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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
1983-1993
Size:
boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-169
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the construction of the visitor information center located inside the Smithsonian Institution building when it was renovated. The visitor center underwent a radical redesign that incorporated interactive components including touch screen maps, laserdisc presentations, new theater programs, electronic maps of the mall ...

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Creators:
Kwolek, Stephanie
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1996 March 25
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0596
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of two and one half hours of original (BetaCam SP), master (BetaCam SP) and reference (viewing) copies (VHS), documenting a lecture program for children on March 25, 1996 by Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar. Kwolek discusses her invention of Kevlar as well as her background and life experiences.

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Guha, Subhendu
Dates:
1998.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0668
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains original, master, and reference videos documentingSubhendu Guha, inventor of the solar shingle.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access.
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-257
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of five websites maintained by the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access. The main "Smithsonian Education" website, crawled June 20, 2014, provides lesson plans and field trip preparation materials for teachers; online activities for students; and guides and activities for families visiting the museums. T...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research
Dates:
circa 1966-1984
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting behavioral observations of animals at the National Zoological Park. Species documented in this accession include bush dogs, crab-eating foxes, giant pandas (by Devra G. Kleiman and William A. Xanten), lesser pandas, Asian elephants (by John Eisenberg), Tasmanian devils, giraffes, Nile hippopotamus...

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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 17-039
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Renwick Gallery website as it existed on October 31 and November 13, 2015. The second crawl was captured on the day the Renwick Gallery, part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, reopened after the building underwent a two-year renovation. The website includes information about the museum and its history, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 17-167
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 20 Storify accounts maintained by units throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Storify allows users to combine content from a variety of social media platforms to create a single story. Smithsonian units often use boards in Storify to document or summarize significant social media campaigns. The accounts w...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Enterprises
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-382
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Tween Tribune," a free K-12 resource for teachers administered by Smithsonian Enterprises, as it existed on February 17, 2016. The website includes articles, videos, quizzes, lesson plans, newsletters, and related resources. Only a sampling of content is included in this accession. Materials are in electronic ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2009-2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-287
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Smithsonian 2.0" blog as it existed on July 11, 2014. The blog is dedicated to re-imagining the Smithsonian Institution in the digital age. It includes information on events, internal funding, and projects from across the Smithsonian. The blog was opened in January 2009. The domain expired shortly before th...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-014
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Forces of Change" website as it existed on July 27, 2015. The website highlights climate change research and includes research findings, activity guides for teachers, and links to external resources, all organized by topic. Due to technical issues, some video is missing from this accession. Materials are in ...

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