Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 91-096
Creators:
Dibner Library Keeper of Rare Books
Dates:
circa 1974-1987
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records document the activities of Silvio A. Bedini, Keeper of Rare Books, 1977-1987. Prior to his appointment with the Dibner Library, Silvio A. Bedini held the positions of Assistant Director (1965-1972) and Deputy Director (1972-1978) within the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT). He accepted the post as Special Assistant to the Director of Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL), as Keeper of Rare Books at the Dibner Library, when still a Deputy Director for NMHT. Upon relinquishing his title as Deputy Director in 1978, Bedini remained on the Dibner Library staff another nine years until his retirement. This accession includes photographs, photocopies of articles, personal papers, magazine publications, brochures, correspondence, memoranda, layout drawings of the Dibner Library, newspaper clippings, SIL committee rosters, exhibit project information, and minutes of meetings.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-096, Dibner Library Keeper of Rare Books, Records

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