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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1988-2000
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-216
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of audio and video elements that document jazz performances at the Smithsonian. Represented among the records are performances by the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra; performances by Art Farmer, Bob Wilber, Alberta Hunter, Joe Williams, and Red Norvo; and interviews with Jimmy Bruno and other artists. Materials ...

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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 Postal Museum
Dates:
1990-2008
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the National Postal Museum's Office of Public Affairs from 1990-2008. Topics include the United States Postal Service Duck Stamp release; Langston Hughes; and Owney. Materials include events photographs, negatives and transparencies; exhibition files; press releases; clippings; correspondence; ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
2000
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-043
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden." This 10-minute video recording was produced for use in an exhibition of the same name at the National Museum of American History. Materials include camera reels on Betacam SP and 3/4" U-matic videotapes and a final ...

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National Air and Space Museum, Daedalus Human Powered Aircraft Project
Dates:
circa 1984-1988
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-097
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records of the Daedalus Project, a joint venture between the National Air and Space Museum and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop a human-powered aircraft. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, clippings, film, videotapes, photographs, fund raising materials, press releases, n...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1995, 2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-260
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production "National Zoo: Think Tank," a multiscreen video shown in the National Zoological Park's Think Tank exhibition. Also included is a dub of "Big Cats and How They Came to Be," the story of the evolution of the genus panther originally produced in 1976 and animated ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
circa 1977-2002
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials related to the National Portrait Gallery that were either created or collected by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor units, Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, 1996-1998, and Smithsonian Institution, Office of Telecommunications, 1976-1996. The materials document the museum, its ...

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Creators:
National Museum of the American Indian. Exhibits Media Office
Dates:
1992-1999
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-242
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual recordings created for exhibitions as well as recordings of performances, conferences, or lectures done in conjunction with exhibitions. Exhibitions documented include: Pathways of Tradition: Indian Insights into Indian Worlds; Woven by the Grandmothers: Nineteenth-Century Navajo Textiles from the Na...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1995-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-046
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of several videos used in exhibitions of various printing presses at the National Museum of American History. Two of these videos are "Common Press" and "Cylinder Press." Materials include source tapes, masters, edited masters, and final copies on a variety of v...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1981, 1991
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-212
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videos documenting accessibility training for Smithsonian Institution staff. "Museum Accessibility for the Visually Impaired Visitor," completed in 1981, was used as a staff training video. Other materials in this accession are videotapes of staff accessibility training seminars. Materials include a dub and a final ...

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