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Website Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
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Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2012-2013
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting Twitter accounts maintained throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Twitter is a third-party site used for public micro-blogging by SI staff. In addition to general SI-wide accounts this accession includes accounts maintained by individual museums and administrative and programmatic units across the Institution. Each of the accounts was crawled between December 2012 and September 2013, but may document activity back to the beginning of the account. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Museums -- Public relations.  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-040, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 14-040
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-040
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Website Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Twitter microblog of the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center (SEEC) as it existed on January 15, 2014. SEEC provides early learning centers located within the Smithsonian Institution museums. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
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Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-161, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-161
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-161
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Website Records

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Google+ (Electronic resource)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of three Google+ accounts maintained by the Smithsonian Institution, the Smithsonian Libraries, and the Smithsonian Science Education Center as they existed between July 31 and October 13, 2015. Google+ is a third-party social networking site used for interacting with the public and promoting the Institution's activities, exhibitions, and research. Due to technical issues, some content may be missing or may not function as expected. Materials are in electronic format.
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Web sites  Search this
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Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-214, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-214
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-214
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Website Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of Twitter posts, known as tweets, using the hashtag #AskSkorton between October 6 and December 21, 2015. This hashtag was promoted by the Smithsonian Institution for asking questions of David J. Skorton, Secretary, 2015- . The tweets were exported as a spreadsheet and include both tweets by the museum and tweets by other organizations and individuals. Materials are in electronic format.
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Web sites  Search this
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Museums -- Public relations  Search this
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Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-243, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-243
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-243

Website Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of Twitter posts, known as tweets, using the hashtag #Smithson250 between November 16 and December 5, 2015. This hashtag was promoted by the Smithsonian Institution (SI) for 250th anniversary of the birth year of James Smithson, founder of (SI). The tweets were exported as a spreadsheet and include both tweets by the museum and tweets by other organizations and individuals. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
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Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-244, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-244
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-244

Website Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2013-2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting Twitter accounts maintained throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Twitter is a third-party site used for public micro-blogging by SI staff. In addition to general SI-wide accounts, this accession includes accounts maintained by individual museums, research centers, and administrative and programmatic units across the Institution. Each of the accounts was crawled between November 2013 and September 2014, but may document activity back to the beginning of the account. Materials are in electronic format.
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Web sites  Search this
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Owney (Dog)  Search this
Giant panda  Search this
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Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-075, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-075
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-075
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Website Records

Topic:
Facebook (Electronic resource)
Air and Space Magazine
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting Facebook accounts maintained throughout the Smithsonian Institution. Facebook is a third-party social networking site used for interaction with the general public. In addition to general Smithsonian-wide accounts, many of which are managed by the Office of Public Affairs, the accession documents the individual accounts of museums, research centers, and programmatic units throughout Smithsonian. Due to technical issues, the crawls of many accounts are incomplete and may not function properly. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
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Jazz Appreciation Month  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-193, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-193
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-193
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Website Records

Topic:
Foursquare (Electronic resource)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of Foursquare pages associated with the Smithsonian Institution. Foursquare is a location sharing service that allows page owners and users to share information and tips about a venue. Pages include museums, theaters, cafes, and even a few exhibitions. Some pages were established and are maintained by Smithsonian Institution staff while others were established by users or vendors. Each of the pages was crawled between February and April 2015, but may document activity back to the beginning of the account. Not all features of the pages function properly in this accession and most of the user-submitted images were not captured. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
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Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Hope diamond  Search this
Peacock Room  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-216, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-216
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-216
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Website Records

Topic:
Facebook (Electronic resource)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of eight Facebook accounts maintained by individual units throughout the Smithsonian Institution, including the National Postal Museum, the National Museum of Natural History, the Office of Communications and External Affairs, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, and the Office of the Chief Information Officer, as they existed in October 2014. Facebook is a third-party social networking site used for interaction with the general public. Due to technical issues, the crawls of many accounts are incomplete and may not function properly. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-162, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-162
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-162
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Website Records

Topic:
Air and Space Magazine
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2014-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of Twitter accounts maintained throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Twitter is a third-party site used for public micro-blogging by SI staff. In addition to general SI-wide accounts, this accession includes accounts maintained by individual museums, research centers, and administrative and programmatic units across the Institution. Each of the accounts was crawled between December 18, 2014, and September 14, 2015, but may document activity back to the beginning of the account. Due to technical issues, crawls of the accounts may not be complete and some features may not function as expected. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-165, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-165
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-165
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Website Records

Topic:
Facebook (Electronic resource)
Creator::
Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2014
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Facebook page for the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center (SEEC) as it existed on October 18, 2014. SEEC provides early learning centers located within the Smithsonian Institution museums. Facebook is a third-party social networking site used for interaction with the general public. Due to technical issues, the crawl of the account is incomplete and may not function properly. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Social media  Search this
Online social networks  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Education, Preschool  Search this
Early childhood education  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-169, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-169
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-169
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Website Records

Creator::
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2014-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's Twitter account as it existed on January 5, 2015, less than a month after the museum's post-renovation reopening on December 12, 2014. Twitter is a microblog used by the museum to promote its activities including the reinstallation of the collections and events related to the grand reopening.

In addition, this accession includes tweets from the public and other organizations that used the hashtag "#newcooperhewitt" which was promoted by the museum. These tweets were captured using a crawler on January 9, 2015. Tweets with this hashtag dating from December 8, 2014, through February 2, 2015, were also exported into a spreadsheet.

