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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 09-079

Smithsonian Business Ventures. Product Development and Licensing

Product and Contract Records, 1985-2008

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Business Ventures. Product Development and Licensing
Title: Product and Contract Records
Dates: 1985-2008
Quantity: 6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 09-079
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records which document the processes of Product Development and Licensing at Smithsonian Business Ventures. The unit's primary function is to generate revenue for the Smithsonian Institution through the licensing and development of products related to collections within the Smithsonian museums. Some of these products include greeting cards, quilts, educational toys, books, home furnishings, and posters. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, color photographs, contracts, royalty files, and proofs. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records which document the processes of Product Development and Licensing at Smithsonian Business Ventures. The unit's primary function is to generate revenue for the Smithsonian Institution through the licensing and development of products related to collections within the Smithsonian museums. Some of these products include greeting cards, quilts, educational toys, books, home furnishings, and posters. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, color photographs, contracts, royalty files, and proofs. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years. Any requests to access these records during the restriction period, including requests from the staff of Smithsonian Enterprises, must first receive permission, in writing, from the Director of Product Development and Licensing, until Jan-01-2024; Transferring office; 08/16/1994 memorandum, Johnstone to Watson; Contact reference staff for details.

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

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-079, Smithsonian Business Ventures, Product Development and Licensing, Product and Contract Records

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Container List

Box 1

2007 Smithsonian Institution Engagement Calendar (SIEC)

Box 1 of 6

2005 SIEC Issues

Box 1 of 6

2005 SIEC Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)

Box 1 of 6

2004 SIEC MOA

Box 1 of 6

2004 SIEC Proposal

Box 1 of 6

2003 SIEC permission letters

Box 1 of 6

2003 SIEC corrections

Box 1 of 6

2003 SIEC Acknowledgments - Images

Box 1 of 6

2002 SIEC calendar

Box 1 of 6

2001 SIEC royalties

Box 1 of 6

Melcher Media - Advance payment for SIEC 2000

Box 1 of 6

Data Trace - Contract

Box 1 of 6

Data Trace - royalties

Box 1 of 6

HRW - Contract/amendments

Box 1 of 6

HRW - Royalties

Box 1 of 6

Harcourt Brace - Contract/amendments

Box 1 of 6

Harcourt Brace - Royalties

Box 1 of 6

Parker Publications - Contract/amendments

Box 1 of 6

Parker Publications - Royalties

Box 1 of 6

OmniFineArt - Contract/amendments

Box 1 of 6

OmniFineArt - Royalties

Box 1 of 6

OmniFineArt - Acknowledgments

Box 1 of 6

Barnes and Noble - Contract, 2006

Box 1 of 6

Goebel - Contract/amendments, 2006-2007

Box 1 of 6

Goebel - Royalties, 2002-2007

Box 1 of 6

Bilston and Battersea - Contract/amendments, 1994-2007

Box 1 of 6

Bilston and Battersea - Royalties, 2000-2007

Box 1 of 6

Bilston and Battersea - Royalties, 1987-1999

Box 1 of 6

The Bartley Collection - Contract, 2003, 2006

Box 1 of 6

The Bartley Collection - Royalties, 2003-2006

Box 1 of 6

Baldwin Hardware - Contract/amendments, 1990-2005

Box 1 of 6

Baldwin Brass - Contact, 1985-1992

Box 1 of 6

Baldwin Hardware - Royalties, 1999-2005

Box 1 of 6

Santillana USA Publishing - Contract, 2002-2003

Box 1 of 6

Santillana USA Publishing - Royalties, 2002-2004

Box 1 of 6

Ranchos Los Alamitos - Contract, 2004

Box 1 of 6

Plain Jane - Contract/amendments, 2002-2003

Box 1 of 6

Plain Jane - Royalties, 2001-2006

Box 1 of 6

Paperhouse - Contract/amendments, 2000-2004

Box 1 of 6

Paperhouse - Royalties, 2001-2007

Box 1 of 6

New Tech Kites - Contracts/amendments, 1999, 2002

Box 1 of 6

New Tech Kites - Royalties, 2000-2005

Box 1 of 6

McCrone Microscopes - Contract, 2003-2004

Box 1 of 6

Media Minded - Contract, 2004

Box 1 of 6

Graphique de France - Contract, 2000-2002

Box 1 of 6

Graphique de France - Royalties, 2001-2006

Box 1 of 6

Code 3 - Contract/amendments, 2001-2005

Box 1 of 6

Code 3 - Royalties, 2003-2007

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Virginia Metalcrafters - Contract/amendments, 1987-2007

