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Accession 08-090,  Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Counselor to the Secretary,  Administrative Records, 1988-2000

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Counselor to the Secretary
Title: Administrative Records
Dates: 1988-2000
Quantity: 10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 08-090
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records which document the administrative activities of Marc Pachter during his tenure as Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs (1990-1994), Counselor to the Secretary for Electronic Communications and Special Projects (1994-1995), and Counselor to the Secretary (1995-2000), respectively. Of particular interest are the records related to the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Initiative, under the direction of Pachter, which explored opportunities for the Smithsonian Institution to reach new audiences through the entertainment marketplace, in particular looking at television and feature film opportunities. Some of these materials date from the tenure of Jeffrey LaRiche, Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs (1988-1989). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, brochures, reports, contracts, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records which document the administrative activities of Marc Pachter during his tenure as Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs (1990-1994), Counselor to the Secretary for Electronic Communications and Special Projects (1994-1995), and Counselor to the Secretary (1995-2000), respectively. Of particular interest are the records related to the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Initiative, under the direction of Pachter, which explored opportunities for the Smithsonian Institution to reach new audiences through the entertainment marketplace, in particular looking at television and feature film opportunities. Some of these materials date from the tenure of Jeffrey LaRiche, Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs (1988-1989). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, brochures, reports, contracts, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.

Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2016; Transferring office; 10/16/2000 memorandum, Alers to Kurfehs; Contact reference staff for details.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-090, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Counselor to the Secretary, Administrative Records

Container List

Box 1

ABC News, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 10

Behr & Abramson, 1997-1998

Box 1 of 10

Business Brief of SI-CAA, 1999

Box 1 of 10

Francis Ford Coppola, 1997

Box 1 of 10

Boston Productions, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 10

Himan Brown Audio Production Center, 1999

Box 1 of 10

Harry Wiland, 1999

Box 1 of 10

Gary Beer, 1999

Box 1 of 10

Agents, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 10

CAA, 1996-1999

Box 1 of 10

CAA - Secretary's Letter, 1996

Box 1 of 10

CAA - Bruce Vinokour, 1996

Box 1 of 10

CAA-SI Structure, 1996

Box 1 of 10

CAA Contracts, 1997-1999

Box 1 of 10

CAA at SI Meeting, May 21, 1998

Box 1 of 10

CNBC, 1997

Box 1 of 10

Cafe Production, 1998

Box 1 of 10

Disney, 1997-1998

Box 1 of 10

DreamWorks, 1996-1998

Box 1 of 10

Earth 2-U, 1998

Box 1 of 10

Entertainment Industry Information, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 10

Jim Henson Productions, 1997-1999

Box 1 of 10

Jazz Masterworks, 1997-1999

Box 1 of 10

Fox, 1998

Box 1 of 10

First Ladies Exhibition, 1997-1998

Box 1 of 10

Stephanie Germain, 1997

Box 1 of 10

Good Morning America, 1997-1998

Box 1 of 10

History Channel, 1997

Box 1 of 10

Hope Diamond, 1997-1998

Box 1 of 10

Lancit, 1996-1998

Box 1 of 10

Chronological Contracts Material, 1995-1997

Box 1 of 10

Quiz Show, 1992

Box 1 of 10

Quincy Jones, 1996-1999

Box 1 of 10

Latino Initiative, 1997-1998

Box 1 of 10

Geraldine Laybourne, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 10

History and Popular Culture, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 10

Jon Levin, 1997-1998

Box 1 of 10

Robin Light, 1998

Box 1 of 10

MUSE, 1992

Box 1 of 10

Nickelodeon, 1998

Box 1 of 10

National Portrait Gallery (CAA), 1997

Box 1 of 10

Nvolve, 1997

Box 1 of 10

Newsreel Meeting, 1999

Box 1 of 10

Objects of Desire, 1997-1998

Box 1 of 10

Opportunity Costs, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 10

Fred Ordowen, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 10

Centropolis Visit, June 2-3, 1999

Box 1 of 10

The Patriot, 1999

Box 1 of 10

Overbrook Entertainment, 1998

Box 1 of 10

Pedestrianism, 1998

Box 1 of 10

Piano 300, 1997-1999

Box 1 of 10

PBS, 1998

Box 1 of 10

Potential Projects, 1997-1999

Box 1 of 10

Punch Productions, 1992

Box 1 of 10

Red, Hot and Blue, 1997

Box 1 of 10

Road Show, 1999

Box 1 of 10

David Salzman, 1999

Box 1 of 10

SI Idea People, 1995-1998

Box 1 of 10

Sites (CAA), 1997

Box 1 of 10

Schreiberg, 1997

Box 1 of 10

Showtime, 1998-1999

Box 1 of 10

Box 2

Simon Marketing, 1997

Box 2 of 10

Speed Vision (No Date)

