Product and Contract Records,
1985-2008

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 09-079
Creators:
Smithsonian Business Ventures. Product Development and Licensing
Dates:
1985-2008
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
6 cu. ft. (6 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 Smithsonian Institution through the licensing and development of products related to collections within the Smithsonian museums. Some of these products include greeting cards, quilts, educational toys, books, home furnishings, and posters. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, color photographs, contracts, royalty files, and proofs. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-079, 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 Enterprises, must first receive permission, in writing, from the Director of Product Development and Licensing, until Jan-01-2024; 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
Smithsonian Institution Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Product management Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
License agreements Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contracts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New products Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Licensed products Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Compact discs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electronic records Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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