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, "The National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo," 1989; which provides a tour of the National Zoological Park and its Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia; shows journeys to other continents on historic expeditions; and visits experts who lead the fight to save species from extinction. 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, U-Matic tapes, 3/4" magnetic video tape, 1" magnetic video tape, 1/4" audiotape, and 2" magnetic soundtrack.
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
- National Zoological Park (U.S.)
- The National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo (Video recording : 1989)
- Smithsonian video collection
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-212, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions