Robert A. Brooks Award Established

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Summary

The Robert A. Brooks Award for Excellence in Administration is established at the Smithsonian. Brooks was Undersecretary of the Smithsonian from 1973 to 1976. Upon his death, contributions were made to the Robert A. Brooks Memorial Fund, and in 1977, an award was established to highlight Smithsonian staff who make notable contributions to the administration of the Institution.

Subject

  • Brooks, Robert A
  • Robert A. Brooks Award for Excellence in Administration
  • Undersecretary

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Office of the Secretary Records, R.U. 613, Box 414, Folder: 1977 Funds/Brooks, Robert A.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Office of Smithsonian Institution Archives, Director's Records, 1977-1993, Accession 00-021, Box 5.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Biographical File, R.U. 7098, Folder: Brooks, Robert A.

Contact information

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

Date

November 1977

Topic

  • Awards
  • Management

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