Reference Request

* required
Please succinctly provide us with any information pertinent to your inquiry. If you are writing to us about a research request, provide as much detail as possible about the collections in which you are interested (including collection numbers, box numbers, and folder titles).
(if known)

The Smithsonian Institution Archives is using Constant Contact, a third-party contact management software vendor, to manage contacts and send eNewsletters. Please be advised that Constant Contact's Privacy Statement and Terms and Conditions apply to your use of these services. The Smithsonian Institution Archives has access to your name and email address which is subject to our privacy statement.

Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-145

Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings

Marketing and Publicity Files, 1992-2012

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
Title: Marketing and Publicity Files
Dates: 1992-2012
Quantity: 3.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (5 document boxes)
Collection: Accession 17-145
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the marketing and publicity of recordings produced by Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, part of the Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. These records were created by Brenda Dunlap, Marketing Director, 1994-2001, and Richard Burgess, Marketing Director, 2001-2014. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; notes; press kits and releases; brochures; catalogs; images; promotional materials; clippings; meeting agendas; videotapes; audiotapes; color photographs; and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting the marketing and publicity of recordings produced by Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, part of the Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. These records were created by Brenda Dunlap, Marketing Director, 1994-2001, and Richard Burgess, Marketing Director, 2001-2014.

Materials include correspondence; memoranda; notes; press kits and releases; brochures; catalogs; images; promotional materials; clippings; meeting agendas; videotapes; audiotapes; color photographs; and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Top of Page

Use Restriction

Restricted 15 years. until Jan-01-2028; Transferring office; 05/4/2016 memorandum, Milhoan to Horgan/Adams; Contact reference staff for details.

Top of Page

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

Name

Subject

Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Top of Page

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-145, Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, Marketing and Publicity Files

Top of Page

Container List

Box 1

"Moe Asch: A Stubborn Man," Betacam SP Safety Copy, TRT: 13:38, undated

Box 1 of 6

Shore Fire Media, "Oscar Brand," Cable News Network (CNN), VHS, July 5, 1999

Box 1 of 6

Shore Fire Media, "Oscar Brand," 'American Presidents,' Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN), VHS, August 11, 1999

Box 1 of 6

Costello, Elvis, and Reagon, Toshi, "Late Show with David Letterman," Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), VHS, TRT: 4:38, November 8, 1997

Box 1 of 6

Jenkins, Ella, National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), VHS, Tape 4, November 7, 2003

Box 1 of 6

Jenkins, Ella, NAEYC, VHS, Tape 7, November 7, 2003

Box 1 of 6

Jenkins, Ella, "Weekend Today," VHS, March 27, 1999

Box 1 of 6

Jenkins, Ella, CNN, VHS, undated

Box 1 of 6

Folk Alliance, Lead Belly, VHS, TRT: 6:25, Revised, February 2, 1998

Box 1 of 6

Rinzler, Ralph, "A Celebration of Life," VHS, TRT: 85:00, July 7, 1994

Box 1 of 6

Smith, Harry, "CBS This Morning," VHS, TRT: 9:00, March 8, 1998 (2 copies)

Box 1 of 6

"Save our History: Save our Sounds," History Channel, VHS, 1999

Box 1 of 6

"Labor's Troubadour Featuring Joe Glazer," Digital Versatile Disc (DVD), undated (electronic records)

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Seeger, Pete and Williams, Dar, National Broadcasting Company (NBC), VHS, TRT: 5:00, April 28, 1998

Box 2 of 6

Glazer, Joe, "In Memorium," American Broadcasting Company (ABC) News, VHS, September 24, 2006

Box 2 of 6

Gospel Fest Promo Featuring In-Kind Sponsors, VHS, undated

Box 2 of 6

"River of Song: A Musical Journey Down the Mississippi," Betacam SP, Sample Reel, TRT: 5:00, 1996

Box 2 of 6

Jenkins, Ella, "National Arts," Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), U-matic, TRT: 14:03, May 21, 1998

