Production Records,
1979-1991

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 03-022
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1979-1991
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
24 cu. ft. (24 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession includes records documenting the production Smithsonian World, an educational television series that explored people, ideas, and events shaping world culture and blending art, science, history, and the humanities to create a harmony among disciplines. The production was narrated by historian David G. McCullough and co-produced by WETA-TV for broadcast on PBS. Materials include the 1983-1991 memoranda and correspondence of series executive producers Martin Carr, Adrian Malone, and Sandra Wentworth Bradley; meeting minutes; royalties and copyright information; contracts; personal, location, property, and art release forms; budget summaries; acquisition agreements; production scripts, schedules, logs, credits, and reports; bibliographical information; articles and reviews; interview transcripts; promotion press kits, brochures, and postcards; and notes.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-022, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Production Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Bradley, Sandra Wentworth Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McCullough, David G. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Television -- Production and direction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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