Audiovisual Records,
1979-1995 and undated

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 96-103
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution., Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1979-1995 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of videotapes and some audiotapes, chiefly Public Service Announcements (PSAs) organized by the Office of Public Affairs, which are duplicate or master copies. The audiotapes are all reel-to-reel, whereas the videotapes vary from VHS to 3/4-inch to Beta.
Included are PSAs with celebrities such as Gregory Peck, Sandy Duncan, Pat Morita, Astronaut Guion Bluford, and Alex Haley. Many PSAs are geared to specific audiences, including Senior Citizens, African Americans, children, the handicapped and the Latino community. Several are in Spanish.
Other videotapes include the announcement of the appointment of Robert McC. Adams as Secretary of the Smithsonian, two tapes of the program Smithsonian World, an interview with Madeleine Jacobs, and "America's Smithsonian" in Los Angeles.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-103, Smithsonian Institution., Office of Public Affairs, Audiovisual Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Adams, Robert McCormick, 1926- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
America's Smithsonian (Traveling exhibition) (1995-1998) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian World (Television program : 1984-1991) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Videotapes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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