Exhibition Records,
circa 1952-1989 with related materials from 1883
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 94-112
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History
Dates:
circa 1952-1989 with related materials from 1883
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
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.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-112, National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History, Exhibition Records

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Houchins, Lee Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Langley, Harold D. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lundeberg, Philip K. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Armed Forces History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
A More Perfect Union: Japanese-Americans and the U.S. Constitution (Exhibition) (1987-2004: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nation of Nations (1976 : Smithsonian Institution) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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