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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Smithsonian Institution Archives
Dates:
1977-1993
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (11 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-021
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by William W. Moss, Director, 1983-1993. A small number of files were created by Richard H. Lytle, Director 1969-1981; and William A. Deiss, Acting Director 1981-1983. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, Archives Staff Memoranda (ASM's), Archives Weekly Activity Reports, A...

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Dates:
1990
Size:
4 videotapes (Reference copies). 7 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9543
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
American Zoo and Aquarium Association
Dates:
1924-1997
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-102
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the activities and history of the American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZAA). Materials include subject files; information on the Species Survival Plan, the Taxon Advisory Group, the Scientific Advisory Group, and committees; regional and annual proceedings; and master microfilm of AZAA board...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
Dates:
1967-1987
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence to and from the Assistant Secretary for Research; office memoranda to and from the Smithsonian Institution Secretary and other heads of various departments at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH); research reports and proposals; annual reports; budget proposals; audit reports; minutes from ...

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Creators:
Music, Sports and Entertainment, Division of, NMAH, SI
Sidney, Corinne Entratter
Sidney, George, 1916-2002
Dates:
1885-2002
bulk 1940-1967
Size:
54 Film reels
96 Cubic feet (288 boxes, 6 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0867
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

George Sidney (1916-2002) was a film director during the Golden Age of Hollywood filmmaking (1927-1954). He spent the longest period of his career at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) until the 1950s. He later produced and directed films for Columbia Pictures and Paramount Pictures. He was a president of the Directors Guild of America and an avid photographer. He was the recipient of three awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar). The collection consists of photographs, photographic negatives, personal and business materials, and film. The collection also contains material created by George Sidney's uncle, George Sidney, vaudevillian and motion picture actor.

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Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Environmental and External Affairs
Dates:
circa 1987-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the files of Rumana Ahmad Chaudhuri and cover preparations for the Sesquicentennial of the Smithsonian Institution (SI). Documents include correspondence and minutes of meetings relative to the 150th anniversary; information on the anniversaries of other institutions and organizations; promotions; planned activities ...

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National Zoological Park. Directorate for Conservation and Research
Dates:
1975-2007
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-050
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting conservation and wildlife management training programs led by the Directorate of Conservation and Science and its predecessor offices, Species Conservation Center and Department of Zoological Research, in countries around the world. The records were maintained by Rasanayagam Rudran, a conservation...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Assistant Director for Development
Dates:
circa 1986-1989
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 354
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the work of the Development Office for the exhibition, "Beyond the Limits: Flight Enters the Computer Age," which explored computers and flight, and the Glennan-Webb-Seamans Project to establish a clearinghouse on sources for studying space history and to encourage scholarship in, and preservation of, these sources. The...

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Creators:
Kopp, Harriet Green, 1917-
Dates:
1930-1950
Size:
4.75 Cubic feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1130
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers relate to Kopp's work in visible speech technology, especially a project to develop a machine that would enable the deaf to understand the spoken voice; including biographical materials, research notes, lecture notes, spectrograms, research reports, log books, correspondence, slides and photographs, books, and documentation of grants f...

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International Salt Company
Costain, Harold Haliday
Rittase, William M., 1894-1968
Dates:
1881-1993
bulk 1920-1929
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (11 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1158
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains business records and photographic materials documenting the International Salt Company. The business records include correspondence, account and ledger books, a payroll book, patent and trademark information, print advertising and marketing materials, and a salesman salt display kit. The photographic materials include a series of photographs by William M. Rittase, a series of photographs by Harold Haliday Costain, a small photograph album, snapshots, and slides. The images cover all facets of the salt manufacturing and packaging operations, and include photographs taken in New York State, Michigan, and Louisiana.

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