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Museum exhibits

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Fourth Floor Fossil Hall Renovation, Final Documentation of the Interpretive System

 Collection
Identifier: DR 033
Scope and content Consists of eleven oversize binders and three spiral bound volumes for the final documentation of the museum's fourth floor renovation completed in the 1990s, prepared by Ralph Appelbaum Associates Incorporated (RAA). The final documentation of the interpretive system covers all fossil exhibitions: The Halls of Saurischian and Ornithischian Dinosaurs, the Lila Acheson Wallace Wing of Mammals and Their Extinct Relatives, which includes the Hall of Primitive Mammals and the Paul and Irma...
Dates: 1992-1996

Hayden Planetarium correspondence and other materials, 1981-1993.

 Collection
Identifier: DR-H 35
Abstract

Correspondence, personnel information, financial records and exhibit information from 1981 to 1993.

Dates: 1981 - 1993

Hayden Planetarium documentation on shows and exhibitions, 1956-1999.

 Collection
Identifier: DR-H 29
Abstract

Planetarium floor plans, exhibit materials, academic materials, assorted information on planetarium, scripts for various Hayden shows, press materials for exhibitions. One box specifically for the Hall of the Universe 1998-1999.

Dates: 1956 - 1999

Hayden Planetarium Exhibits press materials, circa 1990s.

 Collection
Identifier: DR-H 20
Abstract

Various pamphlets and public relations materials for Hayden Planetarium.

Dates: 1990 - 1999

Hayden Planetarium Interplanetary Reservations

 Collection
Identifier: DR 194
Scope and Content note This particular collection refers to a promotional strategy implemented by the Hayden Planetarium. In 1949, in order to increase publicity for their space exhibit “Conquest of Space”, the Hayden Planetarium set up an “interplanetary-tour reservations desk” that would take reservations for the first trips into space. The museum promised that the collected names would be turned over to the first organization actually planning interplanetary travel. In addition to the desk at the planetarium,...
Dates: 1949-2011; Majority of material found within 1949-1953

Hayden Planetarium photographic material for exhibitions and Perkin Library, 1980-2001.

 Collection
Identifier: DR-H 43
Abstract

Slides for Measuring Time, Exploring Space exhibition and Perkin Library Slides concerning celestial objects. Includes black and white prints and paper documents.

Dates: 1980 - 2001

Hayden Planetarium show kits, circa 1990s.

 Collection
Identifier: DR-H 44
Abstract

Show kits and storyboards in binders. Each binder contains a different exhibit. Shows include: Apollo 11 25th anniversary, Cosmic Mind Bogglers 1995, Seven Windows to the Universe, Frontiers, Amazing Worlds of Weather, Robots in Space, Violent Universe, City of Stars, Solar Sails.

Dates: 1990 - 1999

Hayden Planetarium slides, photographs, and documents relating to exhibits, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: DR-H 36
Abstract

Video cassette, slides, negatives, film, photographs, miscellaneous papers, all mostly dealing with exhibits. Also contains a plaque.

Dates: 9999 - 9999

Francis Lee Jaques field diaries and sketchbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .J37
Summary Francis Lee Jaques (28 September 1887-24 July 1969), also known as Lee Jaques, is celebrated for his diorama paintings at the American Museum of Natural History, executed during the early and mid-twentieth century. A frequent collaborator with Museum curator and ornithologist Frank M. Chapman (1864-1945), the artist is especially associated with the Whitney Memorial Hall of Pacific Bird Life (that was co-designed with Robert Cushman Murphy, Museum curator and ornithologist). This collection...
Dates: 1925-1935

[Prehistoric scenes] [art original] / [Rob Barber]

 Collection
Identifier: Floor 6, Stack 6-38, shelf F-2
Scope and Contents

The paintings were made for the Wallach Orientation Center, which introduces visitors to the key concepts presented in the Museum's fossil halls: the Hall of Vertebrate Origins, the David H. Koch Dinosaur Wing, and the Lila Acheson Wallace Wing of Mammals and Their Extinct Relatives. The paintings were removed in September 2015 when the Museum began to renovate the Center. Paintings signed RJB or R; a few are dated in back.

Dates: 1995-1996