MOU between National Park Service and Smithsonian Institution, 1969

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Summary

Memorandum of Understanding of July 1969 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 George B. Hartzog, Jr., Director of the National Park Service, and S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

Author

Smithsonian Institution and National Park Service

Subject

  • Hartzog, George B., Jr
  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • United States. National Park Service
  • River Basin Surveys
  • United States Dept. of the Interior

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Title 20, Education
  • Memorandum of Understanding

Notes

This MOU is a revision of the April 1965 MOU signed by George B. Hartzog, Jr., Director, National Park Service, and S. Dillon Ripley, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution, and the 27 April 1961 MOU signed by E. T. Scoyen, Acting Director of the National Park Service, and Leonard Carmichael, Secretary of the Smithsonian, which was a revision of the 1945 MOU.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 99, Office of the Secretary, Records, 1969, Box 332, Folder: National Park Service (Documents)

Contact information

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

Date

07/xx/1969

Topic

  • Field Work
  • Federal Government, Relations with SI
  • Interagency Relations
  • Interagency Transfers
  • Archaeology
  • Paleontology
  • Ethnology
  • Specimens
  • National Collections
  • Artifacts

Place

North America

Form/Genre

Memorandum of Understanding

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 1-2

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