Committees, Boards and Councils Records, 1953-1992

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Summary

Consists of files concerning specific committees, boards and councils that establish policies or guidelines for various Museum and Smithsonian activities. Directors during this period included Frank A. Taylor, 1958-1964; John Canfield Ewers, 1964-1965; Robert P. Multhauf, 1966-1968; Daniel J. Boorstin, 1969-1973; Brooke Hindle, 1974-1978; and Roger G. Kennedy, 1979-1992. Materials predating 1958 partially cover the administration of Remington Kellogg as Director of the United States National Museum, 1948-1962.

Creator

National Museum of American History (U.S.) Office of the Director

Subject

  • Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007
  • Multhauf, Robert P
  • Boorstin, Daniel J (Daniel Joseph) 1914-2004
  • Hindle, Brooke
  • Kennedy, Roger G
  • Ewers, John C (John Canfield) 1909-1997
  • Kellogg, Remington 1892-1969
  • United States National Museum

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Alphabetic and unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1953
  • 1953-1992

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details

Topic

  • Historical museums
  • Science museums

Form/Genre

Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00333

Physical description

  • 1.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 7.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings