Museum Support Center Records,
circa 1974-1987

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 95-027
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Dates:
circa 1974-1987
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
27 cu. ft. (27 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists mostly of files of W. Donald Duckworth and Catherine J. Kerby as Special Assistants to the Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs to coordinate the development and construction of the Museum Support Center (MSC). The records include correspondence, memoranda, plans, blueprints, bids, fiscal records, shop drawings, meeting minutes and notes, publications, reports, and related materials. Most of the records seem to concern the construction of cabinets and storage pods at MSC. Also included are materials concerning initial planning for MSC, congressional legislation concerning MSC, and the movement of National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) collections to MSC. They also include files created by Paul N. Perrot.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-027, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs, Museum Support Center Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2003; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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Duckworth, W. Donald. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kerby, Catherine Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Perrot, Paul N. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Museum Support Center. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Administration. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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