Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 549
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Photographs of Smithsonian Staff and Subjects, circa 1968-1983
From 1977 until 1984, the Office of Public Affairs (OPA) reported to the Office of the Coordinator of Public Information. Carl W. Larsen served as director of OPA, 1972-1978, before becoming a special assistant in the Office of the Coordinator. Late in 1978 Alvin Rosenfeld became acting director of OPA and, in 1979, director.
This record unit consists of a small group of photographs collected by the Office of Public Affairs for its various publications. It includes Smithsonian staff as well as a small number of photographs of Smithsonian buildings or their construction, exhibits, events, and important visitors.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Larsen, Carl W.
- Rosenfeld, Alvin
- Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Coordinator of Public Information
- Smithsonian Institution -- Administration
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 549, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs, Photographs of Smithsonian Staff and Subjects