Associate Director's Committee Records,
1940-1943

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 483
Creators:
United States National Museum
Dates:
1940-1943
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records include correspondence, memoranda, reports, meeting minutes, and related materials documenting Graf's work as a member of the Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources and the 1941 survey of Smithsonian collections. A small amount of material was created by Carl W. Mitman, Chairman of the Smithsonian War Committee.

Historical Note
Historical Note
John Enos Graf was Associate Director of the United States National Museum (USNM) from 1931 to 1945. During the World War II era, Graf served as a member of the Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources. Established in March 1941, the Committee was given responsibility for preparing plans for the protection of materials of cultural, scientific, or historical importance in the possession of agencies of the federal government. In 1941, Graf conducted a survey of significant Smithsonian collections to be evacuated in case of war.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 483, United States National Museum, Associate Director's Committee Records

Keywords
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Mitman, Carl Weaver, 1889- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graf, John Enos Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. National Resources Planning Board. Committee on Conservation of Cultural Resources Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian War Committee Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum. Office of the Associate Director Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Administration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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