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Productions

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
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa02-197

Administrative Files

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant. Horticulture Services Division  Search this
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Drawings
Floppy disks
Date:
1986-1993
Descriptive Entry:
These records consist of administrative files. The files contain internal and external memorandum and correspondence concerning grounds and greenhouse maintenance, most of which contain horticulture services. There is correspondence from the Blair House, the National Park Service, the Festival of American Folklife, and the Garden Club of America/Archives of American Garden. Additionally there is some correspondence from Environmental Management and Safety deal with hazardous waste disposal and correspondence regarding the United States Soldier and Airmen's Home. Also included are landscape sketches and drawings, vouchers, invoices, and notes for the FY 1990 and 1991.
Topic:
Hazardous wastes  Search this
Horticulture  Search this
Gardens  Search this
Gardening  Search this
Greenhouses  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Drawings
Floppy disks
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-131, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant. Horticulture Services Division, Administrative Files
Identifier:
Accession 95-131
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Administrative Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa95-131

Bench, 1939 World's Fair style

Medium:
Cast iron, wood, paint
Dimensions:
35 3/4 × 98 × 25 in. (90.8 × 248.9 × 63.5 cm)
Style:
International
Type:
Benches
Date:
ca.1939
Topic:
benches  Search this
cast iron  Search this
outdoor furniture  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
garden seats  Search this
parks (recreation areas)  Search this
seating furniture  Search this
world's fairs  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection. Gift of United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home
Accession number:
1988.021
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq4661f4372-cfaf-4fa6-a111-0a9a1d24a9ca
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_1988.021

Bench, 1939 World's Fair style

Medium:
Cast iron, wood, paint
Dimensions:
35 3/4 × 98 × 25 in. (90.8 × 248.9 × 63.5 cm)
Style:
International
Type:
Benches
Date:
ca.1939
Topic:
benches  Search this
cast iron  Search this
outdoor furniture  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
garden seats  Search this
parks (recreation areas)  Search this
seating furniture  Search this
world's fairs  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection. Gift of United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home
Accession number:
1988.022
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq470957ca0-6952-4b31-9402-78cc97413bef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_1988.022

Abraham Lincoln and His Horse, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Schwartz, Elliot  Search this
Schwartz, Ivan 1951-  Search this
Fabricator:
StudioEIS  Search this
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Owner/Location:
United States Soldier's and Airmen's Home 2nd & Upshur Streets, N.W In front of Lincoln's Cottage Washington District of Columbia 20011
Date:
Installed Nov. 10, 2008
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAS 71500917
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_412094

Lieutenant General Winfield Scott, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Thompson, Launt 1833-1894  Search this
Founder:
Robert Wood & Company  Search this
Subject:
Scott, Winfield  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
United States Soldier's and Airmen's Home 2nd & Upshur Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20011
Date:
Installed 1873
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Military--Lieutenant General  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Object--Weapon--Sword  Search this
Control number:
IAS DC000200
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_324795

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