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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 05-165

Smithsonian Productions

Administrative Records, 1973-2002

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Productions
Title: Administrative Records
Dates: 1973-2002
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 05-165
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative and business affairs of Smithsonian Productions, created and maintained by Nazaret Cherkezian, Director, 1976-1986, and Paul B. Johnson, Director, 1988-2002. Some materials were created by the Smithsonian Institution, Division of Performing Arts before the production of classical recordings was moved to Smithsonian Productions. Materials include budgets, productions schedules, correspondence, memoranda, agreements, marketing materials, marketing surveys, catalogs, clippings, and advisory board records.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative and business affairs of Smithsonian Productions, created and maintained by Nazaret Cherkezian, Director, 1976-1986, and Paul B. Johnson, Director, 1988-2002. Some materials were created by the Smithsonian Institution, Division of Performing Arts before the production of classical recordings was moved to Smithsonian Productions. Materials include budgets, productions schedules, correspondence, memoranda, agreements, marketing materials, marketing surveys, catalogs, clippings, and advisory board records.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-165, Smithsonian Productions, Administrative Records

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Container List

Box 1

Producers (1980-1981)

Box 1 of 2

Advisory Committee (FY 1981)

Box 1 of 2

Contemporary Music (1979)

Box 1 of 2

Advisory Committee (FY 1980)

Box 1 of 2

Consort Recording Advisory Committee (July 1980)

Box 1 of 2

Advisory Board Meeting (1978)

Box 1 of 2

Program - Virtuosi

Box 1 of 2

Virtuosi - Reviews (1986)

Box 1 of 2

Virtuosi (1983-1986)

Box 1 of 2

Virtuosi - Programs (1985)

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence and Customer Service Replies (1984-1989)

Box 1 of 2

Master Agreements - Virtuosi

Box 1 of 2

Mechanical Licenses (1984)

Box 1 of 2

Mastering by Smolian - Virtuosi (1984-1985)

Box 1 of 2

Capitol Agreement - Virtuosi (1985)

Box 1 of 2

Virtuosi CDs (1989)

Box 1 of 2

RCA (1985)

Box 1 of 2

Virtuosi - General (1985)

Box 1 of 2

EMI and Pathe (1985)

Box 1 of 2

Orchestrion Recording (1976-1979)

Box 1 of 2

Naughty Marietta (1980-1981)

Box 1 of 2

Virtuosi Recordings (1984-1985)

Box 1 of 2

Age of Jefferson (1975-1976)

Box 1 of 2

Harpsichord Album (1977)

Box 1 of 2

Handel - Sonatas (1981)

Box 1 of 2

Messiah Project (1980-1981)

Box 1 of 2

Messianic Highlights (1982)

Box 1 of 2

Music of Jelly Roll Morton - Live Recording (1978)

Box 1 of 2

Customer Queries (1984-1988)

Box 1 of 2

Hassle Letters (1982-1988)

Box 1 of 2

Beethoven Analysis (1988-1989)

Box 1 of 2

Big Band Jazz (1988-1989)

Box 1 of 2

Carmichael (1989)

Box 1 of 2

Jazz Piano (1988-1990)

Box 1 of 2

Handel (1983-1989)

Box 1 of 2

Folksong (1988)

Box 1 of 2

Ellington (1989)

Box 1 of 2

Country Music Review (1989)

Box 1 of 2

Classic Jazz - Outside Lists (1988-1989)

Box 1 of 2

Equipment Wrap-Up (2002)

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian Productions - Final Inventory (1993-2001)

Box 1 of 2

Studio Renovation Project (1978-1984)

Box 1 of 2

Asbestos (1983)

Box 1 of 2

1893 Fair (1991-1992)

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra - Programs (1996-1997)

Box 1 of 2

Smithsonian Laserdisc Collection Brochures (1994)

Box 1 of 2

Camp Sunrise (1994-1999)

Box 1 of 2

Columbia Special Products (1973-1984)

Box 1 of 2

Recording Program (FY 1982)

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Recording Program Budget Revision #1 (FY 1982)

Box 2 of 2

Handel Opus 3 - Concerti Grossi (1979)

Box 2 of 2

Twentieth Century Consort I (1979)

Box 2 of 2

Haydn - Creation

Box 2 of 2

Haydn - String Quartets/Classical String Quartet (1982)

Box 2 of 2

Haydn - Divertimenti (1984)

Box 2 of 2

Tindley (1982)

Box 2 of 2

Hutchinson Family (1978-1979)

Box 2 of 2

Mozart Rollout Analysis (1987-1988)

Box 2 of 2

Mozart Analysis (1986)

Box 2 of 2

Swing Analysis - Test Results (1987-1988)

Box 2 of 2

Rock and Roll (1990)

Box 2 of 2

Analysis #10 (October 1987)

Box 2 of 2

Survey Results (1986)

Box 2 of 2

Survey Results (March 1988)

Box 2 of 2

#10 (Summer 1988)

Box 2 of 2

Test Projections (1987)

Box 2 of 2

Virtuosi Analysis - Rollout and Following (September 1986)

Box 2 of 2

Pro Arte Agreement (1985-1986)

Box 2 of 2

Retail Projects (1988)

Box 2 of 2

Promotion for One World (1980-1989)

Box 2 of 2

One World Conference (1988)

Box 2 of 2

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi (1986-1991)

Box 2 of 2

Virgin (1988-1989)

Box 2 of 2

Two Year Schedule

Box 2 of 2

Marketing - Jazz, Handel (1987)

Box 2 of 2

Marketing - Miscellaneous (1985-1990)

Box 2 of 2

Postage

Box 2 of 2

Television Advertisements (1988)

Box 2 of 2

Bouncebacks (1986-1988)

Box 2 of 2

Catalogs (1983-1987)

Box 2 of 2

One World (1988-1989)

Box 2 of 2

List Rental (1988-1989)

Box 2 of 2

Marketing Schedules - Drop Dates (1988)

Box 2 of 2

Catalog (1987-1988)

Box 2 of 2

Collection Letter (1987)

Box 2 of 2

Smithsonian Demographics (1987)

Box 2 of 2

American Federation of Musicians Payment (1987)

Box 2 of 2

Budget (FY 1985-FY 1987)

Box 2 of 2

Production Schedules (1981-1986)

Box 2 of 2

Production Sheets (FY 1983)

Box 2 of 2