Program and Bureau Reviews, 1979-1988

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Consists of records documenting the review and assessment of programs and bureaus that reported to the Assistant Secretary for Administration during the tenure of John F. Jameson and his deputy, Elizabeth Derbyshire. Derbyshire acted as liaison to bureaus and programs. She compiled background information on activities and for submission to the Secretary's Management Committee for their review. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; reports; organizational charts; statements of goals and objectives; budget projections; personnel statistics; and brochures.


  • Jameson, John F
  • Derbyshire, Elizabeth
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Administration


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1979
  • 1979-1988

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


  • Budget process
  • Budget
  • Museums
  • Evaluation
  • Museums--Administration


  • Brochures
  • Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00592

Physical description

1.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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