Production Records,
1967-1987, 1991-1992

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 01-203
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1967-1987, 1991-1992
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Karen Loveland, Director of Special Projects for the Office of Telecommunications, documenting the planning, development, and execution of film, video, and television productions for general release, for accompaniment to exhibitions and exhibition halls, for training, and for television spots. Film, video, and television productions for general release include Smithsonian Video Collection; American Picture Palaces; Coral Reefs: How to Make Use of 400 Million Years of Evolution; John Bull; Maine Coast; Leaf Making: Or the Secret Life of Museum Plants; Smithsonian World; Changes: The Story of Evolution and Speciation; Quadrangle; Flue-Cured Tobacco Culture; The Big Cats and How They Came to Be; Indiana Engine Retrieval; Census: Accounting for the Nation; Enter Life; Thomas A. Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories; The Ghosts of Forever; Who Would Have Thought?; The Giant Panda Story; Shells and the Animals Inside; Columbus and His Time; Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila Wa Dimna; and Reunions: Memories of an American Experience.
Films and videos accompanied American Sailor, 1984-1985; Harry S. Truman Centennial: The Berlin Airlift, 1984; Clockwork Universe: German Clocks and Automata, 1550-1650 in 1980; Hall of Dynamic Evolution, beginning in 1979; Hall of Paleontology, beginning in 1982; FDR: The Intimate Presidency, 1982; Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940, beginning in 1987; Festival of American Folklife; Hall of American Maritime Enterprise, beginning in 1978; the Communication Exhibition, beginning in 1977; Hall of Western Civilization, beginning in 1978; and It All Depends: How Man Affects and is Affected by his Natural Environment. Training films and videos include Communication and Security.
Materials include memoranda, correspondence, video proposals, scripts, interview transcripts, production and post-production schedules, computer editing forms, story boards, roll logs, budget summaries and expense reports, orders and requisitions for supplies and services, travel vouchers, invoices, notes, mailing lists for premieres, publications with articles about videos, clippings, press releases, fact sheets, copies of contracts, color and black and white negatives and transparencies of credits, and research materials.
See accession 01-230 for a 16 mm distribution print of the "Mirror of Kings:...".

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-203, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Loveland, Karen Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indiana (Steamboat) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Hall of Dynamic Evolution Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Productions Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Hall of American Maritime Enterprise Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Hall of Western Civilization Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Hall of Paleontology Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of American Maritime Enterprise Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications. Smithsonian Video Collection Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harry S. Truman Centennial: The Berlin Airlift (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clockwork Universe: German Clocks and Automata, 1550-1650 (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Sailor (Exhibition) (1984-1985: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
It All Depends: How Man Affects and is Affected by his Natural Environment (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
FDR: The Intimate Presidency (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940 (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Festival of American Folklife Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coral Reefs: How to Make Use of 400 Million Years of Evolution (Motion picture : c. 1981) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
John Bull: The World's Oldest Operable Locomotive (Documentary film : 1981) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maine Coast (Documentary film : c. 1982) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leaf Making: Or the Secret Life of Museum Plants (Motion picture : c. 1981) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Changes: The Story of Evolution and Speciation (Motion picture : c. 1979) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Quadrangle (Documentary film : c. 1984) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Flue-Cured Tobacco Culture (Documentary film : c. 1983) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Big Cats and How They Came to Be (Motion picture : 1976) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Census: Accounting for the Nation (Motion picture : 1974) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thomas A. Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories (Motion picture : 1979) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ghosts of Forever (Motion picture : c. 1982) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Who Would Have Thought? (Proposed documentary film : 1970) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Giant Panda Story (Motion picture : c. 1974) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shells and the Animals Inside (Motion picture : 1978) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Columbus and His Time (Motion picture : 1976) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mirror of Kings: Tales from Kalila wa-Dimnah (Motion picture : 1982) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tradition in Western Civilization (Documentary film : 1978) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Communication: It's More Than Sound (Motion picture : 1982) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Security (Motion picture : 1981) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Berlin Airlift (Motion picture : 1984) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clockwork Universe (Motion picture : 1980) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Consequences of Cultural Adaptation (Motion picture : c. 1973) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Enter Life (Motion picture : 1986) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
FDR: The Intimate Presidency (Motion picture : 1982) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field to Factory: The Urban North, 1915-1940 (Motion picture : 1987) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Web of Life (Motion picture : 1973) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Full Speed Ahead (Motion picture : 1978) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gilgamesh (Motion picture : 1978) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
City of the Dead (Documentary film : 1978) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peril on the Sea (Motion picture : 1978) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Phone Philm (Motion picture : 1976) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Predator and the Prey (Motion picture : 1973) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sharing a Lifestyle (Motion picture : 1973) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Picture Palaces (Motion picture : 1983) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian World (Television program : 1984-1991) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reunions: Memories of an American Experience (Documentary film : 1979) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian World (Television program) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Man's Use of the Earth (Motion picture : 1973) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings -- Production and direction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Intellectual property Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Documentary television programs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white transparencies Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color negatives Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color transparencies Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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