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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-118

Smithsonian Productions

Production Records, 1971-1998

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Productions
Title: Production Records
Dates: 1971-1998
Quantity: 6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 02-118
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting Smithsonian Video Collection projects as well as film and television productions. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of Karen Loveland, Director of Special Projects; Lisa H. Kaiser, Production Researcher; Elizabeth Smith Brownstein, Media Project Development Specialist; and Michele Turner, Associate Producer. Also includes production slides, photographs, edit logs, scripts, interviews, music selections, and end credits; press releases; budget summaries; contracts; and research articles. Some productions documented in these records include "Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden," "The Flying Machines," "American Picture Palaces," and "Maine Coast."

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting Smithsonian Video Collection projects as well as film and television productions. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of Karen Loveland, Director of Special Projects; Lisa H. Kaiser, Production Researcher; Elizabeth Smith Brownstein, Media Project Development Specialist; and Michele Turner, Associate Producer. Also includes production slides, photographs, edit logs, scripts, interviews, music selections, and end credits; press releases; budget summaries; contracts; and research articles. Some productions documented in these records include "Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden," "The Flying Machines," "American Picture Palaces," and "Maine Coast."

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-118, Smithsonian Productions, Production Records

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Container List

Box 1

"Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden"

Production Slides: Patterns and Nature

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Tokyo, Japan, 1991

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Tokyo Aquarium, 1991

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Tokyo: Production Shots (first cut)

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Tokyo: Production Shots (pulls)

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Shukakuan

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Saiho-ji and Tofuku, 1991

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Saiho-ji: Production Shots (second cut), Spring 1991

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Natural Details: Shizuoka and Domon Ken

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Shinju-An

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Tenryu

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Ryoan

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Daisen

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: KoHo-An

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Katsura

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Kyoto: Plants

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Kyoto: Production Shots, 11/1990 [two folders]

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Kyoto: Production Shots (first cut), 11/1990

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Kyoto: Production Shots (second cut), 11/1990

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Kyoto: Production Shots (second cut/pulls), Spring 1991

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Kyoto Business District

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Kamakura Tea School, 1990

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: City Views and Street Signs, Spring 1991

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Small Town, Oil Refinery, and Abandoned Stores

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Signs, Machines, and Food Displays

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Production Stills, Spring 1991

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: General Production Shots, c. 1990

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: General Production Shots (first cut), 1991

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: General Production Shots (pulls), 1991

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: Airplane and Meeting Shots

Box 1 of 7

Production Slides: OTC Staff: Japan Visit, 1991

Box 1 of 7

Photographs and Contact Sheets

Box 1 of 7

Negatives, 1991

Box 1 of 7

Video Cover (draft), 1998

Box 1 of 7

"American Picture Palaces"

General Information, 1982-1984 [four folders]. Folder 2 of 4 includes permissions/rights for "American Picture Palaces."

Box 1 of 7

National Education Association: Grant Fund, Correspondence, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 7

"The Movie Palaces" (PBS), 1983-1989

Box 1 of 7

Pantages Theater (Los Angeles), 1985

Box 1 of 7

Radio City Music Hall (New York City)

Box 1 of 7

Wiltern Theatre (Los Angeles), 1985

Box 1 of 7

Photographs of Theaters (general)

Box 1 of 7

Information re: Theaters Final Production Script, 1982 Script Work [two folders]

Box 1 of 7

Theatrical Short Scripts, 1985

Box 1 of 7

Box 2

Theatrical Long Script, 1983-1985

Box 2 of 7

Music Selections, 1986

Box 2 of 7

End Credits, 1985-1986

Box 2 of 7

Interviews, 1982

Box 2 of 7

Contacts, 1985-1986

Box 2 of 7

"Maine Coast"

General Information, 1982-1985 [two folders]

Box 2 of 7

"The Sea: A Quest for Our Future"

General Information, 1984-1985

Box 2 of 7

"Coral Reefs: How to Make Use of 400 Million Years of Evolution"

Script and Production Information, c. 1981

Box 2 of 7

"Magnificent Voyagers"

Items for Filming, End Credits, and Music Log

Box 2 of 7

"Foucault Pendulum"

Script and Drawings

Box 2 of 7

"The New Age: A Videowall Experience"

General Information, 1989-1990 [two folders]

Box 2 of 7

Drawings

Box 2 of 7

"Towboats"

Script and Sound Log, 1989 [three folders]

Box 2 of 7

Edit Log, 1989

Box 2 of 7

Karen Loveland: Production Correspondence and Notes, 1984 [three folders]

Box 2 of 7

Production Slides: Haupt Garden Opening, 1987

Box 2 of 7

Production Slides: Flyover Washington, D.C., 1991

Box 2 of 7

Production Slides: Miscellaneous, 1971-1979

Box 2 of 7

Computerworld Smithsonian Awards, 1991

Box 2 of 7

Box 3

"Supertour"

Production Slides, c. 1982-1990: National Museum of American History, Flag Hall

Box 3 of 7

Production Slides, c. 1982-1990: National Museum of American History, Musical Instruments Hall

