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Series I: Completed Files
Data sheets (program sheets); permission forms (releases); tape logs, transcripts, and other script material; correspondence; notes; press releases and publicity material; research materials; business papers and miscellany for Pulse of the Planet programs and recordings, arranged by subject. Not all material types are present in every folder. Folder headings listed below reflect the title assigned by Jim Metzner--note that the key word used for arrangement is not always the first.
Subseries I: Pulse of the Planet
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 Aboriginals, Australia, 1989-1990
Script, research materials, permission form (release), notes, and program sheet for POP programs 174/175/176: Aboriginals--Dreaming the Land (tape 89.12.5-1A).
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 Accordion festival, 2000
Program sheets, liner notes, track listings, press release, program, correspondence, and permission forms (releases) for programs 2410/2411 (ambience CD 00.5.27-1,2), a recording of the 7th annual Walter Eriksson Scandinavian Musikfest accordion festival held in Vasa Park, Budd Lake, New Jersey, May 27-28, 2000.
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 Acid rain and Mayan ruins, 1989-1990
Program sheets, script, research materials, and permission forms (releases) for program 99: Acid Rain 1 (tape 90.1.30).
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 Acoustic census (whales), 1991-1993
Program sheets, transcript, correspondence, question sheet, clippings, research and other materials for programs 441: Acoustical Census, and 442: Bowhead Whales.
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Advanced safety vehicle, 1996
Program sheets, business card, scripts, permission forms (releases), correspondence, clippings, airbills, and other materials for POP programs 1275-1277: Advanced Safety Vehicle (DAT 96.4.17).
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 Aerogel, 1993-1996
Program sheet, permission form (release), correspondence, research materials, and scripts for program 862: Aerogels - A New Material (tape 94.1.18).
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Ultrasonic Aeroponics, 1993-1994, 1997
Includes: 1 photographic slide
Program sheet, correspondence, periodical (Agricultural Research, August 1993), transcript, visual and research materials for program 925: Ultrasonic aeroponics - Growing plants without soil (Tape 94.2.2).
BOX-FOLDER 1/8 Africa, 1989-1990
Program sheet, permission form (release), correspondence, and research materials for program 117: Africa (tape 90.7.1)
BOX-FOLDER 1/9 African ceremonies, 1999-2001
Program sheets, correspondence, transcripts, research and other materials for programs 2212: Africa--Ceremonies, 2213: Africa--Bedik/Mask, 2214: Africa--Bedik/Land, 2215: Africa--Wodaabe/Charm, 2223: Africa Ceremonies--Surma/Thumb Piano, 2224: Africa--Surma/Stick, 2225: Africa--Wodaabe/Relationships (DATs 99.12.9 and 99.12.9).
BOX-FOLDER 1/10 Agricycling, 1993
Program sheet, permission form (release), scripts, invoice, research and other material for program 833: Agricycling (tape 93.6.25).
BOX-FOLDER 1/11 AIDS vaccine, 1995
Program sheet, permission form (release), transcripts, and other materials for program 1155: AIDS Vaccine--A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing (tape 95.7.25).
BOX-FOLDER 1/12 Airbags, 1995
Program sheets, permission form (release), transcripts, invoice, research and other materials for programs 1196-1197: Airbag Technology (tape 95.11.13b).
BOX-FOLDER 1/13 Air car, 1994
Program sheet, permission form (release), correspondence, transcripts, research and other materials for program 970: Air Car--Taking a Ride (tape 94.7.27).
BOX-FOLDER 1/14 Deep sea Air conditioning, 1992
Program sheet, permission forms (releases), correspondence, transcripts, research and other materials for program 655: Deepsea Air Conditioning (tape 92.11.29).
BOX-FOLDER 1/15 Aircraft noise reduction, 1996
Material for programs 1333-1334: Aircraft Noise Reduction (DAT 96.7.14).
BOX-FOLDER 1/16 Airplane parachute, 1995
Material for program 1078: Airplane Parachute (tape 95.3.1).
BOX-FOLDER 1/17 Floating Airport, 1996
Material for programs 1301-1303: Floating Airports (tapes 96.5.16 and 96.5.17).
BOX-FOLDER 1/18 Air purifier, 1995-1996
Material for programs 1242-1243: Air Purifier (tape 96.2.6).
BOX-FOLDER 2/1 Alagba masquerade, Nigeria, 1998
Material for programs 1751-1753: Kalabari Masquerade (tapes 98.4.2-1 and 98.4.2-2).
BOX-FOLDER 2/2 Alaskan botany, 2007
Material for programs 4138-4142, 4146.
BOX-FOLDER 2/3 Alaska native Christmas, New Year's traditions--Slavic, 1999, 2001
Material for programs 2578-2579: Alaskan Russian Orthodox Christmas (DATs 01.01.07-2, 01.01.07-3, and 01.01.08).
BOX-FOLDER 2/4 Alaskan native fish camp, 2000-2001
Material for program 2409 (DAT 01.02.03).
BOX-FOLDER 2/5 Alaskan native fish camp photographs
Includes: 5 photographs + 1 postcard
BOX-FOLDER 2/6 Alaskan native fishing
Material for program 2496 (DAT 01.02.03).
BOX-FOLDER 2/7 [Short tailed Albatross], 1992
Language note: : Includes clippings and other material written in Japanese.
