Program Files, 2008-2018

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This accession consists of the email account of Sheri Rosenstein Werb, director of the Office of Education, Outreach and Visitor Experience which, prior to 2018, was known as the Office of Education and Outreach at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). Werb is responsible for education, outreach, and visitor engagement programs at NMNH, and advocates for the personal involvement of the Museum's scientists in educational and public programming. Under her guidance, Q?rius, the Coralyn W. Whitney Education Center, opened in December 2013 to engage the public about the importance of science. The account consists of approximately 194,608 messages and cover the time period from April 2008 to August 2018. The correspondence pertains to meetings; proposals; agreements; strategic planning; budget; corporate sponsorship; fundraising; conferences, workshops, committees, and special events; exhibitions; lectures; Q?rius website development; surveys; program scheduling; public relations; personnel management; reports; publications; awards; tours; and gifts. Materials are in electronic format.


  • Werb, Shari Rosenstein
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of Education and Outreach
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Q?rius


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


  • 2008
  • 2008-2018

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Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2034. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted; Transferring office; 12/2/2022 memorandum, Johnstone to File; Contact reference staff for details


  • Natural history museums
  • Workshops (Seminars)
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Meetings
  • Committees
  • Strategic planning
  • Tours
  • Museums
  • Public relations
  • Corporate sponsorship
  • Budget process
  • Awards
  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Scientific surveys
  • Education
  • Personnel management
  • Gifts
  • Fund raising
  • Special events
  • Contracts
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museum publications


  • Electronic mail
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA Acc. 23-030

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