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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 97-006

National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History

Records, circa 1965-1994

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History
Title: Records
Dates: circa 1965-1994
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 97-006
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Joseph M. Young, former Museum Specialist for the Division of Historic Archeology, circa 1969-1973; Division of Naval History, 1973-1984; and the Division of Armed Forces History, 1984-1994. The materials primarily consist of memoranda and correspondence documenting Young's work on the Flag Collection in the Division of Naval History, which later became part of the Division of Armed Forces History, and pertain to his work on underwater historic archeology holdings of the Division of Historic Archeology. Also included are files once maintained by the secretary for the Division of Naval History, Frances Hainer. These records consist of exhibition proposals, scripts, and labels for the Armed Forces Hall at the National Museum of History and Technology; correspondence of Harold D. Langley, Curator of Naval History; photographs of the Seaman's Model of the U.S.S. Peacock; and biographical information.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of the records of Joseph M. Young, former Museum Specialist for the Division of Historic Archeology, circa 1969-1973; Division of Naval History, 1973-1984; and the Division of Armed Forces History, 1984-1994. These records primarily consist of memoranda and correspondence documenting Youngs' work on the Flag Collection in the Division of Naval History, which later became part of the Division of Armed Forces History, and pertain to his work on underwater historic archeology holdings of the Division of Historic Archeology.

Materials also include files once maintained by the secretary for the Division of Naval History, Frances Hainer. These records consist of exhibition proposals, scripts, and labels for the Armed Forces Hall at the National Museum of History and Technology; correspondence of Harold D. Langley, Curator of Naval History; photographs of the Seaman's Model of the U.S.S. Peacock; and biographical information.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-006, National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Joseph M. Young Files

Correspondence, ca. 1983-1993 (On flag, correspondence A-Z by correspondent then chronologic, 1985-1993)

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Box 2

Correspondence, ca. 1981-1984, 1994

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1773 Grenades

Box 2 of 3

Great Seal and Flag, 1991

Box 2 of 3

Thirteen-Star Flag, 1991

Box 2 of 3

Bonnie Blue Flag, 1993

Box 2 of 3

Cowpen Flag

Box 2 of 3

Duplication of U.S. Flag, 1993

Box 2 of 3

Great American Flag Association

Box 2 of 3

National Flag, 1994

Box 2 of 3

Francis Scott Key Memorial Park

Box 2 of 3

Old Glory Film, 1991

Box 2 of 3

United Nations Flag

Box 2 of 3

Fixed Rolled Storage for Textiles

Box 2 of 3

Copyright Restrictions

Box 2 of 3

Stars and Stripes in the American Flag

Box 2 of 3

Twenty-Star Flag

Box 2 of 3

Flag Patterns, 1992

Box 2 of 3

North American Vexillological Association

Box 2 of 3

Pennants

Box 2 of 3

The National Salute

Box 2 of 3

Flag Reference File

Box 2 of 3

Confederate Flags

Box 2 of 3

Shadwell, Wendy J.

Box 2 of 3

Gardener-Crane, Helen

Box 2 of 3

Floyd, A. C.

Box 2 of 3

Ethnology, Department of (Smithsonian Institution)

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Braginton-Smith, J. D.

