Agency history, 1968-1972

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  • Finn, Bernard S. 1932-
  • Reingold, Nathan 1927-


Agency History


  • This is an agency history. It does not describe actual records. The Smithsonian Institution Archives uses these histories as brief accounts of the origin, development, and functions of an office or administrative unit to set that unit in its historical context. To find information on record holdings, please double-click the highlighted field "Creator/Author", which will open on a brief view of relevant records.
  • Guide to the Smithsonian Archives, 1996
  • In 1968 a Steering Committee for the History of Science and Technology was organized in the Museum of History and Technology (MHT). MHT was renamed the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) in 1969. Nathan Reingold and Bernard S. Finn served as Chairmen. The Committee reviewed and approved appointments of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to research programs in science and technology at the Museum. It also sponsored history of science and technology lectures, symposia, and colloquia at the Museum.
  • For a history of the larger creating unit, refer to "Forms part of above."

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


  • 1968
  • 1968-1972


  • Technology
  • Science
  • History
  • Technology--History
  • Science--History


Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00143

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