Lawrence Small Elected 11th Secretary

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Lawrence M. Small is named the 11th Secretary of the Smithsonian by the Board of Regents, to succeed I. Michael Heyman who will retire in December of 1999.


  • Heyman, Ira Michael 5/30/1930-11/19/2011
  • Small, Lawrence M
  • Board of Regents
  • Board of Regents


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File, The Torch, No. 99-10, October 1999, p. 1.
  • Trescott, Jacqueline, "Small Will Be New Secretary of Smithsonian," The Washington Post, September 13, 1999.

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


September 13, 1999


  • Secretaries
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  • Management
  • Museums--Management

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