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Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Space History Division  Search this
Subject:
Neal, Valerie  Search this
Columbus, Christopher  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Space Science and Exploration  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Astronautics  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Department of Space History  Search this
Where Next, Columbus? (Exhibition) (1992-2002: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Books
Floor plans
Drawings
Illustrations
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Color negatives
Place:
Outer space
Date:
1986
1986-2004
1978, 1986-2004
Notes:
Electronic List in accession file.
Folder List in accession file.
For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.
Organization:
Unarranged
Summary:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Valerie Neal, Curator, pertaining to the design, development, execution, and installation of the exhibition "Where Next, Columbus?." The exhibition marked the quincentenary of Christopher Columbus's voyage and considers the possibilities for future space exploration. Some records date to when the department was known as the Department of Space History from (1987-1996), the Department of Space Science and Exploration (1980-1986), and the Department of Astronautics (1975-1980). Materials include correspondence, books, notes, proposals, memoranda, floor plans, agendas, drawings, newspaper clippings, negatives, fund raising materials, brochures, reports, scripts, charts, illustrations, photographs, slides, transparencies, and related materials.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Space sciences  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Columbus Quincentenary, 1992-1993  Search this
Exploration  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-148
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1969-2017 [National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Space History Department]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398539