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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1973, 1980, 1982, 1984
Size:
6.08 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-203
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Dragon of the Trees: The Green Iguana" and "Pandas." "Dragon of the Trees: The Green Iguana" is a 28-minute documentary film produced in 1980 about the ten year iguana behavior study at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. "Pandas" documents both lesser ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1992
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio recordings created during the production of the radio series "Spirits of the Present: The Legacy From Native America." This documentary series dealt with Native American history and culture and looked at the life of today's Native American's. The 1992 production was the most widely broadcast special series ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Information
Dates:
1947-1965
Size:
1.38 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-128
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Sikhote-Aline Meteorite" and "Smithsonian Institution Missouri River Basin Survey." Sikhote-Aline Meteorite" documents the meteorite between 1947, when it fell in Siberia, and 1950 and was produced by the Central Documentary Film Studio in Moscow in 1956. Thi...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
2.38 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 16mm film, 1" videotape and U-matic videotape documenting companion films to exhibitions in the National Museum of Natural History Hall of Indian and Eskimo Cultures. Working titles of films include: Potlatch "Box of Treasures," Potlatch "Strict Law," "Northwest Coastal Masks," "North West Coast Indian Masking," ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1979, 1986
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 16mm film and 1" videotape documenting the 1979 production, "Thomas A. Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories," a companion film to the exhibition, "Edison: Lighting a Revolution." The 28 minute film was a biography featuring the invention of electric light and the founding of research labs. The film won the ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1986
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-269
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of a series of short videos to accompany the National Museum of American History exhibition, "Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860." The videos document particular types of machines, such as planer saws, shapers, and lathes. Materials inc...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1993-1994
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-213
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of videotapes created during the production of a number of joint television ventures between Nihon Hoso Kyokai (NHK), a Japanese television network, and the Smithsonian Institution. Some programs deal with aspects of the Smithsonian and others with American history and culture. Materials include dubs and copies on ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1991-1992, 1995
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-262
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of films associated with the exhibition "Exploring Marine Ecosystems." The exhibition, located in the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), Life in the Sea Hall, included reproductions of two ecosystems, the Maine coast and a tropical coral reef. In 1992, a...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1982-1985
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-196
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of film, videotape and audio elements documenting "Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila Wa Dimna," a film that premiered in 1982 in conjunction with "Renaissance of Islam: Art of the Mamluks" an exhibition at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The Kalila WA Dimna was a popular book in the ancient ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1978
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-024
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains film and sound elements used to create the exhibition film "Full Speed Ahead." This film is a presentation of Franklin D. Roosevelt talking about the role of the American merchant marine and shipbuilding industry during World War II, featuring period film.

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