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NHGRI History of Genomics Media Collection

Identifier: HisGP-VID

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a large variety of media materials, including news reports, interviews with staff, press conferences, lab footage, symposia, meetings, and others. Formats include VHS, audio cassette, BetaCam, DVD, CD, and others. The majority of the materials were created during the years of the Human Genome Project (1990-2003) but also include more recent materials.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1990 - 2010

Conditions Governing Access

The majority of the materials within this finding aid have been digitized by the History of Genomics team. That being said, there are several instances where materials were either damaged or were in poor condition. In these cases we cannot guarantee the availability or accessibility of all materials.

Some materials may contain sensitive information or personally identifiable information (PII), in which case we cannot guarantee full unfettered access upon request. The History of Genomics Team will work to make a determination on a case by case basis as to the access of materials.


60 Box (Each box contains a variety of formats video and/or audio media. These include cassette tapes, BetaCam videos, or VHS tapes. )

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Existence and Location of Originals

Washington National Records Center (WNRC) Suitland, MD.

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Repository Details

Part of the NHGRI Human Genome Project (HGP) Archive Repository

Building 31, Room 4B09
31 Center Drive, MSC 2152
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda Maryland 20892 USA