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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 09-039

Smithsonian Productions

Productions, 1978, 1983, 1985, 1999, and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Productions
Title: Productions
Dates: 1978, 1983, 1985, 1999, and undated
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 09-039
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of audiovisual materials produced by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor, the Office of Telecommunications. Productions in this accession include "Children in Museums" and "The Smithsonian is for Kids." "Children in Museums" was produced in conjunction with the Children in Museums International Symposium organized by the Office of Museum Programs in 1979. Records also document educational programming such as puppet shows and the Discovery Theater, part of the Smithsonian Associates, Young Associates Program. Materials include masters, mixes, safety copies, and copies on a variety of videotapes, 16 mm magnetic tape, and 1/4" audiotapes.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of audiovisual materials produced by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor, the Office of Telecommunications. Productions in this accession include "Children in Museums" and "The Smithsonian is for Kids." "Children in Museums" was produced in conjunction with the Children in Museums International Symposium organized by the Office of Museum Programs in 1979. Records also document educational programming such as puppet shows and the Discovery Theater, part of the Smithsonian Associates, Young Associates Program. Materials include masters, mixes, safety copies, and copies on a variety of videotapes, 16 mm magnetic tape, and 1/4" audiotapes.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-039, Smithsonian Productions, Productions

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Container List

Box 1

Latimer Puppets Performance, Full Mix, 39:00, 3/15/1999, Betacam SP

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Latimer Puppets Performance, Color Corrected Master, 39:00, 3/15/1999, Betacam SP

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Latimer Puppets Performance, Not color corrected, 39:00, 3/15/1999, Betacam SP

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"Children in Museums," Copy, 3/4" U-matic

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Smithsonian Discovery Theater, Episode 1-1983, 3/4" U-matic

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"The Smithsonian is for Kids," 00:30, 9/1978-11/1978, 3/4" U-matic

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"The Smithsonian is for Kids," Magnetic Mix, 5/16/1978, 16 mm

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Box 2

Latimer Puppets Performance, Color Corrected Master, 11:40, 3/11/1999, Digital Betacam S

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Latimer Puppets Performance, Not Color Corrected, 11:40, 3/11/1999, Digital Betacam S

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Children's Audition, Tape #3, In Smithson's Crypt as Scientists, On Lawn Arguing, Walking on Mall, 4/25/1985, U-matic S

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Balloon Puppet Show, Final Mix, 1/4" audiotape

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Children's Program, Safety Copy, 1/4" audiotape

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Balloon Puppet Show, First mix, 1/4" audiotape

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