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Creators:
American Association of Museums. Committee on Education
Dates:
2003-2008
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-131
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities and administration of the American Association of Museums, Committee on Education (EdCom). EdCom brings together museum educators and other museum professionals to advance the purpose of museums as places of learning, to serve as advocates for audiences, and to promote professional ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Symposia and Seminars
Dates:
1969-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-191
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications associated with symposia and seminars sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution. Symposia and seminars documented in this accession include "Constitutional Roots, Rights, and Responsibilities;" "Outlook for Space;" "How Humans Adapt: A Biocultural Odyssey;" "The Muses Flee Hitler;" "Kin and Communities: ...

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Creators:
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
Dates:
1987, 1991, 2006-2007
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of materials concerning Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) annual meetings, publications, finances, elections, and committees. Materials include correspondence, minutes, newsletters and other serial publications, an annual meeting registration packet, and other related materials documentin...

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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:
Lundeberg, Philip K.
Dates:
1969-2009
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-014
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of Philip K. Lundeberg documenting his maritime history research and related projects. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; conference information; exhibition proposals and scripts; articles; bibliographical information; newspaper clippings; and photographs.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Birds
Dates:
1887-1996 and undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-061
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition scripts and photographs maintained by the Division of Birds. The scripts document the content of the Bird Hall at the National Museum of Natural History. The photographs consist primarily of staff in the Division of Birds as well as other ornithologists. Materials also include notes, negatives, transparenc...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
circa 1996-1997, 2002, 2006-2009
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-061
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the search for directors of both the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) and the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). A small amount of material also documents administrative issues at HMSG. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, position descriptions, reports, pr...

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Creators:
Simons, Keneth A.
Dates:
circa 1957-1958
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Simons documenting his participation on the Moonwatch Team and the local publicity he received. Materials include a report on the Team's work, clippings, instructions for tracking satellites, tracking data, and audio recordings of satellites.

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Creators:
Bishop, Carl Whiting, 1881-1942
Dates:
1923-1934
Size:
20 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

An associate curator and associate in archaeology at the Freer Gallery of Art from 1922 to 1942, the collection of Carl Whiting Bishop (1881-1942) document his Gallery-sponsored travels to China from 1923 to 1934 and include an unpublished manuscript describing his archaeological research in China; line drawings; rubbings; maps; note cards; and nearly 4,000 glass and film negatives with corresponding original silver prints. These document his expeditions in northern and central China, illustrating archaeological sites in Henan, Shanxi, and Hebei provinces. Specific digs include the large neolithic site at Wanquan, Shanxi, and sixth century C.E. tombs near Fenyin. Additional images show Chinese cityscapes, daily life and customs, topography, temples, pagodas, caves, and sculpture.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Dates:
circa 2011
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-077
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research, planning, design, execution, and installation of the exhibition, "Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef and Arpels," on display at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum from February 18, 2011 through July 4, 2011. Records also document a book by the same name. The exhibition ...

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