Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 527
Smithsonian Institution. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research
Subject Files, circa 1979-1990
Until late 1985, the assistant secretary for Research was called the assistant secretary for Science. Ross B. Simons served as program manager in that office, 1976-1987. He was then named deputy assistant secretary for Research and served 1987- .
These records consist of the files of Ross B. Simons through 1989 and document his responsibilities in the science bureaus of the Smithsonian Institution, particularly its environmental programs.
The records include correspondence and memoranda, reports, fellowship information, minutes of meetings, and budget files. Researchers should also consult the records of the assistant secretary for Science and the assistant secretary for Research.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Simons, Ross B.
- Smithsonian Institution -- Administration
- Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
- Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Science
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 527, Smithsonian Institution, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research, Subject Files