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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1991-1994, 1997-1998
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 ...

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Creators:
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Dates:
circa 1980-1986
Size:
13.78 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (3 document boxes) (16 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 601
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of ten-inch audiotapes of Radio Dialogue programs, as well as some administrative files, including release forms by participants, schedules, biographical information on WWICS scholar participants, listener responses, and contracts with Longhorn Radio Network. Also included are a few Focus tapes and some cassette...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1986-1988
Size:
3.08 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-121
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection is comprised of motion picture, video, and audio recordings of three productions regarding issues related to biodiversity, biotic communities, and the study of these systems. "To Coexist: Diversity and Development" was produced for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The 30-minute program depicts how developm...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Archives Center
Dates:
1988-2013
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-247
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Deborra A. Richardson, Chair and Curator, and documents her work managing the Archives Center's programs, acquisitions, staff, and practices. The Scurlock Studio Records are documented in this accession as well. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, newsletters, policy manuals, ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Exhibits
Dates:
circa 2000-2016
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the design of exhibitions for Smithsonian Institution museums and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) by Smithsonian Exhibits (formerly the Office of Exhibits Central). Some non-exhibition projects are also included. Materials include architectural drawings and floor ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs
Dates:
1976-1985
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-292
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the planning, development, and installation of the exhibition "Celebration: A World of Art and Ritual." This exhibition was created by the Office of Folklife Programs in conjunction with the Renwick Gallery and contained six hundred objects all chosen from the collections of nine Smithsonian ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1977-1978
Size:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-197
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of film and audio elements for "The Smithsonian Institution with S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary." The film, completed in 1977, provides an overview of the Smithsonian Institution with Secretary S. Dillon Ripley narrating.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects
Dates:
1990-2001
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of records documenting the activities of Miguel A. Bretos as Counselor to the Secretary for Latino Affairs, 1994-1995, and Counselor to the Secretary for Community Affairs and Special Projects, 1995-1998; with some records generated by Bretos as Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives Senior Scholar, 19...

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Creators:
Laughlin, Robert M.
Dates:
1899-2016, bulk 1954-2016
Size:
39 videocassettes (vhs)
1 videocassettes (betamax)
20 cd-rs
6 electronic discs (dvd)
65.09 Linear feet
50 floppy discs
147 sound recordings
Collection ID:
NAA.2011-06
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Robert Moody Laughlin was an American ethnologist specializing in the study of Mayan language, history, customs, and folklore. He spent the majority of his career working for the Smithsonian Institution, first with the Bureau of American Ethnology, then with the Department of Anthropology. He was a curator emeritus with the department from his retirement in 2006 until his death in 2020. The Robert Moody Laughlin papers (1899-2016, bulk 1954-2016) document his research and professional activities and primarily deal with language and folktales he recorded and studied, as well as the culture and history of the Tzotzil and other Mayan groups in the Chiapas region. His involvement in language education and training, advocacy for the Tzotzil and language and cultural revitalization, and administrative matters at the Smithsonian are also represented. The collection consists of materials created for books and other publications, field notes, research materials, correspondence, administrative files, sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, and electronic records.

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Creators:
Cornell, Joseph
Dates:
1750-1980, bulk 1930-1972
Size:
196.8 Linear feet
186 nitrate negatives
Collection ID:
SAAM.JCSC.1
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

The Joseph Cornell Study Center collection measures 196.8 linear feet and dates from 1750 to 1980, with the bulk of the material dating from 1930 to 1972. Documenting the artistic career and personal life of assemblage artist Joseph Cornell (1903-1972), the collection is primarily made up of two- and three-dimensional source material, the contents of the artists' studio, his record album collection, and his book collection and personal library. The collection also includes diaries and notes, financial and estate papers, exhibition materials, collected artifacts and ephemera, photographs, correspondence, and the papers of Robert Cornell (1910-1965) and Helen Storms Cornell (1882-1966), the artist's brother and mother.

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