Box 2 of 6

Smithsonian/Folkways, Hard Disk Cartridge, Volume 1, Disc 1, undated (electronic records)

Box 2 of 6

Smithsonian/Folkways, Hard Disk Cartridge, Volume 1, Disc 2, undated (electronic records)

Box 2 of 6

Smithsonian/Folkways, Hard Disk Cartridge, Volume 2, Disc 1, undated (electronic records)

Box 2 of 6

Smithsonian/Folkways, Hard Disk Cartridge, Volume 2, Disc 2, undated (electronic records)

Box 2 of 6

Smithsonian/Folkways, Hard Disk Cartridge, Volume 3, Disc 1, undated (electronic records)

Box 2 of 6

Smithsonian/Folkways, Hard Disk Cartridge, Volume 3, Disc 2, undated (electronic records)

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings (SFW), Publicity Report Cover, 2004 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

SFW, Advertisements, Signs, Posters, Postcards, New Release Sheets, Cover Art, and Forms, 2000-2001 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Davis, Gary, Album Artwork, undated (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Latin Jazz, Album Artwork, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Back-up, 1999 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Folkways Catalog, 1998 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

"Music of Central Asia," Volumes 1-3, Covers, 2005 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Catalog Supplement, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Ryko Presentation, 2007 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), DVD, 2000 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

"Worlds of Sound," 2008 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Folkways Catalog, 2005 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Alternative Distribution Alliance, "Independent Almanac," 2012 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

World of Sound Catalog, May 2005 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Viento de Agua, Images, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

"American Routes with Nick Spitzer," "Museums of Sound," Hour 2, undated (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

"Save our Sounds," "Hands Across the Sea," April 28, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Sticker Images, July 28, 2004 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Seeger, Tony, Oral History, TRT 72:37, undated (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Folkways Catalog, 2007-2008 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Folkways 1/3-page Advertisement, 2004 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Folkways Catalog Back-up, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Smithsonian Scans, Catalog, 80794, 2000 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Sheet Music Images, 2002-2003 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

WAMU, "Public Interest," Jeff Place Interview, May 23, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

New York City, Global Beat, CD Cover Image, undated (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

SFW, Images for Color Prints, undated (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

"Sounds of the Century," America's Millennium on the Mall, December 31, 1999 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Folkways Catalog Updates, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Folkways Back-up and Advertisements, 1999-2000 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

"Now Hear This!" The Independent Music Awards 9th Annual Winners, 2010 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Woody Guthrie Brochure Images, 1999 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Album Cover Images, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Mariachi Poster, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

AKTC, Kyrgyzstan Video, DVD, 2005 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Folkways Catalog Images, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Folkways Archives 1, undated (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

"Folkways: The Original Vision," 60027, Scans, 2001 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

"The Broadside Show," WBAI FM, May 1962 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

"The World This Weekend," Daniel Sheehy Interview, May 22, 2005 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Brian Conway Poster, undated (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

"Best of Broadside," undated (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

True Vine, Images, 2003 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Cohen, John, Images 1-6, 2001 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Cohen, John, Images 7-10, 2001 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Latin Jazz Chronicle, Books I, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Smithsonian, Latin Jazz, Data Disc, undated (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Latin Jazz Images, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Latin Jazz II, Images, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Latin Jazz III, Images, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Folkways Catalog, 2002 Latin Jazz II, Images, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Seeger, Tony, WEHM Radio Interview, Audiocassette, September 18-19, 2000

Box 4 of 6

Sheehy, Dan, Radio Interview, Audiocassette, undated

Box 4 of 6

WRNR, Audiocassette, September 10, 2000

Box 4 of 6

Broadside, "As it Happens," Audiocassette, November 14, 2000

Box 4 of 6

Broadside, Audiocassette, undated

Box 4 of 6

Broadside, Ian, Janis Interview with WAMU Kojo Nnamdi, Audiocassette, July 27, 2000

