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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-093

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications

Productions, 1978-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Title: Productions
Dates: 1978-1990
Quantity: 19.42 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes) (5 tall document boxes) (4 film boxes)
Collection: Accession 02-093
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records are comprised of elements used to create film and video productions that accompanied exhibitions and educational programming. "Past Visions of the Future" is an 18 minute compilation of scenes from futuristic, science fiction, and scientific films from 1902-1982. It was used to supplement the National Museum of American History's exhibition titled "Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future" (1984). "From Reliable Sources: The Archives of American Art" features the collections and work of the Archives of American Art to document the history of American art and artists (1986-1989). "In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists" (1981-1982) was produced for television to complement "American Impressionism," a traveling exhibition mounted by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). "Clockwork Universe" is a film that accompanied the National Museum of American History's exhibition, "The Clockwork Universe," highlighting German clocks and automata. The video "Folk Art" (1990), highlights American folk and folk artists represented in the Smithsonian American Art Museum collections. Materials include the original motion picture footage, video footage, and sound.

Descriptive Entry

These records consist of elements used to create film and video productions that accompanied exhibitions and educational programming. "Past Visions of the Future" is an 18-minute compilation of scenes from futuristic, science fiction, and scientific films from 1902-1982. It was used to supplement the National Museum of American History's exhibition titled "Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future" (1984). "From Reliable Sources: The Archives of American Art" features the collections and work of the Archives of American Art to document the history of American art and artists (1986-1989). "In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists" (1981-1982) was produced for television to complement "American Impressionism," a traveling exhibition mounted by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). "Clockwork Universe" is a film that accompanied the National Museum of American History's exhibition, "The Clockwork Universe," highlighting German clocks and automata. The video "Folk Art" (1990), highlights American folk and folk artists represented in the Smithsonian American Art Museum collections. Materials include the original motion picture footage, video footage, and sound.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-093, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions

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Container List

Box 1

Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the Future (1984)

Futures "SciFi Thrillers and Space Adventures" Reel #1, 7/15/84, Film Transfer, 1" Videotape

Box 1 of 24

Futures "SciFi Thrillers and Space Adventures" Reel #2, 7/15/84, Film Transfer, 1" Videotape

Box 1 of 24

Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the Future, 1/4" Audiotape Master

Box 1 of 24

Box 2

Futures "SciFi Thrillers and Space Adventures" Reel #3, 7/15/84, Film Transfer, 1" Videotape

Box 2 of 24

Futures "SciFi Thrillers and Space Adventures" Reel #4, 7/15/84, Film Transfer, 1" Videotape

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Box 3

Futures "SciFi Thrillers and Space Adventures" Reel #5, 7/15/84, Film Transfer, 1" Videotape

Box 3 of 24

Futures "SciFi Thrillers and Space Adventures" Reel #6, 7/15/84, Film Transfer, 1" Videotape

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Box 4

Futures, 16mm Magnetic Film, Video #2

Box 4 of 24

Futures, 16mm Magnetic Film, Music, Reel #1

Box 4 of 24

Futures, 16mm Magnetic Film, Music and Effects from 1" Video, 7/27/84

Box 4 of 24

Futures, 16mm Magnetic Film, Reel #2

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Box 5

Futures Beta Master #1 of 6, Videotape

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Futures Beta Master #2 of 6, Videotape

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Futures Beta Master #3 of 6, Videotape

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Futures Beta Master #4 of 6, Videotape

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Futures Beta Master #5 of 6, Videotape

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Futures Beta Master #6 of 6, Videotape

Box 5 of 24

Yesterday's Tomorrows Visions of the Future on Film, 7/30/84, 1" Protection Master

Box 5 of 24

Yesterday's Tomorrows, 11:00, VT2, Dub, Generic Starfield, 1" 1" Magnetic Videotape

Box 5 of 24

Yesterday's Tomorrows, 19:00, B Roll, 7/30/84, 1" Magnetic Videotape

Box 5 of 24

Yesterday's Tomorrows, 5:00, B Roll, 7/30/84, 1" Magnetic Videotape

Box 5 of 24

Yesterday's Tomorrows, 18:34, 7/18/1985, U matic

Box 5 of 24

Box 6

From Reliable Sources: The Archives of American Art (1986-1989)

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Master U matic

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From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Master U matic

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From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, 6/21/89, PAL Transfer, U matic

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From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, 6/21/89, PAL Transfer, U matic

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From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, 16mm I/P (Intermediate Master Positive)

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From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, 16mm I/P (Intermediate Master Positive)

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From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Check Print from Dup Neg, 16mm

Box 6 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, 16mm A&B Rolls; A Roll, Color Negative, 12/86

Box 6 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, 16mm A&B Rolls; B Rolls, Color Negative, 12/86

Box 6 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, 16mm Release Print

Box 6 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, 16mm Mag Track Film

Box 6 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Original Camera Rolls 1,2,3

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Box 7

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Original Camera Rolls 3 10, 7/86

Box 7 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Original Camera Rolls 11 18, 16A, 17A

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Box 8

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Original Camera Rolls 19 35

Box 8 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Reels #1 8, 1/4" Audiotape

Box 8 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Sound Rolls #1 4, 1/4" Audiotape

Box 8 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Garnett McCoy v/o (reading from letters), Original, 10/3/86, Tape 1 of 1, 1/4" Audiotape

Box 8 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Sound Rolls #1 4 (Brown & Roman, Roman Bronze), 1/4" Audiotape

Box 8 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Richard Murray v/o, Original, Tape 1 of 2, 1/4" Audiotape

