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Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center  Search this
Extent:
2.58 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (0.58 non-standard size boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newspapers
Drawings
Floor plans
Ephemera
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Videodiscs
Electronic records
Date:
1983-1993
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the construction of the visitor information center located inside the Smithsonian Institution Building when it was renovated. The visitor center underwent a radical redesign that incorporated interactive components including touch screen maps, laserdisc presentations, new theater programs, electronic maps of the mall and surrounding sites and a shop. Video and laserdisc programs were produced by the Office of Telecommunications (OTC) and included the video "Guide to the Smithsonian." Records relating to the renovation include references to the redesign and or repair of interior spaces, exterior features, and landscaping. The records were created and maintained by Mary Grace Potter, Director, 1971-2002. Materials include clippings, proposals, financial records, floor plans, architectural drawings, laserdiscs, videotapes, scripts, translations, signage designs, and awards. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museums -- Membership  Search this
Museums -- Public Relations  Search this
Visitors' centers  Search this
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction  Search this
Musuem visitors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newspapers
Drawings
Floor plans
Ephemera
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Videodiscs
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-169, Smithsonian Institution, Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center, Construction Records
Identifier:
Accession 02-169
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Construction Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa02-169