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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
2001-2012
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-340
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records maintained by Carolyn Kinder Carr, Deputy Director, 1991- , concerning the proposed international traveling exhibition "But Beautiful . . . Portraits of Jazz: Music by Masters, Paintings by Frederick Brown." Materials include correspondence, images, clippings, and other related materials. Some materials ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1993-1994
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-260
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of task force reports created as part of strategic planning at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) during the tenure of Spencer R. Crew. The strategic planning process involved the creation of task forces that were charged with examining a variety of areas at NMAH : 20th century research and collecting, ...

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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:
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:
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:
National Museum of American History. Office of Special Events.
Dates:
1980-2010
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-291
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio and video recordings of special events at the National Museum of American History documenting exhibitions; visits of American politicians and foreign dignitaries; receptions; music and dance performances; dinners; meetings; commemorative and anniversary events; lectures, including speakers at the Doubleday Lect...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Latino Center
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 19-041
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Latino Virtual Museum SoundCloud account as it existed on June 14, 2017. SoundCloud is an online music and audio platform. The Latino Virtual Museum (LVM) is a pan-institutional digital initiative which highlights the collections, research, scholarship, exhibitions, and educational activities of the Smithsonian ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Associates. Resident Associate Program
Dates:
1974-1998
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs, slides, negatives, and contact sheets of Resident Associate Program (RAP) sponsored events. The materials document lectures and seminars; musical performances; exhibition openings; adult socials; activities at celebrations, such as RAP's twenty-fifth anniversary and the Smithsonian Institution's ses...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1976
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of film and video created during the production of "Big Cats and How They Came to Be." This 10-minute film, animated by Film Polski, tells the story of the evolution of the genus panthera. It was created for the National Zoological Park. The film won the 1976 CINE Golden Eagle and a diploma at the Sixth International ...

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Creators:
Meggars, Edith R.
Meggars, William F., Dr. (physicist)
Dates:
1914-1970.
Size:
8 Cubic feet (11 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0061
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal papers and advertising paraphernalia, such as matchbooks and pencils, from the Meggars' Collection, which they called "The Museum."

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