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Frank Taylor Appointed Director of MHT

Frank Taylor Appointed Director of MHT
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
April 16, 1958
Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1958, p. 11
Frank A. Taylor is appointed Director of the Museum of History and Technology. He had previously served as curator of the division of engineering (1932-1948) and head curator of the department of arts and industries (1948-1955) and as Assistant Director of the United States Museum (c. 1955-1958).
Appointments, Museum directors, Smithsonian Institution--Employees
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007, Museum of History and Technology (U.S.), National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH), National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Washington (D.C.)
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