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.
This collection consists of articles and transcripts of speeches by Newell during his tenure with NASA.
Smithsonian Networks is a joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution. It was formed to create channels featuring programs largely inspired by the assets of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex. Smithsonian Channel features award-winning original documentaries, series and ground-breaking programs highlighting America's historical, cultural and scientific heritage. This accession consists of programs created for the Smi ...
These records consist primarily of extensive publicity materials relating to the building and opening of the Quadrangle complex. They include photographs at many stages of construction, fundraising booklets, donor lists, press kits, press releases, and interviews. Also included in the collection are publicity materials relating to the Smithson Bicentennial, including copies of speeches given, and the opening of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). The Hirshhorn materials c ...
Records document the life and career of H. Joseph Gerber, inventor and president of Gerber Scientific, Inc. Gerber was known for his invention of the variable scale, GERBERcutter S-70, and other automated industrial devices. The records include personal records, correspondence, biographical sketches, photographs, publicity, journals and magazines, clippings, speeches, award information, and one audio recording.
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 for research projects.
This accession consists of records created and maintained by James Demetrion, Director, 1984-2001, documenting a variety of topics including special events, research, and speeches. Materials include correspondence, papers, lecture notes, and related materials.
Collection documents the childhood, medical history, treatment, and educational assessments of Shaun D. Parker, a Washington D.C. resident born in 1984 to single mother Shirl A. Parker.
The papers of painter Philip Evergood measure 12 linear feet and date from 1890 to 1971. Found within the papers are biographical materials; personal and business correspondence; writings, including essays, lectures, speeches, and sound recordings of radio appearances; subject files; personal business records; printed material; scrapbooks; artwork, including oil paintings, sketches, and childhood drawings; and photographs of Evergood, his family and friends, and his work.
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 1984. Also included are four audio tape recordings of Ripley's speeches made during 1984 (AAM, Washington, D.C.; Pittsburgh speech; "Piece of the Rock ...