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Museum of Science, Boston (Boston, Massachusetts)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Hayden Planetarium Records

Identifier: A2018-02-01
Content Description These records document the planning, funding, construction, and operation of the Charles Hayden Planetarium and related projects overseen by the Planetarium Department. Topics with significant coverage in these records include: the construction and renovation of the Planetarium building; the construction, installation, and maintenance of the Korkosz projector; and the planning, scripting, implementation, and marketing of Planetarium shows. Types of materials include: show scripts,...
Dates: 1934 - 2019

H. Bradford Washburn, Jr. Papers

Identifier: A2018-01-01
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the professional life of Bradford Washburn: his work at the Museum of Science and his mountaineering work, including climbing, cartography, and photography. It includes correspondence, meeting records, manuscript material, published works, maps, photographs, and audiovisual material. More detailed Scope and Content information can be found within the series and subseries listings.

Dates: 1900 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1980

Theater of Electricity Records

Identifier: A2022-07-01
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the history of the Theater of Electricity: the donation of the Van de Graaff Generator, funding efforts, exhibit ideas, administrative documents, and the development of educational programs. It includes correspondence, meeting records, building plans, personal notes, and photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1999; 1887 - 2013

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Education -- Museums 2
Museum buildings 2
Museums -- Planning 2
Photographs 2
Aerial photographs 1