
1962-1987
Size:
21.5 cu. ft. (21 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 609
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the operations of OAS. They also contain records from an organizational predecessor, the Department of American Studies, Museum of History and Technology, which had been chaired by Washburn. OAS records deal with the work of the Office and its involvement with other Smithsonian offices and bureaus; its work with num...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the online exhibition EveryBody: An Artifact History of Disability in America, created by the National Museum of American History, as it existed on April 12, 2014. The website, presented in both English and Spanish, presents familiar historical themes from the perspective of Americans with disabilities. Material...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-364
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the online exhibition "EveryBody: An Artifact History of Disability in America," created by the National Museum of American History, as it existed on April 5, 2016. The website, presented in both English and Spanish, presents familiar historical themes from the perspective of Americans with disabilities. Materials ...

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Creators:
Archives of American Art
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 14-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two online exhibitions created by the Archives of American Art as they existed on March 6, 2013. "1913 Armory Show: The Story in Primary Sources" was created to celebrate the centennial of the International Exhibition of Modern Art (also known as the Armory Show). The exhibition features a timeline of events and ima...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Bunch, Lonnie G.
United States. Department of Agriculture
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Dates:
1992-1993
Size:
1 Cubic foot
18 videocassettes (vhs)
15 cassette tapes
38 videocassettes (video 8)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0614
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An oral history project that grew out of the exhibit "Go Forth and Serve" which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the drafting of the second Morrill Act, which provided funds for the founding of land grant schools of higher education for black students.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History
Dates:
circa 1976-1990
Size:
11.8 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 479
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the curation of the Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age exhibition by Paul E. Ceruzzi of the Department of Space History. It includes the concept and label script, correspondence with donors, material concerning funding, reports, plans, photographs, and material concerning the design and production ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
circa 1969-1990
Size:
36.08 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 487
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) exhibition files, arranged by exhibition. The files contain varying amounts of information, including itineraries, shipping and insurance papers, press releases, lists of items, correspondence with lenders, and occasional photographs.

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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 American Art Musuem. Office of Design and Production
Dates:
1999-2000
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-144
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials that document the development of the reference and graphics manual to accompany the Treasures to Go tour - a set of eight traveling exhibitions featuring collections from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and underwritten by the Principle Financial Group. The thematic exhibitions were created to tour...

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