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 Archives of American Art; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, including ArtLab+; the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, including the Center for Tropical Forest Science; the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery; the National Air and Space Museum, including the Public Observatory Project and the Office of Communications; the National Museum of African American History and Culture; the National Museum of African Art; the National Museum of American History, including Smithsonian Jazz; the National Museum of Natural History, including the Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce; the National Museum of the American Indian, Film and Video Center; the National Postal Museum; the National Zoological Park, including the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project; the Office of the Chief Information Officer, Digitization Program Office; the Office of Fellowships and Internships; the Smithsonian American Art Museum; the Chandra X-ray Center of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory; the Smithsonian Channel; the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, including the Marine Invasions Research Lab; the Smithsonian Folklife Festival of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage; the Smithsonian Latino Center, including the Latino Virtual Museum; and the Smithsonian Associates, Discovery Theater, Young Benefactors of the Smithsonian Institution, and Studio Arts Program. Each of the accounts was captured between November 2011 and January 2012, but may document activity back to the beginning of the account. Each account was either crawled or captured as an XML document. A screenshot of each account was also captured. Materials are electronic format.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-495, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org