Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
7719 documents - page 1 of 386

Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection

Donor:
Shafer, Mary C.  Search this
Sheppard, Stephen  Search this
Landor, Josephine  Search this
Landor, Walter  Search this
Lindsay, Elizabeth R.  Search this
Meggars, Edith R.  Search this
Hallwig, Elizabeth Ann  Search this
Hallwig, O.Morton  Search this
Holt, C.W.  Search this
Krause, Roy  Search this
Willcutts, Viola E.  Search this
Carmody, Stella  Search this
Annis, Esther Pauline  Search this
Coppola, John  Search this
Grossman, Walter  Search this
Frick, Margaret  Search this
Annis, Esther Pauline  Search this
Carmody, Stella  Search this
Coppola, John  Search this
Frick, Margaret  Search this
Grossman, Walter  Search this
Hallwig, Elizabeth Ann  Search this
Hallwig, O.Morton  Search this
Holt, C.W.  Search this
Krause, Roy  Search this
Landor, Josephine  Search this
Landor, Walter  Search this
Lindsay, Elizabeth R.  Search this
Meggars, Edith R.  Search this
Shafer, Mary C.  Search this
Sheppard, Stephen  Search this
Willcutts, Viola E.  Search this
Collector:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Political History, Division of (NMAH)  Search this
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Political History, Division of (NMAH)  Search this
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Source:
Warner, Peter M.  Search this
Names:
Ameriflora '92 (Columbus, Ohio)  Search this
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee (Genova, Italy: 1992)  Search this
Expo '93 (Stuttgart, Germany)  Search this
Expo '93 (Taejŏn-si, Korea)  Search this
Exposición Universal de 1992 (Seville, Spain)  Search this
Exposition universelle et internationale (1958: Brussels, Belgium)  Search this
Floriade Zoetermeer (The Hague, Netherlands: 1992)  Search this
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1964-1965)  Search this
Salon International de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace (Paris, France: 1991)  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893  Search this
Former owner:
Warner, Peter M.  Search this
Extent:
3.3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Programs
Clippings
Leaflets
Stickers
Guidebooks
Brochures
Commemoratives
Schedules
Stationery
Fans
Calendars
Postcards
Shopping bags
Press releases
Tickets
Certificates
Bumper stickers
Pamphlets
Maps
Catalogs
Date:
1876-1993
Summary:
Collection documents World's Fairs from 1876 to 1993.
Scope and Contents:
The collection is a compilation of gifts from numerous donors, of printed materials and ephemera relating to World's Fairs.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series chronologically by fair.
Provenance:
Collected from numerous donors by the Division of Community Life (now called the Division of Home and Community Life.) A number of items in the collection were also collected for the National Museum of American History by the Division. Donors include Viola E. Willcuts, Peter M. Warner, Edith B. Meggars, Elizabeth R. Lindsay, C.W. Holt, Walter Grossman, Margaret Frick, Peter M. Warner, Esther Pauline Annis, Roy Krause, Ameriflora, Expo '92, Expo '93, Colombo, O. Morton Hallwig and Elizabeth Ann Hallwig, Mary C. Shafer, Robert Vogel, John Coppola, Stella M. Carmody, Walter and Josephine Landor, and Stephen Sheppard.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
World's fairs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Color transparencies -- 1950-2000
Programs
Clippings
Leaflets
Stickers
Guidebooks
Brochures
Commemoratives
Schedules
Stationery
Fans
Calendars
Postcards
Shopping bags
Press releases
Tickets
Certificates
Bumper stickers
Pamphlets
Maps
Catalogs
Citation:
Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection, 1876-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1132
See more items in:
Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1132

1939 N.Y. World's Fair

Physical Description:
bakelite (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 mm x 75 mm; 1/4 in x 2 15/16 in
overall: 1/4 in x 3 in; .635 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Coaster
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Plastics Institute of America
ID Number:
1977.0368.08
Catalog number:
1977.0368.08
Accession number:
1977.0368
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_13
Additional Online Media:

Futurama World's Fair Pin

Physical Description:
tin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 cm x 3.5 cm; 1 9/16 in x 1 3/8 in
Object Name:
pin
Place Made:
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939-1940
Date made:
1964
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1964-1965)  Search this
ID Number:
1990.0542.1674
Accession number:
1990.0542
Catalog number:
1990.0542.1674
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Industry & Manufacturing
Clothing & Accessories
1939 exhibit
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1315714

Westinghouse World's Fair Pin

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 1 in; 2.54 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
pin
Place Made:
United States: New York, Queens
Associated Place:
United States: New York, New York City
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1939
Associated Date:
1940
1939
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1939)  Search this
ID Number:
1989.0438.1482A
Catalog number:
1989.0438.1482A
Accession number:
1989.0438
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Industry & Manufacturing
Clothing & Accessories
1939 exhibit
Advertising
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1129273

