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Creators:
Maxey, H. David
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History
Dates:
1939-1999
Size:
8 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0417
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, Office of the Director
Dates:
1992-2002
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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.

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian, Office of the Director
Dates:
1997-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-076
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 ...

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Creators:
Kopp, Harriet Green, 1917-
Dates:
1930s-1940s
Size:
4.75 cubic feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1130
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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...

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Creators:
Newell, Homer Edward, 1915-1983
Dates:
1960-1973
Size:
1 cubic foot ((2 boxes) )
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0150
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of articles and transcripts of speeches by Newell during his tenure with NASA.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1966-1984
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-226
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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 ...

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Creators:
Cole, Gordon E. (advertising executive)
Dates:
1879-1899; 1926-1964
Size:
2 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0371
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence, speeches, clippings, unpublished manuscripts, scrapbooks related to advertising.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Press
Dates:
1970-1992
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist mostly of the Read Files of Smithsonian Institution Press (SIP) from 1985-1989. The files are composed of photocopies of outgoing correspondence from various SIP staff, and of intra- and inter-office memoranda. In addition, there is a file of Miscellaneous Correspondence from the Director's Office, which dates from 1...

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Creators:
Albert, Ethel Mary, 1918-1989
Dates:
1940s-1960s
Size:
8.33 linear feet (24 boxes)
8 sound tape reels
Collection ID:
NAA.1990-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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.

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Creators:
Shimomura, Floyd
Dates:
1978-2004
bulk 1981-1984
Size:
2 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1376
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Shimomura's work with the Japanese American Citizens' League in its efforts to seek redress for the internment of citizens of Japanese descent during World War II. The collection contains correspondence, especially with various chapters of JACL; reports; meeting minutes; business and financial records; convention materials;...

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