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Creators:
Encyclopedia of Life
Dates:
2015-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) social media accounts. EOL is a global partnership between the scientific community and the general public to make freely available to anyone knowledge about all the world's organisms. EOL's SoundCloud account, crawled on November 30, 2015, is used to share field recordings of animal s...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives
Dates:
2002-2008
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-631
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the exhibition "Beauty in Service to Science: The Panoramas of Charles D. Walcott" that was on display at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C., in 2004, and the online exhibition of the same name. Materials include correspondence, research, notes, texts, floor plans, checklists, invitation ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Associates
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-183
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of four websites maintained by the Smithsonian Associates. The "Smithsonian National Education Outreach" website, crawled on May 27, 2014, provides links to the Smithsonian Associates' online, museum-based, continuing education programs. Each program has its own website. "Scholars in the Schools" brings experts in art...

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Dates:
1965-2009
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-216
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Joint Atlantic Seminar in History of Biology (JASHB). The first annual JAHSB was held in 1965 as an informal meeting of students and faculty from several campuses to discuss their work and soon became a training ground for future academics who were not yet ready to present at the more formal ...

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Central Engineering Dept
Dates:
1978-1996
Size:
73 cu. ft. (73 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of contract files dealing with the research, development, and construction of the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF), now known as the Chandra X-Ray Observatory; and its components; the High Resolution Camera (HRC); the Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer (ACIS); and its two transmission grating spectrometers, ...

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Creators:
Forman, Paul
Dates:
1972-2007
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-165
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Paul Forman is a Curator in the National Museum of American History, Division of Medicine and Science. His research specialties are the history of physics, especially in relation to environing society and culture. This accession consists of materials documenting the case Paul Forman v. Lawrence M. Small. Papers include depositions, reviews ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2013-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 16-012
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website and blog maintained by the Department of Invertebrate Zoology. The departmental website, crawled August 7, 2015, includes information about staff, collection policies, research, and departmental history. The Antarctic Invertebrates section of the departmental website was crawled separately on June 10, 2015. Th...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Botany
Dates:
1966-1988
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-239
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the Flora North America (FNA) Project, a project to create a computerized data bank of information about vascular plants of North American north of Mexico. The FNA Project was organized in 1966 by the American Society of Plant Taxonomists, and was funded, in large part, by the National Science ...

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Creators:
Conservation and Research Center (National Zoological Park) Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1992-2004
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-238
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes collected and maintained by the Conservation and Research Center, Office of Education. Some videotapes document electronic field trips and other educational programs, primarily with Fairfax County Public Schools. Footage of some of those programs was also used in television programs. Many of these programs...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Meteorites
Dates:
1965-2004
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-151
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the tenure of Eugene Jarosewich (1926-2007). Jarosewich was a Chemist in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Mineral Sciences, Division of Meteorites from 1964 to 1998, and remained on as chemist emeritus until his death in 2007. Materials include a series of record books that record Jarosewich's a...

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