Guide to the Robert Studebaker Oral History

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0670
Creators:
Studebaker, Robert
Warner, Deborah Jean
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1998.
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
0.25 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Collection documents Robert Studebaker, inventor of the LaserPlane, the first modern alternative to the liquid level. The first model was introduced in 1965.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Divided into 3 series: (1) Original videos; (2) Master videos; (3) Reference videos.

Administration
Author
Alison Oswald
Ownership and Custodial History
Oral History was created by Lemelson Center and NMAH staff Deborah Warner.
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Created by the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, National Museum of American History, 1998.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, 1999.

Using the Collection
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Museum holds rights. Signed release on file.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research but the original videos are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Robert Studebaker Oral History, 1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Related Archival Materials
LaserPlane models located in NMAH Division of Science, Medicine and Society (now Division of Medicine and Science).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Oral history -- 1990-2000 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Videotapes -- 1990-2000 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tools -- 1960-1970 -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Level indicators -- 1960-1970 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leveling -- 1960-1970 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inventors -- 1950-2000 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inventions -- 1960-1970 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Civil engineering -- 1960-1970 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
LaserPlane Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews -- 1980-2000 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Process Equipment Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spectra Precision Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives