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
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-017, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records

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

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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