Administrative Subject Files, 1959-1973

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Summary

Consists of records documenting public relations, fiscal matters, personnel, equipment, procurement, and special projects of Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Records were maintained by Assistant Director Carlton W. Tillinghast, and when his position was known as the Assistant Director (Management). There are smaller amounts of records created by his predecessor, Kenneth H. Drummond, and the Executive Officer, Vaughan Harmon. Materials include appointments, audits, meeting minutes, objectives, reports, proposals, correspondence, Congressional records, scientific papers, circulars, amendments, plans, budget records, and policies.

Subject

  • Tillinghast, Carlton W
  • Harmon, Vaughan
  • Drummond, Kenneth H
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Assistant Director (Management)

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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

Numeric and by subject system established at SAO

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1959
  • 1959-1973

Topic

  • Observatories
  • Astrophysics
  • Research institutes
  • Astronomy

Form/Genre

Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00631

Physical description

6 cu. ft. processed holdings

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