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Accession 09-040,  Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions,  Productions, 1988-1989, 1994, 1997, undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions
Title: Productions
Dates: 1988-1989, 1994, 1997, undated
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 09-040
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of audiovisual elements that were likely associated with the production of the Smithsonian Video Collection. The Smithsonian Video Collection was a joint venture with Eastman Kodak Company to provide videos featuring Smithsonian Institution collections and research to the general public. A total of six one-hour programs were produced in 1989, including "Supertour;" "First Ladies;" "Gems and Minerals: The Ultimate Rock Video;" "National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo;" "Creatures Great and Small;" and "Flying Machines." Materials include opening sequences, camera footage, audio mixes, edited masters, and related materials recorded on a variety of videotape and audiotape formats. Some materials may be duplicates of original materials that were then repurposed.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of audiovisual elements that were likely associated with the production of the Smithsonian Video Collection. The Smithsonian Video Collection was a joint venture with Eastman Kodak Company to provide videos featuring Smithsonian Institution collections and research to the general public. A total of six one-hour programs were produced in 1989, including "Supertour;" "First Ladies;" "Gems and Minerals: The Ultimate Rock Video;" "National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo;" "Creatures Great and Small;" and "Flying Machines." Materials include opening sequences, camera footage, audio mixes, edited masters, and related materials recorded on a variety of videotape and audiotape formats. Some materials may be duplicates of original materials that were then repurposed.

Access Restriction

Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-040, Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, Productions

Container List

Box 1

Open, Edited Master, 0:25, 10/27/1988, 1" magnetic tape

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Open, Edited Master, 0:25, 10/27/1988, 1" magnetic tape

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Open, A/B Roll, 0:25, 10/27/1988, 1" magnetic tape

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Open, A/B Roll, 0:25, 10/27/1988, 1" magnetic tape

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Open, Mix, 0:30, 10/31/1988, 1/4" audiotape

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Restoration Class, 3/16/1994, audiocassette

Box 1 of 1

Tim Smith and Another Man, 3/16/1994, audiocassette

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Chemical Laboratory, 3/16/1994, audiocassette

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Open, 24-Track Master, 10/31/1988, 2" magnetic tape

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Insects: The Little Things that Run the World, Mono Mix, 57:50, 11/30/1988, 3/4" U-matic

Box 1 of 1

Smithsonian Video Collection, Tape 447, Betacam SP

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Smithsonian Video Collection, Tape 448, Betacam SP

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Smithsonian Video Collection, Tape 446, unused, Betacam SP

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Castle Beauty Shots, Tape 1, 18:10, 3/26/1997, Betacam SP

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Castle Beauty Shots, Tape 2, 27:30, 3/26/1997, Betacam SP

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Field to Factory, 3/2/1994, Betacam SP

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Video Wall, Master Tape, 24:00, Betacam

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Dinosaurs, 67:00, 1989, videocassette

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Gems - Music, 4:00:00, 1/4" audiotape

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