Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 95-162
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for the Sciences
Dates:
1987-1993
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession contains files about the American Association of Museums (AAM), International Council of Museums (ICOM), National Academy of Public Affairs (NAPA), and Polar Research Board, all of which document Robert S. Hoffmann's roll of Assistant Secretary for Science.
The goal of the AAM is to strengthen and expand the educational role of museums in today's world, while ICOM is created to promote museology and other disciplines related to the management of museums and their activities. NAPA was solely organized to give independent advice and counsel on improving the operation of public organizations. Polar Research Board goal is to establish national policy, priorities, and goals for basic and applied scientific research with respect to the Arctic.
Within these files are also Secretary's staff meeting minutes, agendas, board meeting notes, and brochures. There are also numerous write-ups and memoranda about research, progress, and accomplishments.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 95-162, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for the Sciences, Subject Files

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Hoffmann, Robert S. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Association of Museums Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
International Council of Museums Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Academy of Public Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Research Board (U.S.). Polar Research Board Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Administration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Educational aspects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Public relations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arctic regions -- Research Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brochures Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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