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Productions

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Monumental Propaganda (Video recording : 1994)
Yesterday's Tomorrows: Visions of the Future on Film (Video recording : 1984)
300 Years of American Papermaking (Video recording : 1990)
Woody Guthrie's Legacy (Documentary film : 2000)
Phone Philm (Motion picture : 1976)
Men of Greatness, Feats of Daring (Video recording : 1985)
Covering the Environment: Front Page or Yesterday's News? (Video recording : 1990)
Thomas A. Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories (Motion picture : 1979)
The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World (Video recording : 1991)
Creator::
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Documentary films
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Video recordings
Place:
Latin America -- Civilization
Spain -- Civilization
Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Date:
1976, 1985-1999
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "Monumental Propaganda;" "Yesterday's Tomorrows: Visions of the Future on Film;" "300 Years of American Papermaking;" "Woody Guthrie's Legacy;" "Phone Philm;" "Men of Greatness, Feats of Daring;" "Covering the Environment: Front Page or Yesterday's News?;" "Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factory;" and "The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World."

"Monumental Propaganda" is a 10 minute video that accompanied the 1994 Smithsonian Institution, International Center exhibition of the same name. "Yesterday's Tomorrows: Visions of the Future on Film" is an 18 minute compilation of scenes from futuristic, science fiction, and scientific films from 1902-1982. It was used to supplement the National Museum of American History's 1984 exhibition titled Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future. "300 Years of American Papermaking" is an interactive video that accompanied the National Museum of American History exhibition of the same name. The exhibition commemorated the building of the first paper mill in the American colonies in 1690 near Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.), by William Rittenhouse and his partners; the men and women who contributed to the industry's astonishing growth; and the manifold utilitarian and artistic uses of paper products. "Woody Guthrie's Legacy" is a 16 minute video that accompanied the 2000 National Museum of American History exhibit, This Land is Your Land: The Life and Legacy of Woody Guthrie. "Phone Philm," was a companion film to Person to Person, a 1976 exhibition in the National Museum of History and Technology, Electricity Hall, that marked the 100th anniversary of the telephone. "Men of Greatness, Feats of Daring" is a 7 minute video produced in 1985, most likely for use in an exhibition.

"Covering the Environment: Front Page or Yesterday's News?" is a 30 minute video created for an Earth Day conference in April 1990, held in Washington, D.C., to encourage new strategies in reporting critical environmental stories in the news. It was only distributed to media professionals. The video was based on discussions at a meeting about the global environment, held in September 1989. "Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factory" is a 28 minute film produced in 1979 to accompany the exhibition, Edison: Lighting a Revolution at the National Museum of History and Technology. The film was a biographical piece featuring the Thomas A. Edison, the invention of electric light, and the founding of research labs. It won the 1980 CINE Golden Eagle Award and musical commentary is by the Iron Clad Agreement. "The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World" is a five video series written and narrated by Mexican writer and social commentator Carlos Fuentes that tells the story of Spanish and Latin American civilizations from the beginnings of history to the present. Each video was 59 minutes long and was recorded in both English and Spanish. The videos were presented by Sogetel in association with the Smithsonian Institution and Comisin? Nacional del Quinto Centenario del Descubrimiento de Amrica (Spain). They were first aired in the United States on the Discovery Channel in conjunction with the Columbus Quincentenary. Materials include masters, protection masters, safety copies, dub masters, sound mixes, promos, and final productions.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Papermaking  Search this
Telephone  Search this
Environmental education  Search this
Earth Day  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Paper mills  Search this
Genre/Form:
Documentary films
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-265, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 06-265
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-265

Smithsonian Institution International Center Briefing Book, April 1984

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Directorate of International Activities  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-091, Smithsonian Institution, Directorate of International Activities, Projects (Mary S. McCutcheon)
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Projects (Mary S. McCutcheon)
Projects (Mary S. McCutcheon) / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-091-refidd1e294

Program Records

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Picture postcards
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
Caribbean Area
Date:
1986-1989
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document the planning and execution of the Caribbean Festival of the Arts in its entirety, from initial planning through its closing. Subjects include finances, personnel, programming, publicity, and operations.
Topic:
Art festivals  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Picture postcards
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 91-059
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_collection:sova-sia-fa91-059

Caribbean Festival of Arts - SI-4 (Fundraiser 158b3700)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 3
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e1002

Accounting Record

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 3
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e1013

Caribbean Festival of Arts - PCV (Fundraiser 127DX843)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e1025

Caribbean Festival of Arts - Budget

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 3
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e1036

Box 1

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e187

Caribbean Festival of Arts Audio Visual

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e194

Sample Forms

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e205

Invitation List Caribbean Festival of Arts

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e216

Caribbean Festival of Arts Dispersement of Exhibition

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e227

Caribbean Festival of Arts Concluding Thank Yous

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e239

Caribbean Festival of Arts - Programming General (Preliminary Planning)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e250

1st Dialogue - Carnivals in Culture

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e261

2nd Dialogue - Literature

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e272

3rd Dialogue - Caribbean Women

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e283

4th Dialogue - Politics

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e294

Caribbean Festival of Arts - Opening Night Gala

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e306

Dialogue 12-8

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Center  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-059, Smithsonian Institution, International Center, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa91-059-refidd1e317

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