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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 96-011

National Museum of Natural History. Environmental Awareness Program

Records, 1988-1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Environmental Awareness Program
Title: Records
Dates: 1988-1995
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 96-011
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists primarily of records that document the concept, design, and installation of the Environmental Awareness Program's (EAP) traveling exhibition "Ocean Planet," which opened at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) on April 22, 1995. In 1996 the exhibition traveled to other sites. The records consist of annotated drafts and scripts; advertisements and articles from publications concerning the exhibition; design contracts; exhibition blueprints and illustrations; budgetary files; correspondence; and fundraising information. Also included in this accession are administrative records documenting other EAP activities, and dating back to when EAP was named the Office of Environmental Awareness. These files pertain to minutes of meetings, environmental education programs, "Garbage!" exhibition workshops, "Earth Day" planning, and EAP publicity.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists primarily of records that document the concept, design, and installation of the Environmental Awareness Program's (EAP) traveling exhibition Ocean Planet, which opened at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) on April 22, 1995. The exhibit, which is meant to heighten the public's awareness of conservation issues facing the oceans of the world, ended at NMNH on April 30, 1996 and then went on tour to different locations around the country. The records consist of annotated drafts and scripts; advertisements and articles from publications concerning the exhibition; design contracts; exhibition blueprints and illustrations; budgetary files; correspondence; and fundraising information.

Also included in this accession are administrative records documenting other EAP activities, and dating back to when EAP was named the Office of Environmental Awareness. These files pertain to minutes of meetings, environmental education programs, Garbage! exhibition workshops, "Earth Day" planning, and EAP publicity.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-011, National Museum of Natural History. Environmental Awareness Program, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Ocean Planet Script

Draft concept script with footnotes

Box 1 of 4

Draft concept script, November 15, 1993

Box 1 of 4

Advisor Comments on Concept Review 3/1993

Box 1 of 4

Drafts of concept script, February - April, 1994

Box 1 of 4

Susan Boa's comments of draft concept script, February - March, 1994

Box 1 of 4

Draft concept script, May 9, 1994

Box 1 of 4

First draft, March - June, 1994

Box 1 of 4

Comments on drafts, May - June, 1994

Box 1 of 4

Draft with photos and illustrations, June - July 1994

Box 1 of 4

Final draft script for review, July 15, 1994

Box 1 of 4

Revised second draft with reviewer comments, August, 1994

Box 1 of 4

Third draft with Judith Gradwohl's comments, August 17, 1994

Box 1 of 4

Final draft (bound copy), September 5, 1994

Box 1 of 4

First draft script edits

Box 1 of 4

Second draft script edits

Box 1 of 4

Script revisions, August, 1994

Box 1 of 4

Script edits, September, 1994

Box 1 of 4

Sections 6 & 7 script edits

Box 1 of 4

Script changes, October 4, 1994

Box 1 of 4

Final script with footnotes, April 22, 1995

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Times Mirror Publications featuring Ocean Planet highlight

