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Creators:
Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
circa 1982-1997
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-233
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of films and videos for Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery exhibitions. Also included is a recording of a live music performance. Materials include film, videotapes, and an audiotape. Some materials are masters. Some materials were created by th...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1993
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-017
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio and video elements created during the production of the compact disk-interactives (CD-Is) "Downhome Blues" and "Uptown Blues." These titles, produced in cooperation with Philips Interactive Media of America, were part of the commercial CD-I series "Treasures of Smithsonian." "Downhome Blues" and "Uptown Bl...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1969-1974
Size:
3.33 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12x17 box) (5 film boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-171
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Census: Accounting for the Nation" and "Environmental Jazz Room." "Census: Accounting for the Nation" is a 5-minute film completed in 1974 shown as part of the 1976 exhibition, "We the People." The film is a history of the census animated by Film Polski. Material...

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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:
Christol, Frank
Dates:
1920s
Size:
215 Photographic prints (dupe prints (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in. )
215 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black & white, 4 x 5 in. )
215 Photographic prints (silver gelatin (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by French Missionary Frank Christol during his stay in the Cameroon Grassfields, during the 1920s. The photographs document the peoples of the Cameroon Grassfields, particularly the Bamileke. Activities depicted include dancing and playing musical instruments. Objects include figures, masks, textiles and vessels. There are images of chiefs' palaces and architectural details such as carved doors and house posts. Portraits, often with people in groups with objects, document dress, hairstyles, jewelry and scarification. People portrayed include carvers with their work and chiefs in their palaces.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-281
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio and video elements created during the production of the video "Disabled Museum Visitors: Part of Your General Public." This 23-minute training video was completed in 1987 in cooperation with the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. Materials include original footage, narration, music, edited master, ...

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Creators:
Bob & Bob
Shishim, Francis
Velik, Paul
Dates:
1968-2017
Size:
5.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bobbob
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of performance artists Francis Shishim and Paul Velik known as Bob & Bob measure 5.4 linear feet and date from 1975-2017. Included is material related to their performance art as Bob & Bob consisting of project files, correspondence with friends and correspondence between Shishim and Velik, photographs and slides of Bob & Bob and of perf...

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Creators:
Jackson, Katherine Gauss
Dates:
1919-1974
Size:
0.8 Linear feet ((partially filmed on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.jackkath
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Mostly correspondence between Jackson and Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Program in Black American Culture
Dates:
circa 1976-1987
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Bernice Johnson Reagon, former Director of the Program in Black American Culture, 1982-1988. The material consists primarily of Reagon's correspondence and memoranda concerning the program and its administration; information on projects such as "Music of the Black American Composer" and "Voice of ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
circa 1980-1993
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists primarily of videotapes featuring news related stories about exhibitions, special events, and curatorial activities at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Some noteworthy videotapes include television interviews with Roger G. Kennedy, former Director of NMAH; coverage of opening events for the Duke Elli...

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