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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 01-127

Smithsonian Associates. Office of Public Affairs

Recordings, 1984-1999

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Associates. Office of Public Affairs
Title: Recordings
Dates: 1984-1999
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-127
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials that document events and programs created and sponsored by the Smithsonian Associates (TSA). Both audio and videotapes are contained in the collection. The bulk of the recordings were made by entities other than the Smithsonian, i.e. CBS and NBC affiliates; and the U.S. Information Agency (USIA) for broadcast purposes. A copy was made and forwarded to the TSA, Office of Public Affairs. A brief synopsis of the activities represented in the collection can be found in the Smithsonian Associate magazine. Additionally, Smithsonian Productions made some of the audiotapes for broadcast over Radio Smithsonian. The events represented in the collection are many and varied including, the annual Kite Festival, film festivals, speakers and interviews; and other program highlights. Materials include audiocassettes and videotapes in the following formats: VHS or 3/4 inch U-Matic.

Descriptive Entry

This accessions of records that document events and programs created and sponsored by the Smithsonian Associates (TSA). Both audio and videotapes are contained in the collection. The bulk of the recordings were made by entities other than the Smithsonian, i.e., CBS, NBC affiliates; and the U.S. Information Agency (USIA) for broadcast purposes. A copy was made and forwarded to the TSA, Office of Public Affairs. A brief synopsis of the activities represented in the collection can be found in the Smithsonian Associate magazine. Additionally, Smithsonian Productions made some of the audiotapes for broadcast over Radio Smithsonian.

The events represented in the collection are many and varied including the annual Kite Festival, film festivals, speakers and interviews, and other program highlights.

Materials include audiocassettes and videotapes in the following formats: VHS or 3/4 inch U-Matic.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-127, Smithsonian Associates, Office of Public Affairs, Recordings

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Container List

Box 1

Video Tapes (3/4 inch)

Most Extensive Visual Footage of the Kite Festival, NBC, 3/27/1994

Box 1 of 3

26th Annual Kite Festival, Today Show, 3/25/1992

Box 1 of 3

27th Annual Kite Festival, Today Show, 3/25/1993

Box 1 of 3

Fancy Feet, 1987

Box 1 of 3

Summer Scholar Program in Marine Studies

Box 1 of 3

Columbus and the Age of Discovery, Tease, WGBH

Box 1 of 3

Wagner Extracts, Washington Premiere, 6/9/1985

Box 1 of 3

Studio 9, WUSA, Mindwalk, Bye Bye Blues, My Life as a Dog, 10/27/1991

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian Summer Camps - Satellite File

Box 1 of 3

Glasnost Film Festival, 3/27/1989

Box 1 of 3

Hal Roach Birthday Salute, 3/6/1992

Box 1 of 3

Kite Festival, Willard Scott, 1994

Box 1 of 3

Povich II, J. Raphael, "Today" 10 February

Box 1 of 3

The Scott Report, 95-35 Essence 25 Years Later

Box 1 of 3

Willard Kites Today, 3/30/1990

Box 1 of 3

Video Tapes (Standard VHS)

Dinosaurs, Night watch, 8/20/1987

Box 1 of 3

Almanac #45, Taylor/Polisi

Box 1 of 3

Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Channel 7, 10/24/1989

Box 1 of 3

Almanac No. 58

Box 1 of 3

Janet Solinger, Worldnet 151, Euronet 87, 12/3/1985

Box 1 of 3

RAP Singles Evenings Channel 4, 5/15/1987

Box 1 of 3

Almanac Show #55, Megalopolis

Box 1 of 3

Patkin, Los Munequitos De Matanzas, Symphony Space, 12/11/1992

Box 1 of 3

Almanac #60, The Dear Friends, et al, 7/1/1986

Box 1 of 3

Almanac #21, Julia Child, 11/21/1985

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Video Tapes (3/4 inch)

Dorothy Donegan, Inknay

Box 2 of 3

See Hear-Deafway, 7/1989

Box 2 of 3

NUCEA 1988 Marketing & Promotion Division Awards

Box 2 of 3

Discover Theater, Rosa Park, Around Town, 11/1/1988

Box 2 of 3

Sesame Street, 8/5/1989

Box 2 of 3

Timeless Beauties of Iraq, 12/4/1984, 10/15-11/5/1984

Box 2 of 3

Sackler Puppet Show, Channel 7, 7/22/1991

Box 2 of 3

Video Tapes (Standard VHS)

Almanac Show #45, Billy Taylor

Box 2 of 3

Howards End, Premiere, 4/7/1992

Box 2 of 3

RAP

Box 2 of 3

Almanac No. 57, Wenyell Castle, Clocks, 4/16/1986

Box 2 of 3

Museum of Natural History #3A, Baird performances, Donetk Ballet, Harriet Tubman, 5 o'clocks, "Are You Ready My Sister", Ch 9, 9/7/1993

Box 2 of 3

Mindwalk, Bye Bye Blues, & My Life As a Dog, 11/12/1991

Box 2 of 3

Tito Puente, CBS Nightwatch, 10/31/1990

Box 2 of 3

Rutant/teager, 5/15/1987

Box 2 of 3

Maskamker David Scalzi, Nightwatch, 3/2/1987

Box 2 of 3

Laurel & Hardy Clip, Way out West, 12/22/1991

Box 2 of 3

Almanac #56, Kite Festival, 3/20/1986

Box 2 of 3

Club Foot Orchestra of SF, Studio 9, 11/24/19??

