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Summary

Robert W. Fri is appointed director of the National Museum of Natural History. He assumes his new duties on May 1. He serves until 2001 and is succeeded by Cristián Samper.

Subject

  • Fri, Robert W
  • Samper, Cristián
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File, "The Torch," May 1996, p. 1.

Contact information

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

Date

March 20, 1996

Topic

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

Place

Washington (D.C.)

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