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Royal Bas-Reliefs of Abomey Conservation Project records, 1845-2000 and undated (bulk 1994-1997)

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Guide to the Royal Bas-Reliefs of Abomey Conservation Project Records, 1845-2000 and undated (bulk 1994-1997)
Series IV. History Told on Walls video production, 1994-1998 and undated 8.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
The materials, dating 1994-1997, comprise audiovisual recordings and production records about the Getty Conservation Institute's video production History Told on Walls, which documents the Abomey bas-relief conservation field project. The materials include project proposals and outlines, correspondence, budgets, filming permissions, and scripts. The audiovisual materials include raw video footage of scenes used in the final production, as well as final video production in French and English. Raw video footage may also include scenes that do not appear in the final edit. Audiovisual formats include Betacam, Hi8mm, VHS, analog audiocassette, and DVD.
Arrangement note
Material is intellectually arranged with documentation of the project first, followed by a description of the audiovisual material.
With the exception of materials that have been marked restricted or confidential, the records described in accession 2013.IA.28 are available for use by qualified researchers.
Original recordings are restricted. Use copies do not exist for all audio or video recordings in this collection. The production of use copies is required before access can be granted and may add a delay to research requests. Advanced notice is required for the production of use copies.
Project documentation
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2013.IA.28-27 Initial proposal and outline, circa 1995
2013.IA.28-27 History Told on Walls script, 1997
2013.IA.28-27 Script outline, undated
2013.IA.28-27 History Told on Walls report, undated
2013.IA.28-27 Correspondence, 1994-1997
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2013.IA.28-28 Film budget, 1995
RESTRICTED.
2013.IA.28-28 Stephen Rickerby letter of agreement, 1996
RESTRICTED.
2013.IA.28-28 Filming permissions, 1994
RESTRICTED.
Audiovisual material and transcript
Original recordings are restricted. Use copies do not exist for all audio or video recordings in this collection. The production of use copies is required before access can be granted and may add a delay to research requests. Advanced notice is required for the production of use copies.
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2013.IA.28-32 Benin raw video footage, 1994 (set of 9 VHS tapes)
2013.IA.28-32 Video footage of images from Abomey, 1995 (set of 2 VHS tapes)
Box
2013.IA.28-46 Dance and Music from Benin, 1998 (1 VHS tape, NTSC)
Benin II raw video footage: (set of 21 VHS tapes)
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2013.IA.28-33 Benin II, 1996 (13 VHS tapes)
Box
2013.IA.28-34 Benin II, undated (8 VHS tapes)
History Told on Walls raw video footage: (set of 67 tapes)
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2013.IA.28-35 History Told on Walls raw video footage, 1995 (14 Betacam tapes: 3.75 inches x 6 inches; numbered 1A through 9A, and 1C through 5C)
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2013.IA.28-36 History Told on Walls raw video footage, 1995 (14 Betacam tapes: 3.75 inches x 6 inches; numbered 6C through 19C)
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2013.IA.28-37 History Told on Walls raw video footage, 1995 (14 Betacam tapes: 3.75 inches x 6 inches; numbered 20C through 34C)
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2013.IA.28-38 History Told on Walls raw video footage, 1995 (14 Betacam tapes: 3.75 inches x 6 inches; numbered 35C through 45C)
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2013.IA.28-39 History Told on Walls raw video footage, 1995 (11 Betacam tapes: 3.75 inches x 6 inches; numbered 46C through 56C)
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2013.IA.28-44 Audio interview with King Agoli Agbo, undated (1 analog audiocassette tape)
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2013.IA.28-27 Transcript of interview with King Agoli Agbo, 1996
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2013.IA.28-40 History Told on Walls first draft, undated (1 VHS tape)
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2013.IA.28-30 History Told on Walls: conservation of the bas-reliefs of Abomey (Benin promotional video), undated (VHS tape: 2 copies)
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2013.IA.28-40 History Told on Walls, 1996-1997 (1 VHS PAL conversion master; 3 NTSC VHS copies; 4 VHS SECAM V copies; 1 PAL DVD copy; 1 NTSC DVD copy)
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2013.IA.28-42 History Told on Walls, undated (3 Betacam NTSC 3/4" U-matic copies; 1 Betacam PAL conversion master; 1 SECAM V conversion master)
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2013.IA.28-41 L'histoire racontée sur les murs, 1997 (3 PAL VHS copies; 4 NTSC VHS copies; 1 PAL DVD copy)
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2013.IA.28-42 L'histoire racontée sur les murs, undated (1 Betacam PAL conversion master)
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2013.IA.28-43 L'histoire racontée sur les murs, undated (2 Betacam 3/4" U-matic copy; 2 Betacam QCED copies)
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2013.IA.28-41 The Getty Conservation Institute: the bas-reliefs project in Abomey, Benin (select tape, work in progress), undated (3 VHS copies)


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