Box 2 of 10

St. Joe's Annual Report, 1997

Box 2 of 10

Status Report, 1997

Box 2 of 10

The Smithsonian Associates (TSA) Information, 1997

Box 2 of 10

Brandon Tartikoff, 1997

Box 2 of 10

David Taylor, 1997

Box 2 of 10

Telemundo, 1998

Box 2 of 10

Vidal Book, 1998

Box 2 of 10

WETA, 1998

Box 2 of 10

Jonathan Winters, 1999

Box 2 of 10

Lee Woodman, 1997-1999

Box 2 of 10

Secretarial correspondence, 1995-1998 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

Secretary, 1994-1996

Box 2 of 10

I. Michael Heyman, 1994-1999 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

Heyman/Lovejoy - Press reactions to SI, 1993-1994

Box 2 of 10

Smithsonian Capital Campaign Message Development Program - Final report, March 15, 1999

Box 2 of 10

Enola Gay, 1994-1998

Box 2 of 10

Retreat at Connie Newman, June 30, 1998

Box 2 of 10

Mercer Report, 1998 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 10

SI Policy Group Meetings, 1994-1995

Box 2 of 10

University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) Memory Theater, 1998-1999

Box 2 of 10

National Portrait Gallery (NPG) Japan, 1993

Box 2 of 10

Alfie Rosenberger, 1996

Box 2 of 10

Counselor for Latino Affairs, 1991-1999

Box 2 of 10

TSA, 1996-1999

Box 2 of 10

Travel, 1993-1995

Box 2 of 10

Anna Caraveli, 1996-1997

Box 2 of 10

Box 3

Digitization - Alfie Rosenberger, 1994-1997

Box 3 of 10

Mits/Kataoka, 1994

Box 3 of 10

Council on Foreign Relations, 1993

Box 3 of 10

Dillon, Wilton, 1993-1997 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 10

Douglas Davis Global Teleconference, 1990-1991

Box 3 of 10

Georgetown, 1994

Box 3 of 10

Guggenheim, 1992-1993

Box 3 of 10

Harvard, 1994-1995

Box 3 of 10

Research Libraries Group (RLG) Material, 1999

Box 3 of 10

School for Scanning (No Date)

Box 3 of 10

"History of SI" talk, March 11, 1998

Box 3 of 10

Smithsonian Without Walls (Judy Gradwohl), 1996-1998 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 10

Office of External Affairs (OEA) (Judy Gradwohl), 1993-1997 (3 folders)

Box 3 of 10

Secretary Heyman Speeches, 1999

Box 3 of 10

Secretary Heyman Speeches, 1998

Box 3 of 10

Secretary Heyman Speeches, 1995-1997

Box 3 of 10

Secretary Heyman Articles and Statement, 1995-1998

Box 3 of 10

Box 4

Secretary's miscellaneous file, 1997-1998

Box 4 of 10

CAA and SI Neat Stuff, 1997-1998 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 10

CAA newspaper articles, SI press releases and "neat stuff," 1996-2000 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 10

CAA Idea Bank, 1996-1998 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 10

CAA Status Reports, 1997-1998

Box 4 of 10

CAA Projects, 1999

Box 4 of 10

CAA Projects, 1998

Box 4 of 10

CAA Projects, 1997

Box 4 of 10

CAA Scripts - "Back Up" by Tom Vaughan, 1999

Box 4 of 10

CAA Scripts - "Dinah Was" by Oliver Goldstick, 1999

Box 4 of 10

CAA Scripts - "Return to Sender" by Mark Furey, 1999

Box 4 of 10

CAA Scripts - "The Patriot" by Robert Rodat, 1999

Box 4 of 10

CAA Scripts - "The Smithsonian Institution" by Gore Vidal, 1998

Box 4 of 10

CAA Scripts - "Out of Uniform: by John Miglis, 1997

Box 4 of 10

CAA Scripts - "Princess Alice: by Scott Abbott, 1996

Box 4 of 10

Box 5

CAA Scripts - Lion Gate Television Pictures - "Long Distance Life" by April Claytor, 1999

Box 5 of 10

CAA Scripts - Mandalay Television Script - " Just the Blues: The WDIA Story" by Lionel Chetwynd, 1999

Box 5 of 10

CAA Scripts - Mandalay Television Script - "Good Rocking Tonight!: The WDIA Story by Nelson George, 1998

Box 5 of 10

CAA Scripts - Haft Entertainment - "Robert E. Lee"

Box 5 of 10

Smithsonian Productions - "Remembering Slavery," 1998 (includes electronic records)

Box 5 of 10

President's Committee on Arts and Humanities, 1997-1999

Box 5 of 10

President's Committee on Arts and Humanities, 1990-1997

Box 5 of 10

President's Committee on Arts and Humanities, 1995-1997

Box 5 of 10

Archives of American Art, 1995-1999

Box 5 of 10

Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs, 1988-1997

Box 5 of 10

A, 1992-1998

Box 5 of 10

B, 1990-1998 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 10

C, 1991-1998

Box 5 of 10

D, 1991-2000

Box 5 of 10

E, 1995-1998

Box 5 of 10

F, 1992-1998

Box 5 of 10

G, 1990-1996

Box 5 of 10

H, 1990-1996

Box 5 of 10

I, 1996-1999

Box 5 of 10

J, 1991-1995

Box 5 of 10

Box 6

K, 1990-1997

Box 6 of 10

L, 1993-2000

Box 6 of 10

M, 1990-1997

Box 6 of 10

N, 1992-1999

Box 6 of 10

O, 1993-1998

Box 6 of 10

P, 1992-1997

Box 6 of 10

R, 1991-1996

Box 6 of 10

S, 1990-1997

Box 6 of 10

Soviet Initiative, 1988-1994 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 10

