From 1977 until 1984, the Office of Public Affairs (OPA) reported to the Office of the Coordinator of Public Information. Carl W. Larsen served as director of OPA, 1972-1978, before becoming a special assistant in the Office of the Coordinator. Late in 1978 Alvin Rosenfeld became acting director of OPA and, in 1979, director.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 549, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs, Photographs of Smithsonian Staff and Subjects
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