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Bill Nye Papers, ca. 1970-2005

Donor.:
Nye, Bill 1955-
Creator:
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Physical description:
8.5 cu. ft
Type:
Clippings
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Laboratory notebooks
Letters (correspondence)
Packaging
Photographs
Proposals
Scripts (documents)
Videocassettes
Date:
1970
2005
ca 1970-2005
20th century
1970-2000
Notes:
Nye is a mechanical engineer, science educator and television personality. In the 1990s he hosted a PBS show called Bill Nye the Science Guy.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Bill Nye Papers, ca. 1970-2005, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Science--Study and teaching
Television--educational shows
Television personalities
Local number:
2016.3077 (NMAH Acc.)
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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