Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 526
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Research
Dates:
circa 1973-1990
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records consist primarily of administrative files of the Assistant Secretary for Research, 1987-1990, documenting his responsibility for the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of Natural History, the National Zoological Park, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, the Smithsonian Institution Archives, the Office of Fellowships and Grants, the Office of International Activities, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, and related environmental groups and projects. Only the Panama Canal Alternatives Study, 1973-1983, predates 1984. Of special interest are records documenting the closing of the Radiation Biology Laboratory in Rockville, Maryland.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Robert S. Hoffmann succeeded David Challinor as Assistant Secretary for Research and served 1988- .

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 526, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for Research, Records

Keywords
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Hoffmann, Robert S. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Challinor, David, 1920-2008 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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National Zoological Park (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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