Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 03-054
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1987-1989
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
10.58 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
The Office of Telecommunications (OTC) produced nine short films on the role of towboats on the Mississippi River for the Hall of Maritime Enterprise in the National Museum of American History. This footage was used to produce nine short interactive videodiscs to provide visitors the opportunity to learn the history, technology, and commercial importance of towboats on the Mississippi River.
Materials include Master Betacam transfers of original camera rolls, 16 mm original camera negatives, 1/4 inch sound recordings, cut shows and a few window dubs where original components could not be found.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-054, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Access Restriction
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Hall of American Maritime Enterprise Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Towboats (Documentary film : 1989) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Motion pictures -- Production and direction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Towboats Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Documentary films Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mississippi River Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Motion pictures (visual works) Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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