Administrative Records, 1973-2002

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Consists of records documenting the administrative and business affairs of Smithsonian Productions during the tenures of Nazaret Cherkezian, Director, 1976-1986, and Paul B. Johnson, Director, 1988-2002, with earlier records dating back when Smithsonian Institution, Division of Performing Arts produced classical recordings. Materials include budgets, productions schedules, correspondence, memoranda, agreements, marketing materials, marketing surveys, catalogs, clippings, and advisory board records.


  • Cherkezian, Nazaret
  • Johnson, Paul B
  • Smithsonian Institution Division of Performing Arts


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1973
  • 1973-2002


  • Video recordings
  • Production and direction
  • Television
  • Budget
  • Radio broadcasting
  • Radio programs
  • Television--Production and direction
  • Video recordings--Production and direction


  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Brochures

Local number

SIA RS01263

Physical description

2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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