Lawrence Small Becomes 11th Secretary of Smithsonian

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Summary

Lawrence M. Small is sworn in by Chief Justice William Rehnquist as the 11th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, succeeding I. Michael Heyman, who retired in December of 1999.

Subject

  • Heyman, Ira Michael 5/30/1930-11/19/2011
  • Rehnquist, William H. 10/1/1924-9/3/2005
  • Small, Lawrence M

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File, The Torch, No. 00-2, February 2000, p. 1.
  • Trescott, Jacqueline, "Team Player: Lawrence Small Knows Finances, But That's Not the Richest Part of the Experience He Brings to the Smithsonian," The Washington Post, January 25, 2000.

Contact information

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

Date

January 24, 2000

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Judges
  • Museums
  • Management
  • Management--Museums

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