Productions,
1988-1996, 1999-2001

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 02-119
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1988-1996, 1999-2001
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of film, videotapes, and audio elements documenting Smithsonian orientation productions for the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC). The first production, titled "The Smithsonian Institution," was completed in 1984 and was updated in 1989. The production was redone in the early 1990s and released as "Guide to the Smithsonian" in 1994 with Ira Michael Heyman, Secretary, narrating. A 2001 version featured Lawrence M. Small, Secretary, as narrator. Materials consist of 16 mm film, 1/4" audiotapes, 1" magnetic audio tapes, 1/4" videotapes, Betacam tapes, and 3/4" U-matics. Also includes VIARC camera reports and logs.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-119, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Access Restriction
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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Heyman, Ira Michael, 1930- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Small, Lawrence M. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guide to the Smithsonian (Documentary film) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution (Documentary film) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Information services -- User education Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interactive video Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum buildings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Motion pictures (visual works) Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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