Events, 1939 New York, NY, World's Fair. [ephemera]

Photographer:
New York World's Fair Inc  Search this
Type:
Ephemera
Date:
4/1/1938
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Local number:
NASM-9A00815
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_389282

A Photographic Tour of the Wonders That World's Fairs Leave Behind

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 23 May 2016 17:16:09 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_481ff2355cc532ea541dd0b56a9d54f9

World's Fair Circus

Medium:
Molded and enameled glass
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Glass
Object Name:
Glass
Manufactured in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1964
Credit Line:
Gift of Max Pine
Accession Number:
1999-53-7
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1999-53-7

1939 NY World's Fair, construction of frieze

Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2015-12-10T18:33:49.000Z
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAAA
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAAA
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_V-WR_6utE4k

World's Fair

Collection Creator:
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1939-1940
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.

Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Walter Pach papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Walter Pach papers, 1857-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Walter Pach papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-pachwalt2-ref162

1964 World's Fair Florida Citrus Commission Souvenir Orange

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 9.525 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
orange, plastic
souvenir
Place made:
United States: New York, Queens
Date made:
1964
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Related event:
New York World's Fair (1964-1965)  Search this
ID Number:
1989.0438.2466A
Catalog number:
1989.0438.2466A
NY1964TY17A
Accession number:
1989.0438
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Food
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000
Exhibition:
Food: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1150469
Additional Online Media:

World's Fair photographs

Title:
Photographs of the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Author:
R. Capes (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Physical description:
[18] mounted photos ; 28 x 37 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Pictorial works
Place:
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
1893
1893?]
Topic:
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
T500.C1 W590 1893
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_776768

World's Fair Snapshot Contest

Collection Collector:
Orth, Edward J.  Search this
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization  Search this
Container:
Box 114
Type:
Archival materials
Prints
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment, please inquire. Do not use when original materials are available on reference video or audio tapes.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the World's Fair
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0560-ref1034

World's Fair Collectors Society

Collection Collector:
Orth, Edward J.  Search this
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization  Search this
Container:
Box 19, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1969-11 - 1969-11
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment, please inquire. Do not use when original materials are available on reference video or audio tapes.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the World's Fair
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0560-ref2517

Jewelry, Worlds Fair 1939

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D: 4.1 × 0.8 × 5.4cm (1 5/8 × 5/16 × 2 1/8 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Inventory Number:
A19950383000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19950383000
Additional Online Media:

St. Louis World's Fair

Subject:
Borglum, Solon Hannibal  Search this
Louisiana Purchase Exposition  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1904
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11673
See more items in:
Solon H. Borglum and Borglum family papers, 1864-2002
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11673
Additional Online Media:

The Bronzeman vol. 3 no. 7

Published by:
The Bronzeman, American  Search this
Fireside Publications, Inc., American  Search this
Edited by:
Henry N. Bacon  Search this
Caswell W. Crews  Search this
Written by:
Joy White  Search this
Subject of:
Laura Cathrell, 1915 - 1999  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 11 5/16 × 8 1/4 × 1/16 in. (28.8 × 20.9 × 0.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 11 5/16 × 16 3/8 × 1/16 in. (28.8 × 41.6 × 0.1 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Spencer, Owen County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 1933
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.271
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.271
6 Page(s) matching your search term, top most relevant are shown: View entire project in transcription center
  • View <I>The Bronzeman vol. 3 no. 7</I> digital asset number 1
  • View <I>The Bronzeman vol. 3 no. 7</I> digital asset number 2
  • View <I>The Bronzeman vol. 3 no. 7</I> digital asset number 3
  • View <I>The Bronzeman vol. 3 no. 7</I> digital asset number 4
  • View <I>The Bronzeman vol. 3 no. 7</I> digital asset number 5
  • View <I>The Bronzeman vol. 3 no. 7</I> digital asset number 6

The Spectacular New York World's Fair of 1939

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2013-10-02T16:27:10.000Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_h9N9WedwJOU

Chicago World's Fair, 1893

Medium:
Technique: roller printed on plain weave foundation
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Handkerchief
Object Name:
Handkerchief
Made in:
USA
Date:
1893
Credit Line:
Gift of Joyce Ames
Accession Number:
1986-87-1
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1986-87-1

Chicago World's Fair

Collection Creator:
Charles Scribner's Sons  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 67
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Charles Scribner's Sons Art Reference Department records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charles Scribner's Sons Art Reference Department records, 1839-1962. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Charles Scribner's Sons Art Reference Department records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-charscrs-ref481

Danish Exhibit--World's Fair

Collection Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Container:
Reel 5173, Frame 557-583
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940
Scope and Contents note:
(printed matter; correspondence about loan of Greenland expedition artifacts to the Danish Pavillion)
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not microfilmed or digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Rockwell Kent papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Rockwell Kent papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kentrock-ref1047

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By