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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 01-203

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications

Production Records, 1967-1987, 1991-1992

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Title: Production Records
Dates: 1967-1987, 1991-1992
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-203
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of materials created and maintained by Karen Loveland, Director of Special Projects for the Office of Telecommunications, documenting the planning, development, and execution of film, video, and television productions for general release, for accompaniment to exhibitions and exhibition halls, for training, and for television spots. Film, video, and television productions for general release include Smithsonian Video Collection; American Picture Palaces; Coral Reefs: How to Make Use of 400 Million Years of Evolution; John Bull; Maine Coast; Leaf Making: Or the Secret Life of Museum Plants; Smithsonian World; Changes: The Story of Evolution and Speciation; Quadrangle; Flue-Cured Tobacco Culture; The Big Cats and How They Came to Be; Indiana Engine Retrieval; Census: Accounting for the Nation; Enter Life; Thomas A. Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories; The Ghosts of Forever; Who Would Have Thought?; The Giant Panda Story; Shells and the Animals Inside; Columbus and his Time; Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila Wa Dimna(**); and Reunions: Memories of an American Experience. Films and videos accompanied American Sailor, 1984-1985; Harry S. Truman Centennial: The Berlin Airlift, 1984; Clockwork Universe: German Clocks and Automata, 1550-1650 in 1980; Hall of Dynamic Evolution, beginning in 1979; Hall of Paleontology, beginning in 1982; FDR: The Intimate Presidency, 1982; Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940, beginning in 1987; Festival of American Folklife; Hall of American Maritime Enterprise, beginning in 1978; the Communication Exhibition, beginning in 1977; Hall of Western Civilization, beginning in 1978; and It All Depends: How Man Affects and is Affected by his Natural Environment. Training films and videos include Communication and Security. Materials include memoranda, correspondence, video proposals, scripts, interview transcripts, production and post-production schedules, computer editing forms, story boards, roll logs, budget summaries and expense reports, orders and requisitions for supplies and services, travel vouchers, invoices, notes, mailing lists for premieres, publications with articles about videos, clippings, press releases, fact sheets, copies of contracts, color and black and white negatives and transparencies of credits, and research materials. See accession 01-230 for a 16 mm distribution print of the "Mirror of Kings:...".

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Karen Loveland, Director of Special Projects for the Office of Telecommunications, documenting the planning, development, and execution of film, video, and television productions for general release, for accompaniment to exhibitions and exhibition halls, for training, and for television spots. Film, video, and television productions for general release include Smithsonian Video Collection; American Picture Palaces; Coral Reefs: How to Make Use of 400 Million Years of Evolution; John Bull; Maine Coast; Leaf Making: Or the Secret Life of Museum Plants; Smithsonian World; Changes: The Story of Evolution and Speciation; Quadrangle; Flue-Cured Tobacco Culture; The Big Cats and How They Came to Be; Indiana Engine Retrieval; Census: Accounting for the Nation; Enter Life; Thomas A. Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories; The Ghosts of Forever; Who Would Have Thought?; The Giant Panda Story; Shells and the Animals Inside; Columbus and His Time; Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila Wa Dimna; and Reunions: Memories of an American Experience.

Films and videos accompanied American Sailor, 1984-1985; Harry S. Truman Centennial: The Berlin Airlift, 1984; Clockwork Universe: German Clocks and Automata, 1550-1650 in 1980; Hall of Dynamic Evolution, beginning in 1979; Hall of Paleontology, beginning in 1982; FDR: The Intimate Presidency, 1982; Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940, beginning in 1987; Festival of American Folklife; Hall of American Maritime Enterprise, beginning in 1978; the Communication Exhibition, beginning in 1977; Hall of Western Civilization, beginning in 1978; and It All Depends: How Man Affects and is Affected by his Natural Environment. Training films and videos include Communication and Security.

Materials include memoranda, correspondence, video proposals, scripts, interview transcripts, production and post-production schedules, computer editing forms, story boards, roll logs, budget summaries and expense reports, orders and requisitions for supplies and services, travel vouchers, invoices, notes, mailing lists for premieres, publications with articles about videos, clippings, press releases, fact sheets, copies of contracts, color and black and white negatives and transparencies of credits, and research materials.

See accession 01-230 for a 16 mm distribution print of the "Mirror of Kings:...".

