This accession consists of project and program records created and maintained by the Lemelson Center. The materials document the development and execution of conferences, workshops, lectures, educational programs, special events, seminars, talks, and symposia. Programs documented include "Innovative Lives" and the "Inventing for the Environment" symposium. "Innovative Lives" is a public program series that brings audiences of all ages and backgrounds face-to-face with diverse inventors and innovation leaders to engage in a public conversation about their pioneering work and careers. The "Inventing for the Environment" symposium examines the role of invention in society and in this particular case specifically examines how an innovation, invention or inventor created something that altered that environment to better suit the human condition. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, transcripts, conference presentations, interviews, images, video recordings, audiotapes, brochures, drawings, participant lists, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-100, Lemelson Center, Program/Project Records
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