Hot Spots of Invention: People, Places, and Spaces (Washington, D.C.: Nov. 6-7, 2009) Search this
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Digital audio tapes
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents, through audio and video footage, a symposium held Nov. 6-7, 2009, in the National Museum of American History. The theme of the symposium was the historical interplay of people, places, resources, and ideas in shaping inventors' work.
CD 1=Spark!lab Drums
CD 2= Flag Hall Drum Circle
CD 3= Speakers and Events
CD 4= Reception and Keynote (#23802-#23819)
CD 5= Reception and Keynote? (#23820-#23834 or 23846?)
Divided into 4 series: Series 1, Reference Copies (7 Audio CDs); Series 2, Master Copies (8 Audio CDs); Series 3, Original Copies (5 Audio DAT tapes); Series 4, Supplemental Documentation.
Biographical / Historical:
The Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation was founded in 1995 at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History through a generous gift from the Lemelson Foundation. The Lemelson Center's mission is to document, interpret, and disseminate information about invention and innovation, to encourage inventive creativity in young people, and to foster an appreciation for the central role of invention and innovation in the history of the United States.
Created for the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation in 2009.
Unrestricted research access to reference videos and audios on site by appointment. Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
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