Curatorial Records,
1945, 1960-2010
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 12-372
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Home and Community Life
Dates:
1945, 1960-2010
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of flag files created and maintained by the Division of Home and Community Life. The flag files consist of research and documentation of the various versions of the United States flag as well as textile examinations of flags conducted by curators. Staff represented included Katherine Dirks, associate curator; Rita J. Adrosko, curator; and Grace Rogers Cooper, curator. Some of the materials date from when staff was part of the Department of Social and Cultural History, the Division of Social History, and the Division of Textiles. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, textile analysis records, drawings, reports, images, textile samples, and clippings. Some materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-372, National Museum of American History. Division of Home and Community Life, Curatorial Records
Access Restriction
Box 2 contains materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid. Transferring office; 08/13/2012 memorandum, Toda to Winkle; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Adrosko, Rita J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cooper, Grace Rogers Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dirks, Katherine Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Social History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Textiles Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Department of Social and Cultural History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Flags -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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