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|Named Person:||James Smithson; James Smithson|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Pamela M Henson; Smithsonian Institution. Libraries.; Smithsonian Archives.
|Notes:||Title from first screen of file.
Credits and copyright screen dated January 1998.
Electronic version of an exhibition held July 1996-Jan. 1997 at the Smithsonian Institution Libraries Exhibition Gallery, National Museum of American History. Held in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the 1846 founding of the Smithsonian Institution. Includes color illustrations, and the Smithsonian Polka (Michael Hendron, pianist).
Electronic version designed and produced by WizardNet Inc., with Smithsonian Libraries staff.
Guest curators: Pamela M. Henson, lead curator, Cynthia Field, Marc Rothenberg, Richard Stamm, and Lynn Wojcik.
Lesson plans for grades 9-12 based on the exhibition prepared by Alan Smigielski, Smithsonian Office of Education.
|Details:||Mode of access: Internet. Host: http://www.sil.si.edu.; System requirements: Lesson plans require Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 or higher; audio (2 min. 48 sec.) in . WAV or Real Audio format 14.4 or 28.8 speed.|
Who was James Smithson? --
Accepting Smithson's gift --
All-American compromise --
The Smithsonian building --
An institution emerges --
A national collection --
|Series Title:||Smithsonian Institution Libraries online exhibition.|
|Other Titles:||From Smithson to Smithsonian (Online)|
|Responsibility:||[produced by the Smithsonian Institution Libraries with the collaboration of the Office of Smithsonian Institution Archives (including the Joseph Henry Papers) and the Architectural History and Historic Preservation Division].|