[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Education Department
Dates:
1975-1991
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-115
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the lectures, symposia, workshops and tours offered by the Education Department from 1988 to 1991. The program files include correspondence and contracts with talent and sponsors; event budget summaries; package trip planning information; event programs and background subject information; lists of participants; and ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Dates:
1983-2005
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-146
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of program files created and maintained by Stephen E. Weil. Weil served as Emeritus Senior Scholar in the Smithsonian's Center for Education and Museum Studies following his 1995 retirement from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden until his death in August 2005. Materials include files on speaking engagements ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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 ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Education Office
Dates:
1996-2002
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
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...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
1995-1998
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-615
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of On the Move, a newsletter of the Naturalist Center. The newsletter was initially for staff and provided updates related to the Center's move to Loudoun County, Virginia, as well as programs being developed for that location. The scope of the newsletter was later broadened to include topics of ...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1978-2002
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-206
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs, slides, and negatives documenting the facilities, staff, collections, programs, and special events of the Naturalist Center. The Naturalist Center provides hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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...

Found In