Box 4 of 6

Place, Jeff, WRNR Radio Interview, Audiocassette, February 10, 2002

Box 4 of 6

Audiocassette, undated

Box 4 of 6

"The Lilly Brothers Summary," 2005 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Billboard Folkways Advertisement, 2007 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Meeting Notes, 2002-2003 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Album Artwork, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Marche International du Disque et de l'Edition Musicale (MIDEM), Notes, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

SFW, Notes, 2001 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Koch United States, Presentation, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

SFW 50th, December 5, 1997 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

MIDEM, Account Database, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Burgess, Richard, Biographical Notes, 2001 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

"Belly Dance!" Marketing Budget, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

"Afropop," 1997 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Folkways Licensing Log, 2001 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Release Files, 1999-2000 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Black Banjo 2, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

World Music Album Cover, undated (2 copies) (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Cuba Album Cover, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Early Childhood News, Award Logo, 2000 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Children's Music Collection Album Cover, undated (3 copies) (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Children's Music Collection, Images, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Children's Music Collection, Adobe Caslon, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Roscoe Holcomb CD Cover, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Roscoe Holcomb CD Cover 2, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Music of Indonesia 13 and 14, Album Covers, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

"Black Banjo Songsters," Album Covers, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Dyer-Bennet, Album Cover, undated, (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Music of Indonesia 2, Album Cover, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Bahamas, Album Cover, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Close to Home, CD Cover, 1999 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

SFW, Logos, 1999 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

SI, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH), Design, 2000 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Smithsonian Folkways, Fonts, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Broadside Publicity Photographs, Disc 1, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Broadside Publicity Photographs, Disc 2, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Broadside Publicity Photographs, Disc 3, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Broadside Publicity Photographs, Disc 4, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Broadside Publicity Photographs, Disc 5, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Broadside Publicity Photographs, Disc 6, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Broadside Product Shots, undated, (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

SFW, Children 2000, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

SFW, Children 2000, Working File, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

SFW, Indonesia Brochure, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

SFW, Indonesia Brochure, Final, undated (2 copies) (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Cramer, Sonya Cohen, SFW 40492 Album Art, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Folkways, Final Advertisements, One-sheets, and Brochures, 2005 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Marketing Materials, 2005 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

CFCH, Smithsonian Institution, undated, (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Franco-American Disc Art, Ella Jenkins Covers, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

SFW 450, Seeger, Pete, Album Cover, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Latin Jazz, 1999-2002 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Latin Jazz, Cover Image, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Design Files, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

"Bluegrass Unlimited," Design Files, 2002 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Musical Caravan Photographs, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Bosavi Photographs, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Indonesia Poster, Fall 1999 (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Grammy Winner Design Files, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Safarin in Transit, Artist Photos, undated (electronic records)

Box 4 of 6

Cunningham, Sis, Interview, DAT, 1:1 Safety Copy, Side A, New York City, August 4, 1992

Box 4 of 6

Cunningham, Sis, Interview, DAT, 1:1 Safety Copy, Side B, New York City, August 4, 1992

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

Folkways at 50, Promotional Materials, 1998-1999

Box 5 of 6

Folkways at 50, Radio Packets, 1997-1998

Box 5 of 6

Harry Smith Anthology, Correspondence, 1997-1998

Box 5 of 6

Guthrie, Woody, Promotional Correspondence, 2000

Box 5 of 6

Bosavi Event, Correspondence and Meeting Agendas, 2001

Box 5 of 6

Harry Smith Events, 2001

Box 5 of 6

Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, 2000

Box 5 of 6

Long, Larry, Notes, 2000

Box 5 of 6

Koch Canada Conference, 2006

Box 5 of 6

Koch Canada Conference, 2007

Box 5 of 6

MIDEM, Notes, 2007

Box 5 of 6

Music Library Association (MLA), February 9-12, 2011

Box 5 of 6

Classic Bluegrass, One-sheet and Press Release, 2002

Box 5 of 6

Belly Dance, SFW 40458, Promotional Materials, 2002

Box 5 of 6

Fast Folk, Promotional Materials, 2002

Box 5 of 6

Cape Breton, Promotional Materials, 2001

Box 5 of 6

Deeper Polka, Promotional Materials, 2002

Box 5 of 6

"There is No Eye: Music for Photographs," Promotional Materials, 2001 (includes electronic records)

