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6 edition of Seeing the Smithsonian found in the catalog.

Seeing the Smithsonian

the official guidebook to the Smithsonian Institution, its museums and galleries.

by Smithsonian Institution

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smithsonian Institution

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDesigned, produced and distributed by the CBS/Education & Publishing Group
    SeriesSmithsonian Institution. A special publication
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p.
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16656945M
    ISBN 100030113164

    This magazine chronicles the arts, environment, sciences and popular culture of the times. It is edited for modern, well-rounded individuals with diverse, general interests. Each subscription includes a membership to the Smithsonian Institution which provides special discounts at Smithsonian gift Price: $ Smithsonian Channel The Ongoing Struggle for Equality. The fight for rights, freedom, and equality is a struggle that persists to this day for Black Americans - we are seeing this play out on the news and in our communities right now. Understanding our history is important.

    Of the 34 million insect and arachnid specimens in London’s Natural History Museum, the Smithsonian Handbook of Interesting Insects focuses on of the most fascinating. With scientific pro. see all Types: Taxonomic type specimens () Archival materials () Paratypes () Holotypes () Electronic documents () Smithsonian staff publications () Isotypes () Syntypes () Photographs () Bibliographical citations ().

    The Smithsonian Institution was founded in with funds from the estate of British scientist James Smithson. Though Smithson never visited the United States, he donated his entire estate. Smithsonian Natural History Museum - 10th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. At this family favorite museum, you will see a variety of artifacts including an foot dinosaur skeleton, a life-size model of a blue whale, an enormous prehistoric white shark, and a and-a-half karat jewel a known as the Hope Diamond.


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Summary Work is essentially a glossy, popular guidebook to the Smithsonian. Includes visitor information such as hours, locations of buildings, and most popular holdings. Gives historical information on the Secretaries, the buildings, the National Mall, and exhibits.

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by Kenrick, Paul $ Smithsonian Handbook of Interesting Insects. by Broad, Gavin, Huertas. Smithsonian Books publishes a select list of trade nonfiction and illustrated books.

The publishing program covers Seeing the Smithsonian book where the Smithsonian's authority is unparalleled, such as history; natural history; science and technology; space, aviation, and military; art; and signature illustrated books, as well as works based on museums, collections and artifacts.

Seeing the Smithsonian; the official guidebook to the Smithsonian Institution, its museums and galleries. [Smithsonian Institution.] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Smithsonian Institution.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations (some color) 24. Michael Olmert’s The Smithsonian Book of Books is a treasure chest for bibliophiles and anyone interested in books in any way. The author begins discussing scrolls and scribes and includes illustratrations from the pre-history to (copyright date)/5.

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of o results for "smithsonian books" Skip to. In Reopening, The Smithsonian Looks To Balance Safety And Disability Access NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Beth Ziebarth, director of Access Smithsonian.

The Smithsonian Libraries is the most comprehensive museum library system in the world, supporting the vital research of the Institution as well as the work of scientists and scholars around the world.

Consisting of 20 branch libraries in Washington, D.C., Panama and New York, our collections are as diverse as the patrons we serve. Our Smithsonian online collection focuses on Smithsonian. All Smithsonian visitors, regardless of age, must have a free, timed-entry pass to enter the Udvar-Hazy Center and National Zoo.

Visitors can acquire timed-entry passes by reserving them online or by phone atext. Visitors will be able to secure up to six passes for personal. The Smithsonian is so much more than a museum. It is truly an experience. There are literally hundreds of thousands of things to see, so much so that it would be impossible to see everything even if you spent a week wandering the galleries.

You can expect to see dioramas and. See the complete Smithsonian Guides to Historic America series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. 13 Books Smithsonian Guide to Historic America: The Great Lakes States (Smithsonian Guide to Historic America). Exploring everything in Washington D.C.'s Smithsonian museums could take an entire vacation.

Here are the must-see highlights if you only have a short time to explore. The Smithsonian and its staff began to appear in fiction writing shortly after it was founded, reflecting popular ideas of what this new institution was. References to the Smithsonian appeared in biographical novels, satires, murder mysteries and adventures, ranging from a few words to complete novels set at the : KapsalisE.

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture has posted up a guide to “Whiteness” that is straight out of a drunken faculty meeting. As the old saying goes, you. This book of books by the Smithsonian is a delight for the senses.

I say this because it is not a purely visual experience; I could almost smell the old books portrayed within the pages of this book, imagining myself leafing through time-worn pages, dreaming of exploring the contents of some of the ancient libraries of the s: The Libraries' physical collections comprise million books and manuscripts, along with overpieces of ephemera, microfilm, photo collections and a/v material, housed in over 21 locations in Washington, Maryland, New York, and Panama.

Some of those collections are available via inter-library loan request through your local public, school, or corporate library. Seeing the Universe From Here offers a firsthand perspective of the Smithsonian's global relevance in these progressive fields.

This book offers a unique, panoramic look at women's history in the United States through the lens of ordinary objects from, by, and for extraordinary women.

Featuring more than artifacts from 16 Smithsonian museums and archives, and more than essays from 95 Smithsonian authors, this book tells women's history as only the Smithsonian can. The Smithsonian Institution consists of world-class museums, galleries and a zoo in DC.

Learn about everything from the origins of man to the future of flight. Explore and learn about everything from the origins of man and the future of flight to the history of art across multiple continents with more than million objects, works of art and.

History, science, art and culture live at these free attractions in Washington, DC. What is the Smithsonian Institution. Collectively called the Smithsonian Institution, the world-renowned museum and research complex consists of 17 museums and galleries in Washington, DC, including the National the origins of man at the Natural History Museum to the future of space travel at the Air.

This book is a weighty one not only does my paperback copy weigh a little over 3 pounds but the information inside makes this book a not so quick read.

In this book Richard Kurin sorts through the Smithsonian's vast collections to find objects that best tell the story of American History/5(49). The more than books recorded in Spanish are further categorized by accent: See Two Giant Exoplanets Orbit a Distant Star in This Rare Image; Get the best of Smithsonian magazine .Newly appointed Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie Bunch III made the second stop of his book tour for the just-released A Fool's Errand, which recounts the story of how he founded what has become the most popular museum in the Smithsonian complex, at the book's setting, the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC).