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Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of the History of Technology  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of the History of Science and Technology  Search this
The Clockwork Universe: German Clocks and Automata, 1550-1650 (Exhibition) (1980-1981: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Science in American Life (Exhibition) (1994-2011: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820-Present (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860 (Exhibition) (1986-2006: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Clippings
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Digital images
Electronic records
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Audiotapes
Date:
1980
1980-2003
Notes:
Item List in accession file.
Electronic 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 that document exhibitions at the National Museum of American History. The materials primarily consist of audiovisual materials created for use in exhibitions. Exhibitions documented include: "The Clockwork Universe: German Clocks and Automata, 1550-1650"; "Science in American Life"; "Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820-Present"; and "Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860". Some of the materials were created from when the division was known as the Department of the History of Science and Technology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, videotapes, audiocassettes, audiotape, motion picture film, images, brochures, and clippings. 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:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 20-129
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1915-2014 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Work and Industry]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_400095