Talbot Appointed Director of NMNH

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Summary

Frank Hamilton Talbot, Executive Director of the California Academy of Sciences, is appointed Director of the National Museum of Natural History to replace Robert S. Hoffmann, who became Smithsonian Assistant Secretary for Research.

Subject

  • Hoffmann, Robert S
  • Talbot, Frank
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Assistant Secretary for Science

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," August 1988, p. 1.

Contact information

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

Date

January 15, 1989

Topic

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

Place

Washington (D.C.)

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