Agency history, 1978-1980

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Subject

  • Schlebecker, John T
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Extractive Industries
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Photographic History
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Textiles
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Transportation
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Department of Science and Technology
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.)

Category

Agency History

Notes

  • 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
  • Smithsonian Year, 1978-1980
  • The Department of the History of Technology was created in 1978 from the Department of Science and Technology. The Department consisted of Divisions of Extractive Industries, Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Photographic History, Textiles, and Transportation. Its chairman was John T. Schlebecker. In 1980 the National Museum of American History was created, and the Department was merged into a new Department of the History of Science and Technology at that time.
  • 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

Date

  • 1978
  • 1978-1980

Topic

  • Technology
  • Historical museums
  • History
  • Technology--History

Form/Genre

Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00255

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