Porter M. Kier Comes to Smithsonian

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Summary

Porter M. Kier appointed to the Division of Invertebrate Paleontology and Paleobotany of the Department of Geology, MNH as an associate curator. In 1973 he will become the director of the National Museum of Natural History

Subject

  • Kier, Porter M
  • United States National Museum Division of Invertebrate Paleontology and Paleobotany
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Torch gives date as June 17.
  • Torch, August 1957, p. 4
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1958, p. 44

Contact information

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

Date

June 16, 1957

Topic

United States National Museum

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