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Creator:
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Extractive Industries  Search this
Subject:
Rishell, Carl A  Search this
Kendall, Edward C  Search this
Schlebecker, John T  Search this
Bishop, Philip W  Search this
Sharrer, G. Terry  Search this
Richards, Abraham  Search this
Walther, R. G (Robert G.)  Search this
Wessel, Thomas R  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Agriculture and Mining  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Manufacturing  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Agriculture and Forest Products  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Chemical Industries  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Agricultural Industries  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. processed holdings
.50 cu.ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Floor plans
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Illustrations
Date:
1926
1926-1979
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:
Chronologic and unarranged
Summary:
Consists of records documenting exhibition planning, development and production in the Division of Extractive Industries and its predecessors, as well as the related sections of Chemical Industries and Agricultural Industries in the United States National Building. Earlier records date back to when the National Museum of History and Technology was known as the Museum of History and Technology. Staff represented include curators John T. Schlebecker and Phillip W. Bishop; associate curator Edward C. Kendall; consultant Carl A. Rishell; museum specialists G. Terry Sharrer and Abraham Richards; and museum technicians Robert G. Walther and Thomas R. Wessel. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; scripts; floor plans; news relseases, pamphlets; photographs and slides; illustrations; drawings; and supporting documentation.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Mining engineering  Search this
Mineral industries--History  Search this
Agriculture--History  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Forest products  Search this
Nuclear energy  Search this
Production engineering  Search this
Chemical industry  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00397
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1926-1979 [National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Extractive Industries]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219955