Administrative Records, 1998-2014

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This accession consists of the email account of Leonard P. Hirsch, international liaison specialist and senior policy advisor for the support of Smithsonian scientific programs, with an emphasis on global environmental issues. Hirsch also is actively involved in gay rights in the workplace, both at the Smithsonian Institution and in the federal government. The account includes approximately 367,502 email messages and covers the time periods from February to December 1998, February to May 1999, and December 1999 to October 2014. The correspondence pertains to strategic planning; proposals; meetings and agendas; reports; bylaws, policies, and guidelines; professional collaborations; grants; contracts and agreements; conferences, symposiums, committees, workshops, exhibitions, and special events; surveys; publications; training; presentations; briefings; schedules; permits; and audits. Materials are in electronic format.


Hirsch, Leonard P. 1955-2015


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1998
  • 1998-2014

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2030. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted; Transferring office; 3/3/2021 memorandum, Johnstone to File; Contact reference staff for details


  • Activism
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Meetings
  • Law and legislation
  • International relations
  • Committees
  • Strategic planning
  • Ecology
  • Workshops
  • Museums
  • Management
  • Lesbian and gay experience
  • Auditing
  • Professional associations
  • Training
  • Ethics
  • Gays
  • Research grants
  • Gay rights
  • Contracts
  • Special events
  • Environmental responsibility
  • Speeches, addresses, etc
  • Gay activists
  • Museum publications
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museums--Management
  • Museums--Law and legislation


United States


  • Electronic mail
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA Acc. 21-044

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