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Exhibition Records

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27 cu. ft. (27 record storage boxes)
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Date:
circa 1983-1994 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the planning, development, and installation of American Encounters, a permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) commemorating the Columbus Quincentenary. The exhibition opened in 1992. The records primarily include the correspondence, memoranda, and research files of NMAH staff involved in the project, namely: Lonn Taylor, Curator/Project Director; Harold A. Closter, Project Manager; Rayna Green, Curator; Richard E. Ahlborn, Curator; Howard Alexander Morrison, Writer; Hank Grasso, Designer; Lisa Falk, Educator; Susan Ostroff, Collections Manager; and Howard Bass, Music Program Coordinator. Also includes exhibition proposals and scripts; meeting minutes; photographs, slides, negatives, and contact sheets of subjects and objects for the exhibition; and audiotape recordings of Native American/Hispanic music. Some materials are in electronic format.
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Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-002, National Museum of American History, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 00-002
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2010-02-22T23:53:32.000Z
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Peacock Room Remix: Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre - Behind the Scenes

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Lunar Module 2 MESA

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Women's Barrio Teams | ¡Pleibol! In 3-minutes

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2022-05-02T16:56:06.000Z
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¡Pleibol! Virtual Exhibition Opening

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Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age

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2017-08-22T18:07:53.000Z
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