Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
These records consist of video and audio elements for the video "Gems and Minerals: The Ultimate Rock Video." Created in 1989, this video was part of a home video series that was created for a general audience. The series, titled "Smithsonian Video Collection," was a collaborative venture with Eastman Kodak Co. and consisted of five programs available for purchase. Materials include Betacam tapes, Betacam SP tapes, U-Matic tapes, 3/4" tapes, VHS tapes, 1/4" audio soundtrack, 1" magnetic videotape, and 2" magnetic soundtrack. A copy of "Gems and Minerals" is available in the Reference Library (Resv18).
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Eastman Kodak Company
- Gems and Minerals: The Ultimate Rock Video (Video recording : 1989)
- Smithsonian video collection
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-145, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions