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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9539
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This series contains three sessions with four of the pioneers of early X-ray astronomy at the Electron Optics Branch of the NRL: Edward T. Byram, Talbot A. Chubb, Herbert Friedman, and Robert Kreplin. They discussed the sources of employees and equipment; changes in equipment and launch vehicles; preparation of equipment for launches; ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1985-1992
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-095
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting videohistory interviews performed by David H. DeVorkin. Most of the videohistories are part of the Smithsonian Videohistory Program which was funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Subjects covered in this accession include Leo Goldberg, Herbert Friedman, Robert Gilruth, Fred Hoyle, Yakov Alper...

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Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
8 videotapes (Reference copies). 22 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9539
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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