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Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Political History  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Politics and Reform  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Social History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Social and Cultural History  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology Division of Political History  Search this
Physical description:
12.37 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Drawings
Floor plans
Clippings
Audiotapes
Brochures
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Compact discs
Floppy disks
Books
Black-and-white negatives
Color negatives
Transcripts
Videotapes
Electronic records
Date:
1960
1960-2015
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:
Unarranged
Summary:
Consists of records documenting exhibition planning and production in the Division of Political History, formerly known as the Division of Politics and Reform, Division of Social History, and the Department of Social and Cultural History. Some records date to when the museum was known as the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; exhibition proposals; scripts; installation blueprints, floor plans, and design drawings; budget summaries; contracts and agreements; loan information; press releases; visitor comments; election memorabilia; photographs, slides, and negatives; exhibition catalogs; audio recordings; video recordings; object lists; interview transcripts; meeting agendas and minutes; project schedules; committee information; evaluations; press kits; newspaper clippings; and supporting documentation. Some materials are in electronic format.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Politics and culture  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00490
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1960-2015 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Political History]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220009