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Accession 09-055,  Smithsonian Productions,  Productions, 1967-2000 and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Productions
Title: Productions
Dates: 1967-2000 and undated
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 09-055
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of audiovisual materials produced and collected by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor, the Office of Telecommunications. Productions in this accession include "Smithsonian at the Capitol" and "House of Wonders." Records also document Smithsonian events (such as the Smithsonian's 150th Birthday party), lectures, news specials, promotions and public service announcements, regents meetings, and interviews. Materials include masters, originals, and copies on a variety of videotapes, 16mm films, 1" and 2" magnetic tapes, digital audio tapes (DAT), audiocassettes, and 1/4" audiotapes. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of audiovisual materials produced and collected by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor, the Office of Telecommunications. Productions in this accession include "Smithsonian at the Capitol" and "House of Wonders." Records also document Smithsonian events (such as the Smithsonian's 150th Birthday party), lectures, news specials, promotions and public service announcements, regents meetings, and interviews. Materials include masters, originals, and copies on a variety of videotapes, 16mm films, 1" and 2" magnetic tapes, digital audio tapes (DAT), audiocassettes, and 1/4" audiotapes. Some materials are in electronic format.

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 09-055, Smithsonian Productions, Productions

Container List

Box 1

Senate Smithsonian Facilities Bill [C-SPAN]. 6/24/1986. U-matic. (2 tapes)

Box 1 of 5

Paul Garber Testimonial. 9/8/1982. U-matic.

Box 1 of 5

Paul Garber Testimonial. 9/8/1982. Dub. U-matic.

Box 1 of 5

Welcome Aboard [Office of Plant Services Orientation Video]. 3/18/1992. Edited Master. U-matic. 12 minutes.

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian Sampler [Pyramid Video]. 8/14/1981. Dub Master. U-matic. 26 minutes, 14 seconds.

Box 1 of 5

The Docent on Tour. 7/1979. U-matic. 30 minutes. Tape 176.

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian at the Capitol. U-matic S. (3 tapes)

Box 1 of 5

Minority Interns [Smithsonian Public Service Announcement]. Edited Master. U-matic S. 1 minute, 12 seconds.

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian Music Festival: Cellicion Family, Native Hawaiian Band. 8/2/1994. Master, Original. VHS.

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian Music Festival: Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, Adoration 'N Prayze. 8/3/1994. Master, Original. VHS.

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian Music Festival: Familia Colon, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys. 8/4/1994. Master, Original. VHS.

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian Music Festival: Ghett Original Productions Dance Company, Fiddle Puppets. 8/5/1994. Master, Original. VHS.

Box 1 of 5

Joe Bonsignore Retirement Party. 3/19/1991. VHS.

Box 1 of 5

Martin Luther King Holiday Celebration. 1/21/1991. VHS.

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Smithsonian Regents Meeting, Afternoon Session. 1/30/1995. VHS.

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Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). Beta.

Box 1 of 5

Smithsonian Jumbo Screen: John Meehan [Henninger Video]. 8/2/1996. Narration Recording. Digital Master. Betacam SP.

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Smithsonian Jumbo Screen: John Meehan [Henninger Video]. 8/8/1996. Narration Recording. Digital Master, Original. DAT.

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Saudi Arabia: Tradition and Transition - "Islam: The Nature of Fundamentalism" with Dr. Jaafar Sheikh Idris [Smithsonian Campus on the Mall Lecture Series]. 4/27/1993. Dub Master. Betacam SP. 56 minutes, 25 seconds.

Box 2 of 5

Saudi Arabia: Tradition and Transition - "Women in Saudi Arabia Today" with Anne Marie Weiss-Armush [Smithsonian Campus on the Mall Lecture Series]. 5/4/1993. Dub Master. Betacam SP. 55 minutes, 7 seconds.

Box 2 of 5

Saudi Arabia: Tradition and Transition - "The Economy of Saudi Arabia: More than Petroleum" with J. W. Wright, Jr. [Smithsonian Campus on the Mall Lecture Series]. 5/18/1993. Dub Master. Betacam SP. 51 minutes, 17 seconds.

Box 2 of 5

Saudi Arabia: Tradition and Transition - "The Politics of Saudi Arabia: Consensus and Inclusion" with Adel A. Al-Jubeir [Smithsonian Campus on the Mall Lecture Series]. 5/25/1993. Dub Master. Betacam SP. 57 minutes, 38 seconds.

Box 2 of 5

Smithsonian Fantastic Journey [CBS News Special]. 1/25/1996. VHS.

Box 2 of 5

Smithsonian Fantastic Journey [CBS News Special]. 1/25/1996. Betacam SP.

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Smithsonian Fantastic Journey [CBS News Special]. 5/2/1996. Betacam SP.

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Smithsonian Fantastic Journey [CBS News Special]. 8/10/1996. Betacam SP.

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Smithsonian Highlights 2000. Betacam SP. 13 minutes, 4 times.

Box 2 of 5

The Quincentenary Year [Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Teleconference, Films Incorporated]. VHS.

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

CBS News - Smithsonian Minutes, Presentation Reel No. 6 [Mall Version]. 5/31/1996. Betacam SP.

Box 3 of 5

CBS News - Smithsonian Minutes, Presentation Reel No. 6 [Museum Version]. 9/18/1996. Dub. Betacam SP.

Box 3 of 5

Smithsonian Salutes Disney Music [The Disney Channel, Hughes Television Productions, Inc.]. U-matic. 53 minutes, 7 seconds.

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Smithsonian Salutes Disney Music. Dub. VHS. 53 minutes, 7 seconds.