Box 2 of 6

Virginia Metalcrafters - Royalties, 2003-2006

Box 2 of 6

Virginia Metalcrafters - Royalties, 2000-2002

Box 2 of 6

Virginia Metalcrafters, 1990-1994

Box 2 of 6

Weldon Owen Publishing - Royalties, 2003

Box 2 of 6

Mudpuppy Press - Contract/amendments, 2004-2005

Box 2 of 6

Mudpuppy Press - Royalties, 2004-2008

Box 2 of 6

Radio Spirits - Contract/amendments, 2004-2007

Box 2 of 6

Radio Spirits - Royalties, 2000-2001

Box 2 of 6

Radio Spirits - Old contracts and other information, 1996-2007 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 6

SIEC - Contract, 2003-2004

Box 2 of 6

SIEC - Royalties, 2004

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Stevens Linens - Contract/amendments, 1987-2007

Box 2 of 6

Stevens Linens - Royalties 2003-2006

Box 2 of 6

Stevens Linens - Royalties 2000-2002

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New York Graphic Society - Correspondence, 2000-2004

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New York Graphic Society - Contract, 1995-2002

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New York Graphic Society - Royalties, 1995-2004

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Fisher Price - End of contract issues, 2004

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Fisher Price - Fall 2002 request

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Fisher Price - Viewmaster "I-Viewer" proposal, 2001

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Timeless Treasures - Contract issues, 2002-2003

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Timeless Treasures - Product development, 2000-2002

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Faribault Woolen Mills, 1999-2000

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Faribault Woolen Mills - Product development, 2000-2001

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Faribault Woolen Mills - Contract, 1999-2000

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Bates of Maine, 1999

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Hoberman, 2004 (includes electronic records)

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Eisenhart - Contract and renewal, 2003-2005

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Eisenhart - Book Five Fall 2002

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Wax (Preliminary to Daycon)

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Alda's Forever Home Collection, FY 2002

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Christopher Brookes, FY 2003

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Christopher Brookes, FY 2002

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Christopher Brookes Distinctive Food - House of Dorchester - First Ladies Chocolate, FY 2002

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House of Dorchester, FY 2002

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The Museum Company (TMC) - Glass Teddy ornament, FY 2001

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Authentic Teddy Bears, FY 2004

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Authentic Teddy Bears, FY 2003

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Authentic Teddy Bears, FY 2002

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J. S. International - Authentic Teddy Bears, 2001

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Martin's Herend Imports, FY 2002

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Herend - Baby Asian elephant, FY 2001

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Box 3

Hindostone Products, FY 2002

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International Published Photos, Inc. (iPPi), 2003-2004

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Van Cort Instruments, FY 2002

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Canada Stained Glass, FY 2002

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2001 Teddy Bear Centennial

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Glassmaster/Stonemasters, FY 2004

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Glassmasters, FY 2003

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Glassmasters, FY 2002

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Glassmasters - La Farge stained glass (half moon), FY 2001

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Aware Concepts - The Center for Earth and Planetary Studies (CEPS), 2001-2003 (3 folders) (includes electronic records)

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Avalon Hill Game Company, 1998-1999

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Parker Publications

Parker late 2004, early 2005

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Parker's approval process as per Parker, 2003

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Sell sheet corrections, 2002-2003

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Color proofs, FY 2003

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"Letters by Me" and sell sheet corrections, FY 2003

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Zoo sell sheets corrections, 2002-2003

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Request for baseball images for Parker, FY 2003

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Image My Garden - The Wonder of Life (Parker)

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Angels, Grace - The Face of Love (Parker)

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Quiet Thoughts, Quiet Moods - Hearts and Flowers (Parker)

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Quiet Thoughts, Quiet Moods - How I Remember (Parker)

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Tropical Magic - Shores of Paradise (Parker)

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America, By and For - Symbols of Freedom (Parker)

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America, By and For - America Works (Parker)

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Blessed by America - Happy to Show the Flag (Parker)

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Fabric of America - Proudly Displayed (Parker)

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Fabric of America - It's in the Details (Parker)

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Flowers by Nature - Alive and Growing (Parker)

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Flowers by Nature - Poppy Magic (Parker)

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Flowers by Nature - Nature's Bouquets (Parker)

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Flowers by Nature - Dancing Flowers (Parker)

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Flowers by Nature - Whispers in the Wind (Parker)

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Flowers by Nature - Purple Passion (Parker)

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Power Packs - Seats of Power: Heavy Metal (Parker)

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Power Packs - Seats of Power: Built for Speed (Parker)

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Power Packs - Seats of Power: Cabin Craft (Parker)

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My Heart on Wings - Take Me Away (Parker)

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Love the Universe - Lights On! (Parker)

