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Record Unit 7358,  Lundeberg, Philip K,  Philip K. Lundeberg Papers, 1962-1984

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Lundeberg, Philip K
Title: Philip K. Lundeberg Papers
Dates: 1962-1984
Quantity: 2.9 linear meters and oversize.
Collection: Record Unit 7358
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

Lundeberg's involvement with these organizations from 1962 to 1984 is documented in his papers. Included are correspondence with colleagues regarding governance, meetings, and publishing efforts of the organizations; papers presented at meetings by Lundeberg and his colleagues; and materials distributed at meetings or published by the groups. Documented in particular detail are the publication of the Bibliography of the History of the Great Sea Routes by the International Commission of Maritime History; Lundeberg's column, The Museum Perspective in Military Affairs; the International Commission of Military History (ICMH) Colloquy on Military History, held in Washington in July 1982 and sponsored by the U.S. Commission on Military History; and NMHT security and safety concerns, including his role as Chairman of the Museum's Security and Fire Prevention Committee from 1971 to 1979. An audio recording from the International Conference on the History of Cartography, held in Washington, D.C., in August 1977, is also included. Some scholarly papers and correspondence with foreign colleagues is in French or German.

Historical Note

Philip K. Lundeberg (1923- ) received his B.A. from Duke University in 1944, and his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1954. After serving in the Navy, he was an Assistant Professor at St. Olaf College from 1953 to 1955, and at the United States Naval Academy from 1955 to 1959. He came to the Smithsonian in January 1959 as a Consultant in the Department of Armed Forces History in the Museum of History and Technology, and in June of that year was appointed Associate Curator in the Division of Naval History. From 1961 to 1984 Lundeberg was Curator of the Division in what became in 1980 the National Museum of American History (NMAH). He became a Curator in the NMAH Division of Transportation in 1984.

Lundeberg held positions in a number of national and international professional organizations. He was President of the American Military Institute, the Council of American Maritime Museums, and the United States Commission on Military History, as well as Chairman of the International Congress of Maritime Museums, Secretary of the International Committee on Museum Security of the International Council of Museums, and a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Committee on Maritime Preservation.

Descriptive Entry

Lundeberg's involvement with these organizations from 1962 to 1984 is documented in his papers. Included are correspondence with colleagues regarding governance, meetings, and publishing efforts of the organizations; papers presented at meetings by Lundeberg and his colleagues; and materials distributed at meetings or published by the groups. Documented in particular detail are the publication of the Bibliography of the History of the Great Sea Routes by the International Commission of Maritime History; Lundeberg's column, THE MUSEUM PERSPECTIVE in Military Affairs; the International Commission of Military History (ICMH) Colloquy on Military History, held in Washington in July 1982 and sponsored by the U.S. Commission on Military History; and National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) security and safety concerns, including his role as Chairman of the Museum's Security and Fire Prevention Committee from 1971 to 1979. An audio recording from the International Conference on the History of Cartography, held in Washington, D.C., in August 1977, is also included. Some scholarly papers and correspondence with foreign colleagues is in French or German.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7358, Lundeberg, Philip K, Philip K. Lundeberg Papers

Container List

Box 1

NMHT Committee on Security and Fire Prevention, 1971-1979, dealing with implementation of SI directives on Emergency Procedures dating from 1968.

Advisory Committee on Security and Fire Prevention

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Property Security

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Fire Security

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Theft

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Visitors

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Security and Fire Prevention (2 folders)

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Correspondence and Memoranda (3 folders)

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Records concerning role of division of Naval History in publication of the Bibliographie de l'Histoire des Grandes Routes Maritimes: Etats Unis d'Amerique (Lisbon: Gulbenkian Foundation, 1969), on behalf of the International Commission of Maritime History.

Bibliography Draft (2 folders)

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Bibliography Final Draft (3 folders)

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Correspondence and Related Material (3 folders)

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Box 2

Correspondence - Great Sea Routes

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International Commission of Maritime History and Other Professional Organizations (2 folders)

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Commission Internationale D'Histoire Maritime XX

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U.S. Bibliography

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Commission Internationale D'Histoire Maritime Bibliography

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History of Cartography, August 10, 1977 - Four Audiotapes (2 folders)

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American Military Institute (AMI), 1971-1973

Association of Museums of Arms and Military History

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AMI Correspondence re: Conferences

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AMI

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"The German Naval Critique of the U-Boat Campaign..."

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AMI

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Museum Perspective

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AMI

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Museum Perspective Correspondence

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Military Affairs Letter

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Military Affairs Correspondence, arranged by country (3 folders)

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Box 3

Military Affairs Correspondence, general (4 folders)

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Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM) & Maritime Preservation Committee, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1975-1977

Council of American Maritime Museums

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Rhode Island Economic Readjustment Team Assignment, 1973

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Council of American Maritime Museums

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CAMM - National Trust (5 folders)

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International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM), 1972-1975

ICMM

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Box 4

ICMM

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ICMM Conference - Hamburg

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ICMM

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Royal Canadian Navy in Retrospect, 1980

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International Committee of Museum Security (ICMS), ICOM, 1974-1979

Conference Minutes, 1975-1979 (3 folders)

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Museum Security (Paris, ICOM 1977)

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ICMS (6 folders)

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ICM - Berlin Conference, 1979

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Leicester Conference, 1979

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Damage and Loss of Objects

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Box 5

United States Commission on Military History, 1973-1983. Conferences of the International Commission of Military History held at the National Museum of History and Technology in 1975 and 1982 on the respective themes: "La Technique Militaire" (1975); and "Soldier Statesmen of the Age of the Enlightenment" (1982), the latter in connection with the major exhibition, "G. Washington: A Figure Upon the Stage," mounted in NMHT

ICMH Colloquy Registration Form, 1982

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IVIS and Translation Services

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1982 ICMH Colloquy Logistics

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Papers - 1975 Washington ICMH Conference

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Correspondence with ICMH Participants

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ICMH, Washington, DC, 25-30 July 1982 ACTA

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Washington Colloquy Paper Proposals

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1982 ICMH Colloquy Announcements

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ICMH Colloquy Program

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1982 ICMH Colloquy Finances

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1982 ICMH Colloquy Papers

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ICMH Colloquy Planning Agenda

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Colloquy Papers (5 folders)

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ICMH Washington ACTA, 1982

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1982 Colloquy Letters

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ICMH, 1975 (2 folders)

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Box 6

Various United States Commission on Military History, International Commission of Military History, and National Museum of History and Technology Materials

ICMH, 1975

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ICMM, 1972

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Harvard Alumni Career Advisory Service

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Encyclopedia of the American Military

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ICMH

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ICMH, Bucharest, 10-17 VIII 1980 ACTA No. 5

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The Gunboat Philadelphia

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NMHT Exhibits

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Roger Kennedy Remarks at Lundeberg Retirement

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ICMH & Overseas Conferences (primarily papers) (3 folders)

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US Commission Agenda - Programs with AHA

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CIHM Bureau

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ICMH, 1973

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USCMH Organization

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USCMH Annual Meetings

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USCMH Newsletter

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ICMH & Overseas Conferences (primarily correspondence) (2 folders)

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USCMH, 1975

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USCMH/ICMH

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Yorktown Exhibit

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1975 ICMH Conference, Washington, DC Photographs, 1975, 1982

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