Harwit Resigns as Director of NASM

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Martin Harwit, Director of the National Air and Space Museum since 1987, resigns. Robert S. Hoffmann, acting provost of the Smithsonian, assumes temporary leadership of the Museum.


  • Harwit, Martin 1931-
  • Hoffmann, Robert S
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Enola Gay (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, Folder Harwit, Martin, Memorandum from I. Michael Heyman, 5/2/1995.

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


May 2, 1995


  • Museums
  • Resignations
  • Museum directors

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