Metrication Records, 1975-1987

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Consists of records documenting the Smithsonian Institution's participation in the study of the status of metrication both within the Institution and nationally. John F. Jameson served as the Institutions representative in this effort. He worked in cooperation with the following committees: the Interagency Committee on Metric Policy; the United States Metric Board; and the Metrication Operating Committee. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; questionnaires; meeting minutes; metrication reports; summary reports; state and regional status reports; and studies.


  • Jameson, John F
  • United States Interagency Committee on Metric Policy
  • United States Metrication Operating Committee
  • United States Metric Board
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Administration


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


  • 1975
  • 1975-1987

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


Metric system



Local number

SIA RS00591

Physical description

1 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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