Correspondence, 1972-1995

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Consists of records documenting the Assistant Secretary for Museums' role as a liaison with foreign governments and institutions, and general interactions within and outside of the Smithsonian Institution during the tenure of Tom L. Freudenheim, 1985-1991. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence. Records dated prior to 1985 were created by Paul N. Perrot, Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs, 1972-1983; and William N. Richards, Jr., 1983-1986.


  • Freudenheim, Tom L
  • Perrot, Paul N
  • Richards, William N. Jr
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Museums
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs


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


  • 1972
  • 1972-1988
  • 1972-1995

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


  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration



Local number

SIA RS00573

Physical description

  • 2.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 7 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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