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Exhibition Records, 1978, 1986-2004

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Space History Division  Search this
Subject:
Neal, Valerie  Search this
Columbus, Christopher  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Space Science and Exploration  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Astronautics  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Space History  Search this
Where Next, Columbus? (Exhibition) (1992-2002: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Books
Floor plans
Drawings
Illustrations
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Color negatives
Place:
Outer space
Date:
1986
1986-2004
1978, 1986-2004
Topic:
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Space sciences  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Columbus Quincentenary, 1992-1993  Search this
Exploration  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-148
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Exhibition Records 1969-2017 [National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Space History Department]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398539

Correspondence, 1965-2018

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Space History  Search this
Physical description:
28 cu. ft. processed holdings
4.75 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Clippings
Electronic records
Electronic mail
Date:
1965
1965-2018
Topic:
Astronautics  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00705
See more items in:
Correspondence 1965-2018 [National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Space History]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219834

Departmental Files

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Newsletters
Manuscripts
Date:
1979-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the administration and activities of the National Air and Space Museum, Exhibits Design Department. Major topics include planning, reporting, evaluation, and policies. Materials include reports, policies, standards, planning documents, memoranda, meeting minutes, newsletters, and related materials.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2026; Transferring office; 9/27/2018 memorandum, Wright to Mowry; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newsletters
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-278, National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department, Departmental Files
Identifier:
Accession 18-278
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Departmental Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-278

Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department  Search this
Extent:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Transcripts
Floor plans
Date:
1971-2007
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a central set of scripts for new exhibitions, revisions to existing exhibitions, and proposed exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Some records document NASM exhibits at the Arts and Industries building before the museum had its own building as well as exhibits at NASM's Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility. In addition to scripts, materials include memoranda, design mock-ups, interview transcripts, floor plans, background materials, and related materials.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2023; Transferring office; 11/2/2016 memorandum, Wright to Mowry; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Transcripts
Floor plans
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-273, National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-273
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-273

Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Date:
1980-2014
Descriptive Entry:
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 drawings, specifications, audio recordings, installation images, clippings, brochures, and related materials.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2030; Transferring office; 11/2/2016 memorandum, Wright to Mowry; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-277, National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-277
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-277

Project Files

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Newsletters
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1995-2004, undated
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Amanda Young, Curator, documenting the management of a project to preserve artifacts from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Apollo Space Program. Topics covered include various aspects of the Save America's Treasures (SAT) grant to preserve space suits and the Saturn V rocket. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, news clippings, progress reports, budgets, grant proposals, photographs, charts, slides and related materials. Some records date to when the Space History Division (1997-2013) was known as the Department of Space History (1987-1996).
Topic:
Astronautical museums  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Space suits  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museum conservation methods  Search this
Saturn launch vehicles  Search this
Saturn 5 Launch Vehicle  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Newsletters
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-266, National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division, Project Files
Identifier:
Accession 18-266
See more items in:
Project Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-266

Project Files

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Center for Earth and Planetary Studies  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Field notes
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Scientific illustrations
Maps
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Place:
Mars (Planet) -- Geology
Date:
1984-2013
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Robert A. Craddock, Geologist, 1988- , documenting his activities at the Center for Earth and Planetary Studies. Topics covered include Mars geology, conferences, research, fieldwork, and collaborations with other professionals and organizations. Materials include correspondence, field notes, proposals, scientific illustrations, photographs, negatives, maps, notes, graphs, memoranda, slides, transparencies, and related material. Some materials are in electronic format. Some material predates his arrival at the National Air and Space Museum.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2029; Transferring office; 4/7/1995 memorandum, Glenn to Slattery; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Astronautical museums  Search this
Mars landing sites  Search this
Astrogeologists  Search this
Research  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Field notes
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Scientific illustrations
Maps
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-265, National Air and Space Museum. Center for Earth and Planetary Studies, Project Files
Identifier:
Accession 18-265
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Project Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-265

