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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
circa 1976-1994
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-207
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition," "Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factory," "Work of Peace," and "Yorktown." "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition" accompanied the exhibition "1876: A Centennial Exhibition," wh...

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Creators:
Olson, Storrs L.
Dates:
circa 1960-1983
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 89-020
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of personal correspondence of Storrs L. Olson, an ornithologist with the National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2011
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9630
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Progra...

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Creators:
Wrather, William Embry, 1883-1963
Dates:
circa 1926-1941
Size:
3 Film reels (47 minutes, black-and-white color silent; 1261 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.14
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

William Wrather's amateur footage of the "Indian Fair" at Gallup, New Mexico and other footage of New Mexio and Arizona from the 20s through the early 1940s. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents ma...

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Creators:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Dates:
1976-1978
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 43,700 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.13COOK
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record created for the National Anthropological Film Center, Smithsonian Institution. Collection also contains still film, sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives), and field notes. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation....

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Creators:
Moyer, John W. (John William)
Dates:
1938-1965
Size:
Film reels (color sound; color silent, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Amateur film footage shot in India ca. 1965, amateur edited film on India from footage, amateur edited film, YELLOWSTONE (1938). Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary ...

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Creators:
Robbins, Warren M.
Dates:
circa 1927-2009
Size:
83.1 cu. ft. (80 record storage boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document the life and work of Warren M. Robbins, covering a wide swath of his life, from his early career in the Foreign Service to his work in cross cultural communications and African art. A prolific writer, Robbins correspondence with such people as Maya Angelou, Ernie Barnes, Saul Bellow, Eliot Elisofon, Otto Fried, Buckminste...

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Creators:
Naff, Alixa, 1919-2013
Dates:
1875 - 2004
Size:
120 Cubic feet (295 boxes )
2,000 Photographs
450 Cassette tapes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0078
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is the result of research conducted by Dr. Alixa Naff relating to the study of the early Arab immigrant experience in the United States from about 1880-World War II. The study began with oral history interviews in 1962 and became a major project in 1980 with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. It documents the assimilation of Arabic speaking immigrants in the United States.

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Dates:
1996
Size:
160 audiotapes (Originals). audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9594
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1973-1992
bulk 1976-1976
Size:
3 Linear feet
7 Sound recordings (7 audio cassette sound recordings)
59 Video recordings (29 open reel 1/2" video recordings ; 30 VHS 1/2" video recordings)
Collection ID:
ACMA.AV09-021
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection contains video and audio recordings of conference sessions and seminars held at, hosted by, or attended by personnel of the Anacostia Community Museum. It includes recordings from the years 1973-1992, with the majority being created in 1976. Notable conferences documented in the collection include the First Annual Black History Muse...

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