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Creator:
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Department of Cultural History  Search this
Subject:
Kidwell, Claudia Brush  Search this
Golovin, Anne Castrodale  Search this
Garvan, Anthony N. B  Search this
Watkins, C. Malcolm  Search this
Roth, Rodris  Search this
Ahlborn, Richard E  Search this
Howland, Richard Hubbard  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Department of Civil History  Search this
Physical description:
4.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1954
1954-1979
Category:
Series Level Description
Notes:
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.
Organization:
Alphabetic
Summary:
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.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Civilization--History  Search this
Costume--History  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Furniture  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00449
See more items in:
Departmental Records 1954-1979 [National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Department of Cultural History]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218094