Project Records, 1964-1976

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Consists of records documenting the projects overseen by Richard Hubbard Howland, Special Assistant the Secretary, 1968-1985. Records also feature his extensive dealings with various professional societies and associations as well as special projects. Organizations and projects of interest of interest include the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation; the American Council of Learned Societies; the Belmont Conference Center; and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, and background information. 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
  • United States Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
  • American Council of Learned Societies
  • Belmont Conference Center (Elk Ridge, Md.)
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States


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


  • 1964
  • 1964-1976


  • Professional associations
  • Museums, associations, institutions, etc



Local number

SIA RS00734

Physical description

1.5 cu. ft. processed holdings

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