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Summary

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awards a $131,000 grant to the Smithsonian, the first of a multi-year $1 million grant program to explore how video technology can aid in documenting the history of science and technology. The Smithsonian Videohistory Program is administered by the Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Videohistory Program
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1992. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993, p. 36.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," October 1986, p. 2.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," March 1988, p. 3.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1986

Topic

  • History of Science and Technology
  • Grants-in-aid
  • Foundations
  • Videohistory
  • Oral histories
  • Contracts
  • Oral history
  • Research

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