Collection Information System Records,
1967-1997

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 02-228
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Computer Services Center
Dates:
1967-1997
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of Collection Information System (CIS) records documenting the development, processes and implementation of various computer systems used at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), such as SELGEM, SELGEM on WANG, Local CIS, the CIS/Registration Transaction Tracking System, the Museum Information Retrieval and Documentation System (MIRDS), and Multi MIMSY. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; shelf inventory project guidelines, policies, reports, and budget summaries for each NMAH curatorial division; meeting agendas and minutes; proposals; MIRDS data modeling manuals/procedures outlining SELGEM line codes; development files; functional requirements; and seminar information.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-228, National Museum of American History. Computer Services Center, Collection Information System Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Collection Information System Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Collection management Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Computers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum information networks Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Floor plans Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
Contact us at osiaref@si.edu