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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Dates:
1988-1989.
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0529
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of television advertisements, used in the research for and in some cases, in the exhibition "Men and Women: A History of Costume, Gender and Power". Both U-Matic and VHS video formats are included.

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Creators:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1999, 2004, and undated
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-170
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting exhibitions curated by Olga M. Viso, Curator and later Deputy Director (2003-2005). Materials include VHS and digital Betacam videotapes of Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century and VHS videotapes related to Ana Mendieta: Earth Body Sculpture and Performance. Materials also i...

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Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1988-1991
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-217
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes used in the production of "Supertour," part of the Smithsonian Video Collection. Hosted by Dudley Moore, the production tours 14 Smithsonian museums with commentary by museum directors and curators regarding their collections. "Supertour" was produced by Andrew B. Ferguson and runs approximately 60 mi...

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Creators:
Phillips, William, Dr., 1948-
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
2001 April 27
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0770
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 5-1/2 hours of video footage documenting an interview with Dr. William Phillips, a physicist and Nobel Laureate (Physics, 1997). Phillips discusses his background, work at the National Institute of Standards (NIST) using laser light to cool gases to the lowest temperature ever achieved, and his memories of winning the Nobel Prize.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1990
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-230
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of video and audio elements for the production, "Moving America's Mail." This video documents the United States Postal Service and their development of methods to deliver mail. Funded by a grant from the Ford Motor Company, the video was produced in cooperation with the National Postal Museum. Materials include original ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1989-2001
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-077
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes and audio elements documenting Smithsonian orientation productions for the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC) created by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor, the Office of Telecommunications. The first production, titled "The Smithsonian Institution," was completed in...

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National Zoological Park, Dept. of Zoological Research
Dates:
1972-1990
Size:
12.66 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (9 document boxes) (6 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-227
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Devra G. Kleiman, documenting research and breeding programs at the National Zoological Park as well as programs in which the National Zoological Park was partially involved. The majority of the records document behavioral studies of giant pandas, the mating of Hsing-Hsing and L...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1992-1994
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-234
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of video elements created during the production of "Masters of Silver" and "Rescue in the Wild: Endangered Species and Habitat Protection at the Smithsonian Institution." Completed in 1992, "Masters of Silver" (12:47) was produced to accompany a Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services show of the hand...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Director
Dates:
1958-2007
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-092
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) during the tenure of Director Marc Pachter (2000-2007), but also includes records from the tenures of Directors Charles Nagel (1964-1969), Marvin S. Sadik (1969-1981), and Alan Maxwell Fern (1982-2000). Topics covered include cultural affairs, ...

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Bath, Patricia, Dr., 1949-
Dates:
February 17, 2000 and March 1, 2000.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0753
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Dr. Patricia Bath was born in 1949 in New York. She conceived of the Laserphaco Probe in 1981 and patented it in 1988 (US Patent # 4,744,360 for an "Apparatus for ablating and removing cataract lenses"). The collection contains original and reference video footage of Dr. Bath's Innovative Lives Presentation documenting her work in the field of ophthalmology and her work creating and patenting the LaserPhaco Probe, an instrument to remove cataracts. Also included is an interview with Dr. Bath at her home in Los Angeles and an interview with her daughter, Eraka Bath and supplemental documentation assembled by Dr. Bath. The documentation includes photocopies of articles, patents, biographical sketch material, and selected publications and references to related to lasers and surgery of Dr. Bath

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