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Summary

Smithsonian Council is formed to provide outside review of Smithsonian programs and to "advise the Secretary on broad programmatic activities and to offer guidance on Smithsonian contributions to research and public understanding in science, history and art." It is approved by the Smithsonian Board of Regents at the 27 January 1966 meeting.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Council
  • Board of Regents

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, "The Torch," August 1979, p. 4.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 1, Board of Regents, Minutes of Meeting, January 27, 1966.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-094, Boxes 2 and 3
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-140, Boxes 1 and 2

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1966

Topic

  • Advisory boards
  • Research

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