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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 94-070

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications

Production Records, circa 1985-1990

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Title: Production Records
Dates: circa 1985-1990
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 94-070
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession includes the records of Lee Woodman-Cioffi, Audio-Visual Production Specialist for the Office of Telecommunications (OTC), 1985- . The records pertain to the Visitor Information and Associates Reception Center (VIARC) orientation and interactive touch program; OTC productions, such as "Biodiversity Teleconference," "Diversity Endangered," and "The Reel Jungle"; and development of a Research at the Smithsonian interactive program on "Behind the Scenes Research at the Smithsonian," which did not get funded. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; interactive video, theater, and shooting edit logs; video scripts; design concepts for the VIARC orientation and interactive touch program; budgetary information; personal research notes; blueprints for the Visitor Center; production proposals; preliminary and master tape shot lists for thirty second video segments; color code lists for Betacams; shoot permissions (release forms); and photographs of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI).

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Lee Woodman-Cioffi, Audio-Visual Production Specialist for the Office of Telecommunications (OTC), 1985- . The records pertain to the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC) orientation and interactive touch program; OTC productions, such as "Biodiversity Teleconference," "Diversity Endangered," and "The Reel Jungle;" and development of a Research at the Smithsonian interactive program on "Behind the Scenes Research at the Smithsonian," which did not get funded. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; interactive video, theater, and shooting edit logs; video scripts; design concepts for the VIARC orientation and interactive touch program; budgetary information; personal research notes; blueprints for the Visitor Center; production proposals; preliminary and master tape shot lists for thirty second video segments; color code lists for Betacams; shoot permissions (release forms); and photographs of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI).

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-070, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records

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Container List

Box 1

Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC) - Theater Orientation Program and an Interactive Touch Screen Program for the "new" Visitors Center (1989)

Reception Information, 1989

Box 1 of 4

Release Forms

Box 1 of 4

Shot Lists

Box 1 of 4

Master Tape Lists

Box 1 of 4

Visitor Test and Fixes

Box 1 of 4

Old Versions scripts

Box 1 of 4

Bureaux Comments

Box 1 of 4

General Correspondence

Box 1 of 4

Scripts - 30 minute modules for IVD

Box 1 of 4

Theater Scripts

Box 1 of 4

Design File - IVD

Box 1 of 4

Design File - SLU

Box 1 of 4

Blueprint for Visitors Center

Box 1 of 4

Evaluation Criteria

Box 1 of 4

RFP for Interactive

Box 1 of 4

Super tour Proposal

Box 1 of 4

VIARC Theater Specs

Box 1 of 4

Home Distribution Plan

Box 1 of 4

Background Info on Smithsonian Institution as of 1988

Box 1 of 4

Home Video Memos

Box 1 of 4

Budget - 30 minute Video

Box 1 of 4

4 1/2 Minute Video

Box 1 of 4

Ring Binder - 1985 Plan to Transfer Slides to Tape

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Ring Binder - Interactive Edit Log

Box 2 of 4

Ring Binder - Theater Edit Log

Box 2 of 4

Ring Binder - Shooting Log

Box 2 of 4

Ring Binder - IVD Scripts and Fact Sheets

Box 2 of 4

Ring Binder - Shoot Correspondence/Permissions

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

"Biodiversity Teleconference," "Diversity Endangered," and "The Reel Jungle." Also included is US AID's/SI "Biodiversity" files

Biodiversity Teleconference

Box 3 of 4

Diversity Endangered

Box 3 of 4

US AID Biodiversity

Box 3 of 4

The Reel Jungle

Box 3 of 4

Exhibition Background

Box 3 of 4

Script

Box 3 of 4

Film Sources

Box 3 of 4

Correspondence

Box 3 of 4

Leaf Cutter Ants

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

"Research at the Smithsonian" - "Behind the Scenes Research at the Smithsonian;" Program proposal; and STRI, June 1990

Research Interactive - General Correspondence

Box 4 of 4

Budget

Box 4 of 4

Design Document

Box 4 of 4

Small Proposal

Box 4 of 4

Research Notes

Box 4 of 4

Existing Footage

Box 4 of 4

Individual files on American Federation of Art (AFA), Afro-American History, Advertising Archives

Box 4 of 4

Agricultural History, Anacostia, Cephalopods, Crossroads, Evolution of Terrestrial Ecosystems (ETE), Folklife, Ft. Pierce, Hawaiian birds, Jaccoberger, Nile Delta, Native American studies, Peale, Ryder, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), Paul Taylor, Smithsonian Environment Research Center (SERC), Space History, Video History, Volcanos, Zoo, and STRI

Box 4 of 4

STRI Correspondence

Box 4 of 4