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Oral history interviews with Robert McCormick Adams, 1984

Oral history interviews with Robert McCormick Adams, 1984
Robert McCormick Adams (1926- ) served as the ninth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1984 to 1994. Adams received the bachelors of philosophy from University of Chicago in 1947, the masters in 1952 and the Ph.D. in 1956. Adams' research focused on field studies in the history of irrigation and urban settlement, primarily in the Middle East. He served on the faculty of the University of Chicago and Oriental Institute from 1955 to 1984, serving as director of the Oriental Institute from 1962 to 1968
These interviews of Adams, conducted by Pamela M. Henson, cover his education and research prior to his being named Secretary of the Smithsonian in 1984
Archaeology, Anthropology
Adams, Robert McC (Robert McCormick) 1926-, University of Chicago Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
Interviews, Collection descriptions, Audiotapes, Oral history
Local Number:
SIA RU009602
Physical Description:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies)
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