Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 09-077
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1989-2001
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of videotapes and audio elements documenting Smithsonian Institution orientation productions for the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC) created by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor, the Office of Telecommunications. 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 replaced Heyman with Lawrence M. Small, Secretary, as narrator. Materials consist of 1" magnetic audio tapes, Betacam tapes, VHS, D-2, Digital8, digital audio tape, and 3/4" U-matics. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-077, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Access Restriction
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Keywords
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Heyman, Ira Michael, 1930-2011 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Small, Lawrence M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guide to the Smithsonian (Documentary film) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution (Documentary film) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interactive video Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Information services -- User education Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Educational aspects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Public relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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