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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 15-222

National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach

Naturalist Center History Files, circa 1976-1993, 1998-2001, 2007

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 History Files
Dates: circa 1976-1993, 1998-2001, 2007
Quantity: 1.69 cu. ft. (1 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 boxes)
Collection: Accession 15-222
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the development, administration, programs, and activities of the Naturalist Center. 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 memoranda, reports, promotional materials, procedures, images, plaques, clippings, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the development, administration, programs, and activities of the Naturalist Center. 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 memoranda, reports, promotional materials, procedures, images, plaques, clippings, and related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-222, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Naturalist Center History Files

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Container List

Box 1

Naturalist Center Proposal

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Opening - Invitation, December 3, 1976

Box 1 of 2

Donation Acknowledgment Plaques, c. 1977-1986

Box 1 of 2

Payson Dennis Carter Classroom Dedication Plaque to Naturalist Center Docents

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Committee, 1979-1982

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Committee, 1982

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Committee, 1983

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Signage, 1983-1985

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Collection Development, 1983

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center for High School Teachers, 1983-1984

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Annual Reports, 1984-1989

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Poster Series, 1984

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Committee and Classroom Dedication, 1984-1985

Box 1 of 2

Office of Education Retreat, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Office of Education Teacher Advisory and Teacher Training Committees, 1986

Box 1 of 2

Honda Foundation - Naturalist Center Teacher Resource Center, 1986

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Computerization, 1987

Box 1 of 2

Learning to Read Natural History Objects, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 2

West Court Renovation, 1988

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Presentation - Association of American Museums National Conference, 1988

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Botany Exhibit, 1988

Box 1 of 2

Public Science Day, 1990

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Annual Reports, 1991-1993

Box 1 of 2

Mammals in the Schools Summative Evaluation, c. 2001

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Administration, 2007

Box 1 of 2

Naturalist Center Images

Box 1 of 2

Education Articles

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Ball State University Partnership Plaque Presented May 14, 1998

Box 2 of 2

Family Learning Center Plaque

Box 2 of 2

Naturalist Center Images

Box 2 of 2