This accession consists of records which document the processes of Product Development and Licensing at Smithsonian Business Ventures. The unit's primary function is to generate revenue for the Institution through the licensing and development of products related to collections within the Smithsonian museums. Some of these products include greeting cards, jewelry, educational toys, books, clothes, magnets, kites, models, and dinnerware. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, clippings, contracts, catalogs, photographs, color negatives, drawings, illustrations, page proofs, compact discs, floppy disks, and product samples.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-001, Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Business Ventures, Product Development and Licensing, Product and Contract Records
Restricted for 15 years. Any requests to access these records during the restriction period, including requests from the staff of Smithsonian Business Ventures, must first receive permission, in writing, from the Director of Product Development and Licensing, until Jan-01-2021; Transferring office; 08/16/1994 memorandum, Johnstone to Watson; Contact reference staff for details.
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