Claudia Kidwell is Acting Director, NMHT

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Summary

Claudia B. Kidwell, chair of the Department of Cultural History, NMHT, becomes acting director of the National Museum of History and Technology. She began service when Otto Mayr began sabbatical leave and remained until October 1 when Roger Kennedy took over the position of director.

Subject

  • Kennedy, Roger G
  • Kidwell, Claudia Brush
  • Mayr, Otto
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • "Torch" states that Kidwell took over September 1, when Otto Mayr began sabbatical leave and remained until October 1 when Roger Kennedy took over the position of director.
  • Torch, 9/1979, p. 2
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1979, p. 206

Contact information

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

Date

August, 1979

Topic

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

Place

Washington (D.C.)

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