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4.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
Series Level Description
To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
Consists of records documenting the departmental activities and administration of the Department of Cultural History during the tenures of Anthony N.B. Garvan, Head Curator 1957-1960; Richard Hubbard Howland, Head Curator and Chairman, 1961-1968; C. Malcolm Watkins, Acting Chair and Chair, 1968-1973; Rodris C. Roth, Acting Chair, 1973-1974; Richard E. Ahlborn, 1975-1977; Anne Castrodale Golovin, Acting Chair, 1978; and Claudia Brush Kidwell, 1979-1980. Records predating 1969 were created by the Department of Civil History. Materials include memoranda and correspondence concerning exhibitions, general museum and departmental policies, the acquisition of objects, and personnel matters; publications; reports; and meeting minutes.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520