Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 373
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Coordinator of Public Information
Dates:
1977-1984
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4.5 linear meters.
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records consist primarily of administrative files of Lawrence E. Taylor as Coordinator of Public Information, 1977-1984. Also included are copies of the minutes of the Board of Regents, 1977-1983.

Historical Note
Historical Note
The Office of the Coordinator of Public Information was created in 1977 to manage public relations at the Institution. The Office of Public Affairs, the Office of Special Events, and the Office of Congressional Liaison were placed under its jurisdiction.
Lawrence E. Taylor served as Coordinator of Public Information from 1977 until his retirement due to illness in 1984, when the office was abolished. During his tenure, Taylor established the Smithsonian News Service, which wrote and distributed stories to newspapers around the United States.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 373, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Coordinator of Public Information, Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Taylor, Lawrence E. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Office of the Coordinator of Public Information Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Office of Coordinator of Public Information. Office of Public Affairs Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Office of Coordinator of Public Information. Office of Special Events Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Office of Coordinator of Public Information. Office of Congressional Liaison Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Office of Public Affairs. Coordinator of Public Information Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Office of Congressional Liaison. Coordinator of Public Information Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Office of Special Events. Coordinator of Public Information Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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