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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 95-003

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications

Production Records, circa 1976-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Title: Production Records
Dates: circa 1976-1994
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 95-003
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Jean B. Quinnette, secretary to the Director of the Office of Telecommunications (OTC), 1974-1976; Assistant Production Coordinator, 1977; Production Coordinator, 1978-1979; Telecommunications Specialist, 1980-1985; and Audio Visual Production Specialist, 1986-1994. These materials document work on OTC productions, which include "Telling Lives: The Art of Biography," "National Collection of Fine Arts: Legacy Film Project," "Frank Lloyd Wright Film," "Visiting Nurse Project," and "Here at the Smithsonian" (HATS). Materials include production proposals, contracts, treatment scripts, funding information, and activities reports; personal research notes; correspondence and memoranda; articles and other literature pertaining to finished productions; staff and historical photographs; letters of public inquiry; audiotape and slides from the Educational Outreach Slide Show; and information concerning the Biodiversity Teleconference.

Descriptive Entry

This accession includes the records of Jean B. Quinnette, secretary to the Director of the Office of Telecommunications (OTC), 1974-1976; Assistant Production Coordinator, 1977; Production Coordinator, 1978-1979; Telecommunications Specialist, 1980-1985; and Audio Visual Production Specialist, 1986-1994. Records document work on OTC productions, which include "Telling Lives: The Art of Biography," "National Collection of Fine Arts: Legacy Film Project," "Frank Lloyd Wright Film," "Visiting Nurse Project," and "Here at the Smithsonian" (HATS). Consists of production proposals, contracts, treatment scripts, funding information, and activities reports; personal research notes; correspondence and memoranda; articles and other literature pertaining to finished productions; staff and historical photographs; letters of public inquiry; audiotape and slides from the Educational Outreach Slide Show; and information concerning the Biodiversity Teleconference.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-003, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records

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Container List

Box 1

TELLING LIVES: THE ART OF BIOGRAPHY

Legal Information

Box 1 of 4

Symposium

Box 1 of 4

OTC Personnel Resumes

Box 1 of 4

Research Notes, 1983

Box 1 of 4

Program Travel Information, 1983

Box 1 of 4

Pachter, Marc

Box 1 of 4

Artists

Box 1 of 4

Caro, Robert

Box 1 of 4

Celebrities

Box 1 of 4

Edel, Leon

Box 1 of 4

Eras

Box 1 of 4

Fiction

Box 1 of 4

Flexner, Thomas

Box 1 of 4

Historical and Political Figures

Box 1 of 4

Holocaust

Box 1 of 4

Literature, 1984

Box 1 of 4

Malamud, Bernard

Box 1 of 4

Minorities

Box 1 of 4

Morris, Edmund and Sylvia

Box 1 of 4

Musicians and Dancers

Box 1 of 4

Writers

Box 1 of 4

Women

Box 1 of 4

Program Categories

Box 1 of 4

From Icon to Portrait Biography and History

Box 1 of 4

The Quest of the Biographer

Box 1 of 4

Biographer's Imagination

Box 1 of 4

Biography and Objectivity

Box 1 of 4

Autobiography and Final Biography

Box 1 of 4

Biography and Psychology

Box 1 of 4

Hidden Lives

Box 1 of 4

Biography and Theater

Box 1 of 4

Biography and Film

Box 1 of 4

Angles of Vision

Box 1 of 4

Twain, Mark

Box 1 of 4

Wolff, Geoffrey

Box 1 of 4

Proposal Appendix

Box 1 of 4

Proposal Copies (unbound), 1984 [four copies]

Box 1 of 4

Memoranda, 1984

Box 1 of 4

Reading List and other Information

Box 1 of 4

Contracts and Budget, 1982

Box 1 of 4

Pacher Biography Series

Box 1 of 4

Roosevelt, Theodore

Box 1 of 4

Proposals and Drafts

Box 1 of 4

Biography Revival, 1986

Box 1 of 4

Budget, 1984

Box 1 of 4

Funding Proposal

Box 1 of 4

Articles

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Footage, Stills, and Sound

Box 2 of 4

Production Notes

Box 2 of 4

Music

Box 2 of 4

Photographs: Roosevelt, Theodore

Box 2 of 4

Photographs: Sagamore Hill

Box 2 of 4

Literature: Sagamore Hill

Box 2 of 4

Memoranda, 1984

Box 2 of 4

Research Notes, 1982-1984 [three folders]

