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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:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
1998-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-025
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website and blog maintained by the Department of Botany. The departmental website, crawled August 24, 2015, includes information about research, collections, staff, and seminars as well as the monthly "Biological Conservation Newsletter." Detailed collection information is not included in this accession. "The Pla...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2011-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the blog, "Magnetic North: Arctic Studies at the Smithsonian," as it existed on August 21, 2015. The blog is maintained by the Arctic Studies Center. Its purpose is to inform the public about research in the Arctic and Subarctic, with a focus on issues affecting circumpolar communities, both past and present, and ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 14-021
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Department of Anthropology website, crawled September 23, 2013, includes information about collections, staff, staff publications, and training programs and hosts the official websites of several departmental research programs such as the Program in Human Ecology and Archaeobiology, the Human Origins Program, the Repatriation Office, ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Mineral Sciences
Dates:
1953-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 619
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2013-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 18-250
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the blog "The Backbone: News from the Department of Vertebrate Zoology" as it existed on August 15, 2017. It provides updates about staff, collections, research, awards, and outreach activities. It launched in September 2013 and has been inactive since February 2016. The blog was taken down shortly after this cr...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
circa 1996-2008
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-592
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of images documenting the Naturalist Center and its collections, facilities, staff, activities, and displays. 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 ...

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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, pr...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Dates:
1922-1971
Size:
3 cu. ft. (6 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 246
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain annual reports of the Department and its predecessors, 1922-1970, including curators' and divisional reports, statistics on specimens and accessions, and publications lists; plans of operations, 1927-1951, 1953-1966; and requisitions for purchase of specimens, 1964-1971. Also included are reports to the Department on acti...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-292
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the website of the Department of Entomology as it existed on July 18, 2011. The website includes staff, collections, and research information as well as a mission statement, a bibliography, online manuscripts, and the semi-monthly newsletter, "EntNews." Materials are in electronic format.

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