Product and Contract Records,
1978-2006

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 07-038
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Business Ventures, Product Development and Licensing
Dates:
1978-2006
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
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, royalty files, product samples, and catalogs.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-038, Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Business Ventures, Product Development and Licensing, Product and Contract Records
Use Restriction
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-01-2022; Transferring office; 08/16/1994 memorandum, Johnstone to Watson; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Contracts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
License agreements Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Licensed products Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New products Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Product management Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pamphlets Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
Contact us at osiaref@si.edu