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Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 12-075

Allen, Neil.

Neil Allen Papers, 1972-1976, 1985

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Allen, Neil.
Title: Neil Allen Papers
Dates: 1972-1976, 1985
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 12-075
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

Neil Allen of Neil Allen Productions worked on the audiovisual elements of the Hall of Photography at the National Museum of American History. The hall opened in 1972 and was organized by Eugene Ostroff, curator. Allen worked on installations of photographs broken down into seven broad categories: scientific photography, frontier photography, family photography, news and documentary photography, amateur photography, color photography, and applications of photography. Materials include correspondence, contracts, research notes, scripts, images, motion picture film, audio recordings, and clippings.

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Neil Allen of Neil Allen Productions worked on the audiovisual elements of the Hall of Photography at the National Museum of American History. The hall opened in 1972 and was organized by Eugene Ostroff, curator. Allen worked on installations of photographs broken down into seven broad categories: scientific photography, frontier photography, family photography, news and documentary photography, amateur photography, color photography, and applications of photography. Materials include correspondence, contracts, research notes, scripts, images, motion picture film, audio recordings, and clippings.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-075, Neil Allen Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Contract, 1972

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence - General, 1973, 1976

Box 1 of 2

Correspondence - Permissions, 1973

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Correspondence - Sound Studios, Inc., 1974

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Correspondence - Tom Tearman, National Museum of American History, 1985

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Photograph orders - Pending, 1973

Box 1 of 2

Single-projector show: Color photography

Box 1 of 2

American Federation of Television and Radio Artists - Chicago Local - Script, 1973

Box 1 of 2

Hall of Photography - Review, 1974

Box 1 of 2

Research notes (2 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Miscellaneous materials, 1973

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Applications of photography

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Family photography

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Amateur photography

Box 1 of 2

Slides - News/Documentary photography

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Frontier photography

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Scientific photography

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Color photography

Box 1 of 2

Slides - Text

Box 1 of 2

Narrations - Color, Amateur, Applications of photography (audiocassette)

Box 1 of 2

News documentary, Mono, TRT: 6:15, April 13, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

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News documentary, 2 track mix, April 13, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

Box 1 of 2

News documentary, Vocal, April 17, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

Box 1 of 2

Frontier photography, Mono, TRT: 5:15, April 13, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

Box 1 of 2

Frontier photography, 2 track mix, April 13, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

Box 1 of 2

Frontier photography, Vocal, April 13, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

Box 1 of 2

Family album, Mono, TRT: 5:00, April 13, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

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Family album, 2 track mix, April 13, 1973 (1/4"audiotape)

Box 1 of 2

Family album, Vocal, April 13, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

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Applications of photography, Mix, TRT: 6:15, March 30, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

Box 1 of 2

Applications of photography, 2 track mix, March 30, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

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Applications of photography, Vocal, March 30, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

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Applications of photography (1/4" audiotape)

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Box 2

Color photography, Mix, TRT: 8:37, March 30, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

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Color photography, 2 track mix, March 30, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

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Color photography, Vocal, March 30, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

Box 2 of 2

Color photography (1/4"audiotape)

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Scientific photography, Mix, TRT: 4:20, April 13, 1973 (1/4"audiotape)

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Scientific photography, 2 track mix, April 13, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

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Scientific photography, Vocal, April 13, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

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Amateur photography, Mix, TRT: 9:10, March 30, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

Box 2 of 2

Amateur photography, 2 track mix, March 30, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

Box 2 of 2

Amateur photography, Vocal, March 30, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

Box 2 of 2

Amateur photography (1/4" audiotape)

Box 2 of 2

Pulses only, April 13, 1973 (1/4" audiotape)

Box 2 of 2

35mm film (4 cans)

Box 2 of 2