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Artist Leadership Program: Sheldon Jackson Museum

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-12-16T20:03:43.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_ht38QQCvvn8

Production Records

Topic:
University of the Air (Proposed television program)
Smithsonian Project Discovery (Proposed television program)
Buried Mirror (Proposed television program)
Extent:
18.58 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Illustrations
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Clippings
Video recordings
Date:
circa 1985-1991
Descriptive Entry:
These records primarily document the planning for University of the Air (after 1988 Smithsonian Project Discovery) and The Buried Mirror. Many of the records were created by Elizabeth S. Brownstein, media project development specialist, Office of Telecommunications (OTC). Also included are files of Adrian Malone, production chairman, and Edward W. Bastian, project manager and director for University of the Air. The records include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, prospectus, reports, research information, budgets, illustrations, photographs, scripts, articles, newspaper clippings, audio tape recordings of music, video discs, and marketing information. Also included are information files maintained by OTC on Smithsonian museums, bureaus, staff, and miscellaneous topics.
Historical Note:
In 1986, the Smithsonian Institution began planning two major educational television projects. University of the Air, a joint project of the Smithsonian, WETA Television, and Adrian Malone Productions, proposed to investigate the lives of major twentieth century intellectuals and the basic themes that connected their work. In 1988, the title of the project was changed to Smithsonian Project Discovery. The Buried Mirror was a proposed ten-part television series on the history and culture of Iberia and Latin America to be produced by Malone Gill Productions in association with the Smithsonian. Both projects were terminated because of funding difficulties.
Topic:
Intellectual property  Search this
Documentary television programs  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Television -- Production and direction  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Illustrations
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Clippings
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 594, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 594
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Production Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0594

Production Records

Topic:
Diversity Endangered (Video recording : 1987)
Reel Jungle (Video recording : 1988)
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Brochures
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Videotapes
Date:
circa 1985-1990
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Lee Woodman-Cioffi, Audio-Visual Production Specialist for the Office of Telecommunications (OTC), 1985- . The records pertain to the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC) orientation and interactive touch program; OTC productions, such as "Biodiversity Teleconference," "Diversity Endangered," and "The Reel Jungle;" and development of a Research at the Smithsonian interactive program on "Behind the Scenes Research at the Smithsonian," which did not get funded. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; interactive video, theater, and shooting edit logs; video scripts; design concepts for the VIARC orientation and interactive touch program; budgetary information; personal research notes; blueprints for the Visitor Center; production proposals; preliminary and master tape shot lists for thirty second video segments; color code lists for Betacams; shoot permissions (release forms); and photographs of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI).
Topic:
Interactive multimedia  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Brochures
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-070, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records
Identifier:
Accession 94-070
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Production Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa94-070

Productions

Topic:
Outdoor Sculpture: Preserving the Hirshhorn Museum's Collection (Video recording : 1985)
A Life of Its Own (Documentary film : 1984)
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Videotapes
Date:
1974, 1984-1985
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual materials related to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden that were either created or collected by the Smithsonian Institution, Office of Telecommunications. The materials document the museum and its collections. Materials include original footage, a film transfer, a dub, final productions, and related materials on videotapes and videotape reels.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-011, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 15-011
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-011

Productions

Extent:
22 cu. ft. (22 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Place:
Moon
Universe
Date:
circa 1985-1995
Descriptive Entry:
The Science Media Group (SMG) was founded by Dr. Matthew H. Schneps and Dr. Philip Michael Sadler as an experimental project to explore novel applications of video in the service of science education. In operation at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and the Harvard College Observatory from 1989 to 2013, this accession consists of videotapes and motion picture film of edited programs, camera masters, and supporting materials. The programs focus on classroom teaching and reflect the best practices drawn from research in science teaching and learning. Programs include interviews and on-camera presentations by leaders in the science education reform movement; extensive interviews with students, science and mathematics content experts, and K-12 and information science educators.

Productions document Albert Einstein, bubbles, congresses and conventions, science education, the moon, and the universe.

