SIA Acc. 17-335, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records, 2011-2017


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This accession consists of the Field Book Project website and blog as they existed on March 1, 2017. The Field Book Project began as a joint initiative between the National Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian Institution Archives to create a single online location for scholars and others to visit when searching for field books and other field research materials. It is currently administered by the Smithsonian Libraries, Biodiversity Heritage Library. The website includes information about the project as well as educational activities and lesson plans. The blog, established in March 2011, highlights materials found while cataloging the materials and provides context for their creation. Materials are in electronic format.


Smithsonian Institution


  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives
  • Field Book Project (Washington, D.C.)
  • Biodiversity Heritage Library
  • Smithsonian Libraries


  • Electronic List in accession file.
  • Folder List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 2011
  • 2011-2017


  • Web sites
  • Museum libraries
  • Fieldwork
  • Museum archives
  • Museums
  • Blogs
  • Natural history museums
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Research


  • Electronic records
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

SIA Acc. 17-335