Joseph J. Hittinger Letters

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0288
Creators:
Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Hittinger, Joseph J.
Dates:
1921-1923
Languages:
English
English.
Physical Description:
0.1 Cubic feet
1 folder
Repository:

Scope and Contents
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
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.

Administration
Processing Information
Processed by Archives Center, NMAH staff.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Joseph J. Hittinger Letters, 1921-1923, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Use
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.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.

Custodial History
Custodial History
This collection was transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Armed Forces History, January 1988.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Conferences -- Politics -- 1920-1930 -- Washington (D.C.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eugene (Oregon) -- 1920-1930 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington (D.C.) -- 1920-1930 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Disasters -- 1920-1930 -- Washington (D.C.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Expositions -- 1920-1930 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions -- 1920-1930 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fishing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oregon -- 1920-1930 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- 1920-1930 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Theaters -- Accidents -- 1920-1930 -- Washington (D.C.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portland (Oregon) -- 1920-1930 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI). Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Belote Family Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives