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Natural History Museum curator Nick Pyenson explains how scientists know what dinosaurs and other extinct animals ate

Creator:
Smithsonian Insider  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 12 Mar 2012 16:28:28 +0000
Topic:
Science  Search this
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Smithsonian Insider
Data Source:
Smithsonian Insider
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edanmdm:posts_7bceaf993bb7f5a65c2d9105fda0378d

Productions

Topic:
Supertour (Video production)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
2.96 cu. ft. (4 document boxes) (1 tall document box) (1 film box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Date:
1989-1990
Descriptive Entry:
This accession contains audiovisual materials from "Supertour," part of the Smithsonian Video Collection series. Hosted by Dudley Moore, the production tours 14 Smithsonian museums with commentary by museum directors and curators regarding their collections. "Supertour" was produced by Andrew B. Ferguson and runs approximately 60 minutes. Materials include Betacam SP, VHS, D1 videotapes, and one 1/4 inch sound recording tape.
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 -- Educational aspects  Search this
Natural history museum directors  Search this
Natural history museum curators  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-003, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 01-003
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa01-003

Website Records

Topic:
Backbone (National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Vertebrate Zoology) (Serial)
Creator::
National Museum of Natural History  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Date:
2007
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of three departmental websites as they existed in 2007. All were replaced by redesigned websites during the spring and summer of 2007. It is unknown when any of the three websites were first made available to the public.

The Department of Invertebrate Zoology website features information about staff research, departmental collections, and the history of the department. It also includes departmental newsletters, staff biographies, and information for visiting scientists.

The Department of Mineral Sciences website features information about departmental research, collections, programs, laboratories, exhibitions, and seminars as well as staff biographies.

The Department of Vertebrate Zoology website includes information for visiting scientists, fellows, volunteers, and interns; the departmental newsletter, "Backbone;" and staff biographies. The website also includes a subsection for each of the four divisions within the department, Division of Fishes, Division of Amphibians and Reptiles, Division of Birds, and Division of Mammals. Each subsection includes information about departmental research, collections, loans, programs, and policies as well as information for visiting scientists and for the public.
Topic:
Mammals  Search this
Mammalogy  Search this
Birds  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Reptiles  Search this
Amphibians  Search this
Fishes  Search this
Vertebrates  Search this
Mineralogy  Search this
Minerals  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Natural history museum curators  Search this
Research  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Invertebrates  Search this
Ichthyologists  Search this
Ichthyology  Search this
Herpetologists  Search this
Herpetology  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Zoologists  Search this
Mineralogists  Search this
Laboratories  Search this
Mammalogists  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-187, National Museum of Natural History, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 07-187
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-187

Productions

Topic:
Smithsonian video collection
Supertour (Video production)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Date:
1988-1991
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of videotapes used in the production of "Supertour," part of the Smithsonian Video Collection. Hosted by Dudley Moore, the production tours 14 Smithsonian museums with commentary by museum directors and curators regarding their collections. "Supertour" was produced by Andrew B. Ferguson and runs approximately 60 minutes. Materials include original camera footage, stills, window dubs, component edited master, edited master, and a reference copy, on an assortment of videotape formats including Betacam, Betacam SP, 3/4" U-matic, and VHS.
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 -- Educational aspects  Search this
Natural history museum directors  Search this
Natural history museum curators  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Art museum curators  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-217, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 05-217
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-217

The unburnt egg : more stories of a museum curator / Brian Gill

Author:
Gill, Brian  Search this
Author:
ProQuest (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (140 pages)
Type:
Anecdotes
Place:
New Zealand
Auckland
Date:
2016
Topic:
Museums--Curatorship  Search this
Natural history museum curators  Search this
Call number:
AM7 .G555 2016 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105278

Photograph Collection, c. 1919-1976 and undated

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Mineral Sciences  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Geology  Search this
Physical description:
0.69 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Date:
1919
1919-1976
c 1919-1976 and undated
Topic:
Natural history museum curators  Search this
Geologists  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Mineralogists  Search this
Gemologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01464
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Photograph Collection c. 1919-1976 and undated [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Mineral Sciences]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287111

