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Accession 17-257

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications

Productions, circa 1984-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Title: Productions
Dates: circa 1984-1994
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 17-257
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of several films and videos documenting marine ecology. Karen Loveland was the producer of most of these films which frequently featured Walter H. Adey, Curator and Research Scientist in the Department of Botany at the National Museum of Natural History. Materials include original footage, audio components, musical scores, final programs, a script, and related materials for documentaries, educational programs, exhibition videos, and presentations. Materials also include segments of a television program featuring Adey. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of several films and videos documenting marine ecology. Karen Loveland was the producer of most of these films which frequently featured Walter H. Adey, Curator and Research Scientist in the Department of Botany at the National Museum of Natural History. Materials include original footage, audio components, musical scores, final programs, a script, and related materials for documentaries, educational programs, exhibition videos, and presentations. Materials also include segments of a television program featuring Adey. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-257, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions

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Container List

Box 1

"The Sea: A Quest for Our Future," D. R./Crab, Original, 16 mm film

Box 1 of 2

"Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands," Music Score Composed by Elmer Bernstein, Stereo Tracks, 1989, 1/4" audiotape

Box 1 of 2

"Cleaning Water Naturally: The Algal Turf Scrubber," 8 Track, 5/12/1994, 1" magnetic tape

Box 1 of 2

"Cleaning Water Naturally: The Algal Turf Scrubber," Narration, 5/9/1994, 1/4" audiotape

Box 1 of 2

"Cleaning Water Naturally: The Algal Turf Scrubber," Split Track Mix, 10:28, 5/12/1994, 1/4" audiotape

Box 1 of 2

Marine Ecosystems Introductory Video, 3:00, 4/3/1992, 3/4" U-matic

Box 1 of 2

"Blue Planet," 15:00, 3/4" U-matic

Box 1 of 2

Folder - "Cleaning Water Naturally: The Algal Turf Scrubber," Script, 5/9/1994

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Folder - "Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands," Music Score Composed by Elmer Bernstein, Tracks 1-14, 1989, compact disc

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Box 2

"Coral Reefs: New Discoveries, New Resources," 28:00, 11/15/1985, 3/4" U-matic

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"The Sea: A Quest for Our Future," 57:00, 10/30/1984, 3/4" U-matic

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The Earth in Our Hands with Robert Redford, 57:00, 3/4" U-matic

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"Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands," 55:00, 3/4" U-matic

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"Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands," 47:50, 12/5/1991, 3/4" U-matic

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"Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands," PAL-HB, 47:50, 3/4" U-matic

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Biosphere II, Discovery Showcase, The Discovery Channel, Master Control #7144, 3/18/1991, 3/4" U-matic

Box 2 of 2

Mesocosm/Algal Turf Scrubbers Presentation, 7/17/1996, 3/4" U-matic

Box 2 of 2

Ecosystem Segment with Walter Adey, Scientific American Frontiers, Program #105, 2/27/1991, U-matic S

Box 2 of 2