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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1976
Size:
11.14 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (3 film boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-056
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of film and sound used to create the film "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition." This film accompanied the exhibition "1876: A Centennial Exhibition," which opened in the Arts and Industries Building in 1976, and documents the history of the Philadelphia Exhibition. It was narrated by James Whitmore....

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
1994-1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-168
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the Enola Gay exhibition and aspects of the controversy that followed. The files include annotated exhibition scripts and cover memoranda for the The Crossroads: The End of World War II, the Atomic Bomb, and the Onset of the Cold War and The Last Act: The Atomic Bomb & the End of World War ...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1995-2010
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-552
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual recordings featuring the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) and its staff, activities, events, research, exhibitions, and objects. Some materials were created by NMNH and others were created by news media and radio, television, and video production companies. Included in this accession are int...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of External Affairs
Dates:
2001-2004
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-105
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publicity records related to the traveling exhibition, George Washington: A National Treasure. At the center of this exhibition was the portrait by Gilbert Stuart of George Washington, which is also known as the Lansdowne portrait. The exhibition traveled through Houston, Texas; Las Vegas, Nevada; Los Angeles, C...

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Creators:
Achebe, Chinua, 1930-
Dates:
1958
Size:
13 video recordings ((VHS) , sound, color, 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-029
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Videorecording of Chinua Achebe's novel, Things Fall Apart, written while working as a Talks Producer at the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1994
Size:
2.1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (5 11x17 d1 video cases)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-261
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of elements created during the production of three short videos for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service exhibition, "Louis Armstrong: A Cultural Legacy." Materials include graphics, film/laserdisc transfers, dubs, and edited master.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Associates
Dates:
1974-1989
Size:
3.82 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (4 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-039
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of press releases and news articles pertaining to the Lecture and Seminar Program. Also included are videocassettes of "Crossroads of Continents" and photographs of different Smithsonian events across the nation and world.

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Creators:
National Zoological Park
Dates:
circa 1974-2007
Size:
51.5 cu. ft. (45 record storage boxes) (13 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-064
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual recordings featuring the National Zoological Park (NZP) and its animals, staff, activities, events, research, medical procedures, and exhibitions. Some materials were created by NZP and others were created by news media and radio, television, and video production companies. Included in this accession ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1997-1998
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-129
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 26 film cans (16mm OCN), 17 videos (Beta SP), and 14 audio elements (1/4" original audiotapes) documenting the Lemelson Center New Perspectives Program, "The Colors of Invention: An Exploration of Color, Technology, and Culture." The program examined how the colors of the material world came to be; how the developmen...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary
Dates:
2004
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-299
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes records documenting the administrative activities of Lawrence M. Small during his fifth year as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The records document issues with regard to the Institution's museums, exhibitions, research, fundraising, programs, and special events. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, ...

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