Fiske Announces Resignation

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Summary

Richard Fiske, who assumed directorship of the National Museum of Natural History in January 1980, announces that he will resign in 1985 to pursue full-time research with the Museum's Department of Mineral Sciences. James Tyler is appointed acting director upon his departure.

Subject

  • Fiske, Richard S
  • Tyler, James C. 1935-
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Mineral Sciences
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, "The Torch," March 1985, p. 1.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, "The Torch," December 1985, p. 1.

Contact information

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

Date

July, 1985

Topic

  • Geology
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Resignations
  • Museum directors
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

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