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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 14-059

National Postal Museum

Website Records, 2012-2013

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Postal Museum
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2012-2013
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Collection: Accession 14-059
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of two websites, a mobile website, and a blog maintained by the National Postal Museum. The main National Postal Museum website, crawled August 14, 2013, includes information about the museum and its exhibits, collections, research, events, and educational resources. It also includes online exhibitions. Due to technical issues with the menu, this crawl is best navigated by following the link to the site map at the top of the main page. The mobile version of the main website was crawled on September 19, 2013. "Arago: People, Postage, and the Post," crawled August 14, 2013, is a resource to the study of philately and postal operations as seen through the National Postal Museum's collections. Due to technical issues, Flash-based content could not be captured. This accession does not include detailed collections information. The "Pushing the Envelope" blog, crawled August 14, 2013, is dedicated to sharing behind-the-scenes stories, thoughts, and interesting discussion about the museum and its collection. The first post was in October 2012. Materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of two websites, a mobile website, and a blog maintained by the National Postal Museum.

The main National Postal Museum website, crawled August 14, 2013, includes information about the museum and its exhibits, collections, research, events, and educational resources. It also includes online exhibitions. Due to technical issues with the menu, this crawl is best navigated by following the link to the site map at the top of the main page. The mobile version of the main website was crawled on September 19, 2013.

"Arago: People, Postage, and the Post," crawled August 14, 2013, is a resource to the study of philately and postal operations as seen through the National Postal Museum's collections. Due to technical issues, Flash-based content could not be captured. This accession does not include detailed collections information.

The "Pushing the Envelope" blog, crawled August 14, 2013, is dedicated to sharing behind-the-scenes stories, thoughts, and interesting discussion about the museum and its collection. The first post was in October 2012.

Materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-059, National Postal Museum, Website Records

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Electronic Records

National Postal Museum website, crawled August 14, 2013

Electronic Records

National Postal Museum mobile website, crawled September 19, 2013

Electronic Records

"Arago: People, Postage, and the Post" website, crawled August 14, 2013

Electronic Records

"Pushing the Envelope" blog, 2012-2013, crawled August 14, 2013

Electronic Records