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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Education Office
Dates:
1996-2002
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-259
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains transcripts for interviews that became part of the "Campfire Stories with George Catlin: An Encounter of Two Cultures" web site, as well as other interviews that were videotaped by the Smithsonian American Art Museum Education Office. It also includes video permissions for "Land & Lanscape: Views of America's Histo...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
1978, circa 2011, undated
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-137
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the programs and activities of the Naturalist Center. The Naturalist Center, 1976-2011, provided hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. It was located within the museum building until 1995 when it was moved to Leesburg, Virginia. Materials inclu...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Dates:
1978-1979, 1995-1996, 2003
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting three exhibitions in which insect zoo (named the O. Orkin Insect Zoo in 1992) collections were featured. The Dynamics of Evolution Hall, which opened in 1979, featured a section on population potential that was illustrated with a full-size kitchen covered in freeze-dried cockroaches that were rea...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
circa 1974-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-188
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting activities and events in the Discovery Room, a hands-on, collections-based activity center for school groups focusing on scientific inquiry. Materials include photographic prints, contact sheets, slides, and negatives. Also included are several small commemorative signs.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Dates:
1985-2001
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-241
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of "Elephant and Castle," a quarterly newsletter for National Museum of Natural History docents. Also included are issues of "Elephant and Castle's Trunk Line," a supplement to the newsletter published as needed.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center, Education Department
Dates:
1991-1997
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-178
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of visitor survey records which document feedback by visitors to the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center. The surveys were conducted by the Education Department and cover comments regarding exhibitions, the Expressive Culture Series programs, and other aspects of the visitors' experience. ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Dates:
1994, 2000-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-190
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the planning, development, and marketing of "Smithsonian O. Orkin Insect Safari," a traveling exhibition of live insects associated with the O. Orkin Insect Zoo. Materials include correspondence, meeting materials, storyboards, floor plans, lesson plans, activity worksheets, schedules, brochures, images, posters, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
1998-2008
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-193
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the development, transformation, management, marketing, and activities of the Butterfly Pavilion. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, architectural drawings, floor plans, specifications, reports, planning documents, scripts, schedules, press packets, clippings, and related materials. Some...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1984-2002
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-218
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes documenting the opening of the Naturalist Center as well as events and programs of the Naturalist Center. The Naturalist Center provides hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. Videotapes include programs recorded by the Natural Museum of Natural His...

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Creators:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Education Department
Dates:
1990-2015
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-081
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting public programs at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. The museum was renamed from the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in 2014. Materials include events programs, mailings, pamphlets, calendars, program descriptions, speaker biographies, photographs of events, clippings, and p...

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