Production Records,
1972-2002

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 02-117
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1972-2002
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records document film, television, and radio production activities at Smithsonian Productions, with earlier material dating from when the office was known as Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions and the Office of Telecommunications (OTC), respectively. The records include correspondence and memoranda of Nazaret Cherkezian, Director; Paul S. Johnson, Director; Karen Loveland, Director of Special Projects; Denise Freeland, Marketing and Promotion Specialist; and Elizabeth Smith Brownstein, Media Project Development Specialist. Also includes production proposals, scripts, and publications; meeting minutes; program reports; budget summaries; donor, grant, and contractual information; interview transcripts; subject files; and conference information. Some of the productions documented in these records include "Here at the Smithsonian," "American Picture Palaces," "Spirits of the Present: The Legacy from Native America," and "Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was."

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-117, Smithsonian Productions, Production Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cherkezian, Nazaret Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Johnson, Paul B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Loveland, Karen Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Freeland, Denise Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brownstein, Elizabeth Smith, 1930- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Press/Smithsonian Productions Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Here at the Smithsonian (Television program) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Picture Palaces (Motion picture : 1983) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spirits of the Present: The Legacy from Native America (Radio program : 1992) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was (Radio program : 1995) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian World (Television program : 1984-1991) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Radio -- Production and direction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Television -- Production and direction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Motion pictures -- Production and direction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Documentary films Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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