February 1995

Skiing

Box 2 of 4

March 1995

Yachting

Box 2 of 4

Salt Water Sportsman

Box 2 of 4

Ski

Box 2 of 4

Outdoor Life

Box 2 of 4

Popular Science

Box 2 of 4

Home Mechanix

Box 2 of 4

Skiing

Box 2 of 4

Golf

Box 2 of 4

Field & Stream

Box 2 of 4

April 1995

Salt Water Sportsman

Box 2 of 4

Popular Science

Box 2 of 4

Outdoor Life

Box 2 of 4

June 1995

Home Mechanix

Box 2 of 4

Field & Stream

Box 2 of 4

Popular Science

Box 2 of 4

Outdoor Life

Box 2 of 4

Yachting

Box 2 of 4

Salt Water Sportsman

Box 2 of 4

Golf

Box 2 of 4

PopSci for Kids

Box 2 of 4

Ocean Planet - A special report

Box 2 of 4

Script

Section 7 revisions

Box 2 of 4

JAG's Copy of Section 7

Box 2 of 4

Heroes - References

Box 2 of 4

Acknowledgement Responses - January/February 1995

Box 2 of 4

Blueprint of Exhibition Space

Box 2 of 4

Final Illustrations

Box 2 of 4

Final Panel Layout

Box 2 of 4

Oceans Forum Computer Files - Archives

Box 2 of 4

Changes to the Galley

Box 2 of 4

Ocean Planet Advisors Lists

Box 2 of 4

Responses to Advisor Committee Letter

Box 2 of 4

Advisor Correspondence

Box 2 of 4

Ocean Planet Script Reviewers List

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Design Contract, RFP

Box 3 of 4

Beth Miles, MFM Inc. - Contract, sketches, correspondence

Box 3 of 4

Mark Donovan - Preliminary sketches

Box 3 of 4

Oceans Budget - Planning Budget - 1 year, Total Project - in progress

Box 3 of 4

Budget Drafts

Box 3 of 4

Working Copy of Budget Exhibition

Box 3 of 4

Theater/Dramatic Programs

Box 3 of 4

General NMNH Correspondence

Box 3 of 4

Carolyn Margolis - Correspondence

Box 3 of 4

Marj Stoller - Correspondence

Box 3 of 4

Evans Gallery

Box 3 of 4

Sully's Paper "Creating Exhibits"

Box 3 of 4

Statement of Purpose

Box 3 of 4

Concept Outline "Ocean People"

Box 3 of 4

Exhibition Floorplan "Ocean People"

Box 3 of 4

Exhibition Timetable - Production Schedule

Box 3 of 4

Exhibition Bubble Plan

Box 3 of 4

Exhibition Floorplan

Box 3 of 4

"Oceans in Peril" Sketch

Box 3 of 4

"Ocean People" Sketch

Box 3 of 4

Ocean Planet Entrance Sketch

Box 3 of 4

Project Overview Packet

Box 3 of 4

Draft Exhibition Sketches

Box 3 of 4

John Kohl's Fact Sheets

Box 3 of 4

Funding Thermometer

Box 3 of 4

Early Fundraising Packet

Box 3 of 4

NMNH Admin.

Box 3 of 4

Early Correspondence - National Science Foundation (NSF), Office of Exhibits Central (OEC)

Box 3 of 4

Graphics for MFM (Globe Artist)

Box 3 of 4

Graphics for MFM (Bessant)

Box 3 of 4

Graphics for MFM (Bessant)

Box 3 of 4

Graphics for MFM (Tim Phelps)

Box 3 of 4

Graphics for MFM (Tim Phelps)

Box 3 of 4

Core Drilling Reference (JOI)

