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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 06-184

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications

Productions, 1993-1996

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Title: Productions
Dates: 1993-1996
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection: Accession 06-184
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of audiotapes created during the production of a number of radio specials titled "American Roots" and a proposed radio program titled "American Routes." Both programs featured traditional and contemporary music from across the country and were hosted by Nicholas R. Spitzer. There were multiple "American Roots" specials that were aired on several national patriotic holidays. Recordings of concerts at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts were used in these programs and some of the source material was also used in the radio series "Folk Masters from the Barns of Wolf Trap." "American Routes" was never fully produced. It had a similar theme to "American Roots," but used recordings from a variety of sources. Materials include original recordings, safety copies, interviews, and demos.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of audiotapes created during the production of a number of radio specials titled "American Roots" and a proposed radio program titled "American Routes." Both programs featured traditional and contemporary music from across the country and were hosted by Nicholas R. Spitzer. There were multiple "American Roots" specials that were aired on several national patriotic holidays. Recordings of concerts at Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts were used in these programs and some of the source material was also used in the radio series "Folk Masters from the Barns of Wolf Trap." "American Routes" was never fully produced. It had a similar theme to "American Roots," but used recordings from a variety of sources. Materials include original recordings, safety copies, interviews, and demos.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-184, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions

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Container List

Box 1

4th of July 1993, NPR, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 2

4th of July 1993, NPR, Safety Copy, DAT

Box 1 of 2

4th of July 1994, Tape 1A, DAT

Box 1 of 2

4th of July 1994, Tape 1B, DAT

Box 1 of 2

4th of July 1994, Tape 2A, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 2

4th of July 1994, Tape 2B, NPR Mix, DAT

Box 1 of 2

American Roots, 4th of July 1994, Clone, DAT

Box 1 of 2

4th of July 1995 with additional edits, 6/26/1995, Clone, DAT

Box 1 of 2

4th of July 1995, Tape 1B, DAT

Box 1 of 2

4th of July 1995, Tape 2B, DAT

Box 1 of 2

4th of July 1995, Tape 3B, DAT

Box 1 of 2

4th of July 1995, Tape 4B, DAT

Box 1 of 2

FolkMasters/American Roots, 1995 CPB Grants, 11/9/1995, DAT

Box 1 of 2

American Roots, Dave Gallagher Voice-over, 6/9/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 2

Wolf Trap, Tape 1A, 7/14/1996, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 2

Wolf Trap, Tape 2A, 7/14/1996, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 2

Labor Day at Wolf Trap, Nick Spitzer, 7/15/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 2

Labor Day #2, Nick Tracks, Pickup, 7/19/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 2

FolkMasters 1996 Labor Day Special, 2 hours, DAT (2 tapes)

Box 1 of 2

American Roots/Labor Day Interviews, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 2

FolkMasters 1996 American Roots Labor Day Special, 30 minute Wolf Trap Version, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 2

American Roots Interviews, DAT

Box 1 of 2

American Roots Interviews, No Noise, DAT

Box 1 of 2

American Roots, 3-5 pm Concert, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 2

American Roots, 3 pm Concert #2, Safety Copy, DAT

Box 1 of 2

4th of July Roots, 3-5 pm Concert, Safety Copy, DAT

Box 1 of 2

American Routes, Nick Spitzer Tracks, 10/24/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 2

American Routes, CPB Demo, 4th of July, Safety Copy, DAT (3 tapes)

Box 1 of 2

American Routes 1996, CPB Demo, Sonic Archive, DAT

Box 1 of 2

CPB Demo, Archive, Edit, 11/4/1996, DAT

Box 1 of 2

American Roots, 4th of July 1995, Tape 1, Original Master, AHD 113 cassette

Box 1 of 2

American Roots, 4th of July 1995, Tape 2, Original Master, AHD 113 cassette

Box 1 of 2

American Roots, 4th of July 1995, Tape 3, Original Master, AHD 113 cassette

Box 1 of 2

American Roots, 4th of July 1995, Tape 4, Original Master, AHD 113 cassette

Box 1 of 2

4th of July 1995, Fireworks Music, Archives, D8 cassette

Box 1 of 2

4th of July, 6/26/1995, Archive, D8 cassette

Box 1 of 2

Labor Day Demos, D8 cassette

Box 1 of 2

American Routes, 11/11/1996, D8 cassette

Box 1 of 2

American Routes, 11/1996, D8 cassette

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

American Routes, CPB Demo, cassette tape

Box 2 of 2

Booker T and the MGs, 8/6/1996, Mix of 7/14/1996 show, Tapes 1A and 1B, Original Master, DAT (2 tapes)

Box 2 of 2

Bruce Daigrepont/Doc Watson/Booker T, 7/16/1996, 7/14/1996 Wolf Trap Show, Tapes 1A and 1B, Original Master, DAT (2 tapes)

Box 2 of 2

Folder - American Roots Labor Day Special, Script, 1996

Box 2 of 2

Folder - American Routes, Script

Box 2 of 2