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Accession 11-089,  National Museum of the American Indian, Office of Public Programs,  Production Records, 1993-2005

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of the American Indian, Office of Public Programs
Title: Production Records
Dates: 1993-2005
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 11-089
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of production records created by Howard Bass, Cultural Arts Manager, in the planning and development of the recording, "Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages." Produced in partnership with Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, "Beautiful Beyond" is an anthology of hymns and songs from Native American communities throughout the United States. The recording demonstrates how music helped to preserve and perpetuate Native languages. Communities represented include: Cherokee, Cheyenne, Choctaw Indians, Comanche, Creek Indians, Hopi Indians, Kiowa Indians, Teton Indians (Lakota Indians), Mohawk Indians, Hawaiians, Navajo Indians, Ojibwa Indians, Oneida Indians, Seminole Indians, Tewa Indians, and Yupik Eskimos. Also included are records related to the festivities and performances planned for the opening of National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) building on The Mall in September 2004. Materials include correspondence, biographies, essays, bibliographies, liner notes, recording logs, and audio recordings. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of production records created by Howard Bass, Cultural Arts Manager, in the planning and development of the recording, "Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages." Produced in partnership with Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, "Beautiful Beyond" is an anthology of hymns and songs from Native American communities throughout the United States. The recording demonstrates how music helped to preserve and perpetuate Native languages. Communities represented include: Cherokee, Cheyenne, Choctaw Indians, Comanche, Creek Indians, Hopi Indians, Kiowa Indians, Teton Indians (Lakota Indians), Mohawk Indians, Hawaiians, Navajo Indians, Ojibwa Indians, Oneida Indians, Seminole Indians, Tewa Indians, and Yupik Eskimos. Also included are records related to the festivities and performances planned for the opening of National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) building on The Mall in September 2004. Materials include correspondence, biographies, essays, bibliographies, liner notes, recording logs, and audio recordings. Some materials are in electronic format.

Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 03/21/2011 memorandum, Toda to File; Contact reference staff for details.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-089, National Museum of the American Indian, Office of Public Programs, Production Records

Container List

Box 1

Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages

General notes, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Program order, 2003-2004

Box 1 of 1

Beyond Beautiful: Christian Songs in Native Languages - Recording, 2004 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Native America Calling - Music Maker; Beautiful Beyond: Christian Songs in Native Languages; Host - Wayne Cody; Guests - Margaret Mauldin, Gerald Hill, and Ed Wapp, December 17, 2005 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Cherokee (Eastern) - Recording logs, 2002

Box 1 of 1

Cherokee (Western) - Recording logs, 2002

Box 1 of 1

Cherokee - Recordings, 1993, 1998, 2001-2003 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Cheyenne - Recording log, 2002

Box 1 of 1

Cheyenne - Recordings, 2002-2003 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Choctaw - Recording log, 2004

Box 1 of 1

Choctaw - Recordings, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Comanche - Recording logs, 2002

Box 1 of 1

Comanche - Recordings, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Creek - Recording log, 2002

Box 1 of 1

Creek - Recordings, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Hopi - Recording logs, 2002-2003

Box 1 of 1

Hopi - Recordings, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Kiowa - Recording log, 2002

Box 1 of 1

Kiowa - Recordings, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Lakota - Recording logs, 1995, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Lakota - Recordings, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Mohawk - Recording logs, 2002-2003

Box 1 of 1

Mohawk - Recordings, 2002-2003 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Native Hawaiian - Recording log, 2002

Box 1 of 1

Native Hawaiian - Recordings, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Navajo - Recording logs, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Navajo - Recordings, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Ojibwa - Recording logs, 2003

Box 1 of 1

Ojibwa - Recordings, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Oneida - Recording log, 2002

Box 1 of 1

Oneida - Recordings, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Seminole - Recordings, 1995 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Tewa - Recording log, 1994

Box 1 of 1

Tewa - Recordings, 1994 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

Yup'ik - Recording log, 2002

Box 1 of 1

Yup'ik - Recordings, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 1 of 1

General Records

NMAI Opening Festival and Beautiful Beyond correspondence, biographies, and other related documents, 2003-2004 (includes electronic records)

Box 1 of 1