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Docent Program Records, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2007-2015

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Department of Education  Search this
Subject:
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Education and Public Programs  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Compact discs
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Date:
1991
1991-2015
1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2007-2015
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 19-111
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Docent Program Records 1989-2017 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Department of Education]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398647

Docent Program Records, 1989-2017

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Department of Education  Search this
Subject:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Education and Public Programs  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newsletters
Compact discs
Audiotapes
Electronic records
Date:
1989
1989-2017
Topic:
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01863
See more items in:
Docent Program Records 1989-2017 [Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Department of Education]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_396449

NASM Historical Files, 2016

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Doole, William  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Udvar-Hazy Planning  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) National Air and Space Society  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Advancement  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Date:
2016
Topic:
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 16-345
See more items in:
NASM Historical Files 1947-2016 [National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_383238

Memoranda, FY 1999-FY 2010

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1998
1998-2010
FY 1999-FY 2010
Topic:
Visitors' centers  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 13-202
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Memoranda FY 1992-FY 2011 [Smithsonian Institution Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_362735

Project Files, 2003-2006

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center  Search this
Subject:
Ridgley, Katherine Neill  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Floor plans
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Electronic records
Date:
2003
2003-2006
Topic:
Museum visitors  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Smartphones  Search this
Visitors' centers  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-120
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 5/21/2002 memorandum, Alers to Klein; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Project Files 1976-2012 [Smithsonian Institution Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_299077

Docent Program Records, 1974-2004

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education and Outreach  Search this
Subject:
Schremp, Magdaline J  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Docent Council  Search this
Physical description:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Books
Brochures
Date:
1974
1974-2004
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 10-239
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Docent Program Records 1974-2004 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education and Outreach]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_293016

Committee Records, 1975-1978, 1982-1998

Creator:
Smithsonian Education Volunteers Advisory Board  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Date:
1975
1975-1978
1975-1978, 1982-1998
Topic:
Museum docents  Search this
Museum finance  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 10-240
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Committee Records 1975-1978, 1982-1998 [Smithsonian Education Volunteers Advisory Board]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_293017

The Elephant and Castle Newsletter, 1985-2001

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education  Search this
Uniform title:
The Elephant and Castle's Trunk Line (Newsletter)  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Newsletters
Collection descriptions
Date:
1985
1985-2001
Topic:
Museum docents  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 10-241
See more items in:
The Elephant and Castle Newsletter 1976-2001 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_293019

Biographical Files, c. 1927, 1937-2001 and undated

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Administration  Search this
Physical description:
5 cu. ft. processed holdings
4 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Brochures
Date:
1927
1927-2001
c 1927, 1937-2001 and undated
Topic:
Museums--Employees  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Biography  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01503
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Biographical Files c. 1927, 1937-2001 and undated [Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287200

Publications, 1978-2009

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center  Search this
Uniform title:
The Torch (Serial)  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Newsletters
Collection descriptions
Date:
1978
1978-2009
Topic:
Museums--Employees  Search this
Volunteers  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 10-045
See more items in:
Publications 1959, 1973-2014 [Smithsonian Institution Office of Visitor Services]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287272

Publications, 1974-2004

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Floor plans
Maps
Color photographs
Videotapes
Place:
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1974
1974-2004
Topic:
Museum publications  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Visitors' centers  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 07-177
See more items in:
Publications 1959, 1973-2014 [Smithsonian Institution Office of Visitor Services]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_272324

The Elephant and Castle Newsletter, 1976-1982

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education  Search this
Physical description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Newsletters
Collection descriptions
Date:
1976
1976-1982
Topic:
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 04-018
Restrictions & Rights:
Unrestricted reference set of publications. Open
See more items in:
The Elephant and Castle Newsletter 1976-2001 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_251600

The Elephant and Castle Newsletter, 1976-2001

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education  Search this
Physical description:
1.25 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Newsletters
Date:
1976
1976-2001
Topic:
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01142
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-circulating record set of publications. Permanently closed
Unrestricted reference set of publications. Open
See more items in:
The Elephant and Castle Newsletter 1976-2001 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_246157

Meeting our Mission: Phased Education for Museum Docents

Author:
Wolins, Inez S  Search this
Spires, Sherry  Search this
Silverman, Helene  Search this
Subject:
Tampa Museum  Search this
Type:
Citations
Place:
Florida
Date:
1986
Topic:
Museum education  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Training  Search this
Tours  Search this
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_1193

Tax aspects of museum supporting organizations

Author:
Murphy, Suzanne K. Dupre  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
1980
Topic:
Museums--law and legislation  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_1465

Museum volunteer program management

Author:
Johnson, Judith  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
1979
Topic:
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_437

Docent Program Records

Creator::
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Clippings
Newsletters
Date:
circa 1989-2017
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting docent activities of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (FSG), Department of Education. Topics covered include evaluations, tours, recruitment, training, events, docent feedback, meetings, mentorship, and schedules. Materials include correspondence, news clippings, notes, informational packets, proposals, brochures, reports, newsletters, and related materials. Some materials date to when the department was known as Education and Public Programs, 2007-2014. Prior to 2007, it had also been called the Department of Education in 2014.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Clippings
Newsletters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-272, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education , Docent Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-272
See more items in:
Docent Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-272

Records

Creator::
National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of Research and Professional Training  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1970-1978
Descriptive Entry:
These records document the activities of Lois Marie Fink as head of the Office of Research and Professional Training from 1970 to 1978. Included are incoming and outgoing correspondence regarding internships and visiting scholar programs, and reference inquiries; memoranda sent within the Office and to Museum Director Joshua C. Taylor; a large amount of exhibition and publishing materials; correspondence concerning the NCFA exhibition entitled Academy: The Academic Tradition in American Art: Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the National Academy of Design, 1975; expense account records; research program schedules and reports; and volunteer records.
Historical Note:
The National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), Office of Research and Professional Training, was created in 1970. It served as a reference resource for internal and external inquiries, and coordinated training and volunteer programs, internships and research fellowships at NCFA. Lois Marie Fink served as the Coordinator of Research, 1970-1973, and in the same capacity as Curator of Research, 1973- .
Restrictions:
Box 1 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Employees -- Training of  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 596, National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of Research and Professional Training, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 596
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0596

Opportunities for volunteer service

Title:
Smithsonian Institution opportunities for volunteer service
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center  Search this
Physical description:
volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
Topic:
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Voluntarism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1073863

Project Files

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Floor plans
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Electronic records
Date:
2003-2006
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Katherine Neill Ridgley, Director, 2002-2010, documenting major projects undertaken by the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center. Projects include mobile device tours for the Smithsonian Institution Building and across the Smithsonian Institution as well as the development of visitor services for the new National Museum of the American Indian building. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, specifications, timelines, tour content, floor plans, audio, brochures, publications, and related materials. Materials also include two videotapes about Smithsonian Institution volunteers produced by external organizations. Some materials are in electronic format.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 5/21/2002 memorandum, Alers to Klein; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum visitors  Search this
Museums -- Public relations.  Search this
Smartphones  Search this
Visitors' centers  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Floor plans
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-120, Smithsonian Institution, Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center, Project Files
Identifier:
Accession 11-120
See more items in:
Project Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-120

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