Subject Files, 1946, 1998-2015

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This accession consists of records documenting the administration of science museums, programs, and research centers at the Smithsonian Institution during the tenures of David L. Evans, Under Secretary, 2002-2007; Ira Rubinoff, Acting Under Secretary, 2007; Charles Alcock, Acting Under Secretary, 2008-2009; Scott E. Miller, Acting Under Secretary, 2009; Eva J. Pell, Under Secretary, 2010-2014; and W. John Kress, Interim Under Secretary, 2014- . Materials include correspondence, email, reports, books, images, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • O'Connor, J. Dennis
  • Evans, David L. 1945-
  • Pell, Eva J
  • Kress, W. John
  • Rubinoff, Ira
  • Alcock, Charles
  • Miller, Scott E (Scott Everett)


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1946
  • 1946-2015
  • 1946, 1998-2015

Restrictions & Rights

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


  • Museums
  • Science museums
  • Research institutes
  • Museums--Administration


  • Manuscripts
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Books
  • Compact discs
  • Electronic records
  • Electronic mail
  • Clippings

Local number

SIA RS00411

Physical description

12.25 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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