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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:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Educational Programs
Dates:
1984-1993
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-016
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of administrative records of the National Museum of American Art (NMAA), Office of Educational Programs. Materials document exhibitions, 1989-1993; the docent program; special events; and the "West as America" symposium, 1992.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
circa 1967-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-219
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting resources and tools for training docents at the Smithsonian Institution (SI) Building, commonly known as the Castle. Topics cover the institution's history including founder James Smithson, the Enid A. Haupt Garden, tours, and the architecture, and design of the facility. Materials include co...

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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:
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 Museum of African Art. Department of Education
Dates:
1987-1999
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-034
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of cassette audiotapes and U-matic videotape recordings of lectures presented by staff members of the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), as well as guest lecturers, at docent training classes. The lectures provide information on the Museum's permanent and temporary collections, and the history of African art a...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1844-1966
Size:
3.68 Cubic feet (consisting of 8 boxes, 1 folder, 3 oversize folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Tours
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Smothers Brothers
Dates:
1961-2008
bulk 1960-1990
Size:
12 Cubic feet (30 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1437
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the lives and careers of the Smothers Brothers, with emphasis on their 1960s television variety show, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.

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Cron, Rosalind
International Sweethearts of Rhythm
Piney Woods School
Moon, Dixie Hardy
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Dates:
1933-2010
bulk 1939-1946
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1218
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The International Sweethearts of Rhythm Collection focuses on the all-female, racially and ethnically diverse big band group that started in 1937 and disbanded in 1949. The collection contains news clippings, photographs, correspondence, ephemera from USO travels, and newsletters. Also included are books related to the group, as well as a tribute CD and a 33 rpm vinyl sound recording.

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Creators:
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996
Dates:
circa 1935-1996
Size:
50 Cubic feet (92 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0584
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ella Fitzgerald, often called the "First Lady of Song," was one of the 20th century's most important musical performers. The collection reflects her career and personal life through photographs, audio recordings, and manuscript materials.

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