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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 11-017

Smithsonian Institution

Website Records, 2010

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2010
Quantity:
Collection: Accession 11-017
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting Twitter accounts maintained throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Twitter is a third-party site used for public micro-blogging by SI staff. In addition to general SI-wide accounts, many of which are managed by the Office of Public Affairs, the accession documents the accounts of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, including the Lunder Conservation Center and Ask Joan of Art; the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery; the National Museum of American History, including the Lemelson Center and the Smithsonian's History Explorer; Smithsonian Affiliations; Smithsonian Enterprises, including Smithsonian Magazine; the Anacostia Community Museum; the Archives of American Art; the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; the National Museum of Natural History, including the Encyclopedia of Life, the Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, the Hall of Human Origins, and the Ocean Portal; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; the National Air and Space Museum; the National Museum of African American History and Culture; the National Museum of the American Indian, including the George Gustav Heye Center; the National Portrait Gallery; the National Postal Museum; the Office of Exhibits Central; the Office of Human Resources; the Office of the Secretary; the Asian Pacific American Program; the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, including the Chandra X-ray Center; the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies; Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, including Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings; the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, including the Biodiversity Heritage Library Consortium; the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, including Museums on Main Street; the National Zoological Park, including the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center; the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; and the Smithsonian Associates, including the Young Benefactors of the Smithsonian Institution and the Resident Associate Program. Materials include spreadsheets capturing the date, time, and text of each tweet posted by the account holder as well as screenshots. Each of the accounts was captured sometime between July and October of 2010, but may document activity back to the beginning of the account.

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This accession consists of records documenting Twitter accounts maintained throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Twitter is a third-party site used for public micro-blogging by SI staff. In addition to general SI-wide accounts, many of which are managed by the Office of Public Affairs, the accession documents the accounts of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, including the Lunder Conservation Center and Ask Joan of Art; the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery; the National Museum of American History, including the Lemelson Center and the Smithsonian's History Explorer; Smithsonian Affiliations; Smithsonian Enterprises, including Smithsonian Magazine; the Anacostia Community Museum; The Archives of American Art; the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; the National Museum of Natural History, including the Encyclopedia of Life, the Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, the Hall of Human Origins, and the Ocean Portal; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; the National Air and Space Museum; the National Museum of African American History and Culture; the National Museum of the American Indian, including the George Gustav Heye Center; the National Portrait Gallery; the National Postal Museum; the Office of Exhibits Central; the Office of Human Resources; the Office of the Secretary; the Asian Pacific American Program; the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, including the Chandra X-ray Center; the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies; Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, including Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings; the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, including the Biodiversity Heritage Library Consortium; the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, including Museums on Main Street; the National Zoological Park, including the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center; the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; and the Smithsonian Associates, including the Young Benefactors of the Smithsonian Institution and the Resident Associate Program. Materials include spreadsheets capturing the date, time, and text of each tweet posted by the account holder as well as screenshots. Each of the accounts was captured sometime between July and October of 2010, but may document activity back to the beginning of the account.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-017, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records

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Container List

Electronic Records

Smithsonian Affiliates @SIAffiliates, 9/30/2010

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Air and Space Magazine @airspacemag, 9/30/2010

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Anacostia Community Museum @AnacostiaMuseum, 9/30/2010

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Archives of American Art @archivesamerart, 9/30/2010

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum @CooperHewitt, 9/30/2010

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Encyclopedia of Life @eol, 10/28/2010

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery @FreerSackler, 7/22/2010

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goSmithsonian @gosmithsonianED, 9/30/2010

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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden @Hirshhorn, 9/30/2010

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National Air and Space Museum @airandspace, 9/30/2010

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National Air and Space Museum @reliveapollo11, 9/30/2010

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National Museum of African American History and Culture @nmaahc, 9/30/2010

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National Museum of African Art @NMAfA, 9/30/2010

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National Museum of American History @AmHistoryMuseum, 9/30/2010

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National Museum of American History, History Explorer @explorehistory, 9/30/2010

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Lemelson Center @LemelsonCenter, 7/22/2010

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National Museum of Natural History @NMNH, 9/30/2010

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National Museum of Natural History, Hall of Human Origins @HumanOrigins, 9/30/2010

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National Museum of Natural History, Ocean Portal @OceanPortal, 9/30/2010

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National Museum of the American Indian @SmithsonianNMAI, 9/30/2010

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National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustave Heye Center @AmerIndianNYC, 9/30/2010

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National Portrait Gallery @NPG, 9/30/2010

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National Postal Museum @postalmuseum, 9/30/2010

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National Zoological Park @NationalZoo, 9/30/2010

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National Zoological Park @NatZooPandas, 9/30/2010

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Office of Exhibits Central @3D_Digi_SI, 9/30/2010

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Office of Human Resources @SmithsonianJobs, 9/30/2010

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Office of Public Affairs @SmithsonianSci, 9/30/2010

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Office of Public Affairs @SmithsonianRSS, 9/30/2010

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Office of Public Affairs @SmithsonianVids, 9/30/2010

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Office of Public Affairs @SmithsonianPods, 9/30/2010

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Office of Public Affairs @SmithsonianIMAX, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Technology @SmithsonianTech, 7/20/2010

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Smithsonian Institution @Smithsonian, 7/20/2010

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Office of the Secretary @WayneClough, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian American Art Museum @AmericanArt, 7/20/2010

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Smithsonian American Art Museum, Ask Joan of Art @askjoanofart, 7/22/2010 and 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian American Art Museum, Lunder Center for Conservation @lunder, 7/23/2010

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Asian Pacific American Program @apaprogram, 9/30/2010

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Asian Pacific American Program, BookDragon @SIBookDragon, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Chandra X-Ray Facility @chandraxray, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies @SmithsonianEdu, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Channel @smithsonianchhd, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Connections @SIConnections

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Smithsonian Folkways @Folkways, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Institution Libraries @SILibraries, 9/30/2010

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Biodiversity Heritage Library @BioDivLibrary, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service @sitesExhibits, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, Elvis at 21 Exhibit @elvisat21, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, Museum on Main Street @museumonmainst, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Journeys @JourneysTravel, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Magazine @SmithsonianMag, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Magazine, Food and Think @foodandthink, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Magazine, MuseumDay @MuseumDay, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce @SmithsonianSMS, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center @SMBC, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Store @ShopSmithsonian, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Bocas Station @BocasStation, 9/30/2010

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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Fossil Sharks of Panama @SharksPanama, 9/30/2010

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The Smithsonian Associates, Civil War Studies @SmithsonianCW, 9/30/2010

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The Smithsonian Associates, Resident Associates Program @SmithsonianRAP, 9/30/2010

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The Smithsonian Associates, Young Benefactors of the Smithsonian Institution @SmithsonianYB, 9/30/2010

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