SIA Acc. 96-003, Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Research, Mount Graham Records, 1985-1990

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These records consist of files on Mount Graham, a 10,700 foot mountain in the Pinaleno Mountains of southeastern Arizona. These files, under Robert S. Hoffmann, date from 1985-1990 and include workshops, agendas, minutes of meetings, personal notes, and related correspondence. Also included is documentation about ecosystems, long-term scientific research programs, controversy over the construction of telescopes, and the possible extinction of the Mount Graham Red Squirrel. Some materials are in electronic format.


Hoffmann, Robert S


  • Box List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

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


  • 1985
  • 1985-1990

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2006; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details


  • Telescopes
  • Tamiasciurus
  • Eurasian red squirrel


Graham, Mount (Ariz.)


  • Brochures
  • Collection descriptions
  • Clippings
  • Manuscripts
  • Drawings
  • Maps
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA Acc. 96-003

Physical description

1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)

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