Due to technical issues, some images are missing from this accession. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
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Art and design  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-179, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-179
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-179
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Website Records

Creator::
Consortium for the Barcode of Life  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Twitter account of the Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL) as it existed on March 14, 2015. CBOL is an international initiative devoted to developing DNA barcoding as a global standard for the identification of biological species since 2004. The CBOL Secretariat operates from the National Museum of Natural History. Twitter is a microblog that CBOL used to post links to professional opportunities as well as to publicize events and research. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Biology -- Classification  Search this
DNA  Search this
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Blogs  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-180, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-180
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-180
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Website Records

Creator::
Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Place:
Panama
Date:
2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Twitter account of the Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project as it existed on April 17, 2015. The Project's mission is to rescue and establish assurance colonies of amphibian species that are in extreme danger of extinction throughout Panama. The National Zoological Park and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute are both project partners and play a role in the administration of the Project. Twitter is a microblog that the Project uses to publicize its activities and related research. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Amphibian declines  Search this
Amphibians  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
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Blogs  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-181, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-181
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-181
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Website Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2015-2016
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of 32 official Twitter accounts maintained by units throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Twitter is a third-party site used for public micro-blogging by SI staff. In addition to general SI-wide accounts, this accession includes accounts maintained by individual museums, research centers, and administrative and programmatic units across the Institution. Each of the accounts was crawled between October 5, 2015 and November 9, 2016, but may document earlier activity. Due to technical issues, crawls of the accounts may not be complete and some features may not function as expected. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-196, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-196
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-196
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Website Records

Topic:
Facebook (Electronic resource)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2015-2016
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of 48 Facebook accounts maintained by individual units throughout the Smithsonian Institution. Facebook is a third-party social networking site used for interaction with the general public. The accounts were captured between October 13, 2015, and January 29, 2016. Two accounts were captured again using a crawler on June 20 and 22, 2016. A few accounts were downloaded using Facebook's "archive" feature. Due to technical issues, the captures of many accounts are incomplete and may not function properly. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
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Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-201, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-201
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-201
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Website Records

Topic:
Smithsonian Summer Showdown (Website)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Advancement  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of Twitter posts, known as tweets, using the hashtag #SIShowdown, as they existed on August 25, 2015. The hashtag was associated with the "Smithsonian Summer Showdown" web-based competition for which many of the museums, research centers, and zoo chose one "seriously amazing" item, experience, or piece of knowledge to be voted upon by the public. The competition ran between August 6 and August 24, 2015. Throughout the competition, many of the Smithsonian Institution's Twitter accounts were used to promote the competition and encourage votes for particular items. This accession includes both tweets from official Smithsonian accounts and tweets from other institutions and the general public. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Fund raising  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Online social networks  Search this
Social media  Search this
Contests  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-207, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Advancement, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-207
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-207
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Website Records

Topic:
SoundCloud (Electronic resource)
Creator::
Encyclopedia of Life  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2015-2016
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of two Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) social media accounts. EOL is a global partnership between the scientific community and the general public to make freely available to anyone knowledge about all the world's organisms.

EOL's SoundCloud account, crawled on November 30, 2015, is used to share field recordings of animal sounds. SoundCloud is an online platform for sharing audio. Due to technical issues, audio content may not have been captured or may not play properly.

EOL's Twitter account, crawled on March 8, 2016, is used to make announcements and to share science news. Twitter is a microblogging platform. Due to technical issues, only a portion of this account is included in this accession.

Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Biology -- Study and teaching  Search this
Research  Search this
Blogs  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-233, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 17-233
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-233
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Website Records

Topic:
STEM in 30 (Television program)
Creator::
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2017
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of two pages from the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) website related to the 2017 total solar eclipse as well as tweets using the hashtag "#RoadTripToTotality."

The web pages were crawled on August 18, 2017, three days before the eclipse on August 21. One page provides information about solar eclipses and safely viewing and photographing them. The other page provides details about eclipse-related events and activities at the museum.

The hashtag "#RoadTripToTotality" was primarily used by the crew of "STEM in 30," a television show produced by NASM for middle school students, in their posts on Twitter. Twitter is a microblogging platform and its posts are known as "tweets." The crew documented their road trip to broadcast live from the path of totality. The hashtag was also used by others on Twitter to document their own experiences related to the eclipse. Tweets using this hashtag were exported into a spreadsheet between August 13 and September 4, 2017. The results from a search of Twitter on the hashtag were crawled on August 21, 2017.

Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
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Solar eclipses  Search this
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Blogs  Search this
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Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-037, National Air and Space Museum, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-037
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-037
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Website Records

Creator::
National Museum of National History  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2015-2017
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of tweets using the hashtag "#ObjectsofWonder" between February 10, 2015, and March 7, 2017. Use of the hashtag was promoted on the microblog Twitter by the National Museum of National History (NMNH). Tweets using this hashtag referenced the upcoming exhibition "Objects of Wonder: From the Collection of the National Museum of Natural History" which opened on March 10, 2017. This accession represents the results of a search of Twitter on the "#ObjectsofWonder" hashtag, both by the museum and by the general public and was crawled on March 10, 2017. Some uses of the hashtag appear to be unrelated to the exhibition. The first use of the hashtag by NMNH was on September 16, 2016. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
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Blogs  Search this
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Natural history museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-229, National Museum of National History, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-229
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-229
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