Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 511
National Museum of History and Technology. Steering Committee for the History of Science and Technology
Chairmen's Records, circa 1968-1972
In 1968 a Steering Committee for the History of Science and Technology was organized in the Museum of History and Technology (MHT). MHT was renamed the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) in 1969. Nathan Reingold and Bernard S. Finn served as Chairmen. The Committee reviewed and appointed graduate students, postdoctoral associates, and Ph.D. candidates to research programs in science and technology at the Museum. It also sponsored history of science and technology lectures, symposia, and colloquia at the Museum.
These records include correspondence and memoranda of the Chairmen, research appointment contracts, minutes of meetings, budgetary information, and research program announcements.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 511, National Museum of History and Technology. Steering Committee for the History of Science and Technology, Chairmen's Records