Query: American Encounters (Video recording)
Productions
Dates:
1991-2000
Size:
11.38 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-231
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of film, video, and audio elements which document the production of several documentary films that supplemented the National Museum of American History exhibition, "American Encounters." "American Encounters" is a permanent exhibition commemorating the Columbus Quincentenary that chronicles the experiences, struggles, compromises, and eventual coexistence among American Indian …

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Productions
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1991-1994, 1997-1998
Size:
5.74 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1.74 non-standard size boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 82 video elements (Beta SP, Umatic, D2, 1" Magnetic); 6 audio elements (1/2", 1/4", 1" audiotapes); and 17 film elements (original 16mm) documenting documentary films supplementing the National Museum of American History exhibition, American Encounters. American Encounters is a permanent exhibition commemorating the Columbus Quincentenary that chronicles the experiences, struggles, compromises, and eventual coexistence …

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Productions
Creators:
Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1987, 1989, 1991-1993, 1997
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-202
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "American Encounters," "To Coexist: Diversity and Development," "Diversity Endangered," and "The Beauty and Diversity of Our Planet." "American Encounters" is a series of eight videos about Hispanic and Native American culture in New Mexico. The first five videos were …

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Program Records
Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Education Office
Dates:
1996-2002
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-259
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains transcripts for interviews that became part of the "Campfire Stories with George Catlin: An Encounter of Two Cultures" web site, as well as other interviews that were videotaped by the Smithsonian American Art Museum Education Office. It also includes video permissions for "Land & Lanscape: Views of America's …

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Productions
Creators:
Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
circa 1990-1997
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-209
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of videos marking the Quincentenary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World. "Montserrat" (8:15), "Crow Fair" (6:56), and "Corn and Potato" (2:16) all accompanied the National Museum of Natural History exhibition "Seeds of Change" which opened in 1991. "Montserrat" documents the history and …

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William Kent papers
Creators:
Kent, William, 1919-2012
Dates:
1919-2012
Size:
10.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kentwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor and printmaker William Kent measure 10.7 linear feet and date from 1919-2012. The collection documents Kent's early encounters with the mainstream art world in the 1960s, including the Whitney Museum of American Art where a work of his was shown. Earlier records also include documentation of Kent's participation in …

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Productions
Dates:
1979-1989
Size:
4.58 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of video elements (1 inch magnetic, 3/4 inch U-matic, VHS), 1/4 inch audiotape, and 16mm film documenting seven productions. The 1986 production "Looking at Earth" (also known as the "Radar Show") was a companion show to the National Air and Space Museum exhibition with the same name. The exhibit was concerned with …

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Oral history interview with Lyle Ashton Harris
Creators:
Harris, Lyle Ashton, 1965-
Fialho, Alex, 1989-
Dates:
2017 March 27-29
Size:
6 Items (Sound recording: 6 sound files (8 hr., 6 min.), digital, wav)
95 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.harris17
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Lyle Ashton Harris, conducted 2017 March 27 and 29, by Alex Fialho, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Harris's studio and home in New York, New York.

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Nobel Voices Video History Project
Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
2000 - 2001
Size:
3 Cubic feet (20 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0771
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Thirty-three videotaped interviews of Nobel Prize laureates, conducted in Lindau, Germany, Washington, D.C., and elsewhere in the United States. The interviews form the core of the Nobel Voices Video History Project and the exhibition "Nobel Voices." Documents and preserves examples of the quest for innovation and its important messages for future generations.

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1989 Festival of American Folklife
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 23-July 4, 1989
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1989
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.

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