Subject Files,
1963, 1984-2019

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 19-202
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director
Dates:
1963, 1984-2019
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
14 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of materials documenting the administration and programs of the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) by the Office of the Director, primarily during the tenures of Robert S. Hoffman, 1985-1988; Frank Talbot, 1988-1994; Donald J. Ortner, Acting Director, 1994-1996; David L. Pawson, Acting Director, 1996; Robert W. Fri, 1996-2001; J. Dennis O'Connor, Acting Director, 2001-2002; Cristian Samper, 2002-2007 and 2008-2012; Paul G. Risser, Acting Director, 2007-2008; and Kirk R. Johnson, 2012- . Included are records concerning NMNH departments, divisions, offices, and programs; fundraising efforts; and agreements without outside organizations. Materials include correspondence, memoranda of understanding, reports, newsletters, brochures, clippings, floor plans, maps, photographs, negatives, slides, audiocassettes, a pin, and a flag. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-202, National Museum of Natural History. Office of the Director, Subject Files
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2035; Transferring office; 1/15/2014 memorandum, Yowell to File; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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Hoffman, Robert S. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Talbot, Frank Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ortner, Donald J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pawson, David L. (David Leo), 1938- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fri, Robert W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
O'Connor, J. Dennis Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Samper, Cristian Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Risser, Paul G. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Johnson, Kirk R. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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