Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 11-235
Creators:
National Museum of American History
Dates:
2011
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of seven websites maintained by the National Museum of American History as they existed in June 2011.
The Smithsonian Jazz website, crawled June 20, 2011, includes historical information, oral histories, teaching materials, and calendars of events. It also serves as the website for the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra and for Jazz Appreciation Month.
The Smithsonian Chips Collection website, crawled June 24, 2011, is dedicated to the collection of objects, images and documentation that traces the history of integrated circuits. The website includes collections information, a glossary, and historical information related to circuitry.
The History Wired: A Few of Our Favorite Things website, crawled June 28, 2011, provides a virtual tour of selected collection objects, many of which are not on public display.
The Piano 300: Celebrating Three Centuries of People and Pianos website, crawled June 28, 2011, was developed to accompany an International Gallery exhibition (2000-2001) of the same name. The website includes a timeline of piano history and audio clips from a variety of genres of piano music as well a calendar of events, press releases, exhibition information, and online shopping.
The Science Service website, crawled June 28, 2011, allows browsing and searching of online historical images related to electricity from the Science Service collections.
The Object of History: Behind the Scenes with the Curators of the National Museum of American History website, crawled June 28, 2011, is a joint venture with the George Mason University, Center for History and New Media. It provides lesson plans and materials surrounding several objects, including a video interview with the curator. The website also provides teachers with guidance and tools to develop their own object-based lessons.
The Legacies: Collecting America's History at the Smithsonian online exhibition, crawled June 28, 2011, was developed to accompany a book by the same name published by the Smithsonian Institution Press. It highlights objects from the collections and places them in a historical context. Materials include electronic records.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-235, National Museum of American History, Website Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Smithsonian Jazz Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian International Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Science Service Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
George Mason University. Center for History and New Media Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Press Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Piano 300: Celebrating Three Centuries of People and Pianos (Exhibition) (2000-2001: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
History Wired: A Few of Our Favorite Things (Website) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Piano 300: Celebrating Three Centuries of People and Pianos (Website) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Object of History: Behind the Scenes with the Curators of American History (Website) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Legacies: Collecting America's History at the Smithsonian (Online exhibition) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Legacies: Collecting America's History at the Smithsonian (Monograph) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Web sites Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Public relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Historical museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Collection management Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Educational aspects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oral history Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Special events Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz Appreciation Month Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electric circuits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Piano -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electricity Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
History -- Study and teaching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum curators Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electronic records Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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