Box 3 of 4

Write-Ups 1

1. Wave Entrance (empty)

Box 3 of 4

2. Immersion (empty)

Box 3 of 4

3. Ocean Features

Box 3 of 4

3B Chesapeake Bay

Box 3 of 4

Marine Biogeography

Box 3 of 4

Paleobiology

Box 3 of 4

Coral Reefs

Box 3 of 4

Estuaries

Box 3 of 4

Intertidal

Box 3 of 4

Kelp Forests

Box 3 of 4

Deep Sea/Pelagic

Box 3 of 4

Polar Ecosystems

Box 3 of 4

Diversity

Box 3 of 4

3C Hydrothermal Vents

Box 3 of 4

3E Climate - Temperatures

Box 3 of 4

El Nino/Upwelling

Box 3 of 4

Physical Oceanography

Box 3 of 4

Global Conveyor Belt

Box 3 of 4

Drilling

Box 3 of 4

Tracers 3F Production

Box 3 of 4

Plankton

Box 3 of 4

Microlayer

Box 3 of 4

4. Sea People

Box 3 of 4

Seafaring Societies

Box 3 of 4

4A North Atlantic

Box 3 of 4

4B African Maritime

Box 3 of 4

4C Arctic Maritime

Box 3 of 4

Pacific Islands Latin America

Box 3 of 4

4E Risk

Box 3 of 4

5. Sea Store

Box 3 of 4

5A Icebergs

Box 3 of 4

Marine Biomedicine

Box 3 of 4

5B Military Uses

Box 3 of 4

Shipping

Box 3 of 4

Water Cycle

Box 3 of 4

Ocean Energy

Box 3 of 4

5D Mako Shark

Box 3 of 4

Shellfish Contamination

Box 3 of 4

Blue Crab

Box 3 of 4

Lobster

Box 3 of 4

Shrimp

Box 3 of 4

Mercury in Shark/Swordfish

Box 3 of 4

Write-Ups 2

5D Chemical Contamination of Seafood

Box 3 of 4

Oysters

Box 3 of 4

Fish

Box 3 of 4

Contamination

Box 3 of 4

Seafood Safety

Box 3 of 4

Non-Living Resources

Box 3 of 4

6. Threats (empty)

Box 3 of 4

7. Buoys

Box 3 of 4

7A Oil Pollution

Box 3 of 4

Oil Exploitation

Box 3 of 4

Non-point Pollution

Box 3 of 4

Public Programs

Box 3 of 4

Alien Species

Box 3 of 4

PCBS & Hudson River

Box 3 of 4

Habitat Disturbance

Box 3 of 4

Ghost Nets

Box 3 of 4

Ocean Dumping

Box 3 of 4

7B Manatees

Box 3 of 4

Mining

Box 3 of 4

7C Species Composition

Box 3 of 4

Dynamite Fishing

Box 3 of 4

Krill

Box 3 of 4

Pollock/Krill

Box 3 of 4

Bycatch

Box 3 of 4

Habitat Fishery

Box 3 of 4

Salmon - Pacific NW

Box 3 of 4

7D Demographics

Box 3 of 4

7E Global Warming

Box 3 of 4

Sea Level Rise

Box 3 of 4

Stratospheric Ozone

Box 3 of 4

8. Chill-Out Space (empty)

Box 3 of 4

9. Decompression (empty)

Box 3 of 4

10. Resource Room (empty)

Box 3 of 4

11. Theater (empty)

Box 3 of 4

12. Office

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Ocean Planet - General

Global Environmental Fund Annual Meeting - April 20, 1993

Box 4 of 4

Panayouth Lecture - March 18, 1993

Box 4 of 4

Deep Ocean Wilderness - September 12, 1990

Box 4 of 4

Race to Save the Planet

Box 4 of 4

OEA/AOC Press Conference

Box 4 of 4

Island Press Media/UNCED Project

Media/Environment/UNCED Project, SI/Island Press Island Press

Box 4 of 4

Media/UNCED, Summit - SI Logistics

Box 4 of 4

Frontline Reception

Box 4 of 4

Environmental Reporting Conference, October 5-6, 1990

Box 4 of 4

SI Media/Environmental Conference List - 1989

Box 4 of 4

GARBAGE! Workshop November 7-8, 1990

Exhibit Outline

Box 4 of 4

Workshop Participants

Box 4 of 4

Workshop Administration

Box 4 of 4

Correspondence

Box 4 of 4

Funding

Box 4 of 4

Mierle Ukeles information

Box 4 of 4

Workshop Information

Box 4 of 4

Workshop Participant Comments

Box 4 of 4

Miscellaneous Environmental Education Materials

National Environmental Education Act

Box 4 of 4

Local (D.C.) Environmental Education Contacts

Box 4 of 4

Rainforest Curriculum/ Curriculum Guides

Box 4 of 4

Miscellaneous Projects

Maureen McConnell

Box 4 of 4

Earth Day 1995

Box 4 of 4

1995 Environmental Exhibition, National Museum of American History/Jeffrey Stine

Box 4 of 4

Environmental Home Exhibition/Good Housekeeping

Box 4 of 4

Hill Briefings/Summary Distribution

Box 4 of 4

Sr. Environmental Corps (John Grupenhoff)

Box 4 of 4

Population Forum/Walt Rosen

Box 4 of 4

Envirominute - Paul Bartishevik, Fingerlake Productions

Box 4 of 4

Environment on Display, Museums/environmental report, July 1993

Box 4 of 4

EAR, 1992-1993 Final Draft

EAR, 1992-1993 Printing

Box 4 of 4

EAR Distribution, 1992-1993

Box 4 of 4

Background Info

Box 4 of 4

Corrections to be made

Box 4 of 4

EAR, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 4

EAR Master Copy, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 4

OEA Publicity

OEA Torch Article, June 1990

Box 4 of 4