Departmental Records, 1972-1986
Consists of records documenting departmental and Smithsonian-wide activities of the Natural Museum of Natural History during the tenures of Directors Richard S. Cowan, 1966- 1973; Porter M. Kier, 1973-1979; James F. Mello, Acting Director,1979; Richard S. Fiske, 1980-1985; James C. Tyler, Acting Director, 1985, 1988; and Robert S. Hoffmann, 1985-1988. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, and reports.
Series Level Description
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
Natural history museums
15.5 cu. ft. processed holdings