Subject Files,
circa 1960-1986

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 348
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space Science and Exploration
Dates:
circa 1960-1986
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
22.5 cu. ft. (22 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records consist of administrative files from the Department of Astronautics and the Department of Space Science and Exploration. Materials include correspondence, budget materials, exhibit scripts, annual reports, files of former curator Richard Hallion, correspondence of Durant concerning the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and administrative files of David H. DeVorkin as Chairman.

Historical Note
Historical Note
In 1980 Frederick C. Durant left the Smithsonian to pursue other interests. The Department of Astronautics was renamed the Department of Space Science and Exploration, and Paul A. Hanle became Acting Chairman. Hanle served as Chairman, 1981-1985, when David H. DeVorkin became Chairman, serving through 1986.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 348, National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space Science and Exploration, Subject Files

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
DeVorkin, David H., 1944- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Durant, Frederick C., 1916- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hallion, Richard, 1948- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hanle, Paul A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Department of Astronautics Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautical museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum exhibits Topic 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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