Exhibition films made to accompany and further illustrate material being exhibited at the Museum. First part of film called "DNA and Living Cells" portrays, through animated modules, how DNA and RNA direct the synthesis of certain proteins that are vital for proper cell functioning. Second part is footage depicting mitochondria and processes of mitosis and pinocytosis in living cells, 1964. A second film, "Hummingbird Flight Technique," shows flight in slow motion during alighting, feeding, and flying in various directions, ca. 1955
box 1. Entries by Natalie Angier, Ralph Applebaum Associates, Alice Aycock, Louise Bourgeois, Barbara Callas (Callas Shortridge Architects), Droog Design, Kenji Ekuan (GK Design Group), Hoberman Associates, Wes Jones, Olive Design Inc., John Pawson, Gaetano Pesce, and TEN (Taller de Enrique Norten) Arquitectos -- box 2. Entry by Dagmar Richter -- box 3. Album of photographs and slides, including the making and installation of the winning entry -- box 4. Entries by Modus Design (Marek Cecula, Dagmara Kopala and Gerry Kagan), Kristin Jones/Andrew Ginzel, and Lisa Krohn (Krohn Design) -- box 5. Entry by Arquitectonica. Proofsheets of headshot portraits (people unidentified), with selected shot cut out and missing -- box 6. Materials in electronic format: 13 CDs, 18 zip disks and 2 VHS videocassettes (CDs from Arquitectonica, Fernando Campagna, Cooper Union, Neil M. Denari, Droog Design, Zaha Hadid, Dagmar Richter, Lindy Roy and Ezri Tarazi; zip disks from Antenna Design New York, ... Read More
Introduction The Spencer F. Baird Papers are the combination of several different deposits. One group was originally labeled "Private" by the Smithsonian Institution Archives at the time they were received. Another group came to the Smithsonian from Lucy Hunter Baird (Baird's daughter), or from her estate after her death.
Eliot Porter set the standard for contemporary color nature photography. The collection focuses on his photographic work from the 1950s through the 1980s. Also documented are his interests in natural history, conservation, social and political issues.
Bound volume of 96 stencil illustrations of vases, bronze vessels, and reliefs. The images include Greek black-figure and Italian red-figure vases, Italic pottery, metal vessels and utensils, vignettes drawn from vases, gems, or lamps, chariots, weapons, helmets, bronze statuettes, and natural history subjects, such as a beetle. A six-page table of contents entitled Table follows the plates. The artist's name appears on eleven plates
University of Kansas - Kenneth Spencer Research Library
This collection consists of professional correspondence; findings and publishings from H.H. Lane's research into vertebrate paleontology, including manuscripts from one of his books; scans and photos of exhibits; material related to Lane's work as Head of the Zoology Department at the University of Kansas and at other universities; and some personal material.