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Accession 07-094

National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education

Special Programs Files, circa 1978-2001

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Title: Special Programs Files
Dates: circa 1978-2001
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 07-094
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting special programs and other educational activities and products created by the National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education, usually in conjunction with special exhibitions. Special exhibitions documented in this accession include "African Voices;" "Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost Bronze Age;" "5000 Years of Korean Art;" "Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia and Alaska;" "Dinamation: Dinosaurs Alive and in Color;" "Elba to Damascus: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Syria;" "Aditi: A Celebration of Life;" "Beyond the Java Sea: Art of Indonesia's Outer Islands;" "Magnificent Voyagers: The US Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842;" "Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo;" "Renaissance of Islam: Art of the Mamluks;" "Ocean Planet;" "Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collections;" "Saynday was Coming Along: Drawings by Silverhorn;" "Seeds of Change;" "Vanishing Race and Other Illusions: A New Look at the Work of Edward Curtis;" "Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga;" and "Voyages of Discovery." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, planning materials, training materials, brochures, teacher guides, press releases, images, notes, and related materials.

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This accession consists of records documenting special programs and other educational activities and products created by the National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education, usually in conjunction with special exhibitions. Special exhibitions documented in this accession include African Voices; Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost Bronze Age; 5000 Years of Korean Art; Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia and Alaska; Dinamation: Dinosaurs Alive and in Color; Elba to Damascus: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Syria; Aditi: A Celebration of Life; Beyond the Java Sea: Art of Indonesia's Outer Islands; Magnificent Voyagers: The U. S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842; Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo; Renaissance of Islam: Art of the Mamluks; Ocean Planet; Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collections; Saynday was Coming Along: Drawings by Silverhorn; Seeds of Change; Vanishing Race and Other Illusions: A New Look at the Work of Edward Curtis; Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga; and Voyages of Discovery. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, planning materials, training materials, brochures, teacher guides, press releases, images, notes, and related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-094, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education, Special Programs Files

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Container List

Box 1

Africa, Outreach to Schools

Box 1 of 4

Africa, December 1999

Box 1 of 4

Cafritz, African Voices, 2000

Box 1 of 4

Amber: Window to the Past, 1996-1997

Box 1 of 4

Arts and Cultures of the North Conference, June 17-20, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Ban Chiang Program

Box 1 of 4

Cameroon Program, February 1-June 17, 1984

Box 1 of 4

Cameroon, February 1-June 17, 1984

Box 1 of 4

Cameroon Education

Box 1 of 4

Chiefly Feasts

Box 1 of 4

Korea, July15-September 30, 1981

Box 1 of 4

Chinese Children's Drawings, 1980

Box 1 of 4

Contemporary North American Indian Art

Box 1 of 4

Crossroads Guide

Box 1 of 4

Design for Crossroads Publication

Box 1 of 4

Crossroads Education-Carlin

Box 1 of 4

Crossroads Poster

Box 1 of 4

Public Programs Arctic Show

Box 1 of 4

Quincentennial-National Museum of Natural History (NMNH)

Box 1 of 4

Siberia Performers - Memo Details

Box 1 of 4

Siberian Performers

Box 1 of 4

Eskimo Brochure

Box 1 of 4

Crossroads Press Folder, 1988

Box 1 of 4

Cycles of Sustenance, 1980

Box 1 of 4

The World Bank

Box 1 of 4

Cycles of Sustenance - Text and Photos

Box 1 of 4

Dinamation, 1991

Box 1 of 4

Dinosaurs

Box 1 of 4

Dinos Past and Present, June-August 1987

Box 1 of 4

Duck Decoy Exhibit, January-May 1987

Box 1 of 4

Elba to Damascus

Box 1 of 4

Scanning Electron Microscope, March 16-July 15, 1984

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Aditi, June 10-July 31, 1985

