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Creator:
National Postal Museum  Search this
Extent:
1.69 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 16x20 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Brochures
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Date:
2009-2012
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the planning, design, and fundraising for the William H. Gross Stamp Gallery at the National Postal Museum (NPM). Named for its primary benefactor, the Gallery is the world's largest gallery dedicated to philately. The 12,000 square feet of gallery space is divided into six thematic areas, highlighting items from the museum's collections and includes interactive displays. Also included is a brochure for the first exhibition within the gallery, "Favorite Finds." Materials include a request for proposal; planning, concept, and schematic documents and drawings; floor plans; opening day materials; auction catalogs; and brochures.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2029; Transferring office; 09/25/2013 memorandum, Toda to O'Donnell; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Stamp collecting  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Postal museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-162, National Postal Museum , Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 14-162
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-162