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Accession 05-230

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications

Productions, 1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Title: Productions
Dates: 1990
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 05-230
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of video and audio elements for the production, "Moving America's Mail." This video documents the United States Postal Service and their development of methods to deliver mail. Funded by a grant from the Ford Motor Company, the video was done in cooperation with the National Postal Museum. Materials include original camera footage, a dub master, an edited master, a preview copy, and a reference copy, on a variety of videotape formats including Betacam, 3/4" U-matic, Fuji D2001 D-2 tape, and VHS. Additionally there is a reel of 1/4" audiotape of the narration.

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These records consist of video and audio elements for the production, "Moving America's Mail." This video documents the United States Postal Service and their development of methods to deliver mail. Funded by a grant from the Ford Motor Company, the video was produced in cooperation with the National Postal Museum. Materials include original camera footage, a dub master, an edited master, a preview copy, and a reference copy, on a variety of videotape formats including Betacam, 3/4" U-matic, Fuji D2001 D-2 tape, and VHS. Additionally there is a reel of 1/4" audiotape of the narration.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-230, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions

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Container List

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Moving America's Mail. 3/4" U-Matic Tape. Dub Master. December 4, 1990. 9:44 minutes.

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Moving America's Mail. Fuji D2001 D-2 Tape. Edited Master. December 4, 1990. 9:44 minutes.

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Moving America's Mail. Betacam. Vienna Post Office. Tape #1. June 7, 1990.

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Moving America's Mail. Betacam. Vienna Post Office. Tape #2. June 7, 1990.

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Moving America's Mail. Betacam. Vienna Post Office. Tape #3. June 7, 1990.

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Moving America's Mail. Betacam. Merrifield Post Office. Tape #4. June 7, 1990.

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Moving America's Mail. Betacam. Merrifield Post Office. Tape #5. June 7, 1990.

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Moving America's Mail. Betacam. Narration. November 1, 1990.

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Moving America's Mail. Narration. 1/4" Audiotape, 2 track stereo, 15 IPS.

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Moving America's Mail. 3/4" U-Matic Tape. Tape #3. August 16, 1990.

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Moving America's Mail. VHS Tape. Reference Copy. 9:44 minutes.

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Moving America's Mail. VHS Tape. Preview Copy.

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