Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 11-017
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2010
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting Twitter accounts maintained throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Twitter is a third-party site used for public micro-blogging by SI staff. In addition to general SI-wide accounts, many of which are managed by the Office of Public Affairs, the accession documents the accounts of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, including the Lunder Conservation Center and Ask Joan of Art; the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery; the National Museum of American History, including the Lemelson Center and the Smithsonian's History Explorer; Smithsonian Affiliations; Smithsonian Enterprises, including Smithsonian Magazine; the Anacostia Community Museum; The Archives of American Art; the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; the National Museum of Natural History, including the Encyclopedia of Life, the Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, the Hall of Human Origins, and the Ocean Portal; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; the National Air and Space Museum; the National Museum of African American History and Culture; the National Museum of the American Indian, including the George Gustav Heye Center; the National Portrait Gallery; the National Postal Museum; the Office of Exhibits Central; the Office of Human Resources; the Office of the Secretary; the Asian Pacific American Program; the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, including the Chandra X-ray Center; the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies; Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, including Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings; the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, including the Biodiversity Heritage Library Consortium; the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, including Museums on Main Street; the National Zoological Park, including the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center; the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; and the Smithsonian Associates, including the Young Benefactors of the Smithsonian Institution and the Resident Associate Program. Materials include spreadsheets capturing the date, time, and text of each tweet posted by the account holder as well as screenshots. Each of the accounts was captured sometime between July and October of 2010, but may document activity back to the beginning of the account.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-017, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Anacostia Community Museum Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Archives of American Art Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Biodiversity Heritage Library Consortium Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chandra X-ray Center (U.S.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Freer Gallery of Art. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lemelson Center Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Postal Museum (U.S.). Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Zoological Park (U.S.). Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian American Art Museum Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Associates. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Asian Pacific American Program. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Libraries. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Encyclopedia of Life. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Smithsonian's History Explorer. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Hall of Human Origins. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Ocean Portal. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Ask Joan of Art. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Lunder Conservation Center. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Associates. Young Benefactors of the Smithsonian Institutiton. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Enterprises. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Exhibits Central. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Human Resources. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service. Museums on Main Street. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Magazine. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Twitter (Firm) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.). George Gustav Heye Center Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Affiliations (Program) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Resident Associate Program. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blogs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Public relations. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Online social networks Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Social media Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Web sites Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electronic records Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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