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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Department of Education
Dates:
1979-1982
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-051
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of motion picture film and audio recordings produced by Alison Abelson, Audiovisual Specialist, in support of the exhibitions: "20 Painting Poems by Sheila Isham" and "Seymour Lipton: Aspects of Sculpture." Some of the records were created when the museum was known as the National Collection of Fine Arts. Also incl...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1984-1991, 1995-1998, 2003
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-081
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes created during the production of "Smithsonian World," an educational television series that explored people, ideas, and events that shape world culture, blending art, science, history, and the humanities to create an exciting harmony among disciplines. The production was narrated by historian David G....

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
1967-2013
Size:
23 cu. ft. (23 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-341
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administration of the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH), previously known as the Office of Folklife Programs, 1978-1991, and the Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies, 1992-1999, during the tenure of Richard Kurin. Kurin served as the Deputy Director, 1985-1987; ...

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Creators:
Robbins, Warren M
Dates:
circa 1927-2009
Size:
83.1 cu. ft. (80 record storage boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document the life and work of Warren M. Robbins, covering a wide swath of his life, from his early career in the Foreign Service to his work in cross cultural communications and African art. A prolific writer, Robbins correspondence with such people as Maya Angelou, Ernie Barnes, Saul Bellow, Eliot Elisofon, Otto Fried, Buckminste...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
circa 1974-1989
Size:
7.4 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 631
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the museological work of the Office of Museum Programs (OMP) among its various constituencies - international, national, and local. The records focus on training for smaller museums in all aspect of museum work, including security, registration, conservation, graphics, education, development, and the like.

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Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
circa 1981-1992
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-141
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document docent activities of the National Museum of American Art (NMAA), Office of Museum Programs; but also included are files created during the years when the office title changed to the Office of Educational Programs (for further information about the title change, see Accession 91-061). The r...

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Dates:
1986-1994
Size:
8.5 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-049
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These documents pertain to the planning, coordination and funding for "Nuestros Bosques, Nuestros Herencia" (Our Forests, Our Heritage) a traveling educational exhibit about tropical rainforests in the Americas. The exhibit was cooperatively produced by teams from other Latin American countries, and it was developed out of the Smithsonian's ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
1974-1988
Size:
2.9 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 624
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records focus most on dealings with the International Council on Museums (ICOM), conservation issues, the Association of American Museums, the Anacostia Museum Training Program, and the Kellogg Project, funded by the Kellogg Foundation to expand the educational influence of museums.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
1980-1988
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records created by Jane Glaser during her tenure as Director for the Office of Museum Programs, 1976-1989, which was renamed the Center for Museum Studies in 1995. The records consists of correspondence between Glaser and museum officers in overseas countries, mostly documenting seminars and workshops in museum edu...

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Dates:
1988
Size:
(Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9537
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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