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Records, c. 1973-1994

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Product Development and Licensing  Search this
Subject:
American Pacific Enterprises  Search this
Physical description:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1973
1973-1994
c 1973-1994
Topic:
License agreements  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 95-007
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. Any requests to access these records during the restriction period, including requests from the staff of Smithsonian Business Ventures, must first receive permission, in writing, from the Director of Product Development and Licensing, until Jan-01-2010; Transferring office; 8/16/1994 memoranda, Johnstone to Watson; Contact reference staff for details
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Product and Contract Records 1971-2018 [Smithsonian Enterprises Product Development and Licensing]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_252222

Records, c. 1973-1993

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Product Development and Licensing  Search this
Subject:
American Pacific Enterprises  Search this
Physical description:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1973
1973-1993
c 1973-1993
Topic:
License agreements  Search this
Copyright  Search this
Trademarks  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 94-119
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. Any requests to access these records during the restriction period, including requests from the staff of Smithsonian Business Ventures, must first receive permission, in writing, from the Director of Product Development and Licensing, until Jan-01-2009; Transferring office; 8/16/1994 memoranda, Johnstone to Watson; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Product and Contract Records 1971-2018 [Smithsonian Enterprises Product Development and Licensing]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_252444

Product Development and Licensing Records, c. 1974-1999

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Product Development and Licensing  Search this
Subject:
American Pacific Enterprises  Search this
Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Program  Search this
Smithsonian's America/Japan Project  Search this
Physical description:
39 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Brochures
Drawings
Color photographs
Video recordings
Color transparencies
Date:
1974
1974-1999
c 1974-1999
Topic:
Contracts  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Product management  Search this
Quilts  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 00-112
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. Any requests to access these records during the restriction period, including requests from the staff of Smithsonian Business Ventures, must first receive permission, in writing, from the Director of Product Development and Licensing, until Jan-01-2015; Transferring office; 8/16/1994 memorandum, Johnstone to Watson; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Product and Contract Records 1971-2018 [Smithsonian Enterprises Product Development and Licensing]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_228884

Product Development and Licensing Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Product Development and Licensing  Search this
Extent:
39 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Drawings
Color photographs
Video recordings
Color transparencies
Date:
circa 1974-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of Smithsonian Institution Engagement Calendar correspondence, design concepts, solicited bids, and production information; product development and marketing information, licensing contracts, and royalty agreements with private manufacturers; records documenting the American Pacific Enterprises quilt controversy; product proposals for the Smithsonian 150th Anniversary observance; correspondence, contract product sheets, and meeting notes for the American Festival in Japan; Soundprints reviews, manuscripts, and images; and budgetary information.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2015; Transferring office; 8/16/1994 memorandum, Johnstone to Watson; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Contracts  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Product management  Search this
Quilts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Drawings
Color photographs
Video recordings
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-112, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Product Development and Licensing, Product Development and Licensing Records
Identifier:
Accession 00-112
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Product Development and Licensing Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa00-112

Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Product Development and Licensing  Search this
Extent:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
circa 1973-1993
Descriptive Entry:
The Office of Product Development and Licensing (OPDL), which reports to the Office of Business Management, was established to generate additional revenue for the Smithsonian Institution through licensing and development of products related to the Smithsonian Collections. Staff of OPDL identify licensing and product development opportunities within the collections and work with manufacturers to develop these ideas into profitable entities. These records include product proposals, licensing contracts, and royalty agreements with manufacturers; marketing files pertaining to copyrights and trademark placement notices; correspondence and petitions from the public and American quilt companies regarding the American Pacific Enterprises quilt controversy; and product samples.
Topic:
License agreements  Search this
Copyright  Search this
Trademarks  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-119, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Product Development and Licensing, Records
Identifier:
Accession 94-119
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa94-119

Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Product Development and Licensing  Search this
Extent:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
circa 1973-1994
Descriptive Entry:
These records include correspondence with contracted and prospective companies; Smithsonian Institution Engagement Calendar solicited bids, design concepts, production progress, and distribution arrangements; product proposals, licensing contracts, and royalty agreements with private manufacturers; minutes of meetings; information pertaining to the American Pacific Enterprises quilt controversy; product samples; budget reports; and documentation concerning OPDL business dealings with publishers.
Historical Note:
The Office of Product Development and Licensing (OPDL), which reports to the Office of Business Management, was established to generate additional revenue for the Smithsonian through licensing and development of products related to the Smithsonian Collections. Staff of OPDL identify licensing and product development opportunities within the collections and work with manufacturers to develop these ideas into profitable entities.
Rights:
Restricted for 15 years. Any requests to access these records during the restriction period, including requests from the staff of Smithsonian Business Ventures, must first receive permission, in writing, from the Director of Product Development and Licensing, until Jan-01-2010; Transferring office; 8/16/1994 memoranda, Johnstone to Watson; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
License agreements  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-007, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Product Development and Licensing, Records
Identifier:
Accession 95-007
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa95-007

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