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Accession 07-038,  Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Business Ventures, Product Development and Licensing,  Product and Contract Records, 1978-2006

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Business Ventures, Product Development and Licensing
Title: Product and Contract Records
Dates: 1978-2006
Quantity: 9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 07-038
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 Institution through the licensing and development of products related to collections within the Smithsonian museums. Some of these products include greeting cards, jewelry, educational toys, books, clothes, magnets, kites, models, and dinnerware. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, clippings, contracts, royalty files, product samples, and catalogs.

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 Institution through the licensing and development of products related to collections within the Smithsonian museums. Some of these products include greeting cards, jewelry, educational toys, books, clothes, magnets, kites, models, and dinnerware. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, clippings, contracts, royalty files, product samples, and catalogs.

Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years. Any requests to access these records during the restriction period, including requests from the staff of Smithsonian Business Ventures, must first receive permission, in writing, from the Director of Product Development and Licensing, until Jan-01-2022; Transferring office; 08/16/1994 memorandum, Johnstone to Watson; 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.

Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-038, Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Business Ventures, Product Development and Licensing, Product and Contract Records

Container List

Box 1

Abbeville Press, Inc. - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Alda's Forever Home Collection - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Alda's Forever Home Collection - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Alva Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Alva Museum Reproductions - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Alva Museum Reproductions - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

American Pacific - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

American Pacific - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Antsnpants, LLC. - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Art Wolfe Inc., - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

At a Glance - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

At a Glance - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Authentic Teddy Bear - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Authentic Teddy Bear - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Avalon Hill Games - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Avalon Hill Games - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Avon Products, Inc - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Avon Products, Inc - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Aware Concepts - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Aware Concepts - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

B. Shackman & Co - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

B. Shackman & Co - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Brown Jordan - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Brown Jordan - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 1 of 9

Byford Apparel - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Byford Apparel - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

C. Forbes - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

C. Forbes - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Cachet - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Cachet - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Canada Stained Glass - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Canada Stained Glass - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Chambers Candy Co - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Chambers Candy Co - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Christopher Raphael, Inc - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Cloverleaf Group, LTD - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Cloverleaf Group, LTD - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Cullman Ventures - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Danforth Pewterer - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Danforth Pewterer - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Discovery Communications - Contract File

Box 1 of 9

Discovery Communications - Royalty File

Box 1 of 9

Box 2

Donald Bruce & Co - Contract File

Box 2 of 9

Donald Bruce & Co - Royalty File

Box 2 of 9

DVB Cease & Desist - 8/1999

Box 2 of 9

Echo Design Group - Contract File

Box 2 of 9

Echo Design Group - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 2 of 9

Educational Insights - Contract File

Box 2 of 9

Educational Insights - Royalty File

Box 2 of 9

Eisenhart Wallcoverings Co - Contract File (2 folders)

Box 2 of 9

Eisenhart Wallcoverings Co - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 2 of 9

Enesco Corporation - Contract File

Box 2 of 9

Enesco Corporation - Royalty File

Box 2 of 9

Exposures, Inc - Contract File

Box 2 of 9

Exposures, Inc - Royalty File

Box 2 of 9

Financial Innovations, Inc - Contract File

Box 2 of 9

Financial Innovations, Inc - Royalty File

Box 2 of 9

Galison Books - Contract File

Box 2 of 9

Galison Books - Royalty File (3 folders)

Box 2 of 9

Gareth Stevens - Contract File

Box 2 of 9

Gareth Stevens - Royalty File

Box 2 of 9

Glassmasters - Royalty File

Box 2 of 9

Gold Rush MFG, LTD - Royalty File

Box 2 of 9

Graphique de France - Contract File

Box 2 of 9

Graphique de France - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 2 of 9

Box 3

Greenbrier - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Greenbrier - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

Greenwich - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Greenwich - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 3 of 9

Hearts & Flowers Candy - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Hill Design, Inc - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Hill Design, Inc - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

Hindostone Products, Inc - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Hindostone Products, Inc - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 3 of 9

House of Dorchester - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

House of Dorchester - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

International China - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

International China - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

American Home Fashions - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

American Home Fashions - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

Fieldcrest - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Duryea Motor - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Double B. Santa Fe - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Double B. Santa Fe - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

Georgetown Collection - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Georgetown Collection - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

Golden Turtle Press - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Golden Turtle Press - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

Hen Feathers - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

J. V. Reed - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

J. V. Reed - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

Judd Publishing - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Judd Publishing - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

Lakemill Studios - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Lakemill Studios - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

Macmillan Publishing - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Macmillan Publishing - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 3 of 9

Monet - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Monet - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

Military Gallery - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Potpourri Press - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 3 of 9

Quarter Lake - Contract File

Box 3 of 9

Quarter Lake - Royalty File

Box 3 of 9

Box 4

Random House - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Random House - Royalty File

Box 4 of 9

Roberts Video Publishing - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Roberts Video Publishing - Royalty File

Box 4 of 9

Skullduggery - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Skullduggery - Royalty File

Box 4 of 9

Tyco - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Tyco - Royalty File

Box 4 of 9

STS - Royalty File

Box 4 of 9

Skaggs - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Starwood - Royalty File

Box 4 of 9

Universe - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Universe - General

Box 4 of 9

Universe Pocket Calendar - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Universe Pocket Calendar - Royalty File

Box 4 of 9

Universe Books - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Universe Books - General (2 folders)

Box 4 of 9

Universe - 1979-1981

Box 4 of 9

Universe - Royalty File, 1985-1986

Box 4 of 9

Universe - Royalty File, 1981-1983

Box 4 of 9

Xenox International - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Fieldcrest - Contract File, 1985-1986

Box 4 of 9

Fieldcrest - Royalty File, 1985-1986

Box 4 of 9

Creative Card Company - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Creative Card Company - Royalty File

Box 4 of 9

Campbell Classics - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Campbell Classics - Royalty File

Box 4 of 9

Capsco Inc - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Capsco Inc - Royalty File

Box 4 of 9

Collector's Armoury - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Collector's Armoury - Royalty File

Box 4 of 9

Carr Group - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Century - Contract File

Box 4 of 9

Century - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 4 of 9

Box 5

Monttahedeh - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Monttahedeh - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 5 of 9

Mowland Publications - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Mowland Publications - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Melcher Media, Inc - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Melcher Media, Inc - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Mattell - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Mattell - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Martin's Herend Imports, Inc - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Martin's Herend Imports, Inc - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Museum Store - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Museum Store - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

The Museum Company - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Museum & Wildlife Collection - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Museum & Wildlife Collection - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Marcel Schurman, Inc - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Schurman Fine Papers - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Maritz Performance Co - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Maritz Preformance Co - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

MBI, Inc - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

MBI, Inc - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

It's Polite to Point - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

It's Polite to Point - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Lionel Trains, Inc - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Lionel Trains, Inc - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Scalamandre - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Scalamandre - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Spartex, Inc - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Spartex, Inc - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Rug Barn - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Rug Barn - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Potpourri Press - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Options, Inc - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Options, Inc - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Old Newsbury-Pilgirm - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Old Newsbury-Pilgrim - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Nourison Rug Corp. - Contract File

Box 5 of 9

Nourison Rug Corp. - Royalty File

Box 5 of 9

Box 6

Somerset House - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

Somerset House - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

That Patchwork Place - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

That Patchwork Place - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

HPI - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

HPI - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

Hoberman Designs - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

Hoberman Designs - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

Koch Measurement - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

Koch Measurement - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

Interactive Toy Company - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

Interactive Toy Company - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

Uncle Milton Industries - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

Uncle Milton Industries - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

Walmart - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

Bowen Hill - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

Bowen Hill - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

Leader Light - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

Leader Light - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

Hobbico, Co - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

Hobbico, Co - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

Yes Entertainment - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

Yes Entertainment - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

Watermark Association - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

Watermark Association - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

Van Cort Industries - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

Van Cort Industries - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

US Historical Society - Contract File

Box 6 of 9

US Historical Society - Royalty File

Box 6 of 9

Trudy - General

Box 6 of 9

Trudy - Royalty File (6 folders)

