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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 97-097

National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History

Exhibition Records, circa 1912-1965, 1990 and undated

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: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 1912-1965, 1990 and undated
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 97-097
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that primarily document Naval Division, Department of Armed Forces History, planning for the Hall of Naval History in the Museum of History and Technology; Division of History exhibition plans for naval artifacts in the Arts and Industries Building and the United States National Museum; and one file of records from the Division of Armed Forces History, National Museum of American History. Materials include correspondence of Theodore T. Belote, Curator of the Division of History, 1919-1948; and Philip K. Lundeberg, Associate Curator, 1959-1961, Curator of Naval History, 1962-1984, and Curator Emeritus of Armed Forces History, 1986- . In addition are exhibition scripts, Belote's manuscript on the history of flags (plus examples of flags), a list of naval artifacts loaned by the U.S. Marine Corps and Navy Department, a blueprint for the Hall of Naval History, and photographs.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that primarily document Naval Division, Department of Armed Forces History, planning for the Hall of Naval History in the Museum of History and Technology; Division of History exhibition plans for naval artifacts in the Arts and Industries Building and the United States National Museum; and one file of records from the Division of Armed Forces History, National Museum of American History. Materials include correspondence of Theodore T. Belote, Curator of the Division of History, 1919-1948; and Philip K. Lundeberg, Associate Curator, 1959-1961, Curator of Naval History, 1962-1984, and Curator Emeritus of Armed Forces History, 1986- . In addition there are exhibition scripts, Belote's manuscript on the history of flags (plus examples of flags), a list of naval artifacts loaned by the U.S. Marine Corps and Navy Department, a blueprint for the Hall of Naval History, and photographs.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-097, National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

New Weapons in the New Navy: Help Keep America First in Mobility, Ability, Authority (publication)

Box 1 of 1

Proposed Civil War Exhibit, 1960 [1960-1964]

Box 1 of 1

Defense Hall Status Reports: Through the American Civil War Period, 1962-1963

Box 1 of 1

Combat Art (includes photographs)

Box 1 of 1

Special Rotunda Exhibits on Civil War Navies, 1960

Box 1 of 1

Accessions: Navy Department, circa 1912-1959

Box 1 of 1

Accessions: U.S. Marine Corps, circa 1918-1922

Box 1 of 1

Navy Exhibits: Working Navy in the Pacific Papers

Box 1 of 1

Naval Exhibits: Original Hall Plan, 1956-1960

Box 1 of 1

Hall of Naval History: Ordnance, 1952

Box 1 of 1

Naval Uniforms Exhibit, undated

Box 1 of 1

Naval Objects in "Growth of the United States," 1963

Box 1 of 1

Hall of Naval History: Models, 1958

Box 1 of 1

Correspondence: Exhibits Lab/Naval History, 1960-1962

Box 1 of 1

Hall of Military Art and Biography, 1962

Box 1 of 1

Figureheads (includes photographs)

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Script for Naval Items in Board of Regents Exhibition, 1962

Box 1 of 1

Graphic Exhibit Hall, Natural History Building (blueprint)

Box 1 of 1

Original Hall of Naval History: Arts & Industries Building (includes photographs and negatives)

Box 1 of 1

Military Art and Biography (includes photographs)

Box 1 of 1

Naval Exhibits Working Papers for the Period 1750-1897, circa 1959

Box 1 of 1

Naval Exhibits: List of Specimens, 1958-1960

Box 1 of 1

Heraldry Hall of the Armed Forces Area in the Museum of History and Technology, 1964-1966

Box 1 of 1

Naval History (Topical) Working Papers

Box 1 of 1

Coast Guard, 1962-1964

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Objects Lent by the U.S. Marine Corps and Returned

Box 1 of 1

Unit 2MC, 1965 (includes negatives)

Box 1 of 1

U.S. Marine Corps: 1775-1865 (includes photographs)

Box 1 of 1

Units 3 and 4M Consolidated, 1963 (includes photographs and negatives)

Box 1 of 1

Emergence of the Coast Guard (includes photographs)

Box 1 of 1

Naval Gun Carriages during the Civil War Era (includes negatives)

Box 1 of 1

An Era of Maritime Decline: 1866-1880, circa 1976 (includes photographs)

Box 1 of 1

Torpedo Warfare (includes photographs)

Box 1 of 1

Scripts, World War I through World War II

Box 1 of 1

Unit 8MC (includes photographs)

Box 1 of 1

Naval Decline

Box 1 of 1

Armed Forces History Scripts (8N), 1961-1965

Box 1 of 1

Installation and Preservation: Naval, 1931-1942

Box 1 of 1

Naval History Scripts, 1963-1965 (includes photographs)

Box 1 of 1

Destruction of the Battleship Maine (includes photographs)

Box 1 of 1

Division of Armed Forces History: Correspondence, 1990

Box 1 of 1

Flag Files of Theodore T. Belote: Historical Information about Foreign and Domestic Flags, circa 1939-1940s

Flags of Europe: Historical Information, undated

Box 1 of 1

Flags: Essays

Box 1 of 1

Flags of American Republics

Box 1 of 1

Flags of the Americas

Box 1 of 1

Flags of Africa

Box 1 of 1

Flags of World (general)

Box 1 of 1

Flags of Armenia: 1918-1920

Box 1 of 1

Flags of Asia

Box 1 of 1

Flags of China

Box 1 of 1

Flags of Croatia

Box 1 of 1

Flags of Europe

Box 1 of 1

Flags of Hawaii

Box 1 of 1

Flags of Slovakia

Box 1 of 1

Flags of Italy Social Republic: 1943

Box 1 of 1

Flags of Ecuador

Box 1 of 1

Flags of United Nations (proposed)

Box 1 of 1