Senior Seminar lecture, 1994-1996

Box 6 of 10

SI Women's Committee, 1991-1994

Box 6 of 10

Possible SI Contacts

Box 6 of 10

University of Maryland, College Park, 1996

Box 6 of 10

Ray McLeod/University of Sydney, 1995-1996

Box 6 of 10

Virginia Tech-World Global Project, 1996

Box 6 of 10

Voice of America, 1996

Box 6 of 10

Western Governors Association, 1991-1996

Box 6 of 10

Women's National Democratic Lecture, 1996

Box 6 of 10

Women and Museums Conference (3/1990), 1990

Box 6 of 10

North American Institute, 1992-1993

Box 6 of 10

The Policy Science Center, 1993-1996

Box 6 of 10

Presidio, 1993-1995

Box 6 of 10

Presidio - Historic Resource Study, August 1992

Box 6 of 10

Romania, 1996

Box 6 of 10

Paris American Center, 1994-1996

Box 6 of 10

American Political Channel, 1992-1994

Box 6 of 10

American Political Channel Brochure 1994

Box 6 of 10

Box 7

Austria, 1995

Box 7 of 10

Baseball Review, 1994

Box 7 of 10

Business Cards

Box 7 of 10

Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA), 1990-1991

Box 7 of 10

National Constitution Center/Stuart Feldman, 1993-1996

Box 7 of 10

Program: A Certain Age - Smithsonian World, 1990-1995

Box 7 of 10

Linda Lees, 1994-1996

Box 7 of 10

Ralph Rinzler, 1993

Box 7 of 10

Senior Business Office, 1990-1995

Box 7 of 10

Hanako Matano, 1995-1999

Box 7 of 10

International Activities Fund - Suntory Contract, 1994-1995

Box 7 of 10

Financial, 1997-2000

Box 7 of 10

Office Reorganization, 1994-1998

Box 7 of 10

Sir Valentine Abdy, 1997-1999

Box 7 of 10

Joan Abrahamson, 1999

Box 7 of 10

Affiliates, 1997-1999

Box 7 of 10

Ainu Exhibit, 1997-1999

Box 7 of 10

Diana Cohen Altman, 1999

Box 7 of 10

Australian Indigenous Act, 1006-1997

Box 7 of 10

American Strategy Conference, 1998

Box 7 of 10

America's Smithsonian, 1996-1992

Box 7 of 10

Art in Embassies, 1996-1997

Box 7 of 10

Basket Exhibit, 1997

Box 7 of 10

Board of Regents, 1998

Box 7 of 10

Bonfire, 1998

Box 7 of 10

Commercialization, 1998-2000

Box 7 of 10

Jim Conaway, 1998-1999

Box 7 of 10

Corbis, 1997

Box 7 of 10

Wanda Corn, 1995-1999

Box 7 of 10

Leo Daly, 1997

Box 7 of 10

Wilton Dillon, 1997-1999

Box 7 of 10

Events, 1999-2000

Box 7 of 10

Julie Ellison, 1999

Box 7 of 10

Lloyd Etheridge

Box 7 of 10

Giant Squid, 1997

Box 7 of 10

Jerry Glenn, 1998-1999

Box 7 of 10

Nancy Gwinn, 1999

Box 7 of 10

Hanae Mori, 1999

Box 7 of 10

Box 8

Hirayama Medal Ceremony, April 5, 1999

Box 8 of 10

Janet Howard, 1997

Box 8 of 10

Interpretation, 1999

Box 8 of 10

IMAX Theaters, 1997-1998

Box 8 of 10

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Exhibit, 1998-1999

Box 8 of 10

Israel, 1997-1998

Box 8 of 10

Japan, 1998-2000

Box 8 of 10

Japan Book on SI, 1997

Box 8 of 10

Tom Kenney, 1997

Box 8 of 10

Kensington Runestone, 1997-1998

Box 8 of 10

Neil Kotler, 1997-1999

Box 8 of 10

Thomas Leahy and Alex Cohen, 1999-2000

Box 8 of 10

Core Media, 1997-1998

Box 8 of 10

Legacy Project, 1996

Box 8 of 10

Louvre Program, 1997-1998

Box 8 of 10

American Legacies: Imagining the Nation at the National Museum of American History - Steven Lubar and Kathleen Kendrick, December 21, 1999

Box 8 of 10

Mara Mayor, 1998-1999

Box 8 of 10

Mellon Foundations Seminar, 1998

Box 8 of 10

Memorandums, 1997-1998

Box 8 of 10

Millennium, 1997-1999

Box 8 of 10

de Montebello, 1997

Box 8 of 10

Obituaries, 1992-1996

Box 8 of 10

AOL, 1995-1999

Box 8 of 10

Interpretation, 1995-1999 (3 folders)

Box 8 of 10

SI Research, 1996-1999

Box 8 of 10

Contract - Kennedy Schmertz, 1992

Box 8 of 10

Contract - J. Anthony, 1992

Box 8 of 10

Contract - Terri Schorzman, 1995

Box 8 of 10

Contract - Hamlet Paoletti, 1995

Box 8 of 10

Culture and politics, 1993-1995

Box 8 of 10

SI History, 1996-1997

Box 8 of 10

SI Information, 1995-1996

Box 8 of 10

Box 9

SI Stats, 1995-1997

Box 9 of 10

Seminar in American Biography, 1998

Box 9 of 10

United States Information Agency (USIA), 1995-1997

Box 9 of 10

UNESCO 1993-1995

Box 9 of 10

National Trust for Historical Preservation 1992

Box 9 of 10

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

Box 9 of 10

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), 1993-1995

Box 9 of 10

Kennedy Center, 1995-1996

Box 9 of 10

Millennium Projects, 1995-1996

Box 9 of 10

National Gallery of Art, 1993

Box 9 of 10

National Park Service, 1991-1996

Box 9 of 10

USSR, 1990-1992

Box 9 of 10

J. Paul Getty Trust, 1994-1998 (3 folders)

Box 9 of 10

Irish President's visit, June 14, 1996

Box 9 of 10

Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler, 1996

Box 9 of 10

Kennedy Center, 1996-1997

Box 9 of 10

International Affairs, 1995, 1998-1999

Box 9 of 10

International Affairs - China, 1993, 1999

Box 9 of 10

International Affairs - Barbara Schneider's Symposium, 1998-1999

Box 9 of 10

International Affairs - American Academy in Berlin, 1992, 1994

Box 9 of 10

International Affairs - Dr. Geza Buzinkay (Hungary), 1996

Box 9 of 10

Box 10

Disney, 1993-1994 (3 folders)

Box 10 of 10

Downtown Development (DC), 1997-1998

Box 10 of 10

Holocaust Museum

Box 10 of 10

Barney House, 1994-1999

Box 10 of 10

Club of Rome, 1994-1995

Box 10 of 10

Abdy, Sir Valentine, 1993-1995

Box 10 of 10

England, 1998-1999

Box 10 of 10

England - University of Westminster, 1994-1999

Box 10 of 10

England - Sandra Kemp, 1999

Box 10 of 10

England - Westminster Colloquium, May 1998

Box 10 of 10

England - Westminster Colloquium, November 1998

Box 10 of 10

Westminster: FAME Conference, 1999

Box 10 of 10

British Secretary of Culture Visit, September 1998

Box 10 of 10

Department of National Heritage, 1995-1996

Box 10 of 10

The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers & Commerce (RSA), 1998-1999

Box 10 of 10

Ditchley Conference, January 22, 1999

Box 10 of 10

Martin Huber, 1995

Box 10 of 10

The University of Kansas Natural History Museum, 1995

Box 10 of 10

Pembroke, 1995

Box 10 of 10

Quest - John Abbott, 1995

Box 10 of 10

Ranti Williams

Box 10 of 10

Mark Jones, 1999

Box 10 of 10

MDA, 1999

Box 10 of 10

Claire Fox, 1999

Box 10 of 10