Project Files

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division  Search this
Extent:
10.30 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (2 oversize folders)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Digital versatile discs
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Drawings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Black-and-white negatives
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Date:
1960-2008
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the relocation and restoration of three Saturn V rockets the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) acquired from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the early 1970s, when the Apollo Space Program concluded. One rocket, consisting entirely of stages and spacecraft intended to be launched, is on display at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The other rockets on display, one at the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida and one at the United States Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, consist of test stages not meant for flight. Curators represented in these records include Frank H. Winter and Allan A. Needell, and there is material that was created and maintained by Alfred J. Bachmeier, NASM Collections and Facilities Manager. Earlier records dated back to when the Space History Division, prior to 1987, was known as the Department of Space Science and Exploration, and as the Department of Space History from 1987 to 1997.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; contracts and agreements; reports; budget summaries; meeting agendas and minutes; guidelines; articles and press releases; photographs, slides, and negatives; videotape recordings; restoration logs; fundraising information; evaluations; project schedules; architectural drawings, floor plans, and drawings; and supporting documentation. Some materials are in electronic format.
Oversize:
This collection contains oversize material.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 9/12/2018 memorandum, Johnstone to Williams; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Saturn launch vehicles  Search this
Museum conservation methods  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Contracts  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Budget  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Digital versatile discs
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Drawings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Black-and-white negatives
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-267, National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division, Project Files
Identifier:
Accession 18-267
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Project Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-267

Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department  Search this
Extent:
31.20 cu. ft. (64 blueprint storage boxes) (3 16x20 boxes) (15 oversize folders)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Architectural drawings
Sketches
Date:
circa 1965-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the design and update of galleries and exhibitions for the National Air and Space Museum as well as the design or redesign on the building itself and its office spaces. A small number of drawings document design projects at the Arts and Industries Building, the Smithsonian Institution Building (also known as the "Castle"), and the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include plans, elevations, sketches, graphics, architectural drawings, schematics, and related materials.
Oversize:
This collection contains oversize material.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2031. Some drawings of infrastructure may be restricted longer. Transferring office; 11/2/2016 memorandum, Wright to Mowry; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Architectural drawings
Sketches
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-013, National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-013
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-013

Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1975-1979, 1983-2002
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Cathleen S. Lewis, Curator, documenting the development, production, maintenance, and upgrades of exhibitions. Topics covered include the Space Hall, the "Space Race" exhibition, artifact acquisitions, agreements, and special events. Some records date to when the Space History Division (1997-2013), was known as the Department of Space History from (1987-1996), the Department of Space Science and Exploration (1980-1986), and the Department of Astronautics (1975-1980). Materials include notes, reports, correspondence, memoranda, scripts, proposals, lists, floor plans, drawings, transparencies, slides, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other related materials. Some materials are written in Russian. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Special events  Search this
Space race  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Brochures
Floppy disks
Electronic records
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-246, National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-246
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-246

Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division  Search this
Extent:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Digital versatile discs
Electronic records
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Sketches
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Date:
1991-2011
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Linda King, Project Manager, documenting the design of exhibitions for the National Air and Space Museum. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; scripts; sketches, floor plans, and architectural drawings; concepts and proposals; object and installation photographs; and videos. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 11/2/2016 memorandum, Wright to Mowry; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Digital versatile discs
Electronic records
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Sketches
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-243, National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Division, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-243
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-243

Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department  Search this
Extent:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Books
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floor plans
Architectural drawings
Date:
1973-2017
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by David A. Romanowski, Writer-Editor, documenting the development of exhibitions and portions of exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. A small amount of records also document Exhibits Design Department activities, procedures, and non-exhibition projects. Materials include scripts for original exhibitions, updates to existing exhibitions, and films shown in the exhibitions as well as correspondence, concepts, label text, floor plans, architectural drawings, schedules, guidelines, procedures, newsletters, organizational charts, brochures, a book, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2033; Transferring office; 11/2/2016 memorandum, Wright to Mowry; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Books
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floor plans
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-244, National Air and Space Museum. Exhibits Design Department, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-244
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-244

Project Files

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Date:
1961-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Martin J. Collins, Curator, which document his activities as Co-Director of the Glennan-Webb-Seamans Project for Research in Space History. Based at and using the resources of the National Air and Space Museum, the Project provides coordination among varied repositories of space history records, public and private, and encourages the scholarship, preservation, and availability of these diverse sources. The Project also sponsors conferences, symposia, seminars, and workshops, as well as travel grants for Smithsonian staff and other scholars. Of special note is material relating to James E. Webb, former Smithsonian Regent and administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Some earlier records date back to when the Space History Division was known as the Department of Space History and the Department of Space Science and Exploration, respectively.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; agreements; budget summaries; fundraising, committee, and survey information; meeting agendas and minutes; newspaper clippings; reports; brochures; and supporting documentation.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Space sciences  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Committees  Search this
Contracts  Search this
Budget  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-234, National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division, Project Files
Identifier:
Accession 18-234
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Project Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-234

