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Accession 14-215

Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service

Website Records, 2007-2014

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2007-2014
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Collection: Accession 14-215
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of six websites and two blogs maintained by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. The main website of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), crawled May 27, 2014, provides information on hosting and supporting traveling exhibitions developed by the Smithsonian Institution. It also includes press releases, educational resources, the annual "Siteline" newsletter, the biannual "Update" catalog, general information about SITES, and, for each exhibition, a description, specifications, travel schedule, and related promotional materials, publications, and other resources. The SITES blog, crawled May 27, 2014, discusses the theme and contents of its traveling exhibitions. It was established in July 2007. The "Museum on Main Street" website, crawled March 10, 2014, helps bring the Smithsonian Institution to small towns across America. The website includes information about traveling exhibitions as well as educational resources and docent handbooks for each exhibition. The website also includes guides for creating oral histories and exhibitions. The "Road Reports Across America" blog, crawled March 10, 2014, highlights programs at museums participating in SITES' Museums on Main Street program which brings Smithsonian Institution exhibitions to rural communities. The blog was established in July 2007. The last post was in July 2013. The "Earth from Space" website, crawled March 31, 2014, was created to accompany a traveling exhibition of the same name and includes an online version. The exhibition was organized in conjunction with the National Air and Space Museum and toured from 2006 through 2012. The website is no longer being updated and includes touring information and educational resources. The "Corridos sin Fronteras" website, crawled May 27, 2014, was created to accompany a traveling exhibition of the same name and includes an online version. The exhibition toured from 2002 through 2005 and the website is no longer being updated. The website is available in both English and Spanish. Due to technical issues, only the first page of the website is included in this accession. The "Key Ingredients: America by Food" website, crawled May 27, 2014, was created to accompany a traveling exhibition of the same name. It includes educational resources. The "Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente" website, crawled May 27, 2014, was created to accompany a traveling exhibition of the same name and includes an online version. The exhibition was organized in conjunction with the Smithsonian Latino Center and toured from 2007 through 2012. The website is no longer being updated and includes touring information and educational resources. The website is available in English and Spanish. Materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of six websites and two blogs maintained by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

The main website of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), crawled May 27, 2014, provides information on hosting and supporting traveling exhibitions developed by the Smithsonian Institution. It also includes press releases, educational resources, the annual "Siteline" newsletter, the biannual "Update" catalog, general information about SITES, and, for each exhibition, a description, specifications, travel schedule, and related promotional materials, publications, and other resources.

The SITES blog, crawled May 27, 2014, discusses the theme and contents of its traveling exhibitions. It was established in July 2007.

The "Museum on Main Street" website, crawled March 10, 2014, helps bring the Smithsonian Institution to small towns across America. The website includes information about traveling exhibitions as well as educational resources and docent handbooks for each exhibition. The website also includes guides for creating oral histories and exhibitions.

The "Road Reports Across America" blog, crawled March 10, 2014, highlights programs at museums participating in SITES' Museums on Main Street program which brings Smithsonian Institution exhibitions to rural communities. The blog was established in July 2007. The last post was in July 2013.

The "Earth from Space" website, crawled March 31, 2014, was created to accompany a traveling exhibition of the same name and includes an online version. The exhibition was organized in conjunction with the National Air and Space Museum and toured from 2006 through 2012. The website is no longer being updated and includes touring information and educational resources.

The "Corridos sin Fronteras" website, crawled May 27, 2014, was created to accompany a traveling exhibition of the same name and includes an online version. The exhibition toured from 2002 through 2005 and the website is no longer being updated. The website is available in both English and Spanish. Due to technical issues, only the first page of the website is included in this accession.

The "Key Ingredients: America by Food" website, crawled May 27, 2014, was created to accompany a traveling exhibition of the same name. It includes educational resources.

The "Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente" website, crawled May 27, 2014, was created to accompany a traveling exhibition of the same name and includes an online version. The exhibition was organized in conjunction with the Smithsonian Latino Center and toured from 2007 through 2012. The website is no longer being updated and includes touring information and educational resources. The website is available in English and Spanish.

Materials are in electronic format.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-215, Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service, Website Records

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Electronic Records

SITES website, crawled May 27, 2014

Electronic Records

SITES blog, 2007-2014, crawled May 27, 2014

Electronic Records

"Museum on Main Street" website, crawled March 10, 2014

Electronic Records

"Road Reports Across America" blog, 2007-2013, crawled March 10, 2014

Electronic Records

"Earth from Space" website, crawled March 31, 2014

Electronic Records

"Corridos sin Fronteras" website, crawled May 27, 2014

Electronic Records

"Key Ingredients: America by Food" website, crawled May 27, 2014

Electronic Records

"Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente" website, crawled May 27, 2014

Electronic Records