National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Social and Cultural History Search this
After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800 (Exhibition) (1985-2002: Washington, D.C.) Search this
10.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Oversize materials unprocessed holdings
Series Level Description
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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
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.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520