Some materials date from before the SMG was formed. Materials include videotapes, audiotapes, motion picture film, sound recordings, notes, shot logs, images, and cue sheets.
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:
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Science -- Study and teaching  Search this
Bubbles  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-120, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Science Media Group, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 16-120
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-120

Audiovisual Records

Extent:
29 cu. ft. (27 record storage boxes) (4 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Electronic records
Compact discs
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Place:
Middle East -- Social conditions
Date:
1995-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audio and visual recordings of Lemelson Center special events, exhibitions, symposia, and general activities used for broadcast. Major programs documented within this collection include "Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize;" "Lewis Latimer: Renaissance Man;" "Reinventing the Wheel: The Continuing Evolution of the Bicycle;" "Crossroads: Historical Perspectives on Topics Related to September 11;" "Invention at Play;" "Inventing for the Environment;" "The Inventor and the Innovative Society;" "The Colors of Invention: An Exploration of Color, Technology, and Culture;" "Cultures of Innovation;" "Sound, Light, Edison! Celebrating 150 Years of Invention;" "She's Got It! Women Inventors and Their Inspirations;" "Mind's Eye, Mind's Invention: Chuck Hoberman's Unfolding Structures and the Math Behind Them;" "Electric Guitar: Its Makers and Its Players;" "The Copenhagen Interpretation: Science and History on Stage;" and "From Frying Pan to Flying V: The Rise of the Electric Guitar." Materials include participant releases, color photographs and transparencies, audio and video recordings, transcripts, agendas, flyers, and program brochures. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Workshops (Adult education)  Search this
Conference proceedings  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Nobel prizes  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001  Search this
Terrorism -- Psychological aspects  Search this
Islam  Search this
Flags -- United States  Search this
Epidemics  Search this
Inventions -- United States -- History  Search this
Technological innovations  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Electric guitar  Search this
Color  Search this
Women inventors  Search this
Racial profiling in law enforcement  Search this
Quantum theory  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Electronic records
Compact discs
Color transparencies
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-092, Lemelson Center, Audiovisual Records
Identifier:
Accession 16-092
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Audiovisual Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa16-092

Productions

Topic:
Workers and Managers (Video recording : 1993)
Beyond Category: The Music of Duke Ellington (Video recording)
Jazz Age in Paris: 1914-1940 (Video recording : 1998)
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Date:
circa 1988-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of videos and audio tours to accompany traveling exhibitions developed by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. Materials include videotapes, audiotapes, and magnetic tape. Many of the materials are masters. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restrictions:
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.
Topic:
Traveling exhibitions  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-211, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 14-211
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-211

Productions

Topic:
Maine Coast (Documentary film : 1995)
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Place:
Maine
Date:
1993-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of original footage recorded for the exhibition video "Maine Coast." The video was part of "Exploring Marine Ecosystems" at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). The video was produced by Karen Loveland in 1995 and featured the research of Walter H. Adey, Curator/Research Scientist, NMNH, Department of Botany, and the NMNH, Marine Systems Laboratory. Materials include videotapes.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Marine ecology  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-193, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 14-193
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-193

Productions

Topic:
Sense of Discovery, The National Collection of Fine Arts (Motion picture : 1980)
Latino Voices: Artists and Community (Videotape : 1996)
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Videotapes
Date:
circa 1981-1996
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual materials related to the National Museum of American Art and its predecessor, the National Collection of Fine Arts, that were either created or collected by the Smithsonian Institution, Office of Telecommunications. The materials document the museum and its staff, collections, exhibitions, and projects. Some materials document the Renwick Gallery which was administered by the National Museum of American Art. Materials include masters, original footage, final productions, and related materials on magnetic tape, film, and videotape.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-008, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 15-008
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-008

Productions

Topic:
First Ladies (Video recording : 1989)
Smithsonian video collection
Creatures Great and Small (Video recording : 1989)
Gems and Minerals: The Ultimate Rock Video (Video recording : 1989)
National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo (Video recording : 1989)
Flying Machines (Video recording : 1989)
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Date:
circa 1989-1996
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual materials associated with the Smithsonian Video Collection. The Smithsonian Video Collection was a joint venture with Eastman Kodak Company to provide videos featuring Smithsonian Institution collections and research to the general public. A total of six one-hour programs (only five are represented in this accession) were produced in 1989. "First Ladies" documents the First Ladies of the White House and their unique roles as well as the National Museum of American History's collection of First Ladies' gowns, accessories, and furnishings. "Gems and Minerals: The Ultimate Rock Video" features the gems and minerals collection at the National Museum of Natural History. "National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo" provides a tour of the National Zoological Park and its Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia and visits experts who lead the fight to save species from extinction. "Creatures Great and Small" features dinosaurs and insects and is composed of new footage as well as footage from older films. "Flying Machines" documents the history of flight and features the National Air and Space Museum. Materials include a master, a protection master, several dub masters, and other videotapes.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Dinosaurs  Search this
Gems  Search this
Insects  Search this
Minerals  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Presidents' spouses -- United States  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Flight -- History  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-006, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 15-006
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-006

