Special Services Records, 1964-1969

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Consist of memoranda and correspondence pertaining to the various programs carried out by Special Services, National Collection of Fine Arts art collection material, exhibition material, lecture material, budget, reports, staff biographies, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, radio and television material, tour information, and information on the White House Fellows' Seminar. Materials partially document the tenures of Directors Thomas M. Beggs, 1948-1964 and David W. Scott, 1965-1969.


  • Scott, David W. 1916-
  • Beggs, Thomas M


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Organized into subseries: General office files, 1965-1969--exhibition material, 1965-1969--scrapbooks, 1964-1967

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1964
  • 1964-1969


  • Art museums
  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration
  • Museum directors


  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings

Local number

SIA RS00822

Physical description

5.29 cu. ft. processed holdings

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