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Accession 02-128

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Information

Productions, 1947-1965

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Information
Title: Productions
Dates: 1947-1965
Quantity: 1.38 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 film box)
Collection: Accession 02-128
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Sikhote-Aline Meteorite" and "Smithsonian Institution Missouri River Basin Survey." "Sikhote-Alin 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. This film, or pieces of this film, were probably used to accompany an exhibition at the Smithsonian. "Smithsonian Institution Missouri River Basin Survey" was filmed by Waldo Rudolph Wedel, Archaeologist, Division of Cultural Anthropology, and Warren W. Caldwell, Chief of the Missouri Basin Project, River Basin Surveys, documenting their work on the survey between 1947 and 1965. Materials include original camera rolls, duplicate negatives, and prints, all on 16 mm film.

Descriptive Entry

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. This film, or pieces of this film, were probably used to accompany an exhibition at the Smithsonian. "Smithsonian Institution Missouri River Basin Survey" was filmed by Waldo Rudolph Wedel, Archeologist, Division of Cultural Anthropology, and Warren W. Caldwell, Chief of the Missouri Basin Project, River Basin Surveys, documenting their work on the survey between 1947 and 1965. Materials include original camera rolls, duplicate negatives, and prints, all on 16 mm film.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-128, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Information, Productions

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Container List

Box 1

Sikhote-Aline Meteorite, 1947-1950

Sikhote-Aline Meteorite, (A film report done by Meteorite Expeditions by the USSR Academy of Sciences, 1947-1950. Central Documentary Film Studio, Moscow 1956 ), 16mm Print with Sound

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Sikhote-Aline Meteorite, 16mm Dupe Neg.

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Sikhote-Aline Meteorite, 16mm Opt. Trk. Neg.

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Smithsonian Missouri River Basin Survey, 1947-1965

Smithsonian Missouri River Basin Survey, 1947-1965, Dr. Waldo R. Wedel (Archaeologist, Div. of Cultural Anthropology, Museum of Natural History), Kodachrome Original, Reels #1-3 & 5, Do not project, 16mm

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Smithsonian Missouri River Basin Survey, 1947-1965, Dr. Warren W. Caldwell (Chief of Missouri Basin Project, River Basin Surveys), Kodachrome Original, Reels #6, Do not project, 16mm

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Box 2

Smithsonian Missouri River Basin Survey, 1947-1965, Dr. Waldo R. Wedel, Kodachrome Original, Reel #4, Do not project, 16mm

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