Productions

Topic:
300 Years of American Papermaking (Video recording : 1990)
Field to Factory: The Urban North (Video recording : 1987)
Cylinder Press (Video recording : 1996)
Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860 (Video recording : 1987)
Testing Materials (Video recording : 1988)
Science in American Life (Video recording : c. 1992)
Towboats (Documentary film : 1989)
John Bull: The World's Oldest Operable Locomotive (Documentary film : 1981)
Thomas A. Edison and his Amazing Invention Factory (Motion picture : 1979)
Extent:
5.14 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (3 film boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Date:
circa 1979-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of films and videos for exhibitions at the National Museum of American History. Some materials may be footage of an exhibition or public program. In a few cases, neither the title of the video nor the exhibition is known. Materials include videotapes, film, magnetic tape, and audiotapes. Some materials are in electronic format. Smithsonian Productions was previously known as Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, 1996-1998, and the Office of Telecommunications, 1976-1996.
Restrictions:
Special restrictions on use of these materials may apply. Viewing copies are not currently available, but can be made for a fee, Transferring office; 4/10/2002 memorandum, Peters to SIA; Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-205, Smithsonian Productions., Productions
Identifier:
Accession 14-205
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-205

Productions

Topic:
Lewis and Clark: On the Lolo Trail (Video recording : 1999)
Search for the Giant Squid (Video recording : 1999)
Under the Volcano: A Remote Sensing Expedition (Video recording : 1999)
Extent:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Videotapes
Date:
1996-2000 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual materials documenting videos produced by the National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education. Videos were primarily created for exhibitions or for use in the classroom and include, "Lewis and Clark: On the Lolo Trail;" "Search for the Giant Squid;" "Under the Volcano: A Remote Sensing Expedition;" several electronic field trips; video projections; kiosk installations; and other video. Materials include final productions as well as camera footage for some productions and an intellectual property agreement for "Search for the Giant Squid." Videotape formats include VHS, Digital S, Betacam SP, 3/4" U-matic, and Hi-8 as well as several types of computer disks.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Documentary videos  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museums -- Education aspects  Search this
Distance education  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Compact discs
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-014, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 11-014
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-014

IMAX Productions

Topic:
To Fly! (Motion picture : 1976)
The Dream is Alive (Motion picture : 1985)
Flyers (Motion picture : 1982)
Extent:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videodiscs
Place:
Outer space
Date:
1990-1991
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of laserdisc versions of films produced for the National Air and Space Museum. The laserdisc versions were created by Lumivision Corporation from existing IMAX Corporation films. "To Fly!" celebrates the fulfillment of man's ancient dream of flight, chronicling man's successful attempt to overcome time and distance by conquering the sky. The original film was released in 1976 and presented by Conoco Inc. "The Dream is Alive" was the first large-format film to be shot on location in space and includes footage taken by astronauts on several space shuttle missions. The original film was released in 1985 and was funded by the Lockheed Corporation. "Flyers" tells the story of the coming of age of an inexperienced stunt pilot. The original film was released 1982 and presented by Conoco Inc.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Astronauts  Search this
Space shuttles  Search this
Stunt flying  Search this
Airplanes -- Piloting  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Aeronautical museums  Search this
Astronautical museums  Search this
Flight in motion pictures  Search this
Aeronautics -- History  Search this
Astronautics -- History  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videodiscs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-155, National Air and Space Museum, IMAX Productions
Identifier:
Accession 09-155
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IMAX Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-155

