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Hall 8 - Case #5: Kings and Chieftans

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National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-088, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
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Hall 8 - Case #6: Polynesian Warfare

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-088, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
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Hall 8 - Case #49: Polynesian Fishing Apparatus

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-088, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
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Evaluation and Recommendations, 1970.

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 564, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
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"Fenykovi" Elephant (7 folders)

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-082, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Chief Taxidermist Records
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Photographs - Mounting of the Fenykovi Elephant

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-082, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Chief Taxidermist Records
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Hall 7 - Master Work Orders. Includes Unit History Reports, Specification Sheet for Plaque and Maps, photos and slides.

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-088, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
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Photography and the City (A&I), 1968

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Container:
Box 30 of 32
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 363, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pamphlets
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of publications from the Elephant Press; design, photographs, and writing by the National Museum of Natural History, Office of Exhibits. Exhibitions highlighted by this series include "Western Civilizations: Origins and Traditions;" "Fossils as Natural Resources;" "Splendors of Nature;" and the Insect Zoo.
Topic:
Natural history museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Genre/Form:
Pamphlets
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-068, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 10-068
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Hall 8 - Case #48: Maoris of New Zealand

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-088, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
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Hall 8 - Ethnology, Notes, etc. Doctors Risenberg & Knez

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-088, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Extent:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Clippings
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
circa 1962-1993
Descriptive Entry:
This accession contains records documenting the planning, construction, and maintenance of permanent and temporary exhibitions at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Materials include scripts, plans, drawings, memoranda, reports, photographs, and related materials documenting Hall 7, "Peoples of Asia and Africa," and Hall 8, "Peoples of the Pacific;" files maintained by Office of Exhibits Chief Eugene F. Behlen, and Exhibit Programmers Carl A. Alexander and David Christie that document exhibition scheduling, planning, construction, and maintenance, as well as office administration; scripts; calendars; labels; schedules; and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Books
Clippings
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-088, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 94-088
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Brochures
Color photographs
Manuscripts
Clippings
Drawings
Architectural drawings
Date:
1974-1987, with related records from 1956
Descriptive Entry:
These records consist primarily of scripts for National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) permanent and temporary exhibitions. Also included are various reports on NMNH exhibitions, visitor surveys, and correspondence and memoranda concerning the preparation of background dioramas for the habitat groups hall in 1956.
Topic:
Natural history museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Dioramas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Color photographs
Manuscripts
Clippings
Drawings
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 564, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 564
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Special Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Date:
1991-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of exhibition records, including press releases, newspaper clippings, object lists, project proposals, exhibition scripts and outlines, photographs of objects and installations, floor plans, and memoranda and correspondence pertaining to exhibition design and production. Materials document the exhibitions "Royal Tombs of Sipan," "Agayuliyararput: Our Way of Making Prayer - The Living Tradition of Yup'ik Masks," "Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast," "Eyes on Science: Illustrating Natural History," "Amber: Window to the Past," and "Ocean Planet."
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Traveling exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-247, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Special Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 02-247
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (7 folders oversize material)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Exhibition catalogs
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
circa 1980-2002
Descriptive Entry:
The records offer primary documentation of natural history exhibition production at the Smithsonian. Exhibits include "Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People," "Spiders!," "Japanese Ceramics Today: Masterworks from the Kikuchi Collection," "5000 Years of Korean Art," "Seeds of Change," "Ocean Planet," "Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia and Alaska," and "Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, photographs, condition reports, layouts, scripts, publications and work contracts.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
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Meteorites  Search this
Anteaters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Exhibition catalogs
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-017, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 05-017
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Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Brochures
Pamphlets
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Color transparencies
Date:
1959-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of exhibition records and includes press releases, newspaper clippings, object lists, project proposals, contracts, invoices, exhibition scripts and outlines, brochures, pamphlets, photographs and slides of objects and installations, floor plans, label proofs, drawings, exhibit surveys and evaluations, reports, and correspondence and memoranda concerning exhibition design and production. A significant portion of these records pertain to the planning and construction of the Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems, and Minerals.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
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Geology  Search this
Gems  Search this
Minerals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Pamphlets
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-084, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 05-084
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Extent:
1.32 cu. ft. (3 blueprint storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Date:
1991-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of drawings for National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) exhibitions and the executive conference room. Exhibitions include "Tigers!" Diorama and Interpretive Area, Immersion Interactive Cinema, the Black Marlin, "Native Peoples of the Americas", and the "In Search of Giant Squid" reinstallation.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2017; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Marlins  Search this
Genre/Form:
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-080, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 06-080
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Videotapes
Place:
Oklahoma
Date:
1996-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting interviews performed in Freedom, Oklahoma, during the development of exhibitions and other products associated with the Forces of Change Program. Materials include videotapes, video logs, transcripts, correspondence, release forms, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Natural history museums  Search this
Intellectual property  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-322, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-322
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Date:
circa 1963-1992
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists mostly of files documenting the production of Hall 7, "Peoples of Africa and Asia," c. 1963-1965; the Gem Hall and Meteorite Hall, c. 1965-1971; and "Dinamation," 1990. Also included are administrative records concerning the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) Exhibits Committee, fumigation, temporary exhibits, and related topics. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, plans, blueprints, reports, and publications.
Topic:
Natural history museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-051, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 94-051
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Special Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Extent:
9.48 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (3 oversize folders)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Drawings
Posters
Date:
1982-1988
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials documenting the research and production of the exhibition "Magnificent Voyagers, United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842," curated by Herman J. Viola. Materials include research materials, funding proposals, contact sheets, speech notes, loan records, evaluations, committee materials, drafts of some chapters, and some oversize graphics.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Drawings
Posters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-107, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits, Special Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 94-107
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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