Biographical File, 1960-1990


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Consists of biographical materials collected by Thomas R. Harney, Science Information Officer in the News Bureau of the Office of Public Affairs, 1969-1976; Writer-Editor at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH),1976-1990; and Public Information Officer, 1990-1994. Materials primarily concern the professional staff of NMNH, including press releases,news clippings, publications, photographs, and notes from interviews conducted by Harney. Also included is a small amount of material concerning staff of other Smithsonian bureaus and offices.


National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Public Information Officer


Harney, Thomas R


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1960
  • 1960-1990


  • Public relations
  • Museums
  • Natural history museums
  • Museums--Public relations


  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Books
  • Color photographs
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color negatives
  • Black-and-white negatives

Local number

SIA RS00031

Physical description

4.5 cu. ft. processed holdings