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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 97-098

National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology

Curatorial Records, circa 1962-1996

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: circa 1962-1996
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 97-098
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records produced and/or maintained by Harold D. Langley, Curator Emeritus of Naval History in the National Museum of American History, Division of the History of Technology. The records date from when Langley was Curator of that Division, 1995-1996, as well as for the Division of Armed Forces History, 1984-1995, and the Division of Naval History, prior to 1984. The records primarily consist of correspondence pertaining to naval history, maritime artifacts, and flags; subject files; and Ford Foundation grant files which document early funding for a book on the history of the United States flag (begun by Admiral William Rea Furlong and Commodore Byron McCandless) and Langley's eventual involvement in completing the project.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records produced and/or maintained by Harold D. Langley, Curator Emeritus of Naval History in the National Museum of American History, Division of the History of Technology. The records date from when Langley was Curator of that Division, 1995-1996, as well as for the Division of Armed Forces History, 1984-1995, and the Division of Naval History, prior to 1984. The records primarily consist of correspondence pertaining to naval history, maritime artifacts, and flags; subject files; and Ford Foundation grant files which document early funding for a book on the history of the United States flag (begun by Admiral William Rea Furlong and Commodore Byron McCandless) and Langley's eventual involvement in completing the project.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-098, National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence: Incoming/Outgoing, ca. 1979-1996

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

Correspondence Files on Flags

Dickinson County Library: Thirteen Star Flag, 1979-1980

Box 2 of 3

Houston Wiper and Mill Supply, 1982

Box 2 of 3

Cass County Historical Society, 1974

Box 2 of 3

Tumbling Waters Flag Museum, 1976-1981

Box 2 of 3

General Correspondence, 1980-1991(4 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Revision of the Star Spangled Banner Text Rail, 1990-1991

Box 2 of 3

General Correspondence, 1992-1996 (3 folders)

Box 2 of 3

Flag Photo Permissions, 1991-1993

Box 2 of 3

Smithsonian, 1977-1978

Box 2 of 3

Ford Foundation Grant

Expenditures, ca. 1962-1973

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence, 1962

Box 2 of 3

Project Reports, 1971-1972

Box 2 of 3

Travel Reports, 1980

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence: Cooper, Grace R., 1972-1982

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence and Reports, 1972-1973

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence, 1979-1982

Box 2 of 3

Working Notes for Publication of Flag Book

Box 2 of 3

Cooper, Grace R.: Textile Reports on Early Flags, 1979

Box 2 of 3

Project Reports, 1969-1980

Box 2 of 3

Correspondence: Langley, Harold D., 1974-1984

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

Subject Files & Correspondence

American Military Institute

Box 3 of 3

Byrd, Richard E. (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Collections Plan for Naval History, 1993

Box 3 of 3

Souvenirs of the USS Constitution

Box 3 of 3

Association of Curators, 1991-1992

Box 3 of 3

Exhibits Maintenance Committee

Box 3 of 3

Franklin Bell, 1989-1995 (includes photographs)

Box 3 of 3

GI Joe Doll Exhibit, 1995

Box 3 of 3

A. R. Hill Statues

Box 3 of 3

Kohl, J.

Box 3 of 3

Brennan: Carved Coconut, 1982

Box 3 of 3

Pershing Memorial

Box 3 of 3

Pending Items, 1990

Box 3 of 3

Loans, 1989-1990

Box 3 of 3

Pending Objects, 1980-1984 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Naval Undersea Museum

Box 3 of 3

USS Monitor

Box 3 of 3

Museum Reorganization (National Museum of American History)

Box 3 of 3

National Council on the Aging

Box 3 of 3

Naval Art: Robert Benney Collection

Box 3 of 3

Philadelphia Restoration, 1995

Box 3 of 3

Philippine Independence Project

Box 3 of 3

Registrar, 1985-1987

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian 150th Celebration

Box 3 of 3

Ship Plans Catalog, 1995-1996 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 3

Submarine Exhibition, 1992

Box 3 of 3

Tecumseh Conference, 1993-1994

Box 3 of 3

World War II Exhibition

Box 3 of 3

Smithsonian Institution Womens Committee Grants, 1995-1996

Box 3 of 3

Waterbury Button Dies, 1983

Box 3 of 3