Research Award Proposals, Awards, and Contracts, 1965-1977

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Consists of records documenting the call, submission, review and awarding of research grants and contracts through the office of the Assistant Secretary for Science, during the tenures of Sidney R. Galler, Assistant Secretary for Science, 1965-1971; and David Challinor, Assistant Secretary for Science, 1971-1985. The Assistant Secretaries collaborated with the following individuals to facilitate the administration of the awards and contracts: Elbridge O. Hurlbut, Contracting Officer; and Harry Hyman, Smithsonian Research Award Administrator. Materials include progress reports, bibliographies, proposals, memoranda, correspondence, and curriculum vitae.


  • Challinor, David
  • Hurlbut, Elbridge O
  • Hyman, Harry
  • Galler, Sidney Roland 1920-
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Science
  • Smithsonian Research Awards Program


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  • 1965
  • 1965-1977


  • Research grants
  • Contracts



Local number

SIA RS00764

Physical description

26 cu. ft. processed holdings

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