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Website Records

Topic:
Q?rius (Website)
The Q? Blog
Creator::
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2014-2017
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of "The Q? Blog" portion of the "Q?rius" website as it existed on August 15, 2017. The blog, like the website, is maintained by the National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach. It allows teens and tweens - and their families and educators - to connect science with everyday experiences. The blog launched in July 2014. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-251, National Museum of Natural History, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-251
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-251
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Program Files

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
2012, 2014-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of permission forms, photography releases, agreements, and related materials associated with the Youth Engagement through Science (YES!) program at the National Museum of Natural History.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2031; Transferring office; 8/11/2017 memorandum, Wright to Attaway-Dancy; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Intellectual property  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-321, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Program Files
Identifier:
Accession 17-321
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Program Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-321

Program Files

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Extent:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Date:
circa 1973-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Margery Gordon, Education Specialist at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), 1984-2015, and at the National Museum of American Art (formerly the National Collection of Fine Arts), 1973-1984, documenting the development and execution of educational and public programs. The bulk of the records document the docent training program, discovery activities, supplemental educational materials, public tours, and special events at the National Museum of Natural History. A small amount of material documents Gordon's involvement in the larger discussion of gender roles at the Smithsonian Institution and museums in general. Materials include guides to the museum, discovery activity instructions, tour scripts, informational packets, docent training materials, proposals, procedures, strategic planning materials, audiovisual recordings, photographs, brochures, conference papers, meeting materials, and related materials.
Topic:
Natural history museums  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museums and women  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Special events  Search this
Museums docents  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-289, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Program Files
Identifier:
Accession 17-289
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Program Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-289

Program Files

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Compact discs
Digital versatile discs
Electronic records
Digital images
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Date:
1998-2011
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting educational programming at the National Museum of Natural History. The bulk of the materials consists of recordings of orientation, training, and other informational sessions for docents assigned to specific halls or exhibits within the museum. Materials also document public programs and the development of websites, guides, and other educational aids for the public. Materials include videotapes, audiotapes, images, and planning files for programs, websites, and publications. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Natural history museums  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Compact discs
Digital versatile discs
Electronic records
Digital images
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-294, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Program Files
Identifier:
Accession 17-294
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Program Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-294

Insect Zoo History Files

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Compact discs
Electronic records
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Drawings
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Clippings
Pamphlets
Manuscripts
Date:
circa 1971-2012
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the development, transformation, marketing, and activities of the insect zoo (named the O. Orkin Insect Zoo in 1992). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, clippings, media reports, press packets, reviews, floor plans, architectural drawings, renovation budgets, funding information, proposals, scripts, pamphlets, exhibition descriptions, anniversary event files, radio interviews on audiocassettes, original drawings for holiday cards, images, manuscripts, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Insect zoos  Search this
Insects  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects.  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Museums -- Public relations.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Compact discs
Electronic records
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Drawings
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Clippings
Pamphlets
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
Identifier:
Accession 13-128
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa13-128

Insect Zoo Operational Records

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
circa 1970-2011
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the administration and operation of the insect zoo (named the O. Orkin Insect Zoo in 1992). Materials include annual reports, monthly reports, memoranda, and correspondence.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2027; Transferring office; 3/5/2002 memorandum, Wright to Erwin; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Insect zoos  Search this
Insects  Search this
Museums -- Administration.  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects.  Search this
Museums -- Administration.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-129, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo Operational Records
Identifier:
Accession 13-129
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Insect Zoo Operational Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa13-129

Box 1

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e138

Press Clippings, undated

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e142

Press Clippings, 1971-1974

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e148

Press Clippings, 1975

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e154

Press Clippings, 1976

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e160

Press Clippings, 1977

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e166

Press Clippings, 1979

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e172

Press Clippings, 1980

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e178

Press Clippings, 1981

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e184

Press Clippings, 1982

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e190

Press Clippings, 1983

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e196

Press Clippings, 1984

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e203

Press Clippings, 1985

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
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Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e209

Press Clippings, 1986

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-128, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Insect Zoo History Files
See more items in:
Insect Zoo History Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-128-refd1e215

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