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Love the Universe - Heavens by Design (Parker)

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Dreams and Visions - Magic Mountains (Parker)

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Dreams and Visions - Highland Mists (Parker)

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Dreams and Visions - A Distant Dream (Parker)

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I Love My Wild Mommy, I Love My Wild Baby - Just Mommy and Me (GLT) (Parker)

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I Love My Wild Mommy, I Love My Wild Baby - Just Mommy and Me (Sea lions) (Parker)

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I Love My Wild Mommy, I Love My Wild Baby - Just Mommy and Me (Tigers) (Parker)

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I Love My Wild Mommy, I Love My Wild Baby - Taking Mommy for a Walk (Parker)

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I Love My Wild Mommy, I Love My Wild Baby - Walking Around Mommy (Elephants) (Parker)

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I Love My Wild Mommy, I Love My Wild Baby - And Then I Told Mommy (Elephants) (Parker)

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I Love My Wild Mommy, I Love My Wild Baby - Just Mommy and Me (Rhinos) (Parker)

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I Love My Wild Mommy, I Love My Wild Baby - Just Mommy and Me (Spectacled Bears) (Parker)

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I Love My Wild Mommy, I Love My Wild Baby - Just Mommy and Me (Sloth Bears) (Parker)

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I Love My Wild Mommy, I Love My Wild Baby - Just Mommy and Me (Swans) (Parker)

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Animal Pals - Ready for Anything (Parker)

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Animal Pals - Panda Pals (Parker)

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Animal Pals - My Wild Pets (Parker)

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Animal Pals - Prairie Pals (Parker)

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Premiere Editions - National Zoological Park (NZP) (Parker)

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Premiere Editions - Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) (Parker)

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Premiere Editions - National Museum of American History (NMAH) (Parker)

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Parker Package Designs

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Parker Posters - NZP

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Parker Posters copy

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Parker Posters - SAAM

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Parker Posters - NMAH

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Parker Posters - National Air and Space Museum (NASM)

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Animal Images - FY 2002 (Parker)

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Cockpit Poster - FY 2002 (Parker)

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Catlin Invitations - SAAM (Parker)

Box 3 of 6

Catlin Poster (Parker) (includes electronic records)

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Angel, Thayer and Achelous & Hercules, Benton (Parker)

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Quilt Notecards - Parker

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This is America Notecards - Parker, FY 2002

Box 3 of 6

Platinum Prints - NMAH - Parker, FY 2002

Box 3 of 6

American Women Photographers - Parker

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Barton Security Notecard - Parker, FY 2003

Box 3 of 6

Shuttle Poster - SI Magazine - Parker, March 2003

Box 3 of 6

Mary Vaux Walcott Images - Parker, FY 2002

Box 3 of 6

Image and Collection lists - Parker, FY 2002

Box 3 of 6

Peters Collection - Lithographs Parker, FY 2002

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Parker - Summer of 2005

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Fontana lithograph - "Reflections of a Dream" cards - Parker, FY 2004

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SI Stores neglected order - Parker, FY 2004

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Nelson Atkins Museum - Catlin poster - Parker, FY 2004

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Monthly reports - Parker, FY 2004

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Parker acknowledgments, FY 2003

Box 4 of 6

Barton Cotton, FY 2004 (Parker)

Box 4 of 6

Parker acknowledgments, FY 2004

Box 4 of 6

Parker Publications, FY 2004

Box 4 of 6

Parker press releases, FY 2003

Box 4 of 6

Parker Publications, FY 2003

Box 4 of 6

Parker correspondence, FY 2003

Box 4 of 6

Parker acknowledgments, FY 2002

Box 4 of 6

Parker Publications, FY 2002

Box 4 of 6

Schumer Letter - Parker, 2007

Box 4 of 6

Letters by Me, FY 2003

Box 4 of 6

Harley Davidson - Parker

Box 4 of 6

American Airlines - Parker, 2001

Box 4 of 6

Kalamazoo Grills - Parker, FY 2002

Box 4 of 6

Bank of Bermuda - Parker, 2001

Box 4 of 6

Patriotic Images - Parker, 2001

Box 4 of 6

Panda photos - Christmas cards - Parker

Box 4 of 6

Parker acknowledgments, 2001

Box 4 of 6

Card back copy non-zoo images - Parker, FY 2004

Box 4 of 6

Back card copy - Parker, 2002-2003

Box 4 of 6

Card back copy non-zoo images - Parker, FY 2003

Box 4 of 6

Back copy - Parker, January 2003

Box 4 of 6

Parker Spring 2003 catalog

Box 4 of 6

Color proofs - "America by & For" - Parker

Box 4 of 6

Color proofs - "Love the Universe" - Parker

Box 4 of 6

Color proofs - "Fabric of America" - Parker

Box 4 of 6

Color proofs - SAAM - Parker

Box 4 of 6

Box tops and bottomes - Parker

Box 4 of 6

Copy approvals - Letters by Me - Parker, FY 2003

Box 4 of 6

Copy approvals - Zoo premiere - Parker, FY 2003

Box 4 of 6

Christmas images - Parker, FY 2003

Box 4 of 6

Card back copy - Premiere editions - Parker, FY 2004

Box 4 of 6

Card back copy - NZP - Parker, FY 2004

Box 4 of 6

Looping the Loop - Parker, FY 2004

Box 4 of 6

Reflections in Black - Parker, FY 2004

Box 4 of 6

America, By and For - Card (image) proofs (NMAH) - Parker

Box 4 of 6

Blessed by America and the Fabric of America - Card (image) proofs (SAAM/NMAH) - Parker

Box 4 of 6

Premiere editions - Card (image) proofs (NMAH) - Parker

Box 4 of 6

Premiere editions - Card (image) proofs (SAAM) - Parker

Box 4 of 6

Premiere editions - Card (image) proofs (NZP) - Parker

Box 4 of 6

My Wild Friends, Panda Pals, Animal Pals, Wild Wild Mommies and Their Wild Wild Babies - Card (image) proofs (NZP) - Parker

Box 4 of 6

My Heart on Wings - Take Me Away; Power Packs - Seats of Power - Card (image) proofs (NASM) - Parker

Box 4 of 6

Tropical Magic - Shores of Paradise; Quiet Thoughts, Quiet Moods - How I Remember; Hearts & Flowers - Card (image) proofs (SAAM) - Parker

Box 4 of 6

Color proofs - Perfect Garden, Wonder of Life, Heavy Metal, Prairie Pals, Food for Thought, and Swimming with Mommy - Parker, March 2003

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

OmniFineArt

OmniFineArt - Aviation images, FY 2003 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 6

OmniFineArt, FY 2004

Box 5 of 6

Gallery on Broadway - OmniFineArt

Box 5 of 6

Artselect.com - OmniFineArt, FY 2002-2003

Box 5 of 6

OmniFineArt - Acknowledgments, FY 2003

Box 5 of 6

African American masters - SAAM - OmniFineArts, FY 2003

Box 5 of 6

OmniFineArt, FY 2003

Box 5 of 6

OmniFineArt - Acknowledgments, FY 2002

Box 5 of 6

OmniFineArt - Catlin images, 2002-2003

Box 5 of 6

Omniguard promotional info

Box 5 of 6

OmniFineArt - SAAM/NAA - Web links, FY 2002

Box 5 of 6

OmniFineArt - NAA, FY 2002

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OnmiFineArt, FY 2002

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OmniFineArt - Images - TMC

Box 5 of 6

Omni proofs, May 30, 2003

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Omni proofs, May 21, 2003

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Omni proofs, May 7, 2003

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Omni proofs, April 24, 2003

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Omni proofs, April 9, 2003

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Omni proofs, March 31, 2003

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Omni proofs, March 12, 2003

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Omni proofs, February 12, 2003

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Omni proofs, January 29, 2003

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Omni proofs, January 20, 2003

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Omni proofs, January 9, 2003

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Omni proofs, December 9, 2002

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Omni proofs, November 27, 2002

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Omni proofs, November 8, 2002

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Omni proofs, September 13, 2002

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Omni proofs, August 22, 2002

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Omni proofs, July 29, 2002

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Omni proofs, July 18, 2002

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Omni proofs, July 9, 2002

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Omni proofs, July 3, 2002

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Omni proofs, May 16, 2002

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Catlin prints - Reference only - Omni (includes electronic records)

Box 5 of 6

OmniFineArt - Art proofs, February 25, 2002

Box 5 of 6

OmniFineArt - Art proofs, April 3, 2002

Box 5 of 6

OmniFineArt - Art proofs, January 8, 2002

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Royalties

FY 2006 Royalties - January

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FY 2006 Royalties - February

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FY 2006 Royalties - March

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FY 2006 Royalties - April

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FY 2006 Royalties - May

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FY 2006 Royalties - June

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FY 2006 Royalties - July

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FY 2006 Royalties - August

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FY 2006 Royalties - September

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Box 6

FY 2006 Royalties - October

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FY 2006 Royalties - November

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FY 2006 Royalties - December

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FY 2005 Royalties - January

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FY 2005 Royalties - February

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FY 2005 Royalties - March

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FY 2004 Royalties - December

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