A/V Media Page for Archives

CSHL Archives A/V Media

A/V media from various CSHL Archives collections, which were identified as being at risk due to the non-permanent nature of magnetic tapes and film. This media has been digitized to ensure their long term preservation and accessability.

Raw footage caution

Unedited materials may contain retakes, B-rolls, test patterns, extended periods of silence, duplicated videos taken from different camera angles and materials intended to be edited out in final product.

Support from CLIR RaR

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) provided finanical support to digitize this media through a Recording at Risk (RaR) program grant.

Title
Al Hershey Interview
Recording Date
Summary
Video of historic CSHL photographs, interview with Al Hershey, he discusses his mediterranean cruise vacation from Lisbon to Athens; discusses Leo Szilard and why he was at CSHL; physicists coming to biology; bacteriophage; Watson and Crick; phage group (Delbruck, Luria, Hershey) Demerec brought in phage work (his decision); Delbruck recruited people to the field; influence spread outside phage because CSH Symposia; Lwoff; Monod; influence Francois Jacob; molecular biology; genetics
Person

Original Format
1" Type C
Length
0:18:57
Units
53
Project ID
FIELD_TAPES
File Name Root
FIELD_TAPE_26
Unique ID
FIELD_TAPE_26
Batch date
12-02-2021

File Name
FIELD_TAPE_26.mp4
File Extension
.mp4
Size
174,072,422