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Creators:
Hosmer, George L., (George Leonard), 1874-1935
Dates:
circa 1901, 1915, 1930
Size:
circa 134 negatives, 1 print, 1 print
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 on frames and two portraits of Hosmer, circa 1915 and 1930.

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Creators:
Halkett, James A. E., (physicist)
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 power source, the design and materials of the pump itself, and a series of catheters (cannulae) or varying shapes and materials are described as a workabl ...

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Creators:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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.

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Creators:
Worsley, Beatrice H., Dr., associate professor
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 design. Also: numerous manuals and descriptive materials about them--current models of computers manufactured by IBM and other producers; and proceedings ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History.
Maxey, H. David
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:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
McLurkin, James
Massie, Thomas
Dates:
1995; 1997.
Size:
1 cubic foot, 3 boxes
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:
Haseltine, Florence P., Dr.
Chodos, Alan, Dr.
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 Chomsky as well as many others. The materials include photographs, posters, programs, and coordinating notes concerning this day of non-violent protest. ...

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Creators:
Saarinen, Lilian Swann, 1912-1995
Dates:
circa 1909-1977
Size:
9 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.saarlili
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Cambridge sculptor and illustrator, Lilian Swann Saarinen, measure nine linear feet and date from circa 1909 to 1977. The collection documents Saarinen's career through correspondence with artists, architects, publishers, and gallery owners; writings and notes, including manuscripts and illustrations for children's books and publications; project and teaching files; financial records; artwork, including numerous project sketches; and photos of Saarinen and her artwork. Saarinen's p ...

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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 concerning exhibition concepts, planning, budgets, and schedules; museum policy, meetings, and agendas; and other professional activities. Also of no ...

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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 pro ...

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