Box 2 of 3

Around Town, WETA 1/16 & 1/18/1992, Hal Roach, The Second Hundred Years Comedy Film Shorts, Dialog with Hal Roach and Birthday Party, 1/23

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Audio Tapes (Cassette)

Folder 1

Box 3 of 3
Bader Chat, 2/24/1989, 'Farewell to the King'
Soviet Film Exhibit Reports, America in the Morning, The Week in Review
Bader Interviews James Dapogny about Jazz Pioneer Jelly Roll Morton, 12/2/1985
Lloyd Morrisett - CTW Interview with C. Pritchard. Wash, 10/1988
Glasnost, Film Festival Broadcast, WETA, 4/7/1989
Ken Bader: Films from the Soviet Republics, WETA, 10/17/1986
Bader: Glasnost Film Festival, NPR, 5/1/1989
Glasnost Film Press Conference, 3/27/1989
Bader with Reggio on VOA, 11/16/1988

Folder 2

Box 3 of 3
Dialogue, Janet Solinger, WGMS, 10/2/1990
Hurd Hatfield - The Whistler Interview, 4/26/1985
AP Radio Network "Portfolio" Rich Johnson "American" English
Walt Michael & Company
Ralph Stanley
Press Conference Black Baseball, 7/7/1983
Dialogue Janet Solinger, 6/29/1989, WGMS
Solinger Lecture, 12/6/1989
Sandy Fitzpatrick, Black Washington, WGMS, 2/23/1987

Folder 3

Box 3 of 3
Local Tomatoes
Bob Davis - Anne Edwards, The DeMilles - An American Family, WGMS, 12/3/1988
Tribute to Duke Ellington, Gunther Schuller at Smithsonian, 5/1/1987
Lillian Gish at Smithsonian, Week in Review, 5/17/1986
Celebrating Hollywood, Lillian Gish at Smithsonian, 5/13/1986
Ginger Rogers Feature
Douglas Fairbanks, Sr., interviewed by Michael Weinfeld, 10/24/1989
The Congo Expedition (2 copies)

Folder 4

Box 3 of 3
Sir David Attenborough Desert Island Discs, with Martin Goldsmith, WETA, 11/4/1987
Roberta Peters, WASH Interview, 11/7/1986
Lawrence Dutton on Joe McLellan Chat, WETA, 1/17/1989
Frank Thomas & Ollie Johnston interview on WETA, 1/18/1985
Robinson Jeffers, Jason Miller, 11/9/1986, USIA
Roberta Peters "Desert Island Discs," WETA, 1/29/1987
Marcus Overton "Desert Island Discs," WETA, 4/22/1989
Roberta Peters, WATC/NPR
Weekend Headliner, 9/11/1987, Constitution 200th: Archibald Cox

Folder 5

Box 3 of 3
Radio Smithsonian, Sherlock/Feather Detective
Radio Smithsonian, The Smithsonian at Nite
Radio Smithsonian, The Best Food on Earth, The Best Food in Space, Tales Told in Bones
The Buck Stops Here, WGMS, 8/1984
Gardens of Giverny, 9/11/1991, Baird Auditorium
Wilam Marikiller
Mike Cuthbert Show, Oscar Brand, 5/25/1988
Museum Moments, WMAL, 1992
Rees & Stoyanoff, Duo Pianists interview with Calvin LeCompte

Folder 6

Box 3 of 3
Smithsonian Associate Produced by WVRB
Spanish FSI Best of 1984
Smithsonian
Smithsonian RAP
Barry Vogel Interviews Donald Davis - Appalachian Stories; Teresa Pijoan - Native American Stories
Barry Vogel Interviews Ralph Applebaum
Tom Rush, WETA, 2/26/1987
Tito Puente Rap Concert, 10/28/1990, WMDO
Connie Adams & Friends, WMET, 4/13/1988

Folder 7

Box 3 of 3
RAP 25th Anniversary Reception, 9/18/1990
Judy Liberson RAP moderator of Sophisticated Traveler Seminars, WGMS, 4/3/1986
RAP Strategic Meeting, 12/2/1986
RAP Fall Catalogue, WGMS, 9/1984
Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, 4/25/1985 "Union Transitions/H. Hatfield"
Smithsonian Associates, WTOP
RAP 20th Anniversary, 9/19/1985

Video Tapes (Standard VHS)

Folder 8

Box 3 of 3
Die Sweite Hei Mat
Bulgarian State Female Choir Concert, 3/8/1992
Women's Sekere Ensemble at the Painted Bridge

Folder 9

Box 3 of 3
The Azapane and the Peanuts, Channel 7 News, 2/24/1992
Christmas in Washington, NBC, 12/19/1990