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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 97-160

Smithsonian Institution. Institutional Studies Office

Reports and Research Notes, 1988-1997

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Institutional Studies Office
Title: Reports and Research Notes
Dates: 1988-1997
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 97-160
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

The Institutional Studies Office undertakes to learn how Smithsonian Institution exhibitions are perceived by the Institution's visitors, using surveys, interviews, and statistical techniques. These records consist of bound reports and research notes issued by the Institutional Office.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of a reference set of reports and research notes issued by the Institutional Studies Office. Some issues are missing or can be found in Accession 99-024.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-160, Smithsonian Institution, Institutional Studies Office, Reports and Research Notes

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Container List

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88-1: A Description of Visitors to the International Gallery: A Report Based on the 1987 International Gallery Survey

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88-3: A Manual for Interviewers: Prepared for the 1988 National Air and Space Survey

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88-4: Visitor's Assessment of Educational Materials at Shoowa Design: Raffia Textiles from Zaire, National Museum of African Art

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89-1: A Description of Smithsonian Contributing Members Executive Summary: A Report Based on the 1988 Contributing Membership Survey (Short Version)

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89-1: A Description of Smithsonian Contributing Members Executive Summary: A Report Based on the 1988 Contributing Membership Survey (Long Version)

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89-1: (Working Paper) Visits to the National Air and Space Museum: Demographic Characteristics Based on the 1988 National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Survey

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89-2: A Description of Smithsonian Resident Associates: A Report Based on the 1988 Resident Associate Program Survey

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89-2: (Working Paper) Transportation to the National Air and Space Museum: A Working Paper Based on the 1988 NASM Survey

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89-3: Research Reports: Readers' Views. A Report Based on the 1988 Research Reports Readership Survey

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89-4: Visits to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the National Museum of African Art

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89-5: Visitor Perspectives on Tropical Rainforests: A Report Based on the 1988 Tropical Rainforests, A Disappearing Treasure Information Study

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N/A: Smithsonian Sketches: Institutional Studies Progress Report Presented to the Management Committee

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89-6: Visits to the Exhibition Tropical Rainforests: A Disappearing Treasure

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89-7: The Caribou Connection: Will People Stop, Look, and Question?

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90-2: Inside Active Volcanoes: Kilauea and Mount Saint Helens, Visitor Studies

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90-4: Profiles of Change: Cultural Diversity and Equal Opportunity in the Smithsonian Workforce, 1984-1985 and 1990

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90-5: Geography: An Exploratory Study for the National Geographic Society and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service

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90-6: Visitors to Cultures in Motion: A Program Series at the National Portrait Gallery

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90-7: Visits to the Caribbean Festival Arts Exhibition

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90-8: Visits to the Arts & Industries Building: A Background Study for the Experimental Gallery

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90-10: Researchers' Perspectives: Research Support Resources at the Smithsonian

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90-11: Men and Women: Costume Gender and Power: A Visitor Study Conducted at the Smithsonian Institution Museum of American History

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91-1: Museum Images: A Study of the National Museum of American Art and the National Portrait Gallery

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91-2: 1990 Visits to Smithsonian Museums

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91-4: Nueva York Tropical: Caribbean Design and Music: A Study of a Lecture and Concert Series at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

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91-11: The Cultural Diversity of Smithsonian Staff, Exhibitions, Public Programs and Outreach Activities

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91-12: Smithsonian Educational Activities: A Discussion Based on the 1991 Educational Program Inventory (Discussion Draft)

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92-2: Appreciating Art - A Study of Comparisons: An Exercise in Looking at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

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92-3: Smithsonian Educational Activities: A Discussion Based on the 1991 Educational Program Inventory

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92-4: Spiders Are Coming: An Exhibition Background Study for the National Museum of Natural History

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92-5: Across the River: A Study of Visitors to the Anacostia Museum

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92-7: Ritual and Celebration - African Cultures in the New World: A Study of a 1991 Lecture and Concert Series at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

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92-10: De Generacion A Generacion - Mexico's Living Traditions: A 1992 Summer Lecture and Concert Series at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

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92-11: 1988 National Air and Space Survey: Technical Documentation

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93-1: Accessible Exhibitions: Testing the Reality

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93-2: 1992 Visits to Smithsonian Museums

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93-3: Supporters of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Museum of Design: A Report Based on the 1992 Cooper-Hewitt Membership Program Survey

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93-4: Equal Access: Smithsonian Publications and Events

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93-5: The Power of Maps: A Study of an Exhibition at Cooper-Hewitt, National Museum of Design

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93-7: Visitors and Ocean Issues: A Background Study for the National Museum of Natural History's Ocean Planet Exhibition

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94-4: From Reptile Houses to Reptile Discovery Centers: A Study of the Reptile Discovery Centers Project at the National Zoological Park

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94-5: Space Fantasy and Social Reality: A Study of the Star Trek Exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum

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95-2: Different Sites, Different Views: A Study of the Exhibition Degenerate Art: The Fate of the Avant Garde in Nazi Germany

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95-3: Mechanical Brides - Women and Machines from Home to Office: A Study of an Exhibition at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

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95-4: 1994 Visits to Smithsonian Museums

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95-4B: Air and Space Encounters: A Report Based on the 1994 National Air and Space Museum Visitor Survey (Long Version)

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95-5: An Assessment of the Science in American Life Exhibition at the National Museum of American History

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95-6A: Beyond the Elephant: A Report Based on the 1994-1995 National Museum of Natural History Visitor Survey (Short Version)

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95-6B: Beyond the Elephant: A Report Based on the 1994-1995 National Museum of Natural History Visitor Survey (Long Version)

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96-1: Connecting With Native Voices: Visitor Impressions of the George Gustav Heye Center, National Museum of the American Indian

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96-2A: America Meets Asia: A Report Based on the 1994-1995 Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Visitor Survey (Short Version)

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96-2B: America Meets Asia: A Report Based on the 1994-1995 Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Visitor Survey (Long Version)

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96-3A: Visitors to History: A Report Based on the 1994-1995 National Museum of American History Visitor Study (Short Version)

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96-3B: Visitors to History: A Report Based on the 1994-1995 National Museum of American History Visitor Study (Long Version)

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96-4: Little Scholars: A Study of Students at the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center

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96-5: Ocean Views: A Study of Visitors to the Ocean Planet Exhibition at the National Museum of Natural History

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96-6: Visual Journal - Harlem and DC in the Thirties and Forties: A Study of an Exhibition Presented by the Center for African American History and Culture

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97-1: An Assessment of the Think Tank Exhibition at the National Zoological Park

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97-2: 1995/1996 Visits to the Smithsonian Museums: Based on Office of Protection Services Multi-Year Visit Count Statistics

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97-3: Visitors to the Smithsonian Institution: A Summary of Studies

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Research Notes

RN 93-4: Visitors to Czech Cubism Exhibition

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RN 94-3: Observations from Behind the Information Desks: The 1994 Survey of Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC), Volunteer Information Specialists

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RN 95-4: Who Attends the Smithsonian Craft Show?: Results from the 1995 Smithsonian Craft Show Survey

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RN 95-5: Who Attends Our Cultural Institutions?: A Progress Report Based on the Smithsonian Institution Marketing Study

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RN 95-7: The Intern Experience: Results from the Intern Experience Assessment

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RN 96-2: Assessment of Informal Education in Holocaust Museums

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RN 96-3: Material Culture: Smithsonian Visitor Interest in Websites

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RN 96-6: Visitors Comments on Flight Time Barbie: Dolls from the Popular Culture Collection of the National Air and Space Museum

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