Docent Program Records,
1974-2004

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 10-239
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
1974-2004
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the National Museum of Natural History's docent program. The docents in this program are responsible for helping visitors enjoy and explore the museum's exhibitions; assisting with school programs; delivering hands-on activities and programs; shaping visitors' experiences as a tour guide; and working within the Office of Education and Outreach. These records were created and maintained by Magdaline J. Schremp, Docent Coordinator, c. 1971-2007. Materials in this accession include policies and procedures; Docent Council meeting materials; docent directories; handbooks; brochures and other recruitment materials; docent comments on visitors; docent input on proposed exhibitions; and related materials.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-239, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Docent Program Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Schremp, Magdaline J. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Docent Council. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum docents Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum visitors Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Educational aspects. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natural history museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Volunteer workers in museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Books Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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