Subject Files

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Pamphlets
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1987-2002
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Martin J. Collins, Curator, which primarily document planning for the Wernher von Braun Memorial Lecture, an annual public forum held at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) that presents distinguished guest speakers and panel discussions in regard to space, science, and technology in contemporary life. Also consists of a small amount of records documenting NASM project proposals submitted to the Lemelson Center for review, and planning for the public program Remembering the Space Race which featured a panel of former network-news executives, astronauts, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) officials giving firsthand accounts of how NASA and the networks collaborated to present the space race to the American public and the world. Earlier records date back to when the Space History Division was known as the Department of Space History. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; budget summaries; lecture papers; proposals; biographical information; brochures; photographs and slides; pamphlets; and press releases.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Space sciences  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Space race  Search this
Budget  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Pamphlets
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-235, National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division, Subject Files
Identifier:
Accession 18-235
See more items in:
Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-235

Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floor plans
Drawings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Audiotapes
Date:
1982-1983, 1995-2004
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Martin J. Collins, Curator, documenting planning, development, and production activities for the exhibitions The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age, Looking at Earth, Space Race, Star Wars: The Magic of Myth, and Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age, particularly in regard to the installation of an Iridium Satellite donated by Motorola, Inc. Also consists of records pertaining to Antenna Audio, Inc., production of audio tours for exhibitions at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), as well as NASM staff audio recordings for exhibitions. Some earlier records date from when the Space History Division, prior to 1987, was known as the Department of Space Science and Exploration. Other staff represented in these records are curators Peter L. Jakab, Tom D. Crouch, Michael J. Neufeld, Dominick A. Pisano, David H. DeVorkin, F. Robert van der Linden, Cathleen Lewis, Valerie Neal, and geologists R. A. Craddock and James R. Zimbelman. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; contracts and agreements; budget summaries; meeting agendas; scripts; floor plans and design drawings; reports; press releases; audiotapes; and photographs.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 7/12/2018 memorandum, Johnstone to Collins; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Space sciences  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Audio guides  Search this
Satellites  Search this
Contracts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floor plans
Drawings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-233, National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-233
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-233

Visitor Comments

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Visitor Services Department  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
2011-2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of visitor comment forms and inquiries regarding the National Air and Space Museum and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center as well as copies of responses.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2030; Transferring office; 6/26/2018 memorandum, Wright to Weld; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum visitors  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-219, National Air and Space Museum. Visitor Services Department, Visitor Comments
Identifier:
Accession 18-219
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Visitor Comments
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-219

Correspondence

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
2000-2017
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting relations between John R. Dailey, Director, 2000-2018, and Smithsonian Institution staff, professional colleagues, donors, the general public, and boards on which he served as a representative of the National Air and Space Museum. The bulk of the correspondence dates from December 2014-December 2017 with a small amount of earlier correspondence. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence and attachments as well as greeting cards, memoranda, and meeting materials.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2033; Transferring office; 4/15/2011 memorandum, Wright to Frank; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum directors  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-215, National Air and Space Museum. Office of the Director, Correspondence
Identifier:
Accession 18-215
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Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-215

Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Drawings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1981-2002
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Allan A. Needell, Curator, documenting planning, development, and production activities for the exhibitions Space Race, Looking at Earth, Lunar Exploration Vehicles, Explore the Universe, Exploring the Planets, Apollo to the Moon, Where Next, Columbus?, Space Hall, Satellites (and Sounding Rockets), and Milestones of Flight at the National Air and Space Museum, including revisions to some of the exhibitions. The original working title for the exhibition Looking at Earth was Satellites Looking at Earth. Also consists of a small amount of curatorial records pertaining to collections management, commemorative programs for the twenty-fifth anniversary of Mariner 2, and publications. Earlier records date from when the Space History Division, prior to 1987, was known as the Department of Space Science and Exploration, and as the Department of Space History from 1987 to 1997. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; meeting agendas and minutes; budget summaries; scripts; object checklists; photographs; a press kit; floor plans and design drawings; and press releases.
Topic:
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Space sciences  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Mariner 2  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Floor plans
Drawings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-214, National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-214
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-214

Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Department  Search this
Extent:
1.69 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Date:
2007-2017
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Michael J. Neufeld, Curator, documenting the development or update of exhibitions, particularly "Destination Moon." "Destination Moon" was developed both as a traveling exhibition and as a future gallery at the National Air and Space Museum. Materials include proposals, scripts, correspondence, drawings, and related materials.
Topic:
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-182, National Air and Space Museum. Space History Department, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-182
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-182

Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Aeronautics Division  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floor plans
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1992-2012
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Dik A. Daso, Curator, 2001-2011, documenting the development of exhibitions, collection management, and partnerships with other organizations. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, exhibition scripts, proposals, contracts, agreements, object lists, notes, photographs, floor plans, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floor plans
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-173, National Air and Space Museum. Aeronautics Division, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-173
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-173

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