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Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Social and Cultural History  Search this
Subject:
After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800 (Exhibition) (1985-2002: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
10.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Oversize materials unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Black-and-white photographs
Drawings
Architectural drawings
Maps
Posters
Date:
1981
1981-1985
Category:
Series Level Description
Notes:
To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
Organization:
Organized into subseries: Project research files--Contract research reports--Graphics files--Historian's project files--Related projects--Administrative files--Departmental Chairmen's office files--Oversize drawings and artwork
Summary:
Consists of records documenting the research and development of the permanent exhibition, "After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800," which opened in 1985. Materials include exhibition scripts, research reports from contracted non-Smithsonian historians, graphics files, public relations and educational training files, departmental chairmen's files, budget and personnel records, object lists, project historian's files, and drawings of early American houses and site plans.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Social history  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00527
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1981-1985 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Social and Cultural History]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219930