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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 12-593

National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach

Naturalist Center Operation Manuals, circa 1979-2011

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Title: Naturalist Center Operation Manuals
Dates: circa 1979-2011
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 12-593
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting procedures for the operation and management of the Naturalist Center and its collections and equipment. The Naturalist Center, 1976-2011, provided hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. It was located within the museum building until 1995 when it was moved to Leesburg, Virginia. Materials include manuals, handbooks, and other procedural documents.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting procedures for the operation and management of the Naturalist Center and its collections and equipment. The Naturalist Center, 1976-2011, provided hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. It was located within the museum building until 1995 when it was moved to Leesburg, Virginia. Materials include manuals, handbooks, and other procedural documents.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-593, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Naturalist Center Operation Manuals

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Container List

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Contents of the Naturalist Center and Operations Manual, September 1979

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Naturalist Center Manual, Volume I (3 folders)

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Naturalist Center Manual, Volume II (3 folders)

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Operations Manual

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Naturalist Center Operations, 1979

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Removal of Specimens

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Using Microscopes

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Departmental Contacts, July 1991

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Authentications

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Special Events - General Information

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Acquisitions and Contributions

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Use of Collections

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Procedures

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Identifying Plant Specimens

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Docent Handbook and Operations Manual

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Docent Handbook and Operations Manual - Telephones

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Docent Handbook and Operations Manual - Security

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Docent Handbook and Operations Manual - Wireless

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Docent Handbook and Operations Manual - Collections

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Docent Handbook and Operations Manual - Library

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Docent Handbook and Operations Manual - Handbook

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Docent Handbook and Operations Manual - Requests for Assistance

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Docent Handbook and Operations Manual - School Group Programs

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Docent Handbook and Operations Manual - Teacher's Notes for Unknowns, Speciation, and Adaptations

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Docent Handbook and Operations Manual - Snow Policy

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Naturalist Center Operations, March 1996

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Naturalist Center Operations, September 1979

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Naturalist Center Docent Handbook - Identification, Badge Procedures, Smithsonian Institution Volunteer Standards of Conduct, Equal Employment Opportunity Procedures, 2011

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Naturalist Center Docent Handbook and Operations Manual, 2006

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Request for Technical Assistance Procedures

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How to Find Specimens, c. 2008 (Accession 13-139)

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