Curatorial Records,
circa 1962-1996

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 97-098
Creators:
National Museum of American History, Division of the History of Technology
Dates:
circa 1962-1996
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of records produced and/or maintained by Harold D. Langley, Curator Emeritus of Naval History in the National Museum of American History, Division of the History of Technology. The records date from when Langley was Curator of that Division, 1995-1996, as well as for the Division of Armed Forces History, 1984-1995, and the Division of Naval History, prior to 1984. The records primarily consist of correspondence pertaining to naval history, maritime artifacts, and flags; subject files; and Ford Foundation grant files which document early funding for a book on the history of the United States flag (begun by Admiral William Rea Furlong and Commodore Byron McCandless) and Langley's eventual involvement in completing the project.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-098, National Museum of American History, Division of the History of Technology, Curatorial Records
Use Restriction
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2012; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Furlong, William Rea, 1881- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Langley, Harold D. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McCandless, Byron, 1881- Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ford Foundation Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Armed Forces History. Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Flags Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Military history Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Technology -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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