Agency history, 1988-1990

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Creator

Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for External Affairs Deputy Assistant Secretary for Media

Subject

  • Dierker, Robert A
  • 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.
  • Smithsonian Annals, 1987-1994
  • A Deputy Assistant Secretary for Media Affairs was established within the office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service in 1988. In 1990 the position moved under the Assistant Secretary for External Affairs, titled Deputy Assistant Secretary for Media. The Deputy Assistant Secretary dealt largely with media-related subjects, espcially the visual media. Robert A. Dierker served in the position from 1988-1990 when the position was abolished.
  • 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

  • 1988
  • 1988-1990

Topic

  • Museums
  • Museums--Administration

Form/Genre

Mixed archival materials

Local number

SIA AH00314