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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-208

Smithsonian Productions

Production Records, 1968-2002

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Productions
Title: Production Records
Dates: 1968-2002
Quantity: 3.90 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box) (4 oversize folders)
Collection: Accession 02-208
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession includes records documenting the film, video, and radio production activities of John P. Meehan, Audio-Visual Production Specialist; Jacquie Gales Webb, Producer; and Paul B. Johnson, Director. Material consists of correspondence, memoranda, and notes; performer's licenses; production logs; contracts and releases; music cue sheets; blueprints; interview transcripts; grant information; audio scripts; photographs and slides; drawings; budget summaries; meeting agenda; proposals; and information on the Smithsonian Video Collection. Productions documented in these records include "Piano Grand!," "Black Radio: Telling it Like it Was," "Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington," "The Sawyer and His Mill," "Creatures Great and Small," "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition," "The Last Wheel Works," "Smithsonian Quest," "Smithsonian World," "Yorktown," "The First Ladies," "Engines of Change," "Beyond the Ocean, Beneath the Leaf," "River of Song: Music Along the Mississippi," "Piano 300," "Jazz Smithsonian," "What in the World," "Science in American Life," "Jazz in Paris: 1914-1940," and "Smithsonian Minutes."

Descriptive Entry

This accession includes records documenting the film, video, and radio production activities of John P. Meehan, Audio-Visual Production Specialist; Jacquie Gales Webb, Producer; and Paul B. Johnson, Director. Material consists of correspondence, memoranda, and notes; performer's licenses; production logs; contracts and releases; music cue sheets; blueprints; interview transcripts; grant information; audio scripts; photographs and slides; drawings; budget summaries; meeting agenda; proposals; and information on the Smithsonian Video Collection.

Productions documented in these records include "Piano Grand!," "Black Radio: Telling it Like it Was," "Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington," "The Sawyer and His Mill," "Creatures Great and Small," "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition," "The Last Wheel Works," "Smithsonian Quest," "Smithsonian World," "Yorktown," "The First Ladies," "Engines of Change," "Beyond the Ocean, Beneath the Leaf," "River of Song: Music Along the Mississippi," "Piano 300," "Jazz Smithsonian," "What in the World," "Science in American Life," "Jazz in Paris: 1914-1940," and "Smithsonian Minutes."

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-208, Smithsonian Productions, Production Records

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Container List

Box 1

Piano Grand!: Performer's Licenses, c. 2000 [two folders]

Box 1 of 4

Piano Grand!: Contracts and Performance Agreements, 2000 [two folders]

Box 1 of 4

Piano Grand!: International Council of Museums (ICOM) Article, 2000

Box 1 of 4

Black Radio: Telling it Like it Was: Final Transcripts, 1996 [two folders]

Box 1 of 4

Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington: Crawford Communications Inc.: Contract, 1993-1994 [two folders]

Box 1 of 4

Beyond Category: The Musical Genius of Duke Ellington: Audio Scripts, 1993

Box 1 of 4

The Sawyer and His Mill: Script, 1969

Box 1 of 4

The Sawyer and His Mill: Slides, 1968

Box 1 of 4

Creatures Great and Small: Dinosaurs Texas Shoot, c. 1988

Box 1 of 4

Creatures Great and Small: Insects Production Shoot Log [two folders]

Box 1 of 4

Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition: Photographs: Production Shoots, c. 1976

Box 1 of 4

Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition: Production Contact Sheets and Negatives, c. 1976 [two folders]

Box 1 of 4

Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition: Slides, c. 1976

Box 1 of 4

The Last Wheel Works: Production Information, 1971-1975

Box 1 of 4

The Last Wheel Works: Photographs

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian World: First Season Production Log Sheets, c. 1984-1985 [six folders]

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian World: Second Season Production Log Sheets, c. 1985-1986

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Smithsonian World: Second Season Production Log Sheets, c. 1985-1986 [three folders]

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian World: PBS Music Cue Sheets, 1988

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian World: Wentworth Films, 1994

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian World: Contracts and Releases, 1988-1991

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian World: Clearances Summary, 1994

Box 2 of 4

Yorktown: Production Information, 1981

Box 2 of 4

The First Ladies: Production Log Sheet, c. 1989 [two folders]

Box 2 of 4

Engines of Change: Production Information, 1986-1987

Box 2 of 4

Engines of Change: Production Log Sheet

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian Quest: Production Notes, 1986

Box 2 of 4

Beyond the Ocean, Beneath the Leaf: Production Log Sheet, c. 1982

Box 2 of 4

River of Song: Music Along the Mississippi: Correspondence, 1994-1996

Box 2 of 4

River of Song: Music Along the Mississippi: Series Outline, c. 1995 [three folders]

Box 2 of 4

River of Song: Music Along the Mississippi: Memphis Interviews (Lee Cioffi), 1993 [three folders]

Box 2 of 4

Piano 300: Production Information, 2000

Box 2 of 4

Jazz Smithsonian: Masterworks Orchestra, 1996-1997

Box 2 of 4

What in the World: Research Notes re: SI Museums [five folders]

Box 2 of 4

What in the World: Pilot Information, c. 1975-1977

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

What in the World: Pilot Information, c. 1975-1977 [two folders]

Box 3 of 4

Science in American Life: Production Information, 1991-1992 [two folders]

Box 3 of 4

Jazz Age in Paris: 1914-1940: Production and Budget Information, 1996-1997

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Minutes: Production and Budget Information, 1994-1995

Box 3 of 4

Daily Camera Roll Log, c. 1983 [four folders]

Box 3 of 4

Captioning Workshop, 1993-1994

Box 3 of 4

Jumbotron Project, 1996

Box 3 of 4

Proposal: "Telling Lives: The Art of Biography," 1984

Box 3 of 4

Studio Wiring Diagrams, 1995

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Logo, 1998

Box 3 of 4

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) Audio Tour, 2000

Box 3 of 4

Correspondence, 1978-2002

Box 3 of 4

Producer's Guide to Marketing, 1998

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Video Collection

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Telecommunications Proposal, 1976

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian Media Committee Meeting, 1989 [two folders]

Box 3 of 4

Grants and Gifts, 1986-2000 [two folders]

Box 3 of 4

Honorable Mention Certificate: The Work of Peace, 1984

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Antylopai Tygrys: Drawings [three folders]

Box 4 of 4

Speciation Film Drawings [two folders]

Box 4 of 4
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Folder 1 Antylopai Tygrys Drawings

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Folders 2-3 Drawings

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Folder 4 Piano 300 Architectural Drawings

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