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David G. Henderson papers

 Collection — Box: S0001
Identifier: MS2173

Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains memoranda, correspondence, reports, handbooks, publications, articles, bibliographies, conference materials, photographs, catalogs, notes, and architectural drawings collected by David G. Henderson in the course of his career as an architect for the National Park Service. The material dates from 1926-88 (bulk: 1963-82). The collection deals with issues of historic preservation. It includes internal National Park Service memoranda, guidelines, procedures, and policies, as well as general background information about the preservation and restoration of historic structures. The collection also includes plans and reports for the restoration and maintenance of several national parks and historic sites around the United States.

Dates

  • 1926-1988

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Some records may be restricted.

Restrictions on Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Historical or Biographical Note

David G. Henderson worked as an architect specializing in historic preservation. He was employed by the National Park Service's Office of Environmental Planning and Design's Denver Service Center and Eastern Service Center.

Extent

4.75 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

Collection contains memoranda, correspondence, reports, handbooks, publications, articles, bibliographies, conference materials, photographs, catalogs, notes, and architectural drawings collected by David G. Henderson in the course of his career as an architect for the National Park Service. The material dates from 1926-88 (bulk: 1963-82). The collection deals with issues of historic preservation. It includes internal National Park Service memoranda, guidelines, procedures, and policies, as well as general background information about the preservation and restoration of historic structures. The collection also includes plans and reports for the restoration and maintenance of several national parks and historic sites around the United States.

Collection Organization

Organized into two series: Subject files and Reports and plans.

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated by David G. Henderson in 1990. A number of books were included with this donation. They have been separated from the manuscript materials and are now housed in the general collection.
Title
Guide to the David G. Henderson papers, 1926-1988
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2006
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

Contact:
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