Production Records

Topic:
Uptown Blues (Video recording : 1993)
Downhome Blues (Video recording : 1993)
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
circa 1993
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the production of the compact disc-interactives (CD-I), "Downhome Blues" and "Uptown Blues." These titles, produced in cooperation with Philips Interactive Media of America, were part of the commercial CD-I series, "Treasures of Smithsonian." "Downhome Blues" and "Uptown Blues" featured rural and urban blues musicians respectively and were marketed beginning in FY 1994. Materials include source logs, editing logs, storyboards, and background materials.
Topic:
Blues musicians  Search this
CD-I technology  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-044, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records
Identifier:
Accession 09-044
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Production Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-044

Productions

Topic:
National Zoo : The Zoo Behind the Zoo (Video recording : 1989)
Smithsonian video collection
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Place:
Front Royal (Va.)
Date:
1989-1991
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo." This production was part of the Smithsonian Video Collection, a joint venture with Eastman Kodak Company to provide videos featuring Smithsonian Institution collections and research to the general public. A total of six one-hour programs were produced in 1989. "National Zoo: The Zoo Behind the Zoo" provides a tour of the National Zoological Park and its Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia and visits experts who lead the fight to save species from extinction. Materials include camera originals, rough cuts, dubs, and music on a variety of videotape formats.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Zoo animals  Search this
Zoos  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-041, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 09-041
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-041

Productions

Topic:
Smithsonian world
American Dream at Groton (Television program : 1988)
American Pie (Television program : 1986)
A Certain Age (Television program : 1991)
Crossing the Distance (Television program : 1984)
Designs for Living (Television program : 1984)
Desk in the Jungle (Television program : 1985)
Doors of Perception (Television program : 1991)
The Elephant on the Hill (Television program : 1991)
Filling in the Blanks (Television program : 1984)
From Information to Wisdom (Television program : 1991)
Gender: The Enduring Paradox (Television program : 1991)
Heroes and the Test of Time (Television program : 1985)
Islam (Television program : 1987)
The Last Flower (Television program : 1984)
The Living Smithsonian (Television program : 1988)
A Moveable Feast (Television program : 1990)
Nigerian Art - Kindred Spirits (Television program : 1990)
On the Shoulders of Giants (Television program : 1986)
The Promise of the Land (Television program : 1987)
The Quantum Universe (Television program : 1990)
Selling the Dream (Television program : 1991)
Speaking Without Words (Television program : 1984)
Tales of Human Dawn (Television program : 1990)
Time and Light (Television program : 1984)
A Usable Past (Television program : 1984)
The Vever Affair (Television program : 1989)
Voices of Latin America (Television program : 1987)
The Way We Wear (Television program : 1988)
Web of Life (Television program : 1989)
Where None Has Gone Before (Television program : 1985)
The Wyeths: A Father and His Family (Television program : 1986)
Zoo (Television program : 1990)
Extent:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Date:
1984-1991, 1995-1998, 2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of videotapes created during the production of "Smithsonian World," an educational television series that explored people, ideas, and events that shape world culture, blending art, science, history, and the humanities to create an exciting harmony among disciplines. The production was narrated by historian David G. McCullough and co-produced by WETA-TV for broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service.

The series consisted of 6 seasons, each with 5-7 episodes. Each episode ran approximately 1 hour. Season 1 (1984-1985) episodes include "Time and Light;" "Crossing the Distance;" "Speaking Without Words;" "Designs for Living;" "Filling in the Blanks;" "The Last Flower;" and "Desk in the Jungle." Season 2 (1985-1986) episodes include "Heroes and the Test of Time;" "A Usable Past;" "Where None Has Gone Before;" "On the Shoulders of Giants;" and "American Pie." Season 3 (1986-1987) episodes include "The Wyeths: A Father and His Family;" "Voices of Latin America;" "The Elephant on the Hill;" "The Promise of the Land;" and "Islam." Season 4 (1988-1989) episodes include "The Living Smithsonian;" "American Dream at Groton;" "The Way We Wear;" "Web of Life;" and "The Vever Affair." Season 5 (1990) episodes include "Zoo;" "A Moveable Feast;" "Tales of the Human Dawn;" Nigerian Art - Kindred Spirits;" and "The Quantum Universe." Season 6 (1991) episodes include "Gender: The Enduring Paradox;" "Selling the Dream;" "From Information to Wisdom;" "A Certain Age;" and "Doors of Perception."

