Paul Brockett (1872-1946)

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Paul Brockett (1872-1946) was director of the Smithsonian Institution libraries, 1914-1925; he then became Assistant Secretary of National Academy of Sciences in charge of the buildings, a post (later called "Custodian of Buildings and Grounds") which he held from 1925-1945.


  • Brockett, Paul 1872-1946
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries
  • National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-0040

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

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0040]

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