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DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER
805 KIDDER BREESE SE -- WASHINGTON NAVY YARD
WASHINGTON DC 20374-5060

How to Borrow Navy Historical Property


Notice
The Navy's central artifact collection is being consolidated from several locations into a single warehouse facility in Richmond, Va.  This consolidation lays the groundwork for more efficient and more environmentally appropriate storage conditions for these irreplaceable resources.  During this period, artifact accessibility and staff availability will both be severely restricted.  Responses to requests for artifact support and for loans therefore are not being entertained.  Please check the NHHC website for updates.

For information about the move, please see http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=81633 and follow NHHC on social media

Prospective borrowers must show their eligibility and qualifications by submitting a written request at least 90 days in advance of the scheduled exhibit event.  This request should include but is not limited to:

Civilian, non-government organizations may be asked to submit a facilities report in addition to the information requested above. 

Please see Conditions for the Custody and Care of Navy Historical Property for information on recipient responsibilities. Any questions about loan of materials should be directed to:

Curator Branch
Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese ST SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060
(202) 433-2318; DSN 288-2220


09 March 2004