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Website Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Accessibility Program  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Web sites
Date:
2011
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the website of the Accessibility Program as it existed on June 29, 2011. The website provides information on museum accessibility for visitors as well as accessibility guidelines for museum staff in designing exhibitions and publications. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Web sites
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-256, Smithsonian Institution, Accessibility Program, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-256
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-256

Exhibition and Facility Review Files

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Accessibility Program  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Date:
1995-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the review of Smithsonian Institution exhibition and facility plans for visitor and staff accessibility. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, drawings, and related materials.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum buildings -- Barrier-free design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-084, Smithsonian Institution, Accessibility Program, Exhibition and Facility Review Files
Identifier:
Accession 06-084
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-084

Exhibition and Facility Review Files

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Accessibility Program  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Date:
1973-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the review of Smithsonian Institution exhibition and facility plans for visitor and staff accessibility. Some files also pertain to museum brochures or staff training. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, drawings, and related materials. Some materials pre-date the establishment of the Accessibility Program.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum buildings -- Barrier-free design  Search this
Museum publications  Search this
Employees -- Training of  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-290, Smithsonian Institution, Accessibility Program, Exhibition and Facility Review Files
Identifier:
Accession 05-290
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-290

Exhibition and Facility Review Files

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Accessibility Program  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Architectural drawings
Date:
1979-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the review of Smithsonian Institution exhibition, facility, publication, and event plans for visitor and staff accessibility. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, drawings, background information and related materials.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum buildings -- Barrier-free design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-085, Smithsonian Institution, Accessibility Program, Exhibition and Facility Review Files
Identifier:
Accession 06-085
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-085

Program Files

Topic:
Museums: where fun is learning (Motion picture)
Communication: More than Sound (Motion picture)
Museum accessibility for the visually impaired visitor (Video recording)
Measuring what we do in museums: research, case studies and discussion (Video recording)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Office of Education  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Date:
1972-1995
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of program material for teachers, students, and the general public pertaining to the understanding and use of museums. Materials include the film "Museums: Where Fun is Learning," and videotape programs such as "Communication: More than Sounds," "Museum Accessibility for the Visually Impaired Visitor," and "Measuring what we do in Museums: Research, Case Studies and Discussion." Also includes slides, cassette recordings, staff photograph, and a case study report on "Museum Programs for Young People" by Ann Philips Bay.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-049, Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Office of Education, Program Files
Identifier:
Accession 04-049
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Program Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa04-049

Productions

Topic:
Museum accessibility for the visually impaired visitor (Video recording)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Date:
1981, 1991
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of videos documenting accessibility training for Smithsonian Institution staff. "Museum Accessibility for the Visually Impaired Visitor," completed in 1981, was used as a staff training video. Other materials in this accession are videotapes of staff accessibility training seminars. Materials include a dub and a final production of "Museum Accessibility for the Visually Impaired" and original footage of training seminars.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Employees -- Training of  Search this
Seminars  Search this
Instructional videos  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-212, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 06-212
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-212

Productions

Topic:
Disabled Museum Visitors: Part of Your General Public (Video recording : 1987)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Videotapes
Date:
1986-1987
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audio and video elements created during the production of the video "Disabled Museum Visitors: Part of Your General Public." This 23-minute training video was completed in 1987 in cooperation with the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. Materials include original footage, narration, music, edited master, dub master, and final copies. A copy of "Disabled Museum Visitors" is available in the Reference Library.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museums -- Visitors  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-281, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 05-281
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-281

Records

Creator::
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Education Department  Search this
Extent:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1979-1995
Descriptive Entry:
This accession primarily consists of program records which document lecture series and seminars; family and school programs; workshops; museum and gallery tours; and special events. Materials include the correspondence, memoranda, and notes of Dorothy Dunn, Program Coordinator for Schools; planning information on program content and logistics; evaluations by program participants; agreements; contact sheets; and itineraries.

