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file
Collection ID:
Accession 90-068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Creators:
Greatbatch, Wilson, 1919-
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Berger, Sondra
Dates:
1996-10-08
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0601
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains original and master videos documenting Wilson Greatbatch, inventor of the Cardiac Pacemaker. Greatbatch demonstrates the circuitry of his implantable pacemaker and discusses his life as an inventor.

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item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0222
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Produced by Worcester Film Corp. ; by Lewis M. Hurxthal, M.D., Lahey Clinic ; animation by Albert Paganelli. n.d. 1 reel (992 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16mm positive. Summary: This film begins with a description and diagram of the heart. Next it shows the anatomical path involved in a heart beat. The following variations on normal performance are described...

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Creators:
Pigord, Dick
Ross, Jane Reed
Alabama. Dept. of Transportation
James Rushton One Foundation
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The folder includes worksheets, site plans, photocopies of articles about the project, and other information.

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Creators:
Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart
Brochard, M.
Dates:
ca. 1920
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Printed text on recto reads: "Cameroun Français - Mission des Prêtres de Sacré Cœur de Saint-Quentin / 7. Art Indigène: Un trône historique sculpté d'un seul bloc de bois."

Translated caption reads: "French Cameroon / Missions of the Priests of the Sacred Heart of Saint Quentin / 7. Indigenous Art: An historic throne carved from a single block of wood."

Printed text on verso reads: "Procure de la Mission du Cameroun: 214. Rue Lafayette Paris (Xe) / Edit. M. Brochard, 81, quai Fosse, Nantes." Manuscript on verso reads: "78/264."

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item
Size:
1 sound discs (lacquer) (Reference recording)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0584
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Song Titles: "When the Sun Comes Out" "As Long As I Live" "Accentuate the Positive" "Sing My Heart" "Hurrah for Love" "Get Happy" "I've Got the World On a String" "It's Only a Paper Moon" "Let's Take a Walk Around the Block" "The Man That Got Away" Probably Harold Arlen sides 1 and 2

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Creators:
Constantine, Mildred
Dates:
1945-2008
Size:
5.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.consmild
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Mildred Constantine measure 5.3 linear feet and are dated 1945-2009. Subject files, writings, photographs, and a scrapbook provide an overview of her curatorial work in the Architecture and Design department of the Museum of Modern Art, and subsequent activities as an independent curator, and art consultant. Especially well documented is Whole Cloth, a book written with Laurel Reuter that presents an historical overview of how artists have used cloth in their work.

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Dates:
1943-01 - 1943-02
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0450
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Poston Arizona Blk. 229 Brk. 11A Valley of the Desert Queen. (interior) 1943 Dear Miss Cox, Desert Queen are the mesquite trees which grows in low valley around us. In storm and in heat it grow as though all was the same, because it have its great foundation. (Root of mesquite tree is 40' to 60' ...

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Creators:
Gurr, Lena, 1897-1992
Dates:
1908-1979
Size:
7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.gurrlena
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Lena Gurr (1897-1992) papers date from 1908 to 1979 and measure 7.0 linear feet. Gurr was a painter and printmaker who studied under John sloan and Maurice Sterne at the Art Students League between 1920-1922. She also studied in France and married painter and photographer Joseph Biel in 1931. The papers document both Gurr and Biel's careers through correspondence, notes, art work, printed material, scrapbooks, and photographs. The collection offers researchers a valuable resource for studying the New York art community of the pre-war era.

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