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Creators:
Hosmer, George L., (George Leonard), 1874-1935
Dates:
circa 1901, 1915, 1930
Size:
circa 134 negatives (glass)
1 print (silver gelatin)
1 print (platinum)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-48
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made during the 1901 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Eclipse Expedition to Sumatra; some were possibly made in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). They include images of people, houses and other buildings, animals, boats, roads, villages, agriculture (including terracing), rickshaws, and plants. Also included are an image of animal hides drying o...

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Creators:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mathematics, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1945-1959
Size:
10.3 cubic feet (Includes 31 vertical boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0290
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of over 2,516 items, housed in 31 document boxes. The material is arranged into chronological order and covers the project dates of l945- l959. The items were originally classified Secret, Confidential, and Unclassified. The collection is arranged into four series: Series 1, Summary Reports; Series 2, Bi-weekly Reports; Se...

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Massie, Thomas
McLurkin, James
Dates:
1995; 1997.
Size:
1 cubic foot (3 boxes, 5 hours)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0603
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Master and reference videos documenting interviews by Michael Judd with Thomas H. Massie, inventor of the Phantom Haptic Interface, and James McLurkin, inventor of microrobotic ants. Massie interview 603.8 includes views of Western School children in classroom and library.

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Creators:
Union of Concerned Scientists
Organization for Progressive Engineers
New University Conference
Scientists for Social and Political Action
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Dates:
1968 - 1969
Size:
1 cubic foot (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0473
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection covers the period 1968-1969, the blossoming of the anti-Vietnam War protest movement. The papers primarily concern the March 4, 1969 voluntary research stoppage at MIT. This day was set aside to discuss and criticize the cooperation of MIT researchers with the US Department of Defense and included speakers George McGovern and Noam Ch...

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Creators:
Maxey, H. David
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History
Dates:
1939-1999
Size:
8 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0417
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Smithsonian Speech Synthesis History Project, conducted by H. David Maxey from 1986 through 2002, created a collection of archival materials documenting the history and development of speech synthesis technology. Maxey collaborated with Dr. Bernard Finn, Elliot Sivowitch and Harold Wallace of the National Museum of American History's Division of Information, Technology, and Society.

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Creators:
Worsley, Beatrice H., Dr. (associate professor)
Mathematics, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1946-1959.
Size:
0.6 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0237
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Dr. Worsley's papers include handwritten notebooks, loose notes, memoranda, reprints from her articles in professional journals, and copies of her theses written in fulfillment of the master's and doctor's degree, from MIT and the University of Cambridge, respectively. All of these papers deal with technical and theoretical problems of computer des...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum, Daedalus Human Powered Aircraft Project
Dates:
circa 1984-1988
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-097
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records of the Daedalus Project, a joint venture between the National Air and Space Museum and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop a human-powered aircraft. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, clippings, film, videotapes, photographs, fund raising materials, press releases, n...

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Creators:
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
Pool, Ithiel de Sola, 1917-
Dates:
1919-1984.
Size:
3 cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0713
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of articles, publications, writings, and research notes on the topic of communication in the 20th century, especially the psychological effects of mass media. Also 4 VHS videotapes and an accordion file folder.

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Creators:
Halkett, James A. E. (physicist)
Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Wesolowski, Sigmund A.
Dates:
1948-1951.
Size:
0.15 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0220
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Halkett and Wesolow(ski) materials show the process of technological innovation through laboratory protocols. They also demonstrate the various alternatives explored in the search for effective artificial circulation by using materials which would not damage or clot blood and that could be sterilized. The evolution of the pumping mechanism and powe...

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Creators:
Hindle, Brooke
Dates:
circa 1944-1985
Size:
14.4 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7363
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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