Nye is a mechanical engineer, science educator and television personality. In the 1990s he hosted a PBS show called Bill Nye the Science Guy.
The collection documents Bill Nye's early life, his "Science Guy" character and the development of it for his television program, and includes photographs, scripts, lab notebooks, proposals, VHS recordings, product packaging, clippings, and fan mail.
Bill Nye Papers, ca. 1970-2005, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Science--Study and teaching
2016.3077 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves