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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 15-010

Smithsonian Productions

Productions, circa 1973-1999

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Productions
Title: Productions
Dates: circa 1973-1999
Quantity: 2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 15-010
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of audiovisual materials related to the National Museum of Natural History that were either created or collected by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor units, Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, 1996-1998; Smithsonian Institution, Office of Telecommunications, 1976-1996; and the Office of Public Affairs, prior to 1976. The materials document the museum, its staff, and exhibitions or were created for viewing or listening within the museum. Materials include prints, masters, dubs, narrations, safety copies, mixes, camera rolls, and related materials on videotape, film, and audiotape.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of audiovisual materials related to the National Museum of Natural History that were either created or collected by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor units, Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, 1996-1998; Smithsonian Institution, Office of Telecommunications, 1976-1996; and the Office of Public Affairs, prior to 1976. The materials document the museum, its staff, and exhibitions or were created for viewing or listening within the museum. Materials include prints, masters, dubs, narrations, safety copies, mixes, camera rolls, and related materials on videotape, film, and audiotape.

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Access Restriction

Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing/listening copies may not be available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; 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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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-010, Smithsonian Productions, Productions

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Container List

Box 1

"Natural History Update," Edited Master, 2/22/1990, 15:15, D-2 videotape

Box 1 of 2

"Natural History Update," Protection Master, 2/26/1990, 1" magnetic tape

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"In Search of the Giant Squid," Ed Bazemore, 8-track, 6:15, 1" magnetic tape

Box 1 of 2

"In Search of Giant Squid and Jetting," Protection Master, 4/25/1994, 6:14, 1" magnetic tape

Box 1 of 2

"In Search of Giant Squid," Ed Bazemore, Split Mix, 4/25/1994, 1/4" audiotape

Box 1 of 2

"Wondrous Wings," Edited Master, 3/31/1993, 2:43, 1" magnetic tape

Box 1 of 2

Hall 10 (It All Depends), Zone 4, Original Music, Composed/Directed by Eldon Rathburn, Full Track, 10/1973, 1/4" audiotape

Box 1 of 2

Galapagos Electronic Press Kit, IMAX Corporation, 3-D Version, 11/11/1999, 51:44, Betacam SP

Box 1 of 2

"Marine Ecosystems," Scrubber Clone, Walter Adey, 4/20/1995, 5:30, D-2 videotape

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"Nature's Lights Beaneath the Sea," Clyde Roper, National Associates Program Lecture, Dub, 9/15/1982, 25:30, 3/4" U-matic

Box 1 of 2

"Spiders" (Orb Web Building, Victims of Venom, and Courting and Mating), c. 1994, VHS

Box 1 of 2

"Ode to the Pinniped," Old Narration, Eldon Rathburn, c. 1974, 1/4" audiotape

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National Museum of Natural History Rotunda Audio Tour, Archive, 11/4/1999, D-8 audiotape

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National Museum of Natural History Rotunda Audio Tour, Final Master/Production Master/Safety Copy, 11/4/1999, DAT

Box 1 of 2

National Museum of Natural History Rotunda Audio Tour, Voice Tracks (Claire as Karen), Safety Copy, DAT

Box 1 of 2

National Museum of Natural History Rotunda Audio Tour, Narration, Safety Copy, DAT

Box 1 of 2

National Museum of Natural History Rotunda Audio Tour, Narration, Original Master, DAT

Box 1 of 2

Natural History Audio Tour, Music Cuts, 9/1/1999, DAT

Box 1 of 2

Natural History Architectural Tour, 8/26/2999, DAT

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Giant Squid, Clyde Roper, Safety Copy, 1/19/1999, DAT

Box 1 of 2

National Museum of Natural History Rotunda Audio Tour, Final Master/Production Master/Safety Copy, 11/4/1999, DAT

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Box 2

"Kaleidoscope of Cowries," Print, c. 1978, 16 mm

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"Inside Hawaiian Volcanoes," 8/7/1995, 25:23, 1" magnetic tape

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"Inside Hawaiian Volcanoes," Dub Master, 11/10/1992, 25:22, 1" magnetic tape

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"John Gurche" (Fossil Mammals), Film Transfer Master, 7/13/1989, 40:00, 1" magnetic tape

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"Without Fail," Hall 10 (It All Depends), Color Composite Print, 16 mm

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Natural History Building 75th Anniversary, Magnetic Track, 16 mm

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Natural History Building 75th Anniversary, Camera Rolls 1, 2, and 3, 3/20/1985, 16 mm

Box 2 of 2