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-203, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records

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Container List

Box 1

Maritime Hall Research, 1977

Box 1 of 4

Hoatzin Prints/Slides, no date

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian Video Collections - "Dinosaur" visual, 1991-1992

Box 1 of 4

Speciation, May 5, 1977

Box 1 of 4

Code Book, no date

Box 1 of 4

Speciation, non-contract funds, 1979-1982

Box 1 of 4

Footage, no date

Box 1 of 4

Footage descriptions, Museum of History and Technology (MHT) Orientation Film, Hall 10, no date

Box 1 of 4

American Picture Palaces, Funds other than NEA, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 4

American Picture Palaces, Premiere, 1983

Box 1 of 4

Arts Publications, 1980-1982

Box 1 of 4

American Picture Palaces - Articles, 1982-1983

Box 1 of 4

American Sailor, 1983

Box 1 of 4

Berlin Airlift, 1984

Box 1 of 4

Berlin Airlift - NASM, 1984

Box 1 of 4

Coral Reef Special - General, 1984

Box 1 of 4

Coral Reef - Bahamas, 1983

Box 1 of 4

Coral Reef Special - Funds, 1981-1983

Box 1 of 4

Dinosaur films, 1980

Box 1 of 4

Dinosaur films - Funds, 1981

Box 1 of 4

Dinosaurs, 1980

Box 1 of 4

Milton Spencer, 1980-1981

Box 1 of 4

Exhibits (MHT) - Miscellaneous, 1980-1981

Box 1 of 4

Motion Study - MHT Exhibits, 1980

Box 1 of 4

Film Loops (Zoo), 1981-1982

Box 1 of 4

Folklife Program, 1980-1981

Box 1 of 4

John Bull - Script, 1981

Box 1 of 4

"John Bull" - Funds, 1980

Box 1 of 4

Maine Coast (Funds), 1982

Box 1 of 4

National Air and Space Museum, 1980

Box 1 of 4

Paleo Diorama (Office of Exhibits Central (OEC)), 1981

Box 1 of 4

NASM Radar Imaging Film, 1986

Box 1 of 4

NASM, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Quadrangle - General, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Quadrangle - Funds, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian World, 1983-1984

Box 1 of 4

Smithsonian World, no date

Box 1 of 4

Credits and Synopsis, 1980

Box 1 of 4

Speciation - General, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Speciation - Final Script and Storyboard, 1977 (folder 1 of 2)

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Speciation - Final Script and Storyboard, 1977 (folder 2 of 2)

Box 2 of 4

Speciation - Preliminary Scripts and Storyboards, 1979

Box 2 of 4

Speciation - Film Polski contract and payments, 1978-1981

Box 2 of 4

Speciation - Film Polski, 1976-1981

Box 2 of 4

Artwork, no date

Box 2 of 4

Polish Film Polonais, 1977

Box 2 of 4

Disable Visitor TV Spot, 1982

Box 2 of 4

Flue Cured Tobacco, 1983

Box 2 of 4

"The Big Cats," 1975-1976

Box 2 of 4

"The Big Cats" Film Polski, 1975 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 4

