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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 13-041

National Museum of American History

Website Records, 2008-2012

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2008-2012
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Collection: Accession 13-041
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of two websites and a blog maintained by the National Museum of American History. The main National Museum of American History website, crawled in several pieces on October 4, 5, 17, and 18 and November 14, 2011, includes information about visiting, exhibitions, departments, staff, donating, internships, fellowships, and volunteering. It also includes online exhibitions. "O Say Can You See?," crawled on May 11, 2012, is the National Museum of American History's blog. The blog takes readers behind the scenes at the museum, sharing insights and information about its exhibitions, events, collections, research projects, and more. The first entry was posted in July 2008. "Smithsonian's History Explorer" website was crawled in two parts on July 6 and 7, 2011. It was developed by the National Museum of American History in partnership with the Verizon Foundation to offer free, innovative online resources for teaching and learning American history. These resources focus on learning history by "reading" objects for the stories they hold about the nation and its many peoples. Learning activities feature artifacts selected from the museum's collections and draw on the expertise of the museum's curatorial staff. Materials are in electronic format.

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This accession consists of two websites and a blog maintained by the National Museum of American History.

The main National Museum of American History website, crawled in several pieces on October 4, 5, 17, and 18 and November 14, 2011, includes information about visiting, exhibitions, departments, staff, donating, internships, fellowships, and volunteering. It also includes online exhibitions.

O Say Can You See?, crawled on May 11, 2012, is the National Museum of American History's blog. The blog takes readers behind the scenes at the museum, sharing insights and information about its exhibitions, events, collections, research projects, and more. The first entry was posted in July 2008.

Smithsonian's History Explorer website was crawled in two parts on July 6 and 7, 2011. It was developed by the National Museum of American History in partnership with the Verizon Foundation to offer free, innovative online resources for teaching and learning American history. These resources focus on learning history by "reading" objects for the stories they hold about the nation and its many peoples. Learning activities feature artifacts selected from the museum's collections and draw on the expertise of the museum's curatorial staff.

Materials are in electronic format.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-041, National Museum of American History, Website Records

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Electronic Records

National Museum of American History website, crawled October 4, 5, 17, and 18 and November 14, 2011

Electronic Records

O Say Can You See? blog, 2008-2012, crawled May 11, 2012

Electronic Records

Smithsonian's History Explorer website, crawled July 6 and 7, 2011

Electronic Records