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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 01-202

Smithsonian Productions

Production Records, 1982-1998

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Productions
Title: Production Records
Dates: 1982-1998
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 01-202
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of materials created and maintained by John Tyler, Audio Production Manager, documenting the planning, development, execution, and distribution of original radio series and programs as well as of recordings of special events and concert series. Radio series include Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was; Folk Masters: Traditional Music in the Americas; Folk Masters at the Barns of Wolf Trap; The Guitar: Art and Soul; Guitar: Electrified, Amplified, Deified; American Roots Labor Day Special; Spirits of the Present: The Legacy of Native America; Radio Smithsonian; Radio Dialogue; Dialogue; American Chamber Music Series; and Remembering Slavery. Recordings include Wade in the Water; Don't mourn, organize!: songs of labor songwriter Joe Hill; and Music of New Mexico. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, tape catalogues, title lists for cassette tapes and compact discs, lists and catalogues of Folkmasters programs, audio time logs, microphone lists, runsheets, Radio Smithsonian schedules, brochures for events and concert series recorded by Smithsonian Productions and for award events, Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian newsletters and press clippings discussing Smithsonian Productions recordings or programs, interview schedules, budgets, press releases, notes, studio floor plans, and contractor and intern files with project descriptions, calendars and schedules, and demonstration DAT tapes. Includes releases for Earth Day performers.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created and maintained by John Tyler, Audio Production Manager, documenting the planning, development, execution, and distribution of original radio series and programs as well as of recordings of special events and concert series. Radio series include "Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was;" "Folk masters;" "The Guitar: Art and Soul;" "Guitar: Electrified, Amplified, Deified;" "American Roots Labor Day Special;" "Spirits of the Present: The Legacy of Native America;" "Radio Smithsonian;" "American Chamber Music Series;" and "Remembering Slavery." Recordings include "Wade in the Water;" "Don't mourn, organize!: songs of labor songwriter Joe Hill;" and "Music of New Mexico." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, scripts, tape catalogues, title lists for cassette tapes and compact disks, lists and catalogues of Folkmasters programs, audio time logs, microphone lists, runsheets, "Radio Smithsonian" schedules, brochures for events and concert series recorded by Smithsonian Productions and for award events, Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian newsletters and press clippings discussing Smithsonian Productions recordings or programs, interview schedules, budgets, press releases, notes, studio floor plans, and contractor and intern files with project descriptions, calendars and schedules, and demonstration DAT tapes. Also includes releases for Earth Day performers.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-202, Smithsonian Productions, Production Records

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Container List

Box 1

African American Archive - Maultsby [1996]

Box 1 of 1

Howard Bass [1991]

Box 1 of 1

Awards Information [1994-1995]

Box 1 of 1

BBC Scotland [1994-1995]

Box 1 of 1

Black Radio [1996]

Box 1 of 1

ASCAP [1989]

Box 1 of 1

CPB - Awards [1995-1997]

Box 1 of 1

Contests [1989-1990]

Box 1 of 1

Early Music America [1992-1995]

Box 1 of 1

Freer Opening [1992-1993]

Box 1 of 1

Folkways Records [1990-1995]

Box 1 of 1

Jazz SI - Scripts, etc. [1997]

Box 1 of 1

Field to Factory - David Tarnow [undated]

Box 1 of 1

The Guitar: Art and Soul [1994-1995]

Box 1 of 1

Guitars Special [1995-1997]

Box 1 of 1

Alex Kosiorek [1994-1998]

Box 1 of 1

Jazz Masterworks [1991-1992]

Box 1 of 1

Miscellaneous [undated]

Box 1 of 1

Museum Without Walls [1997-1998]

Box 1 of 1

Native American Festival Recording - Fred Nahwooksy [1992]

Box 1 of 1

New Mexico Recordings [1991]

Box 1 of 1

New Mexico [1992]

Box 1 of 1

Labor Day: American Roots [1996]

Box 1 of 1

Radio Dialogue [1991-1992]

Box 1 of 1

Soundprint Information [ca. 1991-1994]

Box 1 of 1

Recordings/Artists [1991-1993]

Box 1 of 1

Radio Smithsonian Schedules [1986-1990]

Box 1 of 1

Sonic Production [1995]

Box 1 of 1

Spirits Specials [1992]

Box 1 of 1

Spirits Party [1992]

Box 1 of 1

S.I. Archives [1982-1996]

Box 1 of 1

Tape Archive [1993]

Box 1 of 1

WETA [1987-1992]

Box 1 of 1

Wolf Trap Chamber Music - ACMS [1995]

Box 1 of 1

Wolf Trap - Folkmasters [1991-1993]

Box 1 of 1

Earth Day Releases [1990]

Box 1 of 1

We Were Slaves [1997-1998]

Box 1 of 1

Studio Redesign [1994-1996]

Box 1 of 1

Studio Design Ideas [1993-1994]

Box 1 of 1

Slave No More [1996-1998]

Box 1 of 1

Soundprint [1995]

Box 1 of 1

Tape Catalog [1994]

Box 1 of 1

To Do [1993]

Box 1 of 1

Visible Interactive [undated]

Box 1 of 1

Wonderful Christmas [1997-1998]

Box 1 of 1

Washington Guitar Quintet [undated]

Box 1 of 1