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Accession 95-162,  Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for the Sciences,  Subject Files, 1987-1993

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for the Sciences
Title: Subject Files
Dates: 1987-1993
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 95-162
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession contains files about the American Association of Museums (AAM), International Council of Museums (ICOM), National Academy of Public Affairs (NAPA), and Polar Research Board, all of which document Robert S. Hoffmann's roll as Assistant Secretary for Science. The goal of the AAM is to strengthen and expand the educational role of museums in today's world, while ICOM is created to promote museology and other disciplines related to the management of museums and their activities. NAPA was solely organized to give independant advice and counsel on improving the operation of public organizations. The goal of the Polar Research Board is to establish national policy, priorties, and goals for basic and applied scientific research with respect to the Arctic. Within these files are also Secretary's staff meeting minutes, agendas, board meeting notes, and brochures. There are also numerous write-ups and memoranda about research, progress, and accomplishments.

Descriptive Entry

This accession contains files about the American Association of Museums (AAM), International Council of Museums (ICOM), National Academy of Public Affairs (NAPA), and Polar Research Board, all of which document Robert S. Hoffmann's roll of Assistant Secretary for Science.

The goal of the AAM is to strengthen and expand the educational role of museums in today's world, while ICOM is created to promote museology and other disciplines related to the management of museums and their activities. NAPA was solely organized to give independent advice and counsel on improving the operation of public organizations. Polar Research Board goal is to establish national policy, priorities, and goals for basic and applied scientific research with respect to the Arctic.

Within these files are also Secretary's staff meeting minutes, agendas, board meeting notes, and brochures. There are also numerous write-ups and memoranda about research, progress, and accomplishments.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-162, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for the Sciences, Subject Files

Container List

Box 1

AAM (American Association of Museums) - 1992

Box 1 of 1

AAM - 1992 Board Meeting Notes

Box 1 of 1

AAM/ICOM (American Association of Museums/International Council of Museums) - 1992 Vol. 2

Box 1 of 1

AAM/ICOM - 1992

Box 1 of 1

ICOM, Natural History Committee

Box 1 of 1

Arctic - 1992

Box 1 of 1

ASC - 1992 (Association of Systematic Collections)

Box 1 of 1

National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA Study -Information)

Box 1 of 1

NAPA (National Academy of Public Administration)

Box 1 of 1

NAPA - 1989

Box 1 of 1

Polar Research Board

Box 1 of 1

Secretary's Staff Meeting Notes - 1992

Box 1 of 1

Secretary's Staff Meeting Notes - 1993

Box 1 of 1