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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum, Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1980-1983
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-031
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs posted by the Office of Education to assist docents in recognizing staff throughout the National Air and Space Museum (NASM).

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
1974-2004
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-239
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the National Museum of Natural History's docent program. The docents in this program are responsible for helping visitors enjoy and explore the museum's exhibitions; assisting with school programs; delivering hands-on activities and programs; shaping visitors' experiences ...

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Education
Dates:
1974-2008
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-195
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the docent program at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the training of docents. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; handbooks and policies; training course materials; newsletters; meeting minutes; visitor comment forms; and related materials. Some mat...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education
Dates:
circa 1989-2017
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-272
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting docent activities of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (FSG), Department of Education. Topics covered include evaluations, tours, recruitment, training, events, docent feedback, meetings, mentorship, and schedules. Materials include correspondence, news clippings, notes, infor...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
1976-1982
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-018
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of copies of The Elephant and Castle, volumes 1-7, a quarterly newsletter for docents at the National Museum of Natural History.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
1980-2002
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-203
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of Creature Features, a newsletter published by the staff of the O. Orkin Insect Zoo. The newsletter was originally written for the docents, but the audience was expanded to include staff in 1999. It includes updates on the activities of the insects, volunteers, and staff as well as articles of i...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education
Dates:
1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2007-2015
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of recordings of docent training providing information about the museum, exhibitions, objects, and artists. Topics also include symposiums, award presentations, collections, and conservation. Materials include audio recordings. Some materials date to when the department was known as Education and Public Programs, 2...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
1978-1995
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (7 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-072
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting events and meetings at the National Air and Space Museum, including introductions to special viewings of films, staff meetings, and docent award events. Materials include audiocassettes. Some cassettes are recordings of film soundtracks.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
circa 1971-1981
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-099
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of original footage and masters created during the recording and production of training films for docents, museum guards, and conservators. Materials include videotapes.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
FY 1999-FY 2010
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-202
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of memoranda distributed by the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center to its volunteers and docents regarding policies, procedures, events, and other pertinent information and updates.

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