Nazaret Cherkezian in Video-editing Studio

ID: 84-9185-4A or 84-9185.04A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1984

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9541, Box 1

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Nazaret Cherkezian, 1924-1996, director of Office of Telecommunications (OTC) from 1976 until his retirement in 1986, stands beside equipment in Smithsonian Institution's OTC. Cherkezian's Smithsonian career began in 1974 when he became Telecommunications Coordinator for the Office of Public Affairs. Named Director of the Office of Telecommunications upon its creation in 1976, he was responsible for the Smithsonian's radio, television, and film productions until his retirement in 1986.


  • Cherkezian, Nazaret "Chic"
  • Smithsonian Productions


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Photograph included in the transcript of the Nazaret Cherkezian Oral History Interview by John Peterson, December 3, 1986, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9541, Box 1

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,



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  • Office of Public Affairs
  • Office of Telecommunications
  • Directors
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Telecommunication
  • Employees
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

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84-9185-4A or 84-9185.04A

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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