Box 8 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Richard Murray v/o, Original, Tape 2 of 2, 1/4" Audiotape

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Box 9

Folder 1 From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Cassette tapes

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Tape 1. Interviews: Nickolai Cikovsy, Michael Panhorst, Richard Powell, Alan Wallach, Diane Tepfer, Rebecca Zurrier, Rebecca Bedell
ape 2. Interviews: Rebecca Bedell, Susan Hobbs, George Gurney, Linda Hartigan
Tape 3. Boston Research Trip
Tape 4. Bill Page, Milton Brown
Tape 5. Brown, 8/14/86 Dub
Tape 6. Joyce Tyler, Beverly Brandt

Folder 2 From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Interview transcripts, receipts, and reports

Box 9 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Sound Rolls #1 5 (Interviews Nick, Mike Panhorst, Richard Powell; Alan Wallach, Diane Tepfer, Rebecca Zurrier, Rebecca Bedell; Susan Hobbs; George Gurney, Lynda Hartigan, Jean Fitzgerald), 1/4" Audiotape

Box 9 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Wild/Richard Murray v/o, 1/4" Audiotape

Box 9 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Original Camera Rolls Misc. (#43 Pulls for Freezes; Super Titles, Rich Murray; Titles, Bob Pierce Request)

Box 9 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Original Camera Rolls Misc. #41 42

Box 9 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Original Camera Rolls Misc. #101 104 (Titles; I.D. Shot and B&W Freezes)

Box 9 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, MOS, Camera Rolls #24 17, 32 36, "The Collection"

Box 9 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Print #1, AB W/S, 16mm

Box 9 of 24

From Reliable Sources: Archives of American Art, Print #2, AB W/S, 16mm

Box 9 of 24

Box 10

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists (1981-1982)

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 3rd Check Print from CRI, 29:00, 16mm

Box 10 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm Print #2 from Original Negative

Box 10 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm Print from Original Negative, New Titles

Box 10 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, Edited B Roll, 16mm Original Negative, York and Wiley

Box 10 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, Edited A Roll, 16mm Original Negative, York and Wiley

Box 10 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm Original Camera Negatives, Reels #1 5, 8 10

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Box 11

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm Original Camera Negatives, Reels #6 7, 11 18

Box 11 of 24

Box 12

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm Original Camera Negatives, Reels #19-27

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Box 13

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm Original Camera Negatives, Reels #28-36

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Box 14

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm Original Camera Negatives, Reels #37-47

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Box 15

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm Original Camera Negatives, Reels #48-56

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Box 16

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm Original Camera Negatives, Reels #57-60

Box 16 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm B Neg Trk, #88212, 3/1/82

Box 16 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm Narration, S/T

Box 16 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm Dialogue, S/T

Box 16 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm SFX, Roll A

Box 16 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 16mm FX, Roll B

Box 16 of 24

Box 17

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 1" Magnetic Film

Box 17 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, Sound Roll #6, 10/10/81

Box 17 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 1/4" Audiotape, Final Mix, 2/17/82

Box 17 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 28:27, U matic

Box 17 of 24

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 28:27, U matic

Box 17 of 24

Box 18

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 35mm, Music A Roll, Reel #1

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Box 19

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 35mm, Music B Roll, Reel #1

Box 19 of 24

Box 20

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 35mm, Music A Roll, Reel #2

Box 20 of 24

Box 21

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, 35mm, Music B Roll, Reel #2

Box 21 of 24

Box 22

In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists, Master, 12/17/84, 1" Magnetic Videotape

Box 22 of 24

Box 23

Clockwork Universe (1978-1980)

Clockwork Universe, "Lute Player," 16mm Print

Box 23 of 24

Clockwork Universe, 16mm Print

Box 23 of 24

Clockwork Universe, 16mm Audio

Box 23 of 24

Clockwork Universe, "Lute Player," 16mm Original Camera Negatives, 6/12/80

Box 23 of 24

Clockwork Universe, 16mm Original Negative Master (7272), 1 Roll, 9/29/80

Box 23 of 24

Clockwork Universe, "The Monk," Otto Meyer, 16mm Positive Print

Box 23 of 24

Clockwork Universe, "The Monk," Otto Meyer, 16mm Positive Print

Box 23 of 24

Clockwork Universe, "Poetry," 30 Sec PSA, 16mm ABC EKTA Originals, 16mm W.P., 16mm B wind Trk Neg, 5/5/78

Box 23 of 24

Clockwork Universe, 16mm Mag Mix Master (10/29/80), Monk Narration, Narration, Music, Pix

Box 23 of 24

Clockwork Universe, "Poetry," 16mm Mag Mix, :30 PSA, 5/22/78

Box 23 of 24

Clockwork Universe, 1/4" Protection copy, Pilot Sync tails, 10/29/80

Box 23 of 24

A Clockwork Friar, 1" Magnetic Videotape, 10/17/80

Box 23 of 24

Clockwork, Film Transfer Master, 10/21/80, 17:00, 1" Magnetic Videotape

Box 23 of 24

Box 24

Folk Art (1990)

Folk Art, The National Museum of American Art, 10/13/90, Geboy/Patterson, Camera Originals #1 9, Beta SP

Box 24 of 24

Folk Art, The National Museum of American Art, 11/10/90, Geboy/Patterson, Camera Originals #10 19, Beta SP

Box 24 of 24

Folk Art, The National Museum of American Art, 12/4/90, Geboy/Patterson, Camera Originals #20 23, Beta SP

Box 24 of 24

Folk Art, The National Museum of American Art, 12/5/90, Geboy/Patterson, Camera Originals #1A 5A, Beta SP

Box 24 of 24