Correspondence,
1978-1997

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 00-134
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Executive Assistant to the Secretary
Dates:
1978-1997
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of correspondence and memoranda between members of the Board of Regents, Smithsonian Institution Secretaries (S. Dillon Ripley, Robert McCormick Adams, and Ira Michael Heyman), and Smithsonian staff pertaining to Smithsonian business and business before the Board of Regents.
The records were created and maintained by James M. Hobbins, Executive Assistant to the Secretary. Hobbins joined the staff of S. Dillon Ripley, eighth Secretary of the Smithsonian in 1976 as a Special Assistant. He later succeeded Dorothy Rosenberg upon her retirement in 1979, assuming her role as Executive Assistant to the Secretary. The Executive Assistant to the Secretary manages the operation of the Office of the Secretary and acts as the primary liaison between the Secretary, the Institution and the Board of Regents.

Notes
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Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-134, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Executive Assistant to the Secretary, Correspondence

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Heyman, Ira Michael, 1930-2011 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adams, Robert McC. (Robert McCormick), 1926- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hobbins, James M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rosenberg, Dorothy Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution -- Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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