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Website Records
Dates:
2011-2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-045
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website and two blogs maintained by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. The main Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (CHNDM) website was crawled in two parts on November 23 and 25, 2011 and then again on June 29, 2012. The website includes information about visiting, donating, educational programs, exhibitions, and events. The …

Insect Zoo History Files
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
circa 1971-2012
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the development, transformation, marketing, and activities of the insect zoo (named the O. Orkin Insect Zoo in 1992). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, clippings, media reports, press packets, reviews, floor plans, architectural drawings, renovation budgets, funding information, proposals, scripts, pamphlets, exhibition descriptions, anniversary event files, radio …

Website Records
Dates:
2012-2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-168
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two sections of the Smithsonian Magazine website. It does not include the full website. "The Great American History Puzzle," crawled November 21, 2012, was an online contest conceived by puzzle master Ken Jennings that required participants to correctly follow clues, avoid red herrings, and uncover secrets to solve …

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Website Records
Dates:
2010-2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-305
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two blogs maintained by the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), both crawled on May 7, 2013. "NMAfA and Ideal Academy Mural Partnership" documents progress on a 70-foot mural within Ideal Academy Public Charter School in Washington, District of Columbia. The NMAfA Education Department facilitated the mural project …

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Website Records
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-209
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Imagining Spacewalks" Tumblr blog as it existed on April 8, 2015. The blog was inspired by the National Air and Space Museum's exhibition "Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity." The blog allows users to submit images, artifacts, and stories that celebrate the rich history of humans …

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Website Records
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-226
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the online exhibition "Sailors and Daughters: Early Photography and the Indian Ocean" as it existed on April 21, 2015. The exhibition is part of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art's "Connecting the Gems of the Indian Ocean: From Oman to East Africa" project. Materials are in electronic …

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Productions
Creators:
Smithsonian Collection of Recordings (Organization)
Dates:
circa 1979-1998
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-057
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of Smithsonian Collection of Recordings products. The Smithsonian Collection of Recordings was a part of the Division of Performing Arts until 1982, when it became a division of Smithsonian Institution Press which, in 1996, was reorganized as Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions. The …

Program/Project Records
Creators:
Lemelson Center
Dates:
1994-2017
Size:
2.19 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project and program records created and maintained by the Lemelson Center. The materials document the development and execution of conferences, workshops, lectures, educational programs, special events, seminars, talks, and symposia. Programs documented include "Innovative Lives" and the "Inventing for the Environment" symposium. "Innovative Lives" is a …

National Furniture Museum Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary (Richard Hubbard Howland)
Dates:
circa 1971-1972, 1977-1978
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 85-099
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created by Richard H. Howland, Special Assistant to the Secretary, to study the feasibility of establishing a national furniture museum. Materials include newspaper clippings; correspondence with museums, furniture manufacturers, authorities on American furniture, and furniture trade industry; feasibility study; and promotional material from furniture manufacturers …

Bequests, Estates, Gifts, Trusts, and Wills
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
circa 1884-1984
Size:
11.5 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of will and codicils, financial statements regarding estates, correspondence with executors, amps showing location of deeded property, and memoranda by Smithsonian Institution employees on the status of probation of wills.

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