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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 91-066

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications

Production Records, circa 1978-1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Title: Production Records
Dates: circa 1978-1988
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 91-066
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Paul B. Johnson, Director, Office of Telecommunications, and the production files of Karen Loveland, Deputy Director. The production records document work on "American Picture Palaces" and the "Wilkes Expedition Film." Some files also pertain to Nazaret Cherkezian, former director, producer, and writer for the Office of Telecommunications (1974-December 1986). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, resumes, photocopies of articles, project proposals, magazine publications, stock footage information, personal notes, newspaper clippings, catalogs, production scripts (narration), banking statements on accounts, purchase orders, press releases, fiscal year budgetary information, and photographs.

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This accession includes the records of Paul B. Johnson, Director, Office of Telecommunications (OTC), and the production files of Karen Loveland, Deputy Director. The production records document work on "American Picture Palaces" and the "Wilkes Expedition Film." Some files also pertain to Nazaret Cherkezian, former director, producer, and writer for the Office of Telecommunications (1974-December 1986). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, resumes, photocopies of articles, project proposals, magazine publications, stock footage information, personal notes, newspaper clippings, catalogs, production scripts (narration), banking statements on accounts, purchase orders, press releases, fiscal year budgetary information, and photographs.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-066, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records

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Container List

Box 1

Records of Paul B. Johnson, Director

American Stories

Box 1 of 3

Cherkezian, Nazaret - Resume

Box 1 of 3

Copies of Memoranda by Nazaret Cherkezian to be Distributed

Box 1 of 3

Information About Nazaret Cherkezian

Box 1 of 3

Cherkezian, Nazaret

Box 1 of 3

Children's Pilot Series, 1984-1985 (Smithson Grant)

Box 1 of 3

Film Request 1987

Box 1 of 3

Fiscal Year 1986 - Budget Information

Box 1 of 3

Legal Contracts

Box 1 of 3

Lyles, AC

Box 1 of 3

National Forum on Biological Diversity

Box 1 of 3

OTC: Centralization of Space/Consolidation of Film & Video

Box 1 of 3

Proposals Unsolicited

Box 1 of 3

Quadrangle Film

Box 1 of 3

Notes from Nazaret Cherkezian to S. Dillon Ripley

Box 1 of 3

Smithsonian World IV - 1982

Box 1 of 3

Treaty of Paris - Response Letters

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Records of Karen Loveland, Deputy Director

American Picture Palaces - Long Version

Box 2 of 3

Film Schedules, Theatre Contacts, and Los Angeles Crews

Box 2 of 3

American Picture Palaces - Script (Vision Associates)

Box 2 of 3

American Picture Palaces - Interviews

Box 2 of 3

American Picture Palaces - Final Narration Scripts (1982)

Box 2 of 3

American Picture Palaces - Old Press

Box 2 of 3

American Picture Palaces - NATO, Premier Short Film Showcase

Box 2 of 3

American Picture Palaces - Premiers

Box 2 of 3

Wilkes Expedition Film - Miscellaneous File

Box 2 of 3

Wilkes Expedition Film - Purchase Orders

Box 2 of 3

Wilkes - Stock Footage

Box 2 of 3

Magnificent Voyagers - Narration Script

Box 2 of 3

Wilkes Expedition Film - Video Shoot

Box 2 of 3

Wilkes Expedition Film - Television Special

Box 2 of 3

Wilkes Proposal

Box 2 of 3

Wilkes Film

Box 2 of 3

Wilkes Expedition Film - Press Release

Box 2 of 3

Wilkes Expedition Film - Press Release (con't)

Box 2 of 3

Wilkes Expedition Film - Correspondence and Narrators (Peck/Whitmore)

Box 2 of 3

Loveland, Karen - Personal Notes

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Gene Kelly

Box 3 of 3

American Picture Palaces - Invoices

Box 3 of 3

Riggs Bank

Box 3 of 3

American Picture Palaces (Old) - Press Releases

Box 3 of 3

Individual Theatres

Box 3 of 3

American Picture Palaces - Ten Minute BLURB

Box 3 of 3

Budget Information

Box 3 of 3

Los Angeles Crew and Equipment

Box 3 of 3

Cue Sheet Theatrical Short

Box 3 of 3

Stills

Box 3 of 3

Stock Footage Files

Box 3 of 3

Stock Footage Archives and Catalogs

Box 3 of 3

Newspaper and Magazine Articles

Box 3 of 3

Catalogs and Magazines (Miscellaneous)

Box 3 of 3

National Endowment File on Movie Palaces

Box 3 of 3

American Picture Palaces - Scripts

Box 3 of 3