The records also consist of audience development records created by Susan Yelavich, Program Coordinator, and Dierdre A. Scott, Program Coordinator for Audience Development, which document the Museum's efforts to accommodate visitors with disabilities and increase awareness of the Museum in minority communities. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; grant funding information; press releases; reports; information about "Access: The First Residential Universal Design Conference" (October 1994) and the Diversity Dialogue meeting (March 1993); and proposals.

A small amount of budget records for the Department is included in this accession as well.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Museums and minorities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-015, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Education Department, Records
Identifier:
Accession 97-015
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa97-015

Blind Intern Works with Braille Building Model

Creator:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
Snider, Harold W  Search this
Zelickson, Rene  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1978
May 11, 1978
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000371 [78-6290-31A]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398025

James Gashel Uses Paperless Braille Reading Machine at NASM

Creator:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
Gashel, James  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
National Federation of the Blind  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1978
July 28, 1978
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000371 [78-10320-17]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398082

Presentation of "Seeing the Smithsonian" Guidebook in Braille

Creator:
Farrar, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Perrot, Paul N  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
Physical description:
120mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1974
June 25, 1974
Topic:
Braille  Search this
Publishing for the blind  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [74-5817]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398098

Communications Exhibition at National Museum of History and Technology Featuring Closed Captioning on Television

Creator:
Harrell, Alfred  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Physical description:
120mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1974
February 1974
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Closed captioning  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [74-932]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398102

Communications Exhibition at National Museum of History and Technology Featuring Closed Captioning on Television

Creator:
Harrell, Alfred  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Printing and Photographic Services  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Physical description:
120mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1974
February 1974
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Closed captioning  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [74-933]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_398103

Buried in the footnotes : the representation of disabled people in museum and gallery collections : phase 1 report, September 2004 / research team: Jocelyn Dodd ... [et al.]

Title:
Representation of disabled people in museum and gallery collections
Author:
Dodd, Jocelyn  Search this
Research Centre for Museums and Galleries  Search this
Physical description:
25 leaves : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
2004
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
People with disabilities in art  Search this
Call number:
AM160 .B87 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_827597

Accessible practices workshop

Author:
Association of Science-Technology Centers  Search this
Accessible practices workshop (2001 : Pittsburgh, Pa.)  Search this
Subject:
United States Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) ; 30 cm
Type:
Directories
Place:
United States
Date:
2001
[2001]
Topic:
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Public buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
People with disabilities--Services for  Search this
Call number:
AM160 .A22 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_947698

Everyone's welcome [videorecording] : universal access in museums

Title:
Universal access in museums
Author:
Kolm, David  Search this
Ward, Phyllis  Search this
Bynum, Mandy I  Search this
American Association of Museums  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (24 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Museum architecture  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museums--Barrier-free design  Search this
Barrier-free design  Search this
Call number:
NA2545.P5
video 000464
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_709763

Filming in the Sculpture Garden

Author:
Long, Eric  Search this
Subject:
Pilgrim, Dianne H  Search this
Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1991
Topic:
Accessibility  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Sculpture gardens  Search this
Statues  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
People with disabilities  Search this
Standard number:
91-7908-12
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10155

Hands On History Room

Author:
Long, Eric  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Hands on History Room  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Persons, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1992
Topic:
Museum visitors  Search this
Children  Search this
Students  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
People with disabilities  Search this
Standard number:
92-14291-12 or 92-14291.12
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10167

Filming for Accessibility Video

Author:
Minor-Penland, Laurie  Search this
Subject:
Hiller, John  Search this
Sakaley, Mark  Search this
Fitzpatrick, John  Search this
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education  Search this
National Medical Enterprises  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1986
Topic:
Accessibility  Search this
Volunteers  Search this
Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Public programs  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
People with disabilities  Search this
Event  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Standard number:
86-12326-6
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9002

Ted Juchno

Author:
Ploskonka, Jeffrey  Search this
Subject:
Juchno, Thaddeus (Ted)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1981
Topic:
Accessibility  Search this
Locksmiths  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Disabilities  Search this
People with disabilities  Search this
Elevators  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Standard number:
81-13659-2
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9015

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