Materials include camera footage, film transfers, dubs, PAL dubs, credits, final productions, and promotions. There are a wide variety of videotape formats including 3/4" U-matic, VHS, Betacam SP, and Betacam. Also included in this accession is an interview with Arthur M. Sackler done by Smithsonian World staff on 3/4" U-matic videotape. Reference copies for some episodes are available.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Television in education  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Humanities -- Study and teaching  Search this
History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Science -- Study and teaching  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Television -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-081, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 08-081
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa08-081

Production Records

Topic:
Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition (Motion picture : 1976)
Museums and Community (Video recording : 1988)
Starfish (Documentary film : 1970)
Ode to the Pinniped (Motion picture : 1974)
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
circa 1968-1982
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the production of films and videos including "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition;" "Museums and Community;" "Starfish;" and "Ode to the Pinniped." Records also document the production staff and their travel as well as Smithsonian Institution buildings and collections. Materials primarily include production stills in the form of slides, transparencies, prints, contact sheets, and negatives. Materials also include story boards, film prints, subject logs, and exhibition opening images for "Celebrating a Century;" images of staff and events taken during shooting trips; images of Smithsonian Institution buildings and collections; and general financial records for the unit.
Topic:
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-047, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records
Identifier:
Accession 08-047
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Production Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa08-047

Production Records

Topic:
Yesterday's Tomorrows: Visions of the Future on Film (Video recording : 1984)
Quadrangle (Documentary film : c. 1984)
Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands (Motion picture : 1989)
Enter Life (Motion picture : 1986)
Big Cats and How They Came to Be (Motion picture : 1976)
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Date:
1984-1992
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records documenting the production and distribution of the motion pictures "Yesterday's Tomorrows: Visions of the Future on Film;" "Quadrangle;" "Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands;" "Enter Life;" and "Big Cats and How They Came to Be." Contracts include agreements with Pyramid Films, inc. regarding films animated by Faith Hubley and with Discovery Channel regarding distribution as well as limitations on the use of footage with Robert Redford. Materials include contracts, transcripts, concept statements, camera logs, correspondence, storage information, press releases, financial information, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Intellectual property  Search this
Contracts  Search this
Motion pictures -- Distribution  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Floppy disks
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-085, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records
Identifier:
Accession 07-085
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Production Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-085

Marketing and Distribution Records

Topic:
Magnificent Whales (Video recording)
Inside Hawaiian Volcanoes (Video recording)
Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden (Video recording)
Dreams of Flight (Video recording)
The Smithsonian Guide to Historic America (Video recording)
Smithsonian world
Smithsonian video collection
Eastern Europe, breaking with the past
Penguin World (Video recording)
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1989-1997
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records which document the contracts Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions had with various vendors in marketing and selling various Smithsonian video productions. Among the various videos included are "Magnificent Whales," "Inside Hawaiian Volcanoes," "Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden," "Dreams of Flight," "The Smithsonian Guide to Historic America," "Smithsonian World," "Smithsonian Video Collection," "Eastern Europe: Breaking with the Past," and "Penguin World." Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions staff represented in these records include Andrew B. Ferguson, Theresa H. Antoine, Mark Green, and Felix C. Lowe. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, contracts, purchase orders, and invoices.
Topic:
Contracts  Search this
Educational videos  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Nature videos  Search this
Intellectual property  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-036, Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions, Marketing and Distribution Records
Identifier:
Accession 07-036
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Marketing and Distribution Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa07-036

Productions

Topic:
Museum accessibility for the visually impaired visitor (Video recording)
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Date:
1981, 1991
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of videos documenting accessibility training for Smithsonian Institution staff. "Museum Accessibility for the Visually Impaired Visitor," completed in 1981, was used as a staff training video. Other materials in this accession are videotapes of staff accessibility training seminars. Materials include a dub and a final production of "Museum Accessibility for the Visually Impaired" and original footage of training seminars.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Museums -- Employees  Search this
Employees -- Training of  Search this
Seminars  Search this
Instructional videos  Search this
Museums and people with disabilities  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-212, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 06-212
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-212

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