Curatorial Records,
1955-1974

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 18-101
Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Section of Mathematics
Dates:
1955-1974
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of the records of Dr. Uta C. Merzbach, Associate Curator. Topics covered include planning of the IBM computer terminal exhibit with collection viewing; museum fire of 1970; exhibit preparations for "1876: A Centennial Exhibition"; education and training; educational programs; and exhibit of a working computer, with Nicholas J. Suszynski, Jr., Director, Information Systems Division, 1968-1970. Some materials are dated from a time period before Merzbach started working at the National Museum of History and Technology in 1964. Additionally, some materials date to when the museum was known as the Museum of History and Technology and when the section was known as the Section of Mathematics and Antique Instruments as well as from when the sections were part of the Division of Physical Sciences and the Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy. Materials include notes, memoranda, pamphlets, proposals, reports, correspondence, news clippings, photographs, drawings, and related materials.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-101, National Museum of History and Technology. Section of Mathematics, Curatorial Records

Keywords
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Merzbach, Uta C., 1933- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Suszynski, Nicholas J., Jr. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithsonian Institution. Information Systems Division Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
International Business Machines Corporation Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Section of Mathematics and Antique Instruments Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
1876: A Centennial Exhibition (1976: Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Historical museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Computer terminals Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fire Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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