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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:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
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
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Docent Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-272

Program Records

Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Office of Educational Programs  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1984-1993
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of administrative records of the National Museum of American Art (NMAA), Office of Educational Programs. Materials document exhibitions, 1989-1993; the docent program; special events; and the "West as America" symposium, 1992.
Topic:
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-016, National Museum of American Art. Office of Educational Programs, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 97-016
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa97-016

Video Recordings

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Museum Programs  Search this
Extent:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Video recordings
Date:
circa 1971-1981
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of original footage and masters created during the recording and production of training films for docents, museum guards, and conservators. Materials include videotapes.
Topic:
Employees -- Training of  Search this
Occupational training  Search this
Security guards  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Art -- Conservation and restoration -- Study and teaching  Search this
Paper -- Preservation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 87-099, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Museum Programs, Video Recordings
Identifier:
Accession 87-099
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Video Recordings
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa87-099

Audiotapes and Videotapes

Creator::
National Museum of African Art. Department of Education  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Video recordings
Date:
1987-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of cassette audiotapes and U-matic videotape recordings of lectures presented by staff members of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), as well as guest lecturers, at docent training classes. The lectures provide information on the Museum's permanent and temporary collections, and the history of African art and cultures. NMAfA staff members who gave lectures include Edward Lifschitz, Curator of Education; Roslyn A. Walker, Director; David Aaron Binkley, Chief Curator; and Christraud M. Geary, Curator of Photo Archives.
Topic:
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-034, National Museum of African Art. Department of Education, Audiotapes and Videotapes
Identifier:
Accession 05-034
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Audiotapes and Videotapes
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa05-034

Volunteer Program Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Books
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Serials (publications)
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floor plans
Drawings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Enid A. Haupt Garden (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
circa 1967-2005
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting resources and tools for training docents at the Smithsonian Institution (SI) Building, commonly known as the Castle. Topics cover the institution's history including founder James Smithson, the Enid A. Haupt Garden, tours, and the architecture, and design of the facility. Materials include correspondence, brochures, books, newsletters, memoranda, news clippings, photographs, floor plans, drawings, and publications. Some records are in electronic format.
Topic:
Visitors' centers  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Books
Clippings
Manuscripts
Newsletters
Serials (publications)
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floor plans
Drawings
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-219, Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center, Volunteer Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 19-219
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Volunteer Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa19-219

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:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Compact discs
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Date:
1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2007-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of recordings of docent training providing information about the museum, exhibitions, objects, and artists. Topics also include symposiums, award presentations, collections, and conservation. Materials include audio recordings. 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. Some materials are in electronic format.
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
Genre/Form:
Compact discs
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-111, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education, Docent Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 19-111
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Docent Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa19-111

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
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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_396449

Audiotapes and Videotapes, 1987-1999

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Department of Education  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Audiotapes
Video recordings
Place:
Africa
Date:
1987
1987-1999
Topic:
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01218
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Audiotapes and Videotapes 1987-1999 [National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Department of Education]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_250504

Program Records, 1969-1982

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Department of Education  Search this
Subject:
Sadik, Marvin S  Search this
Vivian, James R  Search this
Yellis, Ken  Search this
O'Toole, Dennis A  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Haptic Gallery  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Education Aide Program  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Historian's Office  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1969
1969-1982
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Volunteers  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000555
See more items in:
Program Records 1969-2016 [National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Office of Education and Visitor Experience]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217119

Pilgrimage tourism of diaspora Africans to Ghana / Ann Reed

Author:
Reed, Ann 1972-  Search this
Subject:
Cape Coast Castle (Cape Coast, Ghana)  Search this
Elmina Castle (Elmina, Ghana)  Search this
Panafest (Organization)  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Ghana
Central Region
Date:
2017
Topic:
Heritage tourism  Search this
Historic preservation  Search this
Historical reenactments  Search this
Collective memory  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Tours  Search this
African Americans--Relations with Africans  Search this
African Americans--Travel  Search this
Slave trade--History  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Historic buildings  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1093764

NMNH Foreign Language Tour Guides

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Chase, Glenn  Search this
Schremp, Magda  Search this
Norton, Lynn  Search this
Gillespie, Yumiko  Search this
Pragan, Gina  Search this
Eardley, Ortensia  Search this
O'Dor, Elizabeth  Search this
Tari, Debbie  Search this
Sibbald, Gladys  Search this
Mye, Laura  Search this
Halle, Elinor  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Bicentennial of the American Revolution  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, Candid; Medium: Photographic Print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
May 1976
Topic:
Language and languages  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Women  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2009-3229
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12120

Naturalist, conservationist, linguist, geologist and more

Author:
De Masi, Sharri Whiting  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Namibia
Date:
2006
Topic:
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Call number:
DT1501 .F536
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_828314

A second life : museums, mimesis, and the narratives of the tour guides of Robben Island

Title:
Museums, mimesis, and the narratives of the tour guides of Robben Island
Author:
Garuba, Harry 1958-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Robben Island Museum  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
South Africa
Robben Island
Robben Island (South Africa)
Date:
2007
Topic:
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Call number:
NA9053.S6 D465 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_895972

Haas-Lilienthal House docent training manual, 1984

Author:
Foundation for San Francisco's Architectural Heritage  Search this
Physical description:
113 leaves : facsim. ; 29 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Place:
California
San Francisco
Haas-Lilienthal House (San Francisco, Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1984
Topic:
Historic buildings  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Call number:
F869.S38 H33 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_764559

The docent handbook / sponsored by the National Docent Symposium Council

Author:
National Docent Symposium Council  Search this
Physical description:
x, 103 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Date:
2001
Topic:
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Museum docents  Search this
Call number:
AM7 .D627 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_772207

The interpreter's training manual for museums / Mary Kay Cunningham

Author:
Cunningham, Mary Kay  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 181 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
C2004
Topic:
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Museums--Employees--Training of  Search this
Museum curators--Training of  Search this
Museum visitors--Educational aspects  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)--Training of  Search this
Volunteer workers in museums--Training of  Search this
Educators  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_772450

Guide manual, Ocmulgee National Monument / prepared by Benjamin L. Bryan

Title:
Ocmulgee National Monument
Guide manual
Author:
Bryan, Benjamin L  Search this
United States National Park Service  Search this
Physical description:
52 p. : map ; 27 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Place:
Ocmulgee National Monument (Ga.)
Date:
1940
Topic:
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Call number:
E74.G4 B79 1940
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_616609

Great tours! : thematic tours and guide training for historic sites / Barbara Abramoff Levy, Sandra Mackenzie Lloyd, Susan Porter Schreiber

Author:
Levy, Barbara A. 1949-  Search this
Lloyd, Sandra Mackenzie 1953-  Search this
Schreiber, Susan P. 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 159 p. ; 29 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Place:
United States
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Historic sites--Interpretive programs--Planning  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)--Training of  Search this
Curriculum planning  Search this
Personnel management  Search this
History, Local  Search this
Study and teaching  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_631689

Disabled museum visitors [videorecording] : part of your general public

Author:
Sakaley, Mark  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Elementary and Secondary Education  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (23 min., 9 sec.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
C1987
Topic:
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum buildings--Barrier-free design  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Call number:
video 000314
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_523073

Dressed to shine : work, leisure, and style in Malindi, Kenya

Author:
Schoss, Johanna  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Kenya
Malindi
Malindi (Kenya)
Date:
1996
Topic:
Tourism  Search this
Swahili men's dress  Search this
Clothing  Search this
Giriama men's dress  Search this
Tour guides (Persons)  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
GT1580 .C56 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_532783

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