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Visual Identity Program Records, 1966, 1979-1980, 1985-1995, 1998-2007

Catalog Data

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Subject:
Heyman, Ira Michael 1930-2011  Search this
Umansky, David J  Search this
Lindeman, Kathryn B  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Chermayeff & Geismar b  Search this
Chermayeff & Geismar Associates  Search this
Physical description:
10.14 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Drawings
Compact discs
Floppy disks
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Posters
Illustrations
Date:
1966
1966-2007
1966, 1979-1980, 1985-1995, 1998-2007
Category:
Series Level Description
Notes:
For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
Organization:
Unarranged
Summary:
Consists of records documenting the implementation and coordination of the Visual Identity Program and its system of logos at the Smithsonian Institution by Kathryn B. Lindeman, Director of Publications, and David J. Umansky, Director of Communications. Early in 1998, former Smithsonian Secretary, I. Michael Heyman, engaged the design firm of Chermayeff & Geismar in New York City to design a system of logos for the museums, research centers, and administrative offices of the Smithsonian. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, floppy disks, compact discs, drawings, reports, guidelines, stationery examples, printing samples, logo presentation materials, meeting minutes, illustrations, posters, pins, clippings, color slides and photographs, and black-and-white transparencies.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Logography  Search this
Logos (Symbols)  Search this
Trademarks  Search this
Corporate image  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01350
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Visual Identity Program Records 1966, 1979-1980, 1985-1995, 1998-2007 [Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_270816