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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession T90039

National Museum of History and Technology. Department of National History

Records, 1956-1979

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of History and Technology. Department of National History
Title: Records
Dates: 1956-1979
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession T90039
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of memoranda from the Chairman's office of the Department of National and Military History, incoming and outgoing correspondence from Edgar M. Howell, and administrative files from the Department of National and Military History, renamed the Department of National History in 1979. Correspondents include Robert P. Multhauf, S. Dillon Ripley, Silvio A. Bedini, Robert G. Tillotson, Virginia Beets, and Daniel J. Boorstin. Some materials date to when the museum was known as the Museum of History and Technology.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of memoranda from the Chairman's office of the Department of National and Military History, incoming and outgoing correspondence from Edgar M. Howell, and administrative files from the Department of National and Military History, renamed the Department of National History in 1979. Correspondents include Robert P. Multhauf, S. Dillon Ripley, Silvio A. Bedini, Robert G. Tillotson, Virginia Beets, and Daniel J. Boorstin. Some materials date to when the museum was known as the Museum of History and Technology.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession T90039, National Museum of History and Technology. Department of National History, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Folder 1 Memoranda: Chairman’s Office, 1970-1973

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Folder 2 Memoranda: Department of Armed Forces History, 1958-1965

Box 1 of 2

Folder 3 Memoranda: To and From Robert P. Multhauf, 1968-1969

Box 1 of 2

Folder 4 Memoranda: To and From Office of Academic Studies, 1966-1972

Box 1 of 2

Folder 5 Memoranda: To and From Office of Exhibits, 1970-1973

Box 1 of 2

Folder 6 Memoranda: To and From Secretary Ripley, 1970-1972

Box 1 of 2

Folder 7 Memoranda: To and From Robert G. Tillotson, FY 1968-FY 1973

Box 1 of 2

Folders 8-10 Memoranda: To and From Silvio A. Bedini, 1972-1973

Box 1 of 2

Folder 11 Memoranda: To and From Virginia Beets, 1971-1979

Box 1 of 2

Folder 12 Memoranda: To and From Daniel Boorstin, 1970-1973

Box 1 of 2

Folder 13 Memoranda: To and From Building Management, 1971-1973

Box 1 of 2

Edgar M. Howell Correspondence

Folders 14-37 A-Y, 1969-1973

Box 1 of 2

Administrative Files

Folder 38 Air Elements - Exhibit Script, undated

Box 1 of 2

Folder 39 American Revolution Bicentennial, 1967-1974

Box 1 of 2

Folder 40 Chairman’s File, 1974-1979

Box 1 of 2

Folder 41 Computer Catalog System, 1969, 1977

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Folder 42 Congressional Hearings, 1979

Box 1 of 2

Folder 43 Conservation Survey, 1978

Box 1 of 2

Folder 44 Constitution Island, undated

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Folder 45 Department Exhibits, 1956-1973

Box 1 of 2

Folder 46 Division of Military History, 1977-1979

Box 1 of 2

Folder 47 Division of Naval History, 1975-1979

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Folder 48 Division of Political History, 1975-1979

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Folder 49 Division of Postal History, 1978-1979

Box 1 of 2

Folder 50 1876 Centennial Exhibition, 1972-1975

Box 1 of 2

Folder 51 Five-Year Plan (1979-1983), 1978

Box 1 of 2

Folder 52 General, 1974-1979

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Folder 53 Historical Archaeology Project, 1976-1977

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Folder 54 Institute of Heraldry, 1965-1966

Box 1 of 2

Folder 55 James Smithson Society, 1977-1979

Box 1 of 2

Folder 56 Marine Corps Historical Center, 1977

Box 1 of 2

Folder 57 Mastai, Boleslaw, 1976

Box 1 of 2

Folder 58 Metric Survey, 1978

Box 1 of 2

Folder 59 Museum of History and Technology (MHT) Association of Curators, undated

Box 1 of 2

Folders 60-61 Miscellany, 1965-1979

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Folder 1 Museum Depository and Support Facility: Feasibility Study and Master Plan (Silver Hill), 1969

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Folder 2 Museum Policy, 1975-1976

Box 2 of 2

Folder 3 Museum Support Center, 1979

Box 2 of 2

Folder 4 A Nation of Nations, 1969-1976

Box 2 of 2

Folder 5 National Armed Forces Museum Advisory Board, 1962-1966

Box 2 of 2

Folder 6 National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) Book, 1979

Box 2 of 2

Folder 7 NMHT Emergency Procedure Plans, 1970-1975

Box 2 of 2

Folder 8 Non-Smithsonian Press Publications, 1978

Box 2 of 2

Folder 9 "People" Hall, 1974-1975

Box 2 of 2

Folder 10 Recent Accessions Exhibits, 1969-1971

Box 2 of 2

Folder 11 Reorganization, 1969-1976

Box 2 of 2

Folder 12 Research, 1966-1968, 1974-1979

Box 2 of 2

Folder 13 Research Associates, 1979

Box 2 of 2

Folder 14 Review Board for Study and Comment of Armed Forces History Halls, 1965-1966

Box 2 of 2

Folder 15 Science Information Exchange, 1962-1969

Box 2 of 2

Folder 16 Security, 1969-1979

Box 2 of 2

Folder 17 Smithson Bicentennial, 1964-1965

Box 2 of 2

Folder 18 Source Directory: Organization Information, 1978

Box 2 of 2

Folder 19 Special Events, 1971-1977

Box 2 of 2

Folder 20 Staff Listings, 1978-1979

Box 2 of 2

Folder 21 TV, Radio, and Films, 1967 and undated

Box 2 of 2

Folder 22 Visitor and Organization Assistance, 1966-1972

Box 2 of 2