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Topic:
Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands (Motion picture : 1989)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Place:
Everglades (Fla.)
Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Date:
1989-1991
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of videotapes and an audiotape created during the production of "Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands." This one-hour film, completed in 1989, was produced by Karen Loveland and narrated by Robert Redford. The film follows the staff of the National Museum of Natural History's Marine Systems Laboratory and Arizona's Space Biospheres Ventures as they work with scientists, architects, engineers, and builders in their attempt to create Biosphere 2, an experimental model of the Earth's ecosystems. People and places featured include, Walter H. Adey, John (John Polk) Allen, Margaret Augustine, Edward P. Bass, the Florida Everglades, the Great Barrier Reef, and the greenhouse complex at the United States Soldier's and Airmen's Home in Washington, D.C. Also included are scenes aboard the Smithsonian research vessel Marsys Resolute. Materials include the opening sequence, edited masters, stereo mix protection master, and the final production. Note: A copy of "Our Biosphere" is available in the Reference Library (Resv18).
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Biological diversity  Search this
Biotic communities  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-235, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 06-235
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-235

Productions

Topic:
Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands (Motion picture : 1989)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
19.5 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes) (3 tall document boxes) (2 film boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Place:
Everglades (Fla.)
Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Date:
1989
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual elements for "Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands," a one-hour film produced by Karen Loveland and narrated by Robert Redford. The film follows the staff of the National Museum of Natural History's Marine Systems Laboratory and Arizona's Space Biosphere Ventures as they work with scientists, architects, engineers, and builders in their attempt to create Biosphere 2, an experimental model of the Earth's ecosystems. People and places featured include, Walter H. Adey, John Allen, Margaret Augustine, Edward Bass, the Florida Everglades, the Great Barrier Reef, and the greenhouse complex at the United States Soldier's and Airmen's Home in Washington, DC. Also included are scenes aboard the Smithsonian research vessel "Marsys Resolute." Materials include 16mm original camera rolls, 16mm original camera negatives, interpositives, original sound, and videotape transfers from film.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Biological diversity  Search this
Biotic communities  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-197, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-197
See more items in:
Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa02-197

Everglades. Selections from the writings of Peter Matthiessen. Essay by John G. Mitchell. Edited, with an introd. by Paul Brooks. Designed by Kathleen Haven and Patricia Maka

Author:
Caulfield, Patricia  Search this
Matthiessen, Peter  Search this
Mitchell, John G  Search this
Sierra Club  Search this
Physical description:
143 p. col. illus., 2 col. maps. 35 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Florida
Everglades
Everglades National Park
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
1970
[1970]
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Pictorial works  Search this
Call number:
QH105.F6 C36X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_5959

Zonitoides arboreus

Collector:
USDA  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Archipelago of Madiera, in soil with farm roots. Port of Everglades, Fla., Portugal, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
29 Mar 1959
Common name:
Land Snail
Published Name:
Zonitoides arboreus (Say, 1816)
USNM Number:
1454811
See more items in:
Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c906c163-637a-494b-a8bf-7b6a96c709c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_13451398

With Notebook In Hand ca. 1959

Physical description:
reference one video cassette (21 minutes) sound color 1/2" VHS
master one video cassette (21 minutes) sound color BetacamSP
archival original one reel of film (728 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Everglades (Fla.)
North America
United States
Florida
Wisconsin
Date:
ca 1959
Topic:
Camping  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Alligators  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1997.17.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_282714
Online Media:

Moods and Motion in Nature 1974

Physical description:
reference one video cassette (14 minutes) sound color VHS
master one video cassette (14 minutes) sound color BetacamSP
archival original one reel of film (501 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Florida
North America
United States
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
1974
Topic:
Nature  Search this
Birds  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1997.17.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_305123

Everglades / Connie Toops

Author:
Toops, Connie M  Search this
Physical description:
96 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Florida
Everglades
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_733257

Stolen water : saving the Everglades from its friends, foes, and Florida / W. Hodding Carter

Author:
Carter, W. Hodding (William Hodding)  Search this
Subject:
Carter, W. Hodding (William Hodding) Travel  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Florida
Everglades
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
2004
Topic:
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Environmental protection  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Environmental conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_740293

