National Furniture Museum Records, 1971-1978

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Consists records documenting work conducted by the Special Assistant to the Secretary, Richard Hubbard Howland, 1968-1985; to study the feasibility of a national furniture museum. The project never moved beyond the preliminary study stage. Materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, a feasibility study, and promotional material provided by furniture manufacturers.


Howland, Richard Hubbard


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1971
  • 1971-1978


  • Feasibility studies
  • Museums
  • Furnishings
  • Furniture


  • Clippings
  • Manuscripts

Local number

SIA RS00593

Physical description

1 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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