Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Musem of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Discovery Room Operational Records, 1972-2005
This accession consists of records documenting the overall operation and administration of the Discovery Room, a hands-on, collections-based activity center for school groups focusing on scientific inquiry. Topics include planning, renovation, publicity, and procedures. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, procedural documents, fact sheets, agreements, clippings, floor plans, sketches, photographs, and videotapes.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Museums -- Administration
- Museums -- Educational aspects
- Museums -- Public relations
- Science -- Study and teaching
- Natural history museums
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-189, National Musem of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Discovery Room Operational Records