Micco, a Seminole Indian boy / [illustrated by Roger Vernam

Author:
Vernam, Roger  Search this
Platt & Munk, Publishers  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Juvenile fiction
Place:
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
1935
C1935
Call number:
PZ7 .M58 1935
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_796279

Killer 'cane : the deadly hurricane of 1928 / Robert Mykle

Author:
Mykle, Robert 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 235 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Biography
Place:
Florida
Everglades
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
2002
20th century
Topic:
Hurricanes--History  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F317.E9 M95 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_696500

In Senate of the United States, August 12, 1848 ... Mr. Breese made the following report ..

Title:
Report to accompany bill S. No. 338
Author:
United States Congress Senate Committee on Public Lands  Search this
Breese, Sidney 1800-1878  Search this
Physical description:
133 p. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
1848
Call number:
F317.E9 U55 1848
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_514978

The Everglades : an environmental history / David McCally ; foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary R. Mormino

Author:
McCally, David 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 215 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Florida
Everglades
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
1999
Topic:
Drainage--History  Search this
Environmental conditions  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_565139

The Everglades handbook : understanding the ecosystem / by Thomas E. Lodge ; with an introduction by Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Author:
Lodge, Thomas E. 1943-  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 228 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Florida
Everglades
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
1994
Topic:
Swamp ecology  Search this
Swamp animals  Search this
Swamp plants  Search this
Ecosystem management  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_459099

Marjory Stoneman Douglas, guardian of the Everglades / written by Kem Knapp Sawyer ; illustrated by Leslie Carow

Author:
Sawyer, Kem Knapp  Search this
Subject:
Douglas, Marjory Stoneman Juvenile literature  Search this
Douglas, Marjory Stoneman  Search this
Physical description:
72 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 map ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Florida
Everglades
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
1994
Topic:
Conservationists--Biography--Juvenile literature  Search this
Nature conservation--Juvenile literature  Search this
Juvenile literature  Search this
Call number:
QH31.D66 S27 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_461325

The natural features of southern Florida, especially the vegetation, and the Everglades, by John H. Davis, Jr. ..

Author:
Davis, John Henry 1901-1978?  Search this
Physical description:
311 p. incl. front., illus., tables. maps. (3 fold.) 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Florida
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
1943
Topic:
Physical geography  Search this
Botany  Search this
Call number:
QH105.F6 D26 1943
QH105.F6D26 1943
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_260452

Across the Everglades; a canoe journey of exploration, by Hugh L. Willoughby ... Illustrated from photographs taken by the author

Author:
Willoughby, Hugh Laussat 1856-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 9-192 p. incl. front. plates (incl. ports.) maps (1 fold.) 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
1898
Call number:
F317.E9W9X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_263883

The Everglades : river of grass / by Marjory Stoneman Douglas ; illus. by Robert Fink

Author:
Douglas, Marjory Stoneman  Search this
Physical description:
406 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
1947
C1947
Call number:
F317.E9 D735 1947
F317.E9D735 1947
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_292707

The Everglades : river of grass / by Marjory Stoneman Douglas ; illustrated by Robert Fink

Author:
Douglas, Marjory Stoneman  Search this
Physical description:
447 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
1978
Call number:
F317.E9D735 1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_107111

Kiki : a Cuban boy's adventures in America / Hilda Perera ; translation by Warren Hampton and Hilda González S. ; [cover and illustrations by Mathieu Nuygen]

Author:
Perera, Hilda 1926-  Search this
Ill:
Nuygen, Mathieu  Search this
Physical description:
108 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
Everglades (Fla.)
Florida
Date:
1992
Topic:
Refugees  Search this
Cuban Americans  Search this
Foster home care  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1011554

Everglades : America's wetland / Mac Stone ; foreword by Michael Grunwald

Author:
Stone, Mac  Search this
Contributor:
Grunwald, Michael 1970-  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 284 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 x 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Everglades (Fla.)
Date:
2014
Topic:
Landscape photography  Search this
Nature photography  Search this
Wildlife photography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1041124

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