Annual Reports, 1956-1978

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Summary

Consists of annual reports prepared by curators and administrators from the National Museum of History and Technology and submitted to Directors Frank A. Taylor, 1958-1964; John Canfield Ewers, 1964-1965; Robert P. Multhauf, 1966-1968; Daniel J. Boorstin, 1969-1973; and Brooke Hindle, 1974-1978. Materials predating 1958 partially document the administration of Remington Kellogg as Director of the United States National Museum, 1948-1962. Included in these annual reports are a general discussion prepared by the Office of the Director and curatorial divisions and departments of the year's major events including exhibits, special museum activities, photographs of events and museum objects, bibliographies of curators, and accession data.

Subject

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

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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

Chronologic

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1956
  • 1956-1978

Topic

  • Historical museums
  • Science museums

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color photographs

Local number

SIA RS00338

Physical description

3 cu. ft. processed holdings

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