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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2011-2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-338
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the blog, "Magnetic North: Arctic Studies at the Smithsonian," as it existed on February 24, 2017. 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. 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:
circa 1980-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-195
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the contents of discovery boxes maintained in the Discovery Room and associated educational activities. The Discovery Room is a a hands-on, collections-based activity center for school groups focusing on scientific inquiry. Each discovery box includes objects, photographs, and activity instruction...

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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. Department of Entomology
Dates:
1958-1993
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-114
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of the Office of the Chairman, Department of Entomology, 1958-1993. Chairmen who served during this time period include: J.F. Gates Clarke (Curator, Division of Insects, Department of Zoology, 1958-1964; and Chair, Department of Entomology, 1964-1966); Karl V. Krombein (1966-1970); Paul David Hurd (19...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
2011-2015
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-101
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of "The Plant Press" (New Series: Volumes 14-18), a quarterly newsletter issued by the Department of Botany and the United States National Herbarium. The newsletter includes articles about staff research and travel, visitors, new publications, and plant conservation. Materials include serial publicati...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1958-1986
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 391
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This colleciton contains invoices for specimens and equipment on loan to and from the division of birds, within the Smithsonian, and with outside museums and universities. Also included is correspondence relating to the transfer and extension of these loans. Most folders contain a list of loan recipients, date of transfer, and number and type ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Vertebrate Paleontology
Dates:
1917-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-013
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the acquisition, donation, loan, and study of specimens within the Division of Vertebrate Paleontology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, photographs, and forms.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2012-2013
Collection ID:
Accession 14-075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Recovering Voices" blog as it existed on October 31, 2013. This blog was opened by the Department of Anthropology in 2012 but was never populated with content. It was intended to accompany a project to document and sustain endangered languages and knowledge. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology
Dates:
circa 1935-1980
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence maintained by Curator William DeWitt Field concerning loans of specimens and other information pertaining to Lepidoptera collections and research.

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