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National Museum of Natural History Oral history Interviews 2009-2011

Creator:
Venable, George L, Clarke, Roy S, Pawson, David L (David Leo) 1938-, Davis, Donald R (Donald Ray), Olson, Storrs L, Rice, Mary E, Greenwell, Frank M, Cheetham, Alan H, Clark, Chip 1947-2010, Helgen, K. M (Kristofer M.), Russell, G. F (George F.), Hunt, David, Krakker, James J, Pohwat, Paul W, Bell, Andre R, Dietrich, Elizabeth, Erwin, Nathan, Butler, Audrey, Hevel, Gary F, Rhymer, Paul D
Title:
National Museum of Natural History Oral history Interviews 2009-2011
Dates:
2009, 2009-2011, 20th Century
Notes:
National Museum of Natural History interviewees include Andre R. Bell, Protection Services, NMNH; Audrey Butler, Food Services; Alan H. Cheetham, Curator of Paleobiology; R. "Chip" Clark, museum photographer; Roy S. Clarke, Jr., Curator of Meteorites; Donald Davis, Curator of Entomology; Elizabeth Dietrich, Supervisory Museum Specialist, Museum Support Center; Nathan Erwin, manager, Insect Zoo; Frank M. Greenwell, taxidermist; Kristofer M. Helgen, Curator of Mammals; Gary F. Hevel, Museum Specialist, Department of Entomology; David Hunt, Museum Specialist, Department of Anthropology; James J. Krakker, Museum Specialist, Department of Anthropology; Storrs L. Olson, Curator of Birds; David L. Pawson, Curator of Invertebrate Zoology; Paul W. Pohwat, Museum Specialist, Department of Mineral Sciences; Paul D. Rhymer, exhibits specialist; Mary E. Rice, director Emeritus, Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce; George F. "Rusty" Russell, Supervisory Museum Specialist, Department of Botany; and George Venable, scientific illustrator, Department of Entomology
Interviewers included Inci Bowman, Lauren Dare, Pamela Henson, Emma Lang, John Minks, James Nelson, Cigdem Pakel, Courtney Shaw, William Stapleton, Bridget Sullivan, Mary A. Thomas and Mark White
Summary:
As part of the celebration of the Centennial of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), oral history interviews were conducted with museum staff members from an array of professions and subject areas, by Institutional History Division staff, American University students, and volunteers from 2009 to 2011and 2010. Interviewees were nominated by NMNH staff and the project was coordinated by Heather P. Ewing. Interviews were recorded in digital audio and digital video
Topics:
Video recordings, Anniversaries, Digital video, Centennial celebrations, etc, Museum curators, Taxidermy, Museums--Collection management, Photography--Scientific applications, Scientific illustration, Natural history museums, Taxidermists, Exhibitions, Food service, Security guards, Cafeterias
Subjects:
Venable, George L, Clarke, Roy S, Pawson, David L (David Leo) 1938-, Davis, Donald R (Donald Ray), Olson, Storrs L, Rice, Mary E, Greenwell, Frank M, Cheetham, Alan H, Clark, Chip 1947-2010, Helgen, K. M (Kristofer M.), Russell, G. F (George F.), Hunt, David, Krakker, James J, Pohwat, Paul W, Bell, Andre R, Dietrich, Elizabeth, Erwin, Nathan, Butler, Audrey, Hevel, Gary F, Rhymer, Paul D, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Office of Protection Services, National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, American University (Washington, D.C.)
Place:
United States
Form/Genre:
Interviews, Collection descriptions, Oral history, Sound recordings
Local Number:
SIA RU009622
Physical Description:
15 digital audio files; 42 digital video files
Full Record:
http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!siarchives&uri=full=3100001~!302232~!0#focus

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