The Big Cats - Script and Storyboard, no date

Box 2 of 4

The Big Cats - Storyboards, no date

Box 2 of 4

"Indiana" Logs, no date

Box 2 of 4

Boat Engine Retrieval, 1979-1981

Box 2 of 4

Census: Accounting for the Nation, 1973-1975

Box 2 of 4

Census - Script, 1973

Box 2 of 4

Census - Funds, 1973-1974

Box 2 of 4

Clockwork Universe, 1980

Box 2 of 4

Coral Reef Exhibit Film - Script, 1980

Box 2 of 4

Coral Reef Exhibit Film - Funds, 1980

Box 2 of 4

DNA Film - Hall of Dynamic Evolution, 1977

Box 2 of 4

DNA Film - Storyboards, no date

Box 2 of 4

Enter Life, 1980-1982

Box 2 of 4

Enter Life - Script, 1980-1983

Box 2 of 4

Enter Life - Funds, 1982

Box 2 of 4

Thomas Edison Titles, 1979

Box 2 of 4

Edison Short Films, 1979

Box 2 of 4

Edison Silent, August 14, 1979

Box 2 of 4

Thomas Edison - Funds, 1979-1983

Box 2 of 4

Thomas Edison, 1979-1982

Box 2 of 4

Thomas Edison - Script, 1979

Box 2 of 4

FDR Exhibit Film, 1982

Box 2 of 4

FDR Films - Funds, 1981

Box 2 of 4

Field to Factory, 1987

Box 2 of 4

Folklife Festival - General, 1975-1978

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Folk Festival - Funds, 1975

Box 3 of 4

"The Ghosts of Forever," 1978-1983

Box 3 of 4

"The Ghosts of Forever," Funds, Agreements, and Negotiations, 1977

Box 3 of 4

Gardner Seidlitz Powders, 1979

Box 3 of 4

"Ghosts of Forever," Production Resources, 1978

Box 3 of 4

HAME - Maritime Film, 1978

Box 3 of 4

HAME (MHT) - Funds, 1978

Box 3 of 4

Miscellaneous Maritime Categories, no date

Box 3 of 4

Maritime Disasters - HAME (MHT), 1978-1982

Box 3 of 4

World War II Shipbuilding - HAME (MHT), 1978

Box 3 of 4

Security - Speech Impaired, 1980

Box 3 of 4

Hearing Impaired, 1980-1982

Box 3 of 4

Hearing Impaired - Funds, 1982

Box 3 of 4

Hearing Impaired - Script, 1981-1982

Box 3 of 4

MHT Orientation Film ("Who Would Have Thought?") - General, 1968-1972

Box 3 of 4

MHT Orientation Film ("Who Would Have Thought?") - Script, no date

Box 3 of 4

MHT Orientation Film ("Who Would Have Thought?") - Funds, 1970

Box 3 of 4

Monk (MHT), 1978

Box 3 of 4

Pandas - Zoo, 1972-1980

Box 3 of 4

Shells and the Animals Inside, 1978

Box 3 of 4

"Smithsonian World," 1976-1978

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian World - Funds, 1976

Box 3 of 4

"Spanish King," 1976

Box 3 of 4

"Mirror of Kings," 1982-1983

Box 3 of 4

Kalila Wa Dimna - Script, 1980-1982

Box 3 of 4

Kalila Wa Dimna - General, 1983

Box 3 of 4

Reunions - Future Development, 1979-1981

Box 3 of 4

Reunions - Script, no date

Box 3 of 4

Foxy Grandpa Pilot - General, 1977-1980

Box 3 of 4

Reunions Invitation, 1979

Box 3 of 4

Foxy Grandpa - General - Funds, 1978-1980

Box 3 of 4

Foxy Grandpa Pilot - Candidates, 1972-1979

Box 3 of 4

Foxy Grandpa Series - Charles Rutter (Carousel), 1977

Box 3 of 4

Foxy Grandpa Pilot - Sarah Beach - Inact., 1977-1979

Box 3 of 4

Foxy Grandpa Plot - Oscar Wiedman, Carpentar - Inact., 1977

Box 3 of 4

Foxy Grandpa Plot - Filmmakers and Bids, 1977

Box 3 of 4

Foxy Grandpa Pilot - James H. Doolittle, 1977-1982

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Foxy Grandpa - Doolittle - Funds, 1978

Box 4 of 4

Foxy Grandpa - Write-Ups on the Film, 1977-1979

Box 4 of 4

Foxy Grandpa Pilot - Gustav Tafel, 1978

Box 4 of 4

"Boericke and Tafel" - Funds, 1978

Box 4 of 4

Boericke and Tafel - Long Version (MHT), 1979

Box 4 of 4

Gustav Tafel (Long Version), 1979-1982

Box 4 of 4

Telephone exhibit, 1976-1977

Box 4 of 4

"Tiger" Zoo, 1975-1981

Box 4 of 4

TV Spots - General, 1978

Box 4 of 4

Inua Eskimo Art PSA, 1982

Box 4 of 4

Coral Reef 30-Second Spot and 3-Minute Short, 1980-1981

Box 4 of 4

"Nation's Attic" TV Spot, 1980

Box 4 of 4

Thomas Edison's Public Service Spot, 1979

Box 4 of 4

TV Spot - HAME, 1979

Box 4 of 4

MHT "Poetry" Spot, 1978

Box 4 of 4

SI "Family" Spot, 1978

Box 4 of 4

TV Spot - Associates, no date

Box 4 of 4

TV Spot - "Of the People," 1974

Box 4 of 4

TV Spot - "1876," (#1), 1977

Box 4 of 4

"In the Minds and the Hearts of the People," 1974

Box 4 of 4

Western Tradition - General, 1978

Box 4 of 4

Jordan Excavation (Western Traditions, Museum of Natural History (MNH)), 1978

Box 4 of 4

Gilgamesh - Funds, 1978-1980

Box 4 of 4

Gilgamesh - Hall of Western Civilization MNH, 1977-1978

Box 4 of 4

Jordan Excavation - Funds, 1978

Box 4 of 4

Winchester - Hall of Western Traditions, 1978 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 4

"Winchester" Funds, 1978

Box 4 of 4

Zoo - General, 1967-1974

Box 4 of 4

Hall 10 - "It All Depends," 1972-1979

Box 4 of 4

Hall 10 - Scripts, December 14, 1972

Box 4 of 4

"Sharing a Niche" - Hall 10, 1973-1977

Box 4 of 4

Zone 4 - Hall 10, 1973

Box 4 of 4

Zone 4 - Three Screen Picture, 1973

Box 4 of 4

Hall 10 - Scripts, December 14, 1972

Box 4 of 4

Zone 5 - Hall 10, 1968-1973

Box 4 of 4

West Coast - Hall 10, 1972-1973

Box 4 of 4

Film Polski, 1972-1972 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 4