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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Department of Cultural History
Dates:
1968-1979 and undated, some from 1954, 1961-1964
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 331
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records of the Department of Cultural History contain a variety of document types. These range from correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, minutes of meetings, and manuscripts of papers and lectures, to photographs and printed documents such as brochures or journal articles. The records relate to administrative topics such as perso...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1978-1990
Size:
19.42 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes) (5 tall document boxes) (4 film boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of elements used to create film and video productions that accompanied exhibitions and educational programming. "Past Visions of the Future" is an 18-minute compilation of scenes from futuristic, science fiction, and scientific films from 1902-1982. It was used to supplement the National Museum of American History's ...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions
Dates:
1972-1996
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-044
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records pertaining to In Pursuit of the Butterfly: Portraits of James McNeill Whistler (1995); Majestic in His Wrath: The Life of Frederick Douglass (1995); Federal Profiles: Saint-Memin in America, 1793-1814 (1994); Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture (1995); and Lazzaroni: Science & Scientists ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
circa 1976-1994
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-207
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition," "Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factory," "Work of Peace," and "Yorktown." "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition" accompanied the exhibition "1876: A Centennial Exhibition," wh...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Political History
Dates:
circa 1950-1969
Size:
3 cu. ft. (6 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 252
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of general correspondence, primarily public inquiries, particularly concerning the First Ladies' Hall and objects associated with presidents and other prominent figures; administrative files pertaining to exhibits and the operation of the Department of Civil History and MHT; annual reports of the Divisions of Civil H...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division
Dates:
1995-2007
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Dan Hagedorn documenting grants received for projects related to Latinos in aviation. The records document both the grant process as well as the exhibitions, events, films, and other programs that were funded by the grants, such as the exhibition Arriba!: The History of Flight i...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1965-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-138
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Elizabeth M. Harris, Curator Emeritus of Graphic Arts in the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Division of Information Technology and Society. Materials include Harris' correspondence and memoranda documenting her work on the Hall of Graphic Arts, the Ceremonial Court at NMAH, and a small ...

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Creators:
Smith, Paul J.
Herman, Lloyd E.
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2010 April 19-20
Size:
61 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.smith10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Paul J. Smith conducted 2010 April 19 and 20, by Lloyd E. Herman, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Smith's home, in New York, N.Y.

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Creators:
Evans, Clifford, 1920-1981
Dates:
undated
Size:
7 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.93-15D
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of exhibits and individual ceramics at the Museo de Arqueologia at the Universidad de Trujillo in Peru. Ceramics, most of which are Mochica, include pottery and figurines.

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Creators:
Fonseca, Harry , 1946-2006
Dates:
circa 1989
Size:
15 Copy negatives
429 Copy color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-25
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of art pieces by Harry Fonseca, many of which depict his representation of the mythical figure Coyote. Included are copies of the 115 color slides Fonseca used in his lecture at the Smithsonian in 1989. There are also images of his "Stone Poems" series, each Smithsonian-exhibited piece, and views of the exhibit as a whole.

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