Humelsine Becomes Regent

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Carlisle H. Humelsine, chair of the Board of Colonial Williamsburg, succeeds Thomas J. Watson, on the Board of Regents Watson resigned in October 1979 to become ambassador to the Soviet Union. Humelsine is officially named to the board on March 13, 1980.


  • Humelsine, Carlisle
  • Watson, Thomas John, Jr
  • Board of Regents


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, "The Torch," March 1980, p. 1.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1980. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981, p. 354.

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


January 28, 1980


  • Appointments
  • Williamsburg (Va.)

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