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Extinct Monsters to Deep Time : conflict, compromise, and the making of Smithsonian's fossil halls / Diana E. Marsh

Catalog Data

Author:
Marsh, Diana E. 1986-  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
xxxiii, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2019
Notes:
MSRLMAI copy Purchased from the C. Michael Gooden Endowment.
Contents:
Foreward -- Prologue. fieldnotes from the badlands -- Acknowledgements -- List of abbreviations -- Chronology A. Lists of relevant leadership -- Chronology B. Geologic time scale -- Chronology C. Fossil exhibits timeline -- Introduction -- Increase and diffusion : early fossil exhibits and a history of institutional culture -- Group dynamics : exhibit meetings and expertise -- group dynamics : the roots of team frictions and complementarities -- Content development : debates about interconnected processes and static things -- Content development : the roots of interpretive frictions and complementarities -- Diffusion and increase: shifts in institutional culture from modernization to now -- Conclusion -- Coda : the nation'sT-rex -- Appendix A. Consent form -- Appendix B. Interview questionnaires -- Sample team interview questionnaire -- Sample oral history interview questionnaire -- Glossary
Topic:
Museum techniques  Search this
Museum outreach programs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104513