The R. Buckminster Fuller media collection consists of digital audio and video files reformatted from original analog recordings. The digital reformatting of these files, supported in part by a generous grant from the Save America's Treasures program, a partnership of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the National Park Service, has allowed Stanford to preserve at-risk, valuable scholarly content from the R. Buckminster Fuller Archive at Stanford University for future generations.
In keeping with the educational and public service goals of Stanford University Libraries, the digital archive on this site is being made available without charge to registered users. To complete their registration, all users must agree to the following terms and conditions of use:
The original recordings from which these digitally reformatted versions were derived are the property of Stanford University. These files may be examined by registered users, and are intended for individual research use only, consistent with the "fair use" provisions of United States copyright law. However, no whole file or any piece thereof may be copied or reproduced for further distribution or consultation, whether for commercial or not-for-profit purpose, in any format or medium whatsoever, without the express written permission of copyright holder.
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