Box 3 of 7

Production Slides, c. 1982-1990: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG)

Box 3 of 7

Production Slides, c. 1982-1990: Haupt Garden

Box 3 of 7

Production Slides, c. 1982-1990: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Box 3 of 7

Negative: HMSG Group Shot

Box 3 of 7

Video Cover (draft), 1998

Box 3 of 7

Diedre Watkins

Box 3 of 7

Michele Turner

Box 3 of 7

Dudley Moore, 1989

Box 3 of 7

Shoot Days, 1989

Box 3 of 7

"First Ladies"

Production Slides: NMAH, First Ladies Gowns

Box 3 of 7

Wilson House, 1989

Box 3 of 7

Script

Box 3 of 7

Hesperus, 1989

Box 3 of 7

Video Cover (draft), 1998

Box 3 of 7

"The National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo"

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Smithsonian Archives

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Josephine Baker

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Beall, William C.

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Boston Museum of Fine Arts

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Cartoons

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Children's Illustrations

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Circus World Museum

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Firestone

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Henson & Associates

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Reily, C.U.

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Jackson, Michael

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Jefferson Memorial

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Museum of Western Art

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Troll, Ted (King Features)

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Webo Productions

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Paddington

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Ringling Brothers

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: San Simeon

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Seigfried & Roy

Box 3 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1991: Miscellaneous

Box 3 of 7

Materials Release, 1989

Box 3 of 7

National Zoo/Front Royal: Transcripts, 1988-1989 [three folders]

Box 3 of 7

Scripts (evolution), 1989

Box 3 of 7

Draft Script

Box 3 of 7

Final Script, 1989

Box 3 of 7

American Museum of Natural History

Box 3 of 7

Zoo Treatment

Box 3 of 7

Freer Gallery of Art: Menageries, 1988

Box 3 of 7

Front Royal (CRC)

Box 3 of 7

Global Graphic Information

Box 3 of 7

Monkey World, Miami

Box 3 of 7

National Zoo

Box 3 of 7

Newspaper Headlines

Box 3 of 7

Orangutans

Box 3 of 7

Panda Footage

Box 3 of 7

Press Releases

Box 3 of 7

Ringling Brothers, 1989

Box 3 of 7

Personal Releases, 1988

Box 3 of 7

National Zoo: Video Cover (draft), 1998

Box 3 of 7

C. Hopewell: Subjects for Children's Programs, 1987 [three folders]

Box 3 of 7

Box 4

Architectural History Archives

Box 4 of 7

Budget, 1989

Box 4 of 7

Shooting Schedule, 1988

Box 4 of 7

Casting, 1989

Box 4 of 7

Cyron/Credits

Box 4 of 7

Edit Log

Box 4 of 7

Log Sheet Acquisitions

Box 4 of 7

Footage and Stills/Slides

Box 4 of 7

Comments and Reactions, 1988-1989

Box 4 of 7

"The Flying Machines"

Narration and Final Script, 1989

Box 4 of 7

Logs from Madeleine Carter

Box 4 of 7

Aircraft Information, 1988

Box 4 of 7

Comp Tapes

Box 4 of 7

Curator Comments re: Silver Hill Shoot

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill Script

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill Edit Logs

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill Contracts/Free-Lance, 1988

Box 4 of 7

National Archives/Silver Hill

Box 4 of 7

NASM Still Photos, 1989

Box 4 of 7

Location Shooting Forms (blank samples)

Box 4 of 7

Off-Line Log Sheets (blank samples)

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill Personal Release Forms, 1988

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill: Plane Information, 1988

Box 4 of 7

Publicity

Box 4 of 7

Production Scripts

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill: Shoots [five folders]

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill: Sound Effects, 1989

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill: Articles

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill: Outline/Treatment, 1989

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill: Artwork

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill: Garber Facility

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill: Curtis Jenny

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill: Notes, 1987-1989

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill: Budget

Box 4 of 7

Already Transferred

Box 4 of 7

Second Priority Transfers

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill Transfers

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill: Visuals

Box 4 of 7

Silver Hill: Interviews, 1988 (cassette tapes) [three folders]

Box 4 of 7

Box 5

Copyright Clearance Logs

Box 5 of 7

Silver Hill: Credit List

Box 5 of 7

Musicians

Box 5 of 7

Silver Hill: NASM Film Archives

Box 5 of 7

Non-NASM Stock/Materials Release, 1989

Box 5 of 7

Silver Hill: Visual Materials Release

Box 5 of 7

Pending Rights

Box 5 of 7

Video Cover (draft), 1998

Box 5 of 7

"Precious and Rare: Gems and Minerals at the Smithsonian"

Captions, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Comp Tapes, 1989

Box 5 of 7

Contacts

Box 5 of 7

Correspondence, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Edit Logs

Box 5 of 7

Call Sheet: "Precious and Rare"

Box 5 of 7

Budget Summary, 1988 [three folders]

