SI Delegation Travels to China

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A twelve-person delegation from the Smithsonian, headed by assistant secretary for museum programs Paul N. Perrot, arrives in Beijing for a 21-day visit to the People's Republic of China. The delegation iss scheduled to visit Chinese museums and scientific institutes and to discuss exchanges. The trip was set up to "lay the groundwork for scholarly cooperation in biology, archaeology, and museum professional exchanges" and includes Theodore Reed, Marvin Sadik, Thomas Lawton, Martin H. Moynihan, Robert M. Organ, Tung L. Wu, Donald R. Davis, Thomas Soderstrom, J.L. Barnard, William B. Trousdale, and Richard E. Grant.


Perrot, Paul N


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Torch, 12/1979, p. 4
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1980, p. 348

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November 12, 1979


  • Cooperation
  • Museums
  • Exchanges, Literary and scientific
  • Museum techniques



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