Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 191
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs
Dates:
1972-1974
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4.5 cu. ft. 9 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records are the files of the Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs concerning these two activities. The records include correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, brochures, minutes of meetings, and other material.

Historical Note
Historical Note
The Smithsonian Institution sponsored a major special exhibit entitled Drugs in May 1972. It sought to trace the historical roots and evolution of the use of hallucinogens and to educate the public in understanding drugs in our culture. The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs sponsored an adjunct activities area for the presentation of panel discussions, lectures, theatrical shows, films, and other events.
The Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs is the representative of the Secretary of the Smithsonian on the Advisory Council for Historic Preservation. The Council is the federal agency charged with advising the President and Congress on matters of historic preservation with regard to the National Register of Historic Places, legislation, and the activities of the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 191, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs, Records

Keywords
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United States. Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Drugs: A Special Exhibition (1972: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Museums -- Administration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drugs -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hallucinogenic drugs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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