Box 3 of 5

150th Birthday Party, Jumbotron: Package 1 (14:51), Package 2 (15:38), Package 3 (13:27) [Henninger Video]. 8/5/1996. Edited Master. D-2.

Box 3 of 5

150th Birthday Party, Jumbotron: Package 4 (14:55), Package 5 (17:25) [Henninger Video]. 8/5/1996. Edited Master. D-2.

Box 3 of 5

The Seiden Group - Smithsonian 150th Birthday [Post Perfect Incorporated]. 1/15/1996. U-matic. 30 seconds, 60 seconds, 60 seconds, 60 seconds.

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Smithsonian 150th Birthday - Animotion. Original. Betacam SP. Tape 3.

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Smithsonian 150th Birthday - Animotion. Betacam SP. Tape 5.

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150th Anniversary Fireworks [Roland House]. 8/15/1996. Digital Betacam Straight Track from Betacam SP Original. 10 minutes, 26 seconds.

Box 4 of 5

150th Anniversary Fireworks [Roland House]. 8/15/1996. Digital Betacam Straight Track from Betacam SP Original. 12 minutes.

Box 4 of 5

Smithsonian 150th Birthday Fireworks with Smithsonian Productions Logo. 9/27/1996. Master. Betacam SP.

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America's Smithsonian, 150th Anniversary Tour [Ike Pappas Network Productions, Inc.]. Exhibition B-Roll. Betacam SP. 12 minutes, 4 seconds.

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Smithsonian Science Education Overview for Science Education Video Conference. 10/17/1996. Program Master, Dump from AVID. Betacam SP. 9 minutes, 30 seconds.

Box 4 of 5

Descubra El Smithsonian [ZGS Television Productions]. 1" magnetic tape. 4 capsules, 2 minutes each.

Box 4 of 5

Smithsonian Promo [Henninger Video]. 11/23/1988. Edited Master. 1" magnetic tape. 1 minute, 29 seconds.

Box 4 of 5

"A Nation's Attic" Public Service Announcement [Devlin Productions, Inc.]. 3/26/1980. 2" magnetic tape. 30 seconds.

Box 4 of 5

"A Nation's Attic" Public Service Announcement [Devlin Productions, Inc.]. 3/26/1980. Master, Film Transfer. 2" magnetic tape. 30 seconds.

Box 4 of 5

Smithsonian Exteriors - National Museum of American History (:30-7:10); National Air and Space Museum (7:10-10:39); Hirshhorn Museum, National Air and Space Museum, and Arts and Industries Building (10:39-14:31); National Museum of Natural History (14:31-17:00). 11/29/1983. Original. U-matic S.

Box 4 of 5

Smithsonian Exteriors - National Air and Space Museum, Castle (Mall Side), Freer Gallery of Art. Master, Original. U-matic S.

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Smithsonian Exteriors - Castle. 1/29/1985. U-matic S. Cassette 1.

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Smithsonian Productions Logo with Audio [Henninger Video]. 7/25/2000. Digital Betacam.

Box 4 of 5

Smithsonian Productions Logo Animation, Revised Version [Henninger Video]. 4/25/2000. (includes electronic records)

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Associated Children's Video Classes - Edited Carousel. June 1975. EIAJ Videotape.

Box 4 of 5

Smithsonian Bicentennial Celebration [Produced by the Office of International Activities for Christmas 1967, Written by William Warner]. 1/4" audiotape. 23 minutes. (2 tapes)

Box 4 of 5

Christmas Trees, 1984 - French Ribbon, Japanese Origami, New Mexico, American Colonial, Teddy Bear, "Orphan" Tree; Claudia Oakes - Golden Age of Aviation. Audiocassette.

Box 4 of 5

Christmas at the Smithsonian, 1983; Interviews - Danish Paper Star, Nutcracker Maker, Philippine Straw Star, Paper Cutting (German), Jewish Dreidel. 12/1983. Audiocassette.

Box 4 of 5

Inside Smithsonian with TOP Spots, Complete Archive. 4/6/2000. EDL's and Sound Files. Digital8.

Box 4 of 5

Inside Smithsonian Interviews - Sean O'Brien, 1/21/2000; Bob Fri, 1/27/2000; Nancy Bechtol, 2/4/2000; Patrick Rucker, 2/8/2000; Steven Newsome, 2/17/2000. DAT.

Box 4 of 5

Inside Smithsonian Interviews - Charles McGee, Ann Gunter (M. Toscano). 1/10/2000. DAT.

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Inside Smithsonian, Trax 1-9. DAT.

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Box 5

SI Buildings Shot for Title Sequence. c. 1970. 16mm Film.

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SI Logo [SI animated logo as shot by The Film Studio/Gary Hughes; Colorlab, 1988]. 5/24/1984. ECN Original. 16mm Film.

Box 5 of 5

Christmas Trees, 1977. Work Print. 16mm Film.

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House of Wonders: Smithsonian Institution, An Exclusive Color Report [Screen News Digest, Volume 16, Issue 5]. Sound 12, Color. 16mm Film.

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Washington, D.C. [Oxford Films, Inc. #475, Print No. 1001]. 1974. Color. 16mm Film. 20 minutes.

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Charles Blair's Better World - Smithsonian: Inside the Nation's Attic [Off-Network Productions, Inc.]. 1976?. Color. 16mm Film.

Box 5 of 5

Dr. Adams [Colorlab]. Camera Reel #1, 2, 3. Work Print, Color. 16mm Film.

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Dr. Adams [Colorlab]. 1/20/1986. Camera Reel #1, 2, 3. ECN Original. 16mm Film.

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