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Guide to the Richard Evelyn Byrd honorary reception materials 1977.124

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Collection processed by Nicholas Pavlik

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 09, 2011
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Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Richard Evelyn Byrd honorary reception materials
Dates: 1930
Quantity: 0.02 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0038
Call Phrase: 1977.124
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Biographical Note

Richard Evelyn Byrd (1888-1957) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his explorations of the polar regions.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains materials relating to a reception held at Brooklyn's Hotel St. George in 1930 to honor Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd. Items include a reception program, a seating arrangement chart, and a photogravure portrait of Byrd.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957

Document Type

  • Attendance lists
  • Photogravures (prints)
  • Portraits
  • Programs (documents)

Subject Topics

  • Admirals -- United States
  • Dinners and dining -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Explorers -- United States

Subject Places

  • United States |x Armed Forces |x Officers

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Richard Evelyn Byrd honorary reception materials, 1974.124, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Frank H. Quinby, 1930.

Processing Information note

Minimally processed to the collection level.

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