Exhibition Records, 1972-1984

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Consists of records documenting the activities of the Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs regarding exhibitions held during the tenure of Paul N. Perrot, Assistant Secretary, 1972-1983; and William N. Richards, Jr., Acting Assistant Secretary, 1983-1986. Exhibitions of special interest included: "Drugs: A Special Exhibition" (1972) and "1876: A Centennial Exhibition" (1976). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, notes, scripts, brochures, budgets, and calendars of events.


  • Perrot, Paul N
  • Richards, William N. Jr
  • 1876: A Centennial Exhibition (1976: Washington, D.C.)
  • Drugs: A Special Exhibition (1972: Washington, D.C.)


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1972
  • 1972-1984


  • Budget process
  • Exhibitions
  • Budget


  • Brochures
  • Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00723

Physical description

6 cu. ft. processed holdings

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