Silver Hill Facility (NASM) Renamed

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Summary

The National Air and Space Museum's Silver Hill Facility is renamed the Paul E. Garber Facility in honor of NASM's Historian Emeritus. Mr. Garber had joined the Smithsonian in 1920 and was responsible for acquiring a large portion of its aeronautical collection.

Subject

  • Garber, Paul Edward 1899-1992
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1980. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981, p. 358.

Contact information

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

Date

June 2, 1980

Topic

  • Architecture
  • Aeronautics
  • Name Changes
  • Facilities and Grounds
  • Silver Hill Facility (Maryland)
  • Buildings

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