Box 5 of 6

One-sheets and Press Releases, 2001-2002 (3 folders)

Box 5 of 6

MIDEM, 2010

Box 5 of 6

Koch Meeting Notes, January 1, 1998

Box 5 of 6

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), Folkways Exhibitions, 2000

Box 5 of 6

Koch Conference, 2001

Box 5 of 6

Koch Conference, 2002

Box 5 of 6

MIDEM, 2006

Box 5 of 6

MIDEM, 2009

Box 5 of 6

Folkways Factsheet, undated

Box 5 of 6

Northwest Folklife Festival, 2000

Box 5 of 6

NAEYC, 1999

Box 5 of 6

NAEYC, 2003

Box 5 of 6

NAEYC, 2004

Box 5 of 6

Tower Records and Amazon, Meeting Notes, 2004

Box 5 of 6

Folkways Web Metrics and Site Map, 2002

Box 5 of 6

Sales Rankings, 1997-1999

Box 5 of 6

National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM), Notes, 2000

Box 5 of 6

Grammy Awards, Notes, 2002

Box 5 of 6

Amazon and Barnes and Noble, Agreements, 2000

Box 5 of 6

Smithsonian Global Sound (SGS), Reports, Meeting Agendas, and Notes, 2002-2005

Box 5 of 6

"The Educated Eye," Education Kit, 1995

Box 5 of 6

Folkways at 50, Press Kit, 1998

Box 5 of 6

Northwest Folklife Festival, KBCS Radio Show, 2007

Box 5 of 6

"Friends of Old Time Music," Review, Buscadero Magazine, April 2007

Box 5 of 6

Correspondence and Agreements, 2006

Box 5 of 6

International Correspondence, 2005

Box 5 of 6

SFW Logos, 1999

Box 5 of 6

"An Evening with Folkways Records," April 7, 2006

Box 5 of 6

Correspondence, 2002, 2004

Box 5 of 6

"Coleccion de Musica Latina!" Information Sheet, undated

Box 5 of 6

"Wade in the Water," Press Kit, 1997

Box 5 of 6

Resource Lists and Clippings, 1998, undated

Box 5 of 6

Harry Smith Anthology, Clippings, 1997

Box 5 of 6

Jenkins, Ella, Clippings and Press Releases, 1992-2004

Box 5 of 6

Toy Fair, 2005

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

CKUA Press Kit, Originals, 1999-2000

Box 6 of 6

Koch Canada, 2005

Box 6 of 6

Reports, Correspondence, Meeting Agendas, and Notes, 1999-2001

Box 6 of 6

"Wade in the Water," Press Packet, 2001

Box 6 of 6

John Cohen Exhibit Information, 2002

Box 6 of 6

MIDEM, 2012

Box 6 of 6

Marketing Materials, 2003

Box 6 of 6

Folk Alliance Conference, 2004

Box 6 of 6

Music Library Association (MLA), 2002

Box 6 of 6

Pricing, Meeting Agendas and Notes, 2000

Box 6 of 6

FolkwaysAlive!, University of Alberta, Promotional Materials, 2004 (includes electronic records)

Box 6 of 6

Women Artists on Smithsonian Folkways, Brochure, undated

Box 6 of 6

Jenkins, Ella, One-sheets, Press Releases, and Clippings, 1995-2000

Box 6 of 6

Advertisements, 2000

Box 6 of 6

Folkways Catalog Updates, 2002

Box 6 of 6

Folkways Sound Sessions, 2006 (includes electronic records)

Box 6 of 6

Smithsonian Global Sound, Correspondence, 2005-2006

Box 6 of 6

CFCH, Notes, Memoranda, and Meeting Agendas, 2000-2007

Box 6 of 6