MOU between National Park Service and Smithsonian Institution, 1945
Memorandum of Understanding of October 9, 1945, between the National Park Service and the Smithsonian Institution relating to archeological and paleontological surveys within reservoir areas. This MOU outlines the relationship between the Smithsonian and Park Service in relation to the river basin salvage program and any archeological and/or paleontological specimens uncovered in the course of such surveys. The original was signed by Newton B. Drury, Director of the National Park Service, Alexander Wetmore, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, and Harold L. Ickes, Secretary of the Interior.
Smithsonian Legal Documents
This MOU was revised in 1961 and 1965.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 99, Office of the Secretary, Records, 1965, Box 127, Folder: National Park Service (Documents)
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Memorandum of Understanding
Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 1-2