Robert Maloy Becomes Director, SIL

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Robert Maloy takes over position as director of Smithsonian Institution Libraries. The previous director, Russell Shank, left to become director of libraries at the University of California, Los Angeles.


  • Maloy, Robert
  • Shank, Russell 1925-
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Torch, 10/1979, p. 2
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1979, p. 259

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August 27, 1979


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