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Record Unit 615,  Smithsonian Institution, Special Consultant to the Secretary,  Project Records, 1966-1973

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Special Consultant to the Secretary
Title: Project Records
Dates: 1966-1973
Quantity: 2.8 linear meters.
Collection: Record Unit 615
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that chiefly document the completion of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden's building on the Mall. There are also some materials from Bradley's earlier career.

Historical Note

James C. Bradley served as Undersecretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1971-1972. After his retirement in 1972, Bradley agreed to serve as a Special Consultant to Secretary Ripley in order to assist in the completion of several projects with which he had been involved before his retirement.

Descriptive Entry

These records deal chiefly with the completion of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden's building on the Mall. There are also some materials from Bradley's earlier career.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

Name

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 615, Smithsonian Institution, Special Consultant to the Secretary, Project Records

Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Bradley, James (Who's Who biographical information requests, 1972)

Box 1 of 5

Folder 2 European Trip, 1971

Box 1 of 5

Folder 3 Rockefeller Award, 1966-1969

Box 1 of 5

Folder 4 Smithsonian Research Foundation, 1973

Box 1 of 5

Folder 5 Retirement, 1972

Box 1 of 5

Folders 6-7 Correspondence files, July-September, 1972

Box 1 of 5

Box 2

Correspondence files, October, 1972 - July, 1973

Box 2 of 5

Box 3

Folder 1 Hirshhorn budget, FY 1973 (empty folder)

Box 3 of 5

Folders 2-9 Hirshhorn Museum files, January 1972-March, 1973

Box 3 of 5

Folder 10 Hirshhorn Museum Justification Book, FY 1973

Box 3 of 5

Folder 11 Hirshhorn Statistical and Financial Construction Progress Reports, 1970-1973

Box 3 of 5

Folder 12 "Agreement Between Joseph H. Hirshhorn, The Joseph H Hirshhorn Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution, May 17, 1966

Box 3 of 5

Box 4

Haystack Radio / Radar Telescope Illustrative materials including 3 mounted photographs of antenna, and housings.

Box 4 of 5

Box 5

3 sets of blueprint books

Box 5 of 5