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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 85-099

Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary (Richard Hubbard Howland)

National Furniture Museum Records, circa 1971-1972, 1977-1978

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Special Assistant to the Secretary (Richard Hubbard Howland)
Title: National Furniture Museum Records
Dates: circa 1971-1972, 1977-1978
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection: Accession 85-099
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records created by Richard H. Howland, Special Assistant to the Secretary, to study the feasibility of establishing a national furniture museum. Materials include newspaper clippings; correspondence with museums, furniture manufacturers, authorities on American furniture, and furniture trade industry; feasibility study; and promotional material from furniture manufacturers.

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This accession consists of records created by Richard H. Howland, Special Assistant to the Secretary, to study the feasibility of establishing a national furniture museum. Materials include newspaper clippings; correspondence with museums, furniture manufacturers, authorities on American furniture, and furniture trade industry; feasibility study; and promotional material from furniture manufacturers.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 85-099, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Special Assistant to the Secretary (Richard Hubbard Howland), National Furniture Museum Records

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Container List

Box 1

Loose Correspondence, 1978

Box 1 of 2

Exhibition: Belter and Rococo Revival

Box 1 of 2

Draft: Proposal for Furniture Museum/Graphics

Box 1 of 2

Furniture Institute Proposal

Box 1 of 2

To File

Box 1 of 2

Decorative Arts Survey

Box 1 of 2

General Correspondence

Box 1 of 2

Museum Correspondence

Box 1 of 2

Newspaper Clippings

Box 1 of 2

Programs for Reproductions

Box 1 of 2

Phase Two Funding

Box 1 of 2

Drafts: Proposal for Furniture Museum

Box 1 of 2

Tariff Commission Building

Box 1 of 2

Requests for Information about Furniture Museum

Box 1 of 2

Museum Services Program

Box 1 of 2

American Society of Interior Designs

Box 1 of 2

Museum Planning and Administration

Box 1 of 2

Fund Raising and Planning

Box 1 of 2

Museum Membership Programs

Box 1 of 2

Museum Shop and Sales

Box 1 of 2

American Association of Museums (AAM) Museum Accreditation

Box 1 of 2

Furniture Archives

Box 1 of 2

Archives of American Art

Box 1 of 2

The Dunlap Society

Box 1 of 2

Furniture Inventory

Box 1 of 2

National Archives

Box 1 of 2

Museum News Articles

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Decorative Arts Museum

Box 2 of 2

Decorative Arts Bibliography

Box 2 of 2

Sources of Federal Funding

Box 2 of 2

Private Collections

Box 2 of 2

Historic Houses: Washington, DC

Box 2 of 2

National Portrait Gallery

Box 2 of 2

Renwick Gallery

Box 2 of 2

National Gallery

Box 2 of 2

The Corcoran

Box 2 of 2

History and Technology

Box 2 of 2

The State Department

Box 2 of 2

Hillwood

Box 2 of 2

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum

Box 2 of 2

Naval Memorial Museum

Box 2 of 2

Textile Museum

Box 2 of 2

Musee des Arts Decor.

Box 2 of 2

American Furniture Academy

Box 2 of 2

Smithsonian Institution Procedures in Computer Sciences: Computer Assisted Information Management, Vol. I, #2-4, 1974-1975

Box 2 of 2

Smithsonian Institution Information Systems Innovations, Vol. II, #3, 1971

Box 2 of 2

Computerization of SI Furnishings

Box 2 of 2

Computerization of Decorative Arts

Box 2 of 2

Correspondence: Furniture Industry

Box 2 of 2

The Furniture Library

Box 2 of 2

Expenses

Box 2 of 2

National Mt. Airy Catalogues

Box 2 of 2

Grand Rapids, June 26-28

Box 2 of 2