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Creators:
Smithsonian World
Dates:
1990-1991
Size:
23 Cubic feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0418
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents "Selling the Dream" was an hour long television documentary that aired in early 1991 as part of the public television series, Smithsonian World.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian World
Dates:
1991
Size:
1 video recording ((57:54) (umatic), sd., color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-020
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Videorecording produced by Smithsonian World, Smithsonian Institution entitled, Nigerian Art-Kindred Spirits, as program #504, initially aired on May 2, 1990.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1989-1997
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-036
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the contracts Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions had with various vendors in marketing and selling various Smithsonian video productions. Among the various videos included are "Magnificent Whales," "Inside Hawaiian Volcanoes," "Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden," "Dre...

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Creators:
National Zoological Park. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1979-1991, 1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research and activities of the National Zoological Park, Office of Public Affairs, including a "Smithsonian World" episode, planning for the centennial celebration at the National Zoological Park in 1989, and a panda slide presentation. Materials include transcripts, logs, and notes for t...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
circa 1984-1991
Size:
99.46 cu. ft. (97 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (2 16x20 boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-164
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of production elements and records, maintained by Sandra Wentworth Bradley, created for "Smithsonian World," an educational television series that explored people, ideas, and events that shape world culture, blending art, science, history, and the humanities to create an exciting harmony among disciplines. The productio...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1979-1991
Size:
24 cu. ft. (24 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-022
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records documenting the production Smithsonian World, an educational television series that explored people, ideas, and events shaping world culture and blending art, science, history, and the humanities to create a harmony among disciplines. The production was narrated by historian David G. McCullough and co-produced ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1979-1995 and undated
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-103
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes and some audiotapes, chiefly Public Service Announcements (PSAs) organized by the Office of Public Affairs, which are duplicate or master copies. The audiotapes are all reel-to-reel, whereas the videotapes vary from VHS to 3/4-inch to Beta. Included are PSAs with celebrities such as Gregory Peck, Sandy Du...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Department of History
Dates:
1989-1992
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning and execution of Living Self-Portraits, a series of interviews with prominent American artists. Marc Pachter, Chief Historian, conducted the interviews at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG). The "evenings" were a collaborative effort between the Resident Associates Program, Sm...

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Creators:
Kier, Porter M.
Dates:
1976, undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of film related to echinoderm research conducted by Porter M. Kier, an invertebrate paleontologist who held various positions in the Department of Geology, the Department of Paleobiology, and the Office of the Director at the United States National Museum and the National Museum of Natural History from 1957 through ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1984-2002
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-029
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the records of Laura T. Schneider, Audio-Visual Production Specialist, primarily documenting her work on "Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden," an educational film to acquaint American audiences with the historical and cultural significance of Japanese Gardens and their importance to Japan's landscape; and ...

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