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Bioethics Research Library Archives Audiovisual Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-019
The collection consists of audiovisual recordings related to bioethics, the bulk of which are recordings of lectures delievered at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE). This includes the KIE's Intensive Bioethics Courses and Advanced Bioethics Courses. The recordings are in a variety of formats, including audio cassettes, compact discs, DVDs, micro cassettes, VHS cassette tapes, 1/4" open reel audio, and other formats.

Dates

  • 1974 - 2012

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.

Extent

11.5 Cubic Feet (in 21 boxes and 5 reels)

Overview

The collection consists of audiovisual recordings related to bioethics, the bulk of which are recordings of lectures delievered at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE). This includes the KIE's Intensive Bioethics Courses and Advanced Bioethics Courses. The recordings are in a variety of formats, including audio cassettes, compact discs, DVDs, micro cassettes, VHS cassette tapes, 1/4" open reel audio, and other formats.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into four series:

Series 1: Intensive Bioethics Courses (IBC), 1986-2012

Series 2: Advanced Bioethics Courses, 1988-1997

Series 3: KIE Lectures and Events, 1974-2006

Series 4: Other Bioethics Recordings, 1974-2001

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The bulk of the recordings found in this collection have not been digitized for access purposes. Please consult with the Bioethics Research Library for information on acessing the recordings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Kennedy Institute of Ethics recordings were transferred to the BRL Archives starting in the 1980s. Other recordings have been collected over the years by BRL staff.

Related Materials

The Robert Cook-Deegan Collection on the Human Genome Project (BRL-006) and the Edmund D. Pellegrino Papers (BRL-007) also contain audiovisual recordings related to bioethics.

Processing Information

The recordings have been rehoused in archival-quality boxes when possible.
Title
Guide to the Bioethics Research Library Archives Audiovisual Collection
Status
completed
Author
John Zarrillo
Date
2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Bioethics Research Library Archives Repository

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