Agency history, 1968-1995

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Creator

Smithsonian Institution Assistant Provost for Educational and Cultural Programs

Subject

  • Warner, William W
  • Early, James Counts
  • Euell, Julian
  • Seitel, Peter 1942-
  • Rinzler, Ralph
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service
  • Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Public Service

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 Annals, 1991-1994
  • Smithsonian Directory, 1985-1990
  • The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service was established in 1968 to administer those Smithsonian offices not responsible to the Assistant Secretaries for Science or History and Art. The position was renamed the Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service in 1992, though without much change in scope. The Office was placed under the Office of the Provost and again renamed Assistant Provost for Educational and Cultural Programs in 1994, and closed in 1995 as part of a reorganization.
  • William W. Warner was appointed Assistant Secretary for Public Service (Acting) in 1968 and Assistant Secretary in 1969. Julian T. Euell succeeded Warner in 1972 (Acting) and Assistant Secretary, 1973-1983. Peter Seitel served 1983-1984. Ralph Rinzler succeeded him, serving 1984-1990. James C. Early was Assistant Secretary for Public Service, 1990-1992, Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service, 1992-1994, and Assistant Provost for Educational and Cultural Programs, 1995.

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1968
  • 1968-1994
  • 1968-1995

Topic

  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration

Form/Genre

Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00283