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American Civilization in Three Dimensions: The Evolution of the Museum of History and Technology of the Smithsonian Institution

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Cohen, Marilyn Sara  Search this
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896  Search this
Mitman, Carl W  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
Office of Exhibits (NMNH)  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
United States National Museum Division of History  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography
Ph.D. dissertation. Includes photographs of the exterior and interior of the National Museum of American History. The First Ladies' Hall is also featured. Also includes plans for proposed buildings and exhibits.
Work documents the history of the National Museum of History and Technology (National Museum of American History). Includes history of the Smithsonian, the Centennial Exposition, and information on early Smithsonian administrators, such as Carl W. Mitman and Frank A. Taylor. Also includes information on SI programs, including "The World is Yours;" exhibits, such as the First Ladies' exhibit; the exhibits modernization program and the Office of Exhibits; the effect of World War II on the Smithsonian; and the road to the construction of the American History Building. Also gives architectural analyses of proposed plans for the construction of the building.
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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,
Building  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
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The George Washington University
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Smithsonian Archives - History Div