Stejneger, Leonhard, 1851-1943

Forename:
Leonhard  Search this
Middle Initial:
Hess  Search this
Surname:
Stejneger  Search this
Occupation:
Zoologists
Herpetologists
Ornithologists
Natural history museum curators
Record type:
Personal name
Birth Date:
1851
Death Date:
1943
See more records related to affiliations:
Smithsonian Institution
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Stejneger, Leonhard, 1851-1943
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_per_fbr_EACP40

Foshag, William F (William Frederick), 1894-1956

Alternate Name:
Foshag, William F.  Search this
Foshag, William  Search this
William Foshag  Search this
Forename:
William  Search this
Middle Initial:
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Surname:
Foshag  Search this
Occupation:
Natural history museum curators
Geologists
Record type:
Personal name
Birth Date:
1894
Death Date:
1956
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González Reyna, Jenaro, 1905-
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Foshag, William F (William Frederick), 1894-1956
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_per_fbr_EACP59

Taylor, William Ralph

Alternate Name:
Taylor, W.R.  Search this
Forename:
William  Search this
Middle Initial:
Ralph  Search this
Surname:
Taylor  Search this
Occupation:
Ichthyologists
Natural history museum curators
Record type:
Personal name
Birth Date:
1919
Death Date:
2004
See more records associated with this person:
Taylor, William Ralph
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_per_fbr_EACP754

How the City of Mud Stays Standing: Meet the Masons of Djenné, Mali

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:26:38 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_0e2d7a56ed0777214e31a1be8d48ae90

5 Smithsonian Scientific Research Projects Shut Down by the Shutdown

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 13:20:36 +0000
Topic:
Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_8ecc2f4dfa7944688061ca703213f899

Calendar of the historical correspondence of the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge, 1819-1911 / [compiled] by L.C. Rookmaaker

Author:
University of Cambridge University Museum of Zoology  Search this
Rookmaaker, L. C  Search this
Subject:
University of Cambridge University Museum of Zoology  Search this
Physical description:
287 p., [1] p. of plates : 1 ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
2004
Topic:
Zoologists--Correspondence  Search this
Natural history museum curators--Correspondence  Search this
Call number:
QL71.G72 C35 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_766188

The history of the Division of Mollusks in the Smithsonian Institution / by Harald A. Rehder ; edited by Ellis L. Yochelson

Author:
Rehder, Harald Alfred 1907-  Search this
Yochelson, Ellis L (Ellis Leon) 1928-2006  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mollusks History  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) History  Search this
Physical description:
249 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
2001
2001?]
Topic:
Natural history museum curators  Search this
Call number:
QL401 .R44 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_663619

The history of the Division of Mollusks in the Smithsonian Institution / by Harald A. Rehder

Title:
History, Division of Mollusks, Smithsonian Institution
Author:
Rehder, Harald Alfred 1907-  Search this
Germon, Raye  Search this
Yochelson, Ellis L (Ellis Leon) 1928-2006  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mollusks History  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) History  Search this
Physical description:
iii, 200 leaves, [49] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 29 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1997
1997]
Topic:
Natural history museum curators  Search this
Call number:
QL401 .R44 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_594523

Circular / Division of Systematic Biology, Stanford University

Author:
Stanford University Division of Systematic Biology  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1962
1964
1962-1964
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Natural history museum curators  Search this
Call number:
QH1 .S785
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_452853

The owl that fell from the sky : stories of a museum curator / Brian Gill

Author:
Gill, Brian (Brian James)  Search this
Subject:
Gill, Brian (Brian James)  Search this
Auckland War Memorial Museum  Search this
Physical description:
152 p. : ill. ; 17 cm
Type:
Anecdotes
Place:
New Zealand
Date:
2012
Topic:
Natural history museum curators  Search this
Natural history museums--Collection management  Search this
Zoological specimens--Collection and preservation  Search this
Museums--Curatorship  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Call number:
QH70.N45 G55 2012
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1026052

Curators : behind the scenes of natural history museums / Lance Grande

Author:
Grande, Lance  Search this
Subject:
Grande, Lance  Search this
Field Museum of Natural History  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 412 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Autobiographies
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
2017
Topic:
Natural history museum curators  Search this
Biologists  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Curatorship  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1079493

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