Box 2 of 3

Ashbridge, Col. Whitney

Box 2 of 3

Generals of the Armies

Box 2 of 3

Burchfield, Dianne

Box 2 of 3

McDaniel, Gary, 1983

Box 2 of 3

Terzano, Edith, 1986

Box 2 of 3

Sears, William, 1985

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Correspondence, 1983-1988

Box 2 of 3

Exhibitions, ca. 1983-1987

Box 2 of 3

Navy League Flag, 1991

Box 2 of 3

Visitor Complaints, 1992

Box 2 of 3

Thomassen-Krauss, Suzanne

Box 2 of 3

Dye Analysis of Textiles/Flags

Box 2 of 3

Naval Officers' Uniforms

Box 2 of 3

Volunteers, 1994

Box 2 of 3

Outside Articles, ca. 1983-1989

Box 2 of 3

Langley, Harold D.: Correspondence (copies), 1981-1985

Box 2 of 3

Underwater Archeology Conference Replys, 1973-1974

Box 2 of 3

Responses to Flag Inquiries, 1982-1984

Box 2 of 3

Memoranda, 1982-1990

Box 2 of 3

Flag Letters Evaluated by Harold D. Langley, 1983

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Roche, Frank

Box 2 of 3

Royal, Denise

Box 2 of 3

Accessions, 1985

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Ellis, Harold, 1977

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Evelyn, Douglas E.

Box 2 of 3

Ezell, Edward C., 1984-1985

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Bicentennial of the American Revolution, 1971

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Lundeberg, Philip K., 1969-1980

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Stewart, Stephen, 1984

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Correspondence, ca. 1971-1980

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Molella, Arthur, 1985

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Minutes of the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) Director's Meetings with curators of the Museum, ca. 1970-1972

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Flag Data Questionnaire

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Exhibition Maintenance

Box 2 of 3

Silver Hill Activities, 1985

Box 2 of 3

Silver Hill Specimen Disposition

Box 2 of 3

Report on Damaged Specimens, 1986

Box 2 of 3

Photograph Orders for United States Flags, 1984

Box 2 of 3

Underwater Archeology Exhibition, Alterations, 1965-1976

Box 2 of 3

Property, 1990-1994

Box 2 of 3

Property, 1986-1989

Box 2 of 3

Underwater Lab, 1974

Box 2 of 3

Boat Papers, 1969

Box 2 of 3

Financial Report, 1987

Box 2 of 3

Security, 1985

Box 2 of 3

Frances Hainer Files

Biographical Information

Box 2 of 3

Byrd, R. E., 1974-1979

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Contractor: Newcomb, 1984

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U.S.S. Constellation

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Taylor, David W.: Model Basin

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Exhibition Case Security

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Contractor: Brudshaw, 1981-1982

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Box 3

Decatur Ring

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Procedures for Developing Exhibitions, 1971, 1980

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Exhibitions of the Month, ca. 1968-1983

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Armed Forces Hall: Script - Exhibition Labels, 1973, 1978; Exhibition Planning, 1978, 1991; Planning Scripts, 1973, 1978; Correspondence, 1981-1984; and Proposals, ca. 1967-1984

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1876: A Centennial Exhibition

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Feifer, Capt. Carl: Exhibition Proposal, "Development of the Submarine Torpedo Boat," 1984

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American Sailor, 1983-1984

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1876: A Centennial Exhibition, Script

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1876: A Centennial Exhibition, 1974-1975, 1981

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Combat Information Center (CIC), 1985

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"Citizen-Soldier" exhibition, 1985

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"Coast Guard Bicentennial" exihibition, 1984

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442nd Exhibition

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"George Washington" exhibition, 1981

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Old Glory, 1982-1985

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"The Quest for Peace" exhibition, 1982

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"Renwick Celebration" exhibition, 1980

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Steel Navy

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"Steuben" exhibition, 1982

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"Spanish Navy" exhibition, 1983

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Star Spangled Banner, 1979-1981

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"Wilkes Expedition" exhibition, 1983-1984 (2 folders)

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Proposed Exhibition: "American Science Comes of Age - The United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842

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Photographs of the Seaman's Model of U.S.S. Peacock (1st) in the American Philosophical Society, 1989-1990

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Monitor and Merrimack

Box 3 of 3

Monitors of the United States Navy

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Langley, Harold D.: Correspondence, 1990 (2 folders)

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Log of visitors, 1987-1989

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Naval History, Division of: Correspondence ("Inactive Correspondence"), 1980-1981 (A-Z, 1981 and V, 1980)

Box 3 of 3