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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:
0 Cubic Feet (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:
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:
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:
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:
Zisfein, Melvin B.
Dates:
1947-1995 and undated
Size:
3.43 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-002
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Included in this collection are articles, reports, notebooks, photographs, slides, and certificates and awards. There is very little personal correspondence, but papers written by Zisfein contained in this collection seem to represent some of his major writings. Of special note are 15 notebooks kept by Zisfein at NASM, which contain notes ...

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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:
0 Cubic Feet (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:
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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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum, Daedalus Human Powered Aircraft Project
Dates:
circa 1984-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-023
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials related to the Daedalus Project, a program to develop a human-powered aircraft, sponsored in part by the Smithsonian Institution. Included are magazines, photocopies, reports, photographs and correspondence.

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Creators:
Draper, Charles Stark, 1901-1987
Dates:
1941-1978
Size:
1.36 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Charles Stark Draper was the leading figure behind the use of inertial navigation in aircraft, spacecraft, ballistic missiles, and submarines. This collection of memorabilia largely relates to Draper's career at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory, his contributions to the military, and to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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Creators:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-
Dates:
1936-2006
bulk 1963-1999
Size:
21.1 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bowmruth2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian and museum educator Ruth Bowman are dated 1936-2006, bulk 1963-1999, and measure 21.1 linear feet. Professional correspondence and subject files document Bowman's relationships with colleagues and reflect her interests, activities including curatorial work, and accomplishments as a museum educator. Writings and related research materials include her thesis,"Thomas Pollock Anshutz, 1851-1912" (M.A., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 1971), and unfinished projects. Also found are interviews conducted by Bowman with a wide range of individuals for a variety of purposes.

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