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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
1972-1982
Size:
8 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-052
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiotapes and videotapes of interviews; lectures of the exhibit, Drugs: A Special Exhibition; and conservation training programs.

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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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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Astronautics
Dates:
1965-1984, with materials dating from circa 1953
Size:
32 cu. ft. (64 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 398
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection deals chiefly with Durant's tenure as Assistant Director for Astronautics at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Perhaps the single topic of greatest interest is the effort to obtain a building for NASM, which was accomplished on July 1, 1976, when the new museum opened. A parallel theme concerns the drive to plan and com...

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1966-1975
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (9 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 265
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of materials documenting the following exhibitions: "Blacks in the Westward Movement;" "Buy Now Pay Later" (consumer problems exhibition); "Country Store;" "Drug;" "Sage of Anacostia;" and "The Rat: Man's Invited Affliction." In addition, there is John Kinard's correspondence; memoranda from William Warner, Assistant ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1968-2010
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-021
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, execution, administration, and promotion of traveling exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, press kits, photographs, slides, transparencies, scripts, itineraries, floor plans, checklists, clippings, budgets, proposals, brochures, notes, and ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
2000-2002, 2009
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-256
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "People and Pianos: 300 Years" and "Piano Grand!," both of which celebrated the 300th anniversary of the piano. The documentary "People and Pianos: 300 Years" was filmed in various locations across Europe, the United States and in Japan, and featured experts and...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.
Dates:
circa 1981-2015, undated
Size:
2.69 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of genealogical records of the Hirshhorn (Hirschhorn) and Friedlander families. These materials were collected or created by Gene LePere, daughter of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, and include notes, photographs, family genealogy reports, audio interviews, correspondence, copies of vital records, and related materials. In additio...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities
Dates:
circa 1985-1992
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records of three projects of the Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities. The majority of the records document the Special Exhibition Fund, established by Office Memorandum (OM) 833 dated October 26, 1984. The OM decreed that the Fund was meant only to fund significant exhibitions beyond the normal financial ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Department of Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture
Dates:
circa 1961-1980
Size:
29 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 458
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the work of the Department and its curators in the late 1960s and in the 1970s, with some material dated as early as 1961. The files include correspondence concerning proposed and rejected works of art, some administrative actions, and the Department's relationship with other museums. The majority of the records con...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
2004-2014
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-260
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of Secretary G. Wayne Clough, with some records dating prior to his tenure. The records document meetings, lectures, awards, employee surveys, agreements, official travel, Board of Regents, exhibitions, fund raising, research, tours, and special events. The records ...

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