Box 2 of 4

UNICEF Aditi

Box 2 of 4

Festival of India Packet - Administrative

Box 2 of 4

Ann Waters - June-August 1985

Box 2 of 4

Aditi Docents/Docent Training

Box 2 of 4

Aditi Tours

Box 2 of 4

Aditi Participants

Box 2 of 4

Aditi, General Finances

Box 2 of 4

India Teacher Workshop

Box 2 of 4

Festival of India Press Release

Box 2 of 4

Heritage of Islam

Box 2 of 4

Islam: An Introduction

Box 2 of 4

Hopi Exhibit, November 13, 1981-January 3, 1982

Box 2 of 4

Indonesia: Beyond the Java Sea

Box 2 of 4

Inside Hawaiian Volcanoes

Box 2 of 4

Volcano Wizards

Box 2 of 4

Volcano Visitor Study

Box 2 of 4

Inua, August 1982

Box 2 of 4

Inua Revealed

Box 2 of 4

Inua Docent Training

Box 2 of 4

Inua Educational Materials

Box 2 of 4

Inua Press Release

Box 2 of 4

Japanese Dolls, Archival Information

Box 2 of 4

Japanese Dolls, Exhibit (Learning Center, 1979-1980)

Box 2 of 4

Japanese Dolls, March 15-May 31, 1985

Box 2 of 4

Japanese Dolls, Accession Information, 1978

Box 2 of 4

Mimura Doll Collection

Box 2 of 4

Miss Japan

Box 2 of 4

Miss Japan Exhibit

Box 2 of 4

Japanese Ceramics Program, November 1995-April 1996

Box 2 of 4

Japanese Ceramics

Box 2 of 4

King Herod's Dream

Box 2 of 4

Korean Art, 5000 years - Training/Volunteers

Box 2 of 4

Korea Public Programs

Box 2 of 4

Landscape Kimonos by Itchiku Kubota, November 1995-April 1996

Box 2 of 4

Living Marine Ecosystem

Box 2 of 4

Magnificent Voyagers, November 14, 1985-November 9, 1986

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Magnificent Voyagers, Wilkes Play

Box 3 of 4

Magnificent Voyagers: US Exploring Expedition

Box 3 of 4

Magnificent Voyagers, Wilkes Education, 1985-1986

Box 3 of 4

Magnificent Voyagers, Sailing Ships

Box 3 of 4

Mamluk Exhibit

Box 3 of 4

Micronesia, May 4, 1981

Box 3 of 4

Nomads: Masters of the Eurasian Steppe

Box 3 of 4

Old Growth Forests

Box 3 of 4

Ocean Planet

Box 3 of 4

Ocean Planet Workshop, July 30-August 1, 1993

Box 3 of 4

Ocean Planet Programs, 1995-1996

Box 3 of 4

Portraits of Nature: Robert Bateman

Box 3 of 4

Powhatan Tribal Artisans, 1980

Box 3 of 4

Precious Legacy Slides

Box 3 of 4

Precious Legacy Training

Box 3 of 4

Precious Legacy Program

Box 3 of 4

Concert, December 28, 1993

Box 3 of 4

Saynday

Box 3 of 4

Seeds of Change

Box 3 of 4

Seeds Publications

Box 3 of 4

Seeds of Change, January 1990

Box 3 of 4

Shanghai Festival

Box 3 of 4

Shanghai Education

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Silk Route, May 6-June 30, 1983

Box 4 of 4

The Silk Route and the Diamond path, November 9, 1982-January 2, 1983

Box 4 of 4

Spider Lab

Box 4 of 4

Survival: Life and Art of the Eskimo, 1982

Box 4 of 4

Spiders, 1984-1985

Box 4 of 4

Tropical Rain Forest

Box 4 of 4

Vanishing Frontier, January 4-March 31, 1985

Box 4 of 4

Vanishing Race

Box 4 of 4

Viking Education, American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)

Box 4 of 4

Viking Teacher's Guide

Box 4 of 4

Viking/Timreck

Box 4 of 4

Viking Publications and Writings

Box 4 of 4

Voyages of Discovery, April 19-July 22, 2001

Box 4 of 4