Marketing and Publicity Files,
1987-2015

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 16-173
Creators:
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings
Dates:
1987-2015
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
13 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (2 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records documenting the marketing and publicity of recordings produced by Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, part of the Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. The majority of the records were created by Brenda Dunlap, Marketing Director, 1994-2001, and Richard Burgess, Marketing Director, 2001-2014, and Associate Director of Business Strategies, 2014-2015.
Major projects documented within this accession include the "Anthology of American Folk Music;" "The Mississippi: River of Song;" "Best of Broadside;" "Jazz: The Smithsonian Collection;" "cELLAbration: A Tribute to Ella Jenkins;" and Smithsonian Global Sound. Exhibits documented within the accession include "Seeing Jazz;" "Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Cultures in the Americas;" "Wade in the Water: African-American Sacred Music Traditions;" "This Land is Your Land: The Life and Legacy of Woody Guthrie;" "Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South;" and "We Shall Overcome: Photographs from America's Civil Rights Era."
Materials include correspondence; memoranda; notes; press kits and releases; posters; brochures; catalogs; media reports; images; promotional materials and artifacts; manuals; clippings; meeting agendas; videotapes, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-173, Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, Marketing and Publicity Files
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2031; Transferring office; 05/04/2016 Memorandum, Milhoan to Horgan/Adams; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Burgess, Richard James Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dunlap, Brenda Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967. Asch recordings Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Smithsonian Global Sound. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wade in the Water: African-American Sacred Music Traditions (Traveling exhibition) (1996-2003) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South (Traveling exhibition) (1993-1996) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seeing Jazz (Traveling exhibition) (1997-1999) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
We Shall Overcome: Photographs from the American Civil Rights Era (Traveling exhibition) (1998-2004) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
This Land is Your Land: The Life and Legacy of Woody Guthrie (Traveling exhibition) (circa 1998) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Cultures in the Americas (Traveling exhibition) (1999-2005) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Mississippi: River of Song (Television program : 1999) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
cELLAbration! A Tribute to Ella Jenkins (Sound recording : 2004) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anthology of American Folk Music (Sound recording : 1997) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz: The Smithsonian Collection (Sound recording : 2011) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Best of Broadside (Sound recording : 2000) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folk music Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marketing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jazz Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Publicity Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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