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Summary

Brooke Hindle becomes Director of the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History), succeeding Daniel J. Boorstin, who remained on the staff as Senior Historian. A historian of technology, Hindle had served on the faculty of New York University since 1950. He serves as director until 1978.

Subject

  • Boorstin, Daniel J (Daniel Joseph) 1914-
  • Hindle, Brooke
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Torch, 3/1974, p. 5
  • Smithsonian Year, 1974. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974, pp. 143, 170.

Contact information

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

Date

February 1, 1974

Topic

  • Appointments
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Resignations
  • Museum directors
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

Washington (D.C.)

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