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There are 2 Files for this series in AAD :
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record (HABS/HAER) Database Files, September 1997 (Part 1), 1933 - 9/24/1997 (info) Search
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record (HABS/HAER) Database Files, September 1997 (Part 2), 1933 - 9/24/1997 (info) Search
Title: Index to the Sites and Related Documentation in the Historic American Buildings Survey / Historic American Engineering Record Materials, created, ca. 1980 - 1997, documenting the period 1933 - 12/24/1997
Creator: Department of the Interior. Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service. National Architectural and Engineering Record Division. (1/25/1978 - 5/31/1981) (Predecessor)
Department of the Interior. National Park Service. Office of the Associate Director for Archeology and Historic Preservation. National Architectural and Engineering Record Division. (5/31/1981 - 1982) (Predecessor)
Department of the Interior. National Park Service. Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record Division. (1982) (Most Recent)
Type of Archival Materials: Textual Records
Data Files
Level of Description: Series from Record Group 515: Records of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS)/Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) Division
Location: National Archives at College Park - Electronic Records, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. PHONE: 301-837-0470; FAX: 301-837-3681; EMAIL: cer@nara.gov
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1980 - 1997
Coverage Dates: 1933 - 12/24/1997
Date Note: Coverage dates are the dates during which the agency collected documentation on historic sites and structures. Inclusive dates represent the time frame in which the agency created and used an electronic index to these materials.
Part of: Record Group 515: Records of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS)/Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) Division
Function and Use: The agency created this database to inventory the historic sites and structures in the materials and to facilitate retrieval of information related to specific sites or structures.
Scope & Content Note: This series contains information on each specific historic site or structure including: name; street address, city, county, and state; the names of individuals associated with the site or structure; dates when the site or structure was completed, altered, relocated, demolished, or abandoned; the uses for the site or structure; information relevant to historic preservation of the site or structure; the number of drawings, photographs, color transparencies, photogrammetric images, and pages of descriptive reports related to the site or structure in the collection; whether the documentation has been transferred to the Library of Congress, and if so, the Library of Congress shelf list number, microfilm reel number, and/or microfiche identification number; and any comments or notes from the National Park Service or the Library of Congress.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
General Note: The materials referred to in this index are in the custody of the Library of Congress.
Finding Aid Type: Technical Information
Finding Aid Source: NARA and Historic American Buildings Survey / Historic American Engineering Record Division
Extent: 25 data files, and 5 linear inches of paper documentation
Index Terms
  Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
    Architectural design
Engineering drawings
Historic preservation
Historic sites

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8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001
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