Correspondence, 1958-1985

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Consists of records documenting the activities of Richard Hubbard Howland, Special Assistant the Secretary, 1968-1985. Records feature his extensive dealings with various professional societies and associations as well as special projects. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence and memoranda. Records created before 1968 were created by Howland in his capacity as Chairman of the Department of Civil History, Museum of History and Technology.


  • Howland, Richard Hubbard
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Department of Civil History


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


  • 1958
  • 1958-1985


  • Professional associations
  • Museums, associations, institutions, etc


  • Manuscripts
  • Sketches

Local number

SIA RS00733

Physical description

12.5 cu. ft. processed holdings

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