Subject Files, 1970-1996

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Summary

Consists of records documenting the administrative activities of the office during the tenure of Tom L. Freudenheim as Assistant Secretary for Museums, 1985-1991, Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities, 1992-1994, and Assistant Provost for the Arts and Humanities, 1995. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, policy statements, collection inventories, reports, exhibition records, development records, loan reports, special exhibition fund records, collections acquisition fund records, budgetary materials, and personnel records. Records dated prior to 1985 were created by Paul N. Perrot, Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs, 1972-1983; and, William N. Richards, Acting Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs, 1983-1986.

Subject

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

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Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

By subject and unarranged

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1970
  • 1970-1996

Restrictions & Rights

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

Topic

  • Museum finance
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration

Form/Genre

  • Brochures
  • Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00577

Physical description

  • 12.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
  • 70.69 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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