The Smithsonian Speech Synthesis History Project, conducted by H. David Maxey from 1986 through 2002, created a collection of archival materials documenting the history and development of speech synthesis technology. Maxey collaborated with Dr. Bernard Finn, Elliot Sivowitch and Harold Wallace of the National Museum of American History's Division of Information, Technology, and Society.
These papers relate to Kopp’s work in visible speech technology, especially a project to develop a machine that would enable the deaf to understand the spoken voice; including biographical materials, research notes, lecture notes, spectrograms, research reports, log books, correspondence, slides and photographs, books, and documentation of grants f...
This accession consists of records documenting the public speaking engagements of W. Richard West, Director of the National Museum of the American Indian, 1990-2007. Materials include transcripts of speeches, correspondence and memoranda, background documents, images, an audio cassette, and a publication. Some materials are in electronic ...
This accession consists of records documenting the public speaking engagements of W. Richard West (WRW), Director of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), 1990-2007. Materials include correspondence, background documents and transcripts of speeches.
This collection consists of articles and transcripts of speeches by Newell during his tenure with NASA.
These records include copies of S. Dillon Ripley's speeches made between 1964 and 1968; a tape recording of a speech made at the American Association of Museums (AAM) in San Antonio, Texas, on June 14, 1984; and copies of Secretary Ripley's comments, "The View from the Castle" written for the Smithsonian magazine, December 1970-September ...
This accession consists of records documenting lectures and speeches given by Douglas M. Lapp, Executive Director. Materials include talking points, notes, attendance lists, supplemental materials, and brochures and flyers for events.
This accession consists of speeches and articles written by and about Watson Davis, photographs, and an audio recording of Davis' memorial service.
This accession consists of speeches by S. Paul Johnston, travel notes, and materials from the President's Air Policy Commission and the President's Airport Commission, on which Johnston served. Also includes photographs of the President's Air Policy Commission.
Ethle M. Albert was an ethnologist whose research focused on communication and speech, and values and ethics. She pursued these themes cross-culturally across a wide spectrum of social classes, ethnic groups and locations. She received a PhD in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin in 1949 and taught a several institutions of higher learning before becoming a faculty member of Northwestern University in 1966. The Ethel Mary Albert papers consist of writings, photographs and sound recordings produced during the course of Albert's ethnological studies as Ford Fellow in Burundi in the late 1950s; field research among the Navaho; and materials related to a later cross cultural study of fatalism.