• Harris, Elizabeth M
  • Eklund, Jon B
  • Clain-Stefanelli, Elvira E (Elvira Eliza)
  • Wright, Helena 1946-
  • Doty, Richard G
  • Finn, Bernard S. 1932-
  • Forman, Paul
  • Allison, David K. 1950-


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.
  • Division of Information Tecnology and Society, National Museum of American History, 08/31/00
  • Annals of the Smithsonian Institution, 1986-1996
  • The Division of Information Technology and Society was created as part of a reorganization of the National Museum of American History in 1995. The Division dedicates its collections and scholarship to a broader understanding of information technologies and their role in American history.
  • Staff members have included Elizabeth M. Harris, Curator Emeritus, 1994-1999; David K. Allison, Curator, 1995- ; Helena Wright, Curator, 1995- ; Elvira E. Clain-Stefanelli, Curator, 1995- ; Richard G. Doty, Curator, 1995- ; Jon B. Eklund, Curator, 1995- ; Bernard S. Finn, Curator, 1995- ; and Paul Forman, Curator, 1995- .
  • 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


  • 1995
  • 1995-


Information technology


Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00259

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