Material for program 605 (DAT 92.1.30
BOX-FOLDER 2/8 Alcohol, herbal treatment, 1993-1995, 1997
Material for program 966 (tape 94.7.11)
BOX-FOLDER 2/9 All Saint's Day in New Orleans
Material for programs 2259-2261 (DAT 99.10.28), 2262-2263 (DAT 99.11.01).
BOX-FOLDER 2/10 All Saint's Day in New Orleans photographs, 2000
Includes: 6 photographs : 4 x 6 inches ; color
Includes photographs of Jim Metzner.
BOX-FOLDER 2/11 Alternative landfill caps, 1995-1996
Material for program 1200 (tape 95.11.13A).
BOX-FOLDER 2/12 High Altitude flight suits--NASA, 2006
Material for program 3821 (CD06.05.10).
BOX-FOLDER 2/13 Aluminum car, 1996, 1998
Material for program 1321 (tape 96.5.20).
BOX-FOLDER 2/14 Amazon, ancient, 1991
Material for program 522: Ancient Amazon: Coevolving with People (tape 91.6.5-1).
BOX-FOLDER 2/15 Amazon, burning of, 1989-1990
Material for programs Burning of the Amazon 1: Satellite (tape 89.11.16) and Burning of the Amazon 2: The Brazilian Response (tape 89.11.28).
BOX-FOLDER 2/16 Amazon, burning of
Material for programs Burning of the Amazon 3: Deforestation, Burning of the Amazon 4: Climatic Change, Burning of the Amazon 4: CO2, Burning of the Amazon 6: Rate of Change (tape 89.11.28-1).
BOX-FOLDER 2/17 Amazon, foresters of the, 1989
Material for programs Foresters of the Amazon 1: The Riberenos, Foresters of the Amazon 2: Diversification, and Foresters of the Amazon 3: Slash and Burn (tapes 89.8.7-4 and 89.8.7-1).
BOX-FOLDER 2/18 Declining Amphibians, 2001
Material for programs 2608-2609: Amphibian Decline (DAT 01.06.15-2). Includes issues 43 and 44 of Froglog: Newsletter of the Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force.
BOX-FOLDER 2/19 Amphibian tracking, 1998-1999
Material for programs 1876-1877: Amphibian Watch (DAT 98.5.6).
BOX-FOLDER 2/20 Ancient agriculture, 1992
Material for program 630 (tape 92.11.2),
BOX-FOLDER 2/21 Ancient forests, 1990
Condition note: : Data sheet is discolored due to acid migration from adjacent newsprint materials.
Material for program 112 (tape 90.6.20),
BOX-FOLDER 2/22 Animal calls, 1991
Material for program 424.
BOX-FOLDER 2/23 Animal damage control, 1993
Material for program 764 (tape 93.3.15).
BOX-FOLDER 2/24 Animal-derived medicine, 1994, 1997
Material for program 974 (tape 94.6.26).
BOX-FOLDER 2/25 Transgenic Animals, 1994
Material for program 1031 (tape 94.12.4).
BOX-FOLDER 2/26 Animal waste, 1995
Material for program 1162: Animal Waste Products (tape 95.7.20).
BOX-FOLDER 2/27 Antarctic, 1991
Condition note: : Some material is discolored due to acid migration from adjacent newsprint materials.
Material for program 332: Antarctica (tape 91.5.13).
BOX-FOLDER 2/28 Antarctic lakes, 2004
DAT 04.05.28.
BOX-FOLDER 2/29 Antarctic summer and winter, "Northern Light", 1997
Includes: 13 slides : 2 x 2 inches ; color
Material for programs 1420: Antarctic Winds; 1533: Antarctic Summer--Cormorants; 1534: Antarctic Summer--Gentoo Penguins; and 1535: Antarctic Summer--Arctic Tern (DAT 97.4.21-1).
BOX-FOLDER 2/30 Antibiotics in ancient bone, 2000
Material for programs 2321-2323 (DAT 00.06.29).
BOX-FOLDER 2/31 Antibiotic resistance, 1996
Material for programs 1250-1252 (tape 96.2.16).
BOX-FOLDER 3/1 Antisense, 1994
Material for program 1010 (tape 94.3.7).
BOX-FOLDER 3/2 Antler hunt, 1998
Material for program 1808 (tape MD 98.12.20).
BOX-FOLDER 3/3 Antpitta of Ecuador, 1998
Material for programs 2531-2532 (tape 11.6.98).
BOX-FOLDER 3/4 Ants, 1998
Material for programs 1954-1955 (DAT 98.8.4-4).
BOX-FOLDER 3/5 Ants, 1990-1991, 1993-1994
Includes: 1 photograph : 5 x 7 inches ; black and white
Material for programs 237-242, 2001-2002, covering the research of Harvard Curator in Entomology, Professor Edward O. Wilson (tapes 90.11.6-1, 2).
BOX-FOLDER 3/6 Ants and caterpillars, 1998
Material for programs 2436-2437 (DAT 98.8.4-6).
BOX-FOLDER 3/7 Fire Ants, 2001-2002
Material for program 2682-1682, 2686-2687, and 2694 (DAT 01.11.13).
BOX-FOLDER 3/8 Appalachian Spring, 2001
Material for programs 2426-2427 (DAT 01.03.01).
BOX-FOLDER 3/9 Appliance recycling, 1992-1993
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