MOU between National Park Service and Smithsonian Institution, 1989

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Summary

Memorandum of Understanding of November 5, 1989 between the National Park Service, Southwest Region, and the Smithsonian Institution relating to the quincentennary of Christopher Columbus' landing in the Americas This MOU outlines the relationship between the Smithsonian and Park Service in relation to the quincentennary and seeks to improve communications and cooperation between the two organizations as they seek to reflect on the impact of European contact on Native Americans. The original was signed by John E. Cook, Regional Director, National Park Service, and Robert McCormick Adams, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

Author

Smithsonian Institution and National Park Service

Subject

  • Adams, Robert McCormick 1926-2018
  • Columbus, Christopher
  • Cook, John E
  • United States. National Park Service
  • United States Dept. of the Interior

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Title 25, Indians
  • Memorandum of Understanding

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 92-070, Office of the Secretary, Records, 1969, Box 22, Folder: General Counsel Agreements (Documents)

Contact information

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

Date

11/05/1989

Topic

  • Field Work
  • Federal Government, Relations with SI
  • Interagency Relations
  • Artifacts
  • Christopher Columbus Quincentennial
  • Interagency Transfers
  • Archaeology
  • Ethnology
  • National Collections

Place

North America

Form/Genre

Memorandum of Understanding

Physical description

Number of pages: 6; Page Numbers: 1-6

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