Videohistory Records,
1969-2000

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 11-046
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1969-2000
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Ray Kondratas, Curator, Division of Medical Sciences, in his work researching and conducting interviews for the Smithsonian Videohistory Program. The videohistories produced by Kondratas covered such topics as DNA sequencing; Acuson ultrasound machines; fluorescence activated cell sorting instrumentation; the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique; diagnostic imaging technology; and the project to sequence the smallpox virus genome. Also included is an interview with Vsevold Kuravcev, regarding his work in nuclear magnetic resonance. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; reports; research notes; biography files; proposals; transcripts; audio and video recordings; images; brochures; posters; and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.

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SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-046, National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences, Videohistory Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Kondratas, Ramunas Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kuravcev, Vsevold Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Acuson Corporation Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Videohistory Program Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nucleotide sequence Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
DNA Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Polymerase chain reaction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Nuclear magnetic resonance Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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