Box 5 of 7

Facilities and Equipment

Box 5 of 7

Film Outlines/Preliminary Budget Breakdown

Box 5 of 7

Graphic Artists/Storyboards

Box 5 of 7

Interview Notes

Box 5 of 7

Labels

Box 5 of 7

Meeting Notes, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Personal Release Forms, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Post Production

Box 5 of 7

Production Personnel Information Forms

Box 5 of 7

Production Schedules

Box 5 of 7

Research and Bibliography [two folders]

Box 5 of 7

Sandved, Kjell

Box 5 of 7

Production Scripts: The Ultimate Rock Video, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Gem Shoots at NMNH [three folders]

Box 5 of 7

Staff List

Box 5 of 7

Stock Log-in Forms

Box 5 of 7

Visuals (photographs and negatives)

Box 5 of 7

General Information, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Theatrics Unlimited, Inc.,

Box 5 of 7

Harry Winston, Inc.

Box 5 of 7

Copyright Clearance Logs

Box 5 of 7

Credit List, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Narrators

Box 5 of 7

Rostrum

Box 5 of 7

Stock Footage, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Visual Materials Release Forms, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Video Cover (draft), 1998

Box 5 of 7

Smithsonian Video Collection (general)

Smithsonian-Firestone Expedition to Liberia

Box 5 of 7

French Revolution Illustrations

Box 5 of 7

Art Department

Box 5 of 7

Archive/Stock Footage Notes, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Chyron

Box 5 of 7

In-House Services

Box 5 of 7

Groupe Andre Perry, 1988

Box 5 of 7

Box 6

"Dinosaurs"

Production Slides, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Budget Summaries, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Audio

Box 6 of 7

BBC/Nezha Dragon

Box 6 of 7

British Musum, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Robert Bakker

Box 6 of 7

Burian Illustrations

Box 6 of 7

Cope, Marsh, and Lakes

Box 6 of 7

Dinosaurs in the Movies

Box 6 of 7

Dragons (general)

Box 6 of 7

Life of Dinosaurs

Box 6 of 7

NASA Johnson Space Center

Box 6 of 7

Odds and Ends (notes)

Box 6 of 7

Original Music/Musicians

Box 6 of 7

American Museum of Natural History/Releases

Box 6 of 7

Art Work Material Releases, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Personal Releases

Box 6 of 7

Mark Hallett

Box 6 of 7

Charles Knight

Box 6 of 7

Stock Contracts and Licenses, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Correspondence re: Stock

Box 6 of 7

Stock Footage Rights

Box 6 of 7

Video Cover (draft), 1998

Box 6 of 7

Natural History Museum Shoot, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Victoria & Albert Museum, 1988

Box 6 of 7

"Insects"

BBC/Jeremy Cantwell, 1988-1989

Box 6 of 7

British Library

Box 6 of 7

Buffalo Museum of Science

Box 6 of 7

Rachel Carson Council

Box 6 of 7

Oran Caudle

Box 6 of 7

Castle and Natural History Art

Box 6 of 7

Dali Museum, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Correspondence, 1988-1989

Box 6 of 7

Darwin and Lineaus

Box 6 of 7

Deforestation

Box 6 of 7

Emergency Footage File

Box 6 of 7

Entomological Society

Box 6 of 7

Expedition Photographs (photocopies)

Box 6 of 7

Desk 1880s, Stills, NIH Shoot

Box 6 of 7

EBEC

Box 6 of 7

Footage Count

Box 6 of 7

Getty Museum

Box 6 of 7

Charles Hogue

Box 6 of 7

Leeuenwenhook, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Box 6 of 7

Movie Trailer Footage

Box 6 of 7

NAL

Box 6 of 7

National Gallery

Box 6 of 7

Oxford Scientific Films Limited, 1988-1989

Box 6 of 7

Releases, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Insect Zoo Shoot, 1988

Box 6 of 7

MSC and Robbin's Shoot

Box 6 of 7

Collections Shoot

Box 6 of 7

Hodges and Coddington Shoot, 1988

Box 6 of 7

USDA Shoot

Box 6 of 7

Lynch and Southerland Shoot

Box 6 of 7

Stock Footage Log, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Correspondence re: Rights and Reproduction, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Scientific Illustrators: Materials Release, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Denise Shriner

Box 6 of 7

Maryan Smith

Box 6 of 7

Budget Estimate

Box 6 of 7

Correspondence re: Stock Footage, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Stock Footage: Basic Information

Box 6 of 7

Stock Footage: Catalogue

Box 6 of 7

Footage to Use, 1988

Box 6 of 7

Box 7

Streamline Films

Box 7 of 7

Linda Townsend Management, 1988-1989

Box 7 of 7

Vatican Museum, 1988-1989

Box 7 of 7

Walter Reed, 1988-1989

Box 7 of 7

Wilson, E.O.

Box 7 of 7

James Earl Jones, 1988

Box 7 of 7

Plague References

Box 7 of 7

Art Slides Lists/Permissions

Box 7 of 7

"Folk Masters"

Slides, 1992 [four folders]

Box 7 of 7

"The Mississippi: River of Song"

Video Covers (draft), 1998

Box 7 of 7