Box 2 of 4

Proposals

Box 2 of 4

Notes from Book Sources

Box 2 of 4

Production and Budget, 1982

Box 2 of 4

Telecourse Research

Box 2 of 4

Slides

Box 2 of 4

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT FILM

Research Information, 1988-1989

Box 2 of 4

Articles

Box 2 of 4

Film Treatment, 1989

Box 2 of 4

EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH SLIDE SHOW

General Information, 1982

Box 2 of 4

Audiotape and Script

Box 2 of 4

Slides

Box 2 of 4

BIODIVERSITY TELECONFERENCE

Tape Requests, 1986

Box 2 of 4

Slide Letters

Box 2 of 4

Mailing List Requests

Box 2 of 4

Announcements

Box 2 of 4

Correspondence, 1986

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

VISITING NURSE PROJECT (never produced)

Research Material, 1986

Box 3 of 4

Correspondence

Box 3 of 4

NATIONAL COLLECTION OF FINE ARTS: LEGACY FILM PROJECT

Film Treatments, 1979

Box 3 of 4

Correspondence, 1977-1979 [two folders]

Box 3 of 4

Foreign Contacts

Box 3 of 4

Budget, 1976-1977

Box 3 of 4

Correspondence and Notes, 1976

Box 3 of 4

Film Scripts, 1977

Box 3 of 4

Correspondence, 1979-1980

Box 3 of 4

Correspondence, 1978-1979

Box 3 of 4

Photographs

Box 3 of 4

Director, Crew, and Production Company

Box 3 of 4

Newspaper Articles

Box 3 of 4

Publications

Box 3 of 4

Press Releases

Box 3 of 4

Research Notes

Box 3 of 4

MISCELLANEOUS FILES

S. Dillon Ripley Publicity

Box 3 of 4

Smithsonian World Series

Box 3 of 4

Activities Report

Box 3 of 4

Administration , 1991-1992

Box 3 of 4

Antiques: Home Video Series, 1994

Box 3 of 4

The Smithsonian is for Kids: Budget Proposal

Box 3 of 4

Discovery D.C. Show

Box 3 of 4

Education Programs Inventory, 1991

Box 3 of 4

Film Budgets, 1987

Box 3 of 4

Film Requests, 1993

Box 3 of 4

Film Research, 1993

Box 3 of 4

Public Inquiries, 1992-1993

Box 3 of 4

German Television/ARD: Mall Museums, 1981-1982

Box 3 of 4

Madame Pandora's Hodge Podge Shop

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Maryland Public Television

Box 4 of 4

Native American, 1992

Box 4 of 4

National Museum of American Art: Save Outdoor Sculpture (SOS) Film, 1992

Box 4 of 4

OTC Office Memoranda, 1988-1990

Box 4 of 4

Photo and Film Information, 1977

Box 4 of 4

Program Reports, 1987-1990

Box 4 of 4

Program Reports, 1981-1987

Box 4 of 4

Outside Producers Shooting at the Smithsonian Institution, 1987-1990

Box 4 of 4

Press Releases

Box 4 of 4

Outside Proposals, 1992

Box 4 of 4

Smithsonian Year/OTC Productions

Box 4 of 4

Seminars, 1986

Box 4 of 4

Special Events Planning, 1992

Box 4 of 4

James Abbott McNeill Whistler: 150th Birth Anniversary

Box 4 of 4

The Eight Secretaries

Box 4 of 4

National Museum of American Art

Box 4 of 4

HERE AT THE SMITHSONIAN (HATS)

Research Notes, 1988

Box 4 of 4

Articles

Box 4 of 4

Art Deco, 1987

Box 4 of 4

Scripts

Box 4 of 4

LaFarge, John

Box 4 of 4