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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 19-100

Lemelson Center

Program/Project Records, 1994-2017

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Lemelson Center
Title: Program/Project Records
Dates: 1994-2017
Quantity: 2.19 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection: Accession 19-100
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of project and program records created and maintained by the Lemelson Center. The materials document the development and execution of conferences, workshops, lectures, educational programs, special events, seminars, talks, and symposia. Programs documented include "Innovative Lives" and the "Inventing for the Environment" symposium. "Innovative Lives" is a public program series that brings audiences of all ages and backgrounds face-to-face with diverse inventors and innovation leaders to engage in a public conversation about their pioneering work and careers. The "Inventing for the Environment" symposium examines the role of invention in society and in this particular case specifically examines how an innovation, invention or inventor created something that altered that environment to better suit the human condition. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, transcripts, conference presentations, interviews, images, video recordings, audiotapes, brochures, drawings, participant lists, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.

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This accession consists of project and program records created and maintained by the Lemelson Center. The materials document the development and execution of conferences, workshops, lectures, educational programs, special events, seminars, talks, and symposia. Programs documented include "Innovative Lives" and the "Inventing for the Environment" symposium. "Innovative Lives" is a public program series that brings audiences of all ages and backgrounds face-to-face with diverse inventors and innovation leaders to engage in a public conversation about their pioneering work and careers. The "Inventing for the Environment" symposium examines the role of invention in society and in this particular case specifically examines how an innovation, invention or inventor created something that altered that environment to better suit the human condition. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, transcripts, conference presentations, interviews, images, video recordings, audiotapes, brochures, drawings, participant lists, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-100, Lemelson Center, Program/Project Records

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Container List

Box 1

Inventing for the Environment Conference - Bioliteracy, BioParks, Urban Natural History, and Enhancing Urban Environment, Michael H. Robinson, 1998

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Inventing for the Environment Conference - Transcripts 1 (Robert Kargon, Arthur Molella, Paola Soleri, and Erick Valle), 1998

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Inventing for the Environment Conference - Transcripts 3 (Devra Lee Davis, Ashok Gadgil, and Martin Melosi), 1998

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Inventing for the Environment Conference - Transcripts 4-6 (Braden Allenby, Thomas Lovejoy, Amory Lovins, Roderick Nash, Christine Rosen, and Rudi Volti), 1998

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Inventing for the Environment Conference - Transcripts (Brad Allenby, Timothy Davis, Subendu Guha, Michael Robinson, Anne Whiston-Spirn, Richard White - Session 1, Howard Gillette - Mall Tour, and Manon Nash - Tram Tour), 1998

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Inventing for the Environment Conference - Transcripts (Nancy Evans, Elizabeth Fee, Thomas Gage, Question & Answer - Devra Lee Davis, Question & Answer - Health Environment, and Town meeting), 1998

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Inventing for the Environment Conference, Transcripts (Keynote address - Richard White; Interview with Braden Allenby; Interview with Anne Whiston-Spirn, Christine Rosen, and Braden Allenby; Interview with Ashok Gadgil; and Interview with Kathryn Henderson, Marley Porter), 1998

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Toy-Making Workshop: Building A Propeller Driven Vehicle, August 7, 1999

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Inventing Ourselves - Meet Yorick, the bionic skeleton - Color photographs, 2003

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History of Science Seminar - Nobel Kiosk Projects, Instructor Kathy Obesko?, 1997

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London University of Westminster - Nobel Conversations lecture series - William Phillips - Color photographs, November 6, 2002

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London University of Westminster - Nobel Conversations lecture series - Sir Harry Kroto and Nanoscience the Science of the 21st Century - Color photographs, March 12, 2002

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Douglas Osheroff (Nobel Laureate, Physics 1996) with students from Woodrow Wilson Senior High School, 2002

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The Keyboard Meets Modern Technology, April 14-15, 2000

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Lemelson MIT Awards - Audio cassette, April 26, 2001

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Lemelson Center 10th Anniversary staff breakfast - Color images by Harold Dorwin, 2005 (electronic records)

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Innovative Lives - Thomas Edison's 150th Birthday program, February 11, 1997

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Innovative Lives - Lewis Latimer: Renaissance Man program, December 7-8, 1998 (3 folders)

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Lemelson Center Opening - Photographs and negatives, 1994-1998

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Box 2

Teacher workshop - Learning and Teaching with Inventions - Photographs and slides, July 1999 (2 folders)

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Public program - Santiago Calatrava

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Mister Smithsonian's Legacy: Public Institutions and the Public Good in Britain and America, October 22, 1996

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Girl Scout Day - Photographs, 1999

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Girl Scout Day - Photographs, 2000

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DC Stars of A-Man, Inc. International Science Discovery and Learning Center - Photographs, 2000

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Re-inventing the Wheel: The Continuing Evolution of the Bicycle - Photographs, May 2002

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Places of Invention - Fort Collins Interview release forms, 2014

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Releases - Theresa Dankovich, Cantwell Carson, and Jonathan Levine release, 2016

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Release - John Warner, 2017

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Releases - David Stone and Richard Pablo, 2017

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Box 3

Creativity for Kids - Inventors Studio kit, 2017

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Spark!Lab - Arby's kids meal light bulb, 2017

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Spark!Lab - Arby's kids meal sundial, 2017

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Spark!Lab - Arby's kids meal wheel, 2017

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Spark!Lab - Arby's kids meal airplane, 2017

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Electronic Records

Fort Collins Interviews - Includes stills, release forms and transcripts, 2014 (electronic records)

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Inventive Minds exhibit gallery - Mike Augspurger, Ralph Baer, Patricia Bath, Theresa Dankovich, Sally Fox, Ashok Gadgil, Subhendu Guha, Stephanie Kwolek, Jerome Lemelson, Paul MacCready, Ann Moore, Van Philips, Amy Prieto, David Stone, and John Warner interviews, 2014-2017 (electronic records)

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Theresa Dankovich interview, 2016 (electronic records)

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Rodney Mullen interview, September 7, 2017 (electronic records)

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