Agency history, 1972-

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  • Kotkin, Amy
  • Austin, Jacqueline
  • Clendening, Prudence
  • Tuceling, Barbara


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.
  • Smithsonian Directory, 1972
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution, 1980-1985
  • A predecessor of the Smithsonian Associates, the Smithsonian National Associates Program, began to offer travel, both domestic and international, to members of the Associates in 1972. These trips were intended to provide educational opportunities in a wide variety of scientific, historical, and artistic fields, and have grown steadily in scope since their inception.
  • From 1972 to 1981 Jacqueline Austin and Barbara Tuceling were Program managers, Austin for domestic travel and Tuceling for foreign travel. Prudence Clendening began planning the domestic travel tours in 1982 while Tuceling continued with the foreign ones. In 1994 Tuceling became Deputy Director of the Associates. Amy Kotkin served as Project Manager for Study Tours and Seminars, 1997- .
  • For a history of the larger creating unit, refer to "Forms part of " above.

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1972
  • 1972-


  • Education
  • Tours
  • Membership
  • Museums
  • Associations, institutions, etc
  • Associations, institutions, etc--Membership
  • Museums--Educational aspects


Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00221

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