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.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-112, National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History, Exhibition Records
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