Box 6 of 9

Box 7

RJR Fashion Fabrics - Contract File

Box 7 of 9

RJR Fashion Fabrics - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 7 of 9

Safari, LTD - Contract File

Box 7 of 9

Safari, LTD - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 7 of 9

Pomegranate - Royalty File (3 folders)

Box 7 of 9

Trademark Registration - Hope Diamond

Box 7 of 9

Timeless Treasures - Contract File

Box 7 of 9

Timeless Treasure - Royalty File

Box 7 of 9

Scientific Explorer - Contract File

Box 7 of 9

Scientific Explorer - Royalty File

Box 7 of 9

Pace Products - Contract File

Box 7 of 9

Pace Products - Royalty File

Box 7 of 9

Perspective Visuals, Inc - Contract File

Box 7 of 9

Perspective Visuals, Inc - Royalty File

Box 7 of 9

North American Heritage Brands - Contract File

Box 7 of 9

Carnegie Academy for Science - Contract File

Box 7 of 9

Lexington Home Brands - Contract File

Box 7 of 9

Lexington Home Brands - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 7 of 9

Hoberman Designs - Contract File

Box 7 of 9

Hoberman Designs - Royalty File

Box 7 of 9

Hastings Cohen - Contract File

Box 7 of 9

Hastings Cohen - Royalty File

Box 7 of 9

Glassmasters - Contract File

Box 7 of 9

Glassmasters - Royalty File

Box 7 of 9

Box 8

Kurt Adler - Contract File

Box 8 of 9

Kurt Adler - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 8 of 9

Bulova - Contract File

Box 8 of 9

Fisher Price - Contract File

Box 8 of 9

Fisher Price - Royalty File (2 folders)

Box 8 of 9

Baldwin Hardware - Royalty File, 1986-1998

Box 8 of 9

Museum Reproductions - Royalty File, 1989-1999

Box 8 of 9

Mastervision - Royalty File, 1992-1998

Box 8 of 9

Margot Townsend - Royalty File, 1992-1999

Box 8 of 9

Lenox Collections - Royalty File, 1996-1998

Box 8 of 9

Lenox Collections - Royalty File, 1999

Box 8 of 9

Kirk Stieff - Royalty File, 1986-1991

Box 8 of 9

Kirk Stieff - Royalty File, 1992-1994

Box 8 of 9

Kirk Stieff - Royalty File, 1995-1997

Box 8 of 9

Kirk Stieff - Royalty File, 1998-1999

Box 8 of 9

Box 9

Kravet Fabrics - Royalty File, 1986-1999

Box 9 of 9

Pomegranate - Royalty File, 1999

Box 9 of 9

NSI - Royalty File, 1992-1999

Box 9 of 9

Stevens Linen - Royalty File, 1992-1999

Box 9 of 9

Virginia Metalcrafters - Royalty File, 1996-1999

Box 9 of 9

Virginia Metalcrafters - Royalty File, 1992-1995

Box 9 of 9

Virginia Metalcrafters - Royalty File, 1988-1991

Box 9 of 9

Pace: 2001 Teddy Bear

Box 9 of 9

Pace Products: 2001

Box 9 of 9

Pace Contract

Box 9 of 9

Pace Products - General Correspondence

Box 9 of 9

Pace - Crystal Growing

Box 9 of 9

Pace - Gems

Box 9 of 9

Egypt Kit

Box 9 of 9

Pace - Rocks & Gems

Box 9 of 9

Pace - Sharksteeth & Fossils

Box 9 of 9

Pace - Termination Letter

Box 9 of 9

Pace - Money issues

Box 9 of 9

Pace - Final Amendment #2

Box 9 of 9

Santillana Publishing

Box 9 of 9