Program Files, 1971-2006, undated

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Consists of records that document programs for teachers, students, and the general public pertaining to the understanding and use of museums. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, program literature, films, videotapes, audiotapes, slides, phonograph records, cassette recordings, loan information, staff photographs, brochures, pamphlets, Smithsonian collecting cards, and case study reports from the current office as well as its predecessors: the Office of Museum Programs, the Center for Museum Studies, and the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. Some materials are in electronic format.


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  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1971
  • 1971-2006
  • 1971-2006, undated


  • Education
  • Museums
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Educational planning


  • Manuscripts
  • Color photographs
  • Color transparencies
  • Audiotapes
  • Motion pictures (visual works)
  • Videotapes
  • Phonograph records
  • Collecting cards
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Electronic records
  • Floppy disks
  • Video recordings

Local number

SIA RS01152

Physical description

38.0 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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