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Creators:
Hendricks, Gordon
Dates:
1895-1970
Size:
27 Cubic feet (55 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0369
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Contains Gordon Hendricks's collection of clippings, correspondence, and research notes, and other professional papers related to his books and articles on motion picture history. Includes files on Edison, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson, and other pioneers in motion picture inventions.

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Creators:
Niemeyer, G. Charles, Dr. (Grover Charles)
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
ca. 1960-1990.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0679
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

G. Charles Niemeyer was a Broadway actor and later a professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. In the 1960s he began to research and write a new history of motion picture technology entitled From Shadow Play to Photoplay. It was never published.

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Creators:
Carleton, Herbert W., d. 1992
Carleton, Herbert Oswald
Dates:
1912-1919
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0465
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Carleton Collection is a series of 461 feature film still photographs taken during the years 1912-1919. The stills are arranged alphabetically according to film titles. Most of the stills are in excellent condition, although some are torn or cracked at the edges. Only two of the films (The Awakening of Helena Richie and Birth of a Race) from...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1893-1969
Size:
2.96 Cubic feet (consisting of 5.5 boxes, 1 folder, 7 oversize folders, 8 map case folders, 1 flat box (partial), plus digital images of some collection material. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Motion
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Motion Pictures forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Westbrook Theatre Corporation
Robinson, Verna Kimball, 1904-1988
Robinson, Colby W., 1900-1950
Westbrook Theatre
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Dates:
1934-1950, undated
bulk 1939-1942
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1.5 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1296
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains the business records of the Westbrook Theatre Corporation of Westbrook, Maine. Records include the Colby, Rialto, and Knights of Pythias motion picture theatres in Bingham, Fryeburg, and elsewhere. The collection includes financial records, business correspondence, and photographs.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
circa 1970-2002
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-258
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of elements created during the production of audiovisual materials for exhibition and events at the National Museum of History and Technology and the National Museum of American History. Materials include prints, dubs, soundtracks, narration, and related materials on film, audiotapes, videotapes, and data cartridges. ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
circa 1973-1999
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-010
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials related to the National Museum of Natural History that were either created or collected by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor units, Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, 1996-1998; Smithsonian Institution, Office of Telecommunications, 1976-1996; and the Office of Public Affa...

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Creators:
Gay Life Magazine
Dates:
1961-2004, undated
bulk 1995-2000
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1353
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of promotional photographs and press kits used to promote motion pictures and made for television motion pictures and other entertainment.

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Creators:
Danske filminstitut
Dates:
circa 1915-1986
Size:
10 Cubic feet (23 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0543
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains primarily black-and-white silver gelatin photographic prints, produced by film studios and distributors for advertising and theater lobby display purposes. The films are mostly American, although the collection includes some European and Japanese films. Some films are accompanied by small booklets in Danish.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Information
Dates:
circa 1964
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created during the production of "Smithsonian's Whale" and "Gunboat." "Smithsonian's Whale" documents the construction of a 92-foot model of a blue whale at the National Museum of Natural History. "Gunboat" most likely accompanied the exhibition of the Gunboat Philadelphia which was installed in the National ...

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