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Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History  Search this
Extent:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Maps
Posters
Black-and-white photographs
Audiotapes
Newspapers
Newsletters
Picture postcards
Serials (publications)
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Color negatives
Color transparencies
Glass negatives
Date:
circa 1952-1989 with related materials from 1883
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of exhibition records of the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Division of Armed Forces History, as well as material dating back to the Division of Naval History before it merged with the Division of Military History to form the Division of Armed Forces History in 1985. The records primarily include the staff correspondence and memoranda of Philip K. Lundeberg, Associate Curator, 1959-1961, Curator, 1962-1986, and Curator Emeritus, 1987- ; Harold D. Langley, Curator, 1969- ; and Lee Houchins, Research Associate, 1978-1984. In addition, this collection contains documentation pertaining to the exhibitions A Nation of Nations and A More Perfect Union: Japanese-Americans and the United States Constitution; photographs of ship models, naval artifacts, exhibit installations, and special events; budget information; staff publications; exhibition proposals, scripts, research notes, and blueprints for the Armed Forces Hall; loan agreements; information about the Star Spangled Banner and other historic American flags; letters of inquiry from the public and professional organizations; and subject files (articles and newspaper clippings) pertaining to the history of the United States Navy.
Topic:
Flags  Search this
Naval history  Search this
Military history  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Maps
Posters
Black-and-white photographs
Audiotapes
Newspapers
Newsletters
Picture postcards
Serials (publications)
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Color negatives
Color transparencies
Glass negatives
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-112, National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 94-112
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa94-112