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- Around the mall and beyond. Parks, E. // Smithsonian;Jan92, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p22
Describes the author's experience of visiting the `Inner Sanctum' of the Smithsonian Institution's Blue Room located at the National Museum of Natural History. This room, which is actually a vault, guards a trove of glittering gemstones and minerals. A mineral becomes a gemstone once it is...
- Fly zone. // U.S. News & World Report;9/20/93, Vol. 115 Issue 11, p18
Comments on Orkin Exterminating Co., America's largest pest-control firm. Opening of the Smithsonian's O. Orkin Insect Zoo at the National Museum of Natural History; Details on the exhibit which displays bugs in their natural habitats.
- Birth of an entomologist. Wilson, Edward O. // Discover;Nov93, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p86
Features the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Author's visits to the museum and its influence to his becoming an entomologist; Collection of insects as simulacrum of the Museum; Fascination with ants; Special attractions; Visiting hours; Contact information.
- Sacred music traditions come to Washington. // New York Amsterdam News;10/09/97, Vol. 88 Issue 41, p22
Reports that the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History (14th and Constitution Avenue, NW) will host the Washington premiere of `Wade in the Water: African-American Sacred Music Traditions'. When the event will take place; What is the main focus of the exhibition.
- National Museum of Natural History. // Faces;Oct93, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p38
Features the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Exhibits about human societies; Reproduction of an Ice Age scene; Complete collection of Eskimo materials; Availability of `Antho Notes' free of charge.
- A network of treasures. // Scholastic Choices;Apr96, Vol. 11 Issue 7, pD-1
Presents information related to exhibitions and museums across the United States. Garbage from the Smithsonian Institution Travelling Exhibition Service; Spiders from the National Museum of Natural History; Ocean Planet from the Smithsonian's Office of Environmental Awareness; How one can win...
- Happy Birthday! // American Music Teacher;Feb/Mar2001, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p32
Focuses on the Piano 300: Celebrating Three Centuries of People and Pianos exhibit sponsored by the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington D.C. Background information on the invention of a piano; Highlights of the exhibit; Additional sponsors of the exhibit.
- Smithsonian opens Rocks Gallery. // Pit & Quarry;Jan99, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p9
Focuses on the exhibit `The Rocks Gallery,' at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History in Washington. Completion of the museum's Hall of Geology, Gems and Minerals renovation; Goal of showing the importance of earth sciences.
- Meet the beetles and spiders, too. Steindorf, Sara // Christian Science Monitor;7/17/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 162, p18
Presents information about insects and insect collecting, in light of an exhibit called the Insect Zoo, which is housed in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.