Discovery Box Records,
undated

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 12-594
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting Discovery Boxes, also known as Family Room Boxes, maintained by the Naturalist Center for use by visiting families. The Naturalist Center, 1976-2011, provided hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. The Family Room Boxes were designed for children who were too young to use the main study collection. Materials include activity instructions and inventories.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-594, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach, Discovery Box Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Office of Education and Outreach. Naturalist Center. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Educational aspects. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natural history museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Science -- Study and teaching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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