Project Records,
1969-1980

Summary
Collection ID:
SIA.FARU0605
Dates:
1969-1980
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records document Frank A. Taylor's work as both Consultant to Secretary S. Dillon Ripley, and as Research Associate for the Office of Museum Programs. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, handwritten notes, budgets, and newspaper clippings regarding four major projects: the Mid-American Center, Arkansas; the Smithsonian Museum Support Facility; the Director search, National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT); and proposals for the last museum site on the Mall.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Following his retirement as Director General of Museums and Director of the United States National Museum in 1971, Frank A. Taylor continued to serve the Smithsonian Institution as a Consultant to the Secretary, 1971-1977, and as a Research Associate for both the Office of Museum Programs, 1971- , and the Smithsonian Institution Archives, 1978- .

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 605, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Consultant to the Secretary (Frank A. Taylor), Project Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum. Director Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum. Director General of Museums Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution -- Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Museum Programs Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mid-American Center, Arkansas Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Museum Support Center Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Office of the Director Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Archives Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Administration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
Contact us at osiaref@si.edu