Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 01-127
Creators:
Smithsonian Associates, Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1984-1999
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records document events and programs created and sponsored by The Smithsonian Associates (TSA). Both audio and videotapes are contained in the collection. The bulk of the recordings were made by entities other than the Smithsonian, i.e., CBS, NBC affiliates; and the U.S. Information Agency (USIA) for broadcast purposes. A copy was made and forwarded to the TSA, Office of Public Affairs. A brief synopsis of the activities represented in the collection can be found in the Smithsonian Associate magazine. Additionally, Smithsonian Productions made some of the audiotapes for broadcast over Radio Smithsonian.
The events represented in the collection are many and varied including the annual Kite Festival, film festivals, speakers and interviews, and other program highlights.
Materials include audiocassettes and videotapes in the following formats: VHS or 3/4 inch U-Matic.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-127, Smithsonian Associates, Office of Public Affairs, Recordings

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
CBS News Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
NBC News Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States Information Agency Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Resident Associates Program. Kite Festival. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Radio Smithsonian (Radio program) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Publicity Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
Contact us at osiaref@si.edu