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Joseph J. Hittinger Letters

Source:
Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Creator:
Hittinger, Joseph J.  Search this
Former owner:
Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Names:
Belote  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Letters
Place:
Eugene (Oregon) -- 1920-1930
Washington (D.C.) -- 1920-1930
Oregon -- 1920-1930
Portland (Oregon) -- 1920-1930
Date:
1921-1923
Scope and Contents:
Five letters from Joseph J. Hittinger, Eugene, Oregon to a friend named Belote indicate that Belote was a staff member of the National Museum in Washington, D.C. and that the two men have mutual professional and personal friends. The letters, to which no replies are available, include professional gossip, numerous references to Mr. Hittinger's interest in fishing, references to the Four Powers Conference in Washington, to a possible exposition in Portland, Oregon in 1925 and to a theater disaster in Washington. Among the personal items mentioned are several trips, lost baggage, Christmas holidays, and family illnesses.
Biographical / Historical:
Five letters from Joseph J. Hittinger, Eugene, Oregon to a friend named Belote indicate that Belote was a staff member of the National Museum in Washington, D.C. and that the two men have mutual professional and personal friends. The letters, to which no replies are available, include professional gossip, numerous references to Mr. Hittinger's interest in fishing, references to the Four Powers Conference in Washington, to a possible exposition in Portland, Oregon in 1925 and to a theater disaster in Washington.

Among the personal items mentioned are several trips, lost baggage, Christmas holidays, and family illnesses.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Conferences -- Politics -- 1920-1930 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Disasters -- 1920-1930 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Expositions -- 1920-1930  Search this
Exhibitions -- 1920-1930  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Museums -- 1920-1930  Search this
Theaters -- Accidents -- 1920-1930 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Letters
Citation:
Joseph J. Hittinger Letters, 1921-1923, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0288
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0288

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