Mount Graham Records, 1985-1990

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Consists of records concerning Mount Graham, a 10,700 foot mountain in the Pinaleno Mountains of southeastern Arizona documenting the activities of the office during the tenure of Robert S. Hoffmann, Assistant Secretary for Research, 1988-1994. Files include documentation about ecosystems, long-term scientific research programs, controversy surrounding the construction of telescopes, and the possible extinction of the Mount Graham Red Squirrel. Materials include workshop materials, agendas, minutes, notes, and related correspondence. Records prior to 1988 were created by Hoffmann during his tenure as Director, National Museum of Natural History, 1985-1988.


  • Hoffman, Robert S
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Research
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Office of the Director


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


  • 1985
  • 1985-1990

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


  • Telescopes
  • Tamiasciurus


  • Graham, Mount (Ariz.)
  • Pinaleno Mountains (Ariz.)



Local number

SIA RS00753

Physical description

1 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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