Richard Bond Clock Escapement Video Documentation

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0682
Creators:
Todd, W. David (William David)
Stephens, Carlene E., 1949-
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1997-12-07
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.25 Cubic feet
2 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
2.5 hours of videotape documenting a succession of clock escapements invented by Richard F. Bond in the 19th century. Bond's invention was called isodynamic escapement.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series: 5 items (original videotapes only).

Administration
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Made for the national Museum of American History, December 17, 1997.
Ownership and Custodial History
Collection was created by the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation with NMAH staff members Carlene Stephens and William David Todd. Transferred to the Archives Center February 1999.
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated.

Using the Collection
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. Some oral histories are restricted Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Preferred Citation
Richard Bond Clock Escapement Video Documentation, 1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Museum owns all rights to this videotape.

Related Archival Materials
Two of the three regulators videotaped are located in the Division of the History of Technology collections (now Division of Medicine and Science).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Oral history -- 1950-2000 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inventors -- 19th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time clocks Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Videotapes Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
BetaCam SP (videotape format) Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clocks and watches Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clocks and watches -- Escapements Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Horology Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inventions -- 19th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
William Bond and Son. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bond, Richard F. (inventor) Personal 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