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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 19-219

Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center

Volunteer Program Records, circa 1967-2005

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Title: Volunteer Program Records
Dates: circa 1967-2005
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 19-219
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting resources and tools for training docents at the Smithsonian Institution (SI) building, commonly known as the Castle. Topics cover the institution's history including founder James Smithson, the Enid A. Haupt Garden, tours, and the architecture, and design of the facility. Materials include correspondence, brochures, books, newsletters, memoranda, news clippings, photographs, floor plans, drawings, and publications. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting resources and tools for training docents at the Smithsonian Institution (SI) Building, commonly known as the Castle. Topics cover the institution's history including founder James Smithson, the Enid A. Haupt Garden, tours, and the architecture, and design of the facility. Materials include correspondence, brochures, books, newsletters, memoranda, news clippings, photographs, floor plans, drawings, and publications. Some records are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-219, Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center, Volunteer Program Records

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Container List

Box 1

"Octopus on the Mall" by Geoffrey T. Hellman -Book, Copied, Article - "A View of the Castle" by James M. Goode, 1967, 1976

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SI Newsletters and Articles - The Torch, SI Magazine, Inside Smithsonian Research: Spring 2005 (Number 8), 1984, 1995-1996, 2001-2002, 2005

Box 1 of 1

Docent Training - History of the Institution, Buildings and People, 1971, 1987-1989, 1997

Box 1 of 1

Castle Tours - Building and Furnishings, Quadrangle, 1991, 2001-2002

Box 1 of 1

Architecture and Design - Castle, Furnishings 1990, 2001

Box 1 of 1

Enid A. Haupt Garden - History and Design, 1986-1987, 1991, 1995

Box 1 of 1

News Release and Brochures, 1987, 1990, 1996, 2001

Box 1 of 1

Docent Photographs, circa 1999

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"Making of the American Capital" by Kenneth Bowling - Lecture, 1988

Box 1 of 1

SI Timeline, 1996, 2001

Box 1 of 1

The Smithsonian Mace and its Symbolism, by Walter Angst, 1984

Box 1 of 1

Articles - Castle, Smithsonite, 1977, 1981

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James Smithson - History, Pedigree, 1974, 1976, 1981, 1995

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1977-1982, 1988-1993, 1996, 2001

Box 1 of 1

Resources, Fact Sheet, Guide and Map, undated (electronic records)

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