Guide to the Quartermaster Corps Outfitted to Fight: Video Documentation

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0608
Creators:
Vining, Margaret
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Gregory, Edmund B.
Heller, Edward L.
Anders, Steven
Dates:
1995 August 24
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 Cubic feet
2 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This video history documents the research and development of the Quartermaster Corps during World War II, highlighting materials used to create gear for combat soliders in various terrains and weather conditions.,Lt. Col. Edward L. Heller, U.S.A. Ret., discusses the Quartermaster Corps' inventive research and development work in an afternoon panel discussion with fellow veterans and quartermasters Steven Anders and Edmund B Gregory. Discussions focus on their experiences of combining new materials with innovative thinking.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is divided into three series.
Series 1: Original Videos
Series 2: Master Videos
Series 3: Reference Videos

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, 1997.
Author
Alison Oswald
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution Dept. of History,,Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, 12th St. & Constitution Ave., NW, Room 1016, MRC 604, Washington, DC 20560.,Made for NMAH.,1997.3158.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research use of Reference videos, by appointment.
Preferred Citation
Quartermaster Corps Outfitted to Fight: Video Documentation, 1995,Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Signed oral history releases on file.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
This videohistory was created by the Lemelson Center and NMAH staff member Margaret Vining (Division of History of Technology) this program. Transferred to Archives Center, July 8, 1997.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
World War, 1939-1945 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Armed Forces -- 1940-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Quartermasters -- 1940-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Videotapes -- 1990-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Soldiers -- 1940-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Military supplies -- 1940-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives