Administrative Records, 1984-1993

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Consists of records documenting the proceedings of the Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents, Executive Committee during the tenure of Robert McCormick Adams, ninth Secretary of the Institution (1984-1994). The Committee meets ten days prior to the meeting of the full Board of Regents. After January of 1993, the report of the Executive Committee meeting is included in records of the full Board of Regents meeting. This practice was instituted to eliminate the creation and maintenance of duplicate materials for both meetings. Materials include agendas, minutes, reports, background material relating to matters before the Board; notes, clippings, lists of attendees; and brochures.


  • Adams, Robert McC (Robert McCormick) 1926-2018
  • Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1984
  • 1984-1993

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Committees
  • Museum trustees


  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings
  • Brochures

Local number

SIA RS00789

Physical description

3 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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