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Smithsonian Exhibit

 Series

Scope and Contents

This series contains material about an exhibit that was completed in November 1934 and donated to the Smithsonian for display. This exhibit consisted of forty dioramas that showed the history of pharmaceutical research and manufacture. Material includes correspondence between the Smithsonian, the contractor of the dioramas, and Upjohn for the years 1933-1949 as well as the contract, general specifications, and legends for the dioramas. Also of note, are the Diorama Books, which contain high quality photographs of each diorama next to its legend on subsequent pages.

Dates

  • 1887-2001

Extent

From the Collection: 200 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Arrangement

Alphabetical

Source

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository

Contact:
Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US
(269) 387-8490