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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-215
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the GitHub account of the Smithsonian Institution as it existed on July 11, 2018. The account provides a space to share open-source technologies developed in-house. This accession consists of informational pages but may not include all of the downloadable software. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Dates:
2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-177
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the GitHub account of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (FSG) as it existed on May 17, 2018. The account provides FSG with a space to share open-source technologies developed in-house. This accession consists of informational pages but does not include the downloadable software. Materials ar...

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Creators:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Dates:
2011-2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-268
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of several web presences maintained by the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. The National Design Awards subsite of the Cooper Hewitt's primary website was crawled on October 29, 2015. It provides information about the awards and related events. The "Cooper Hewitt Labs" blog, crawled November 6, 2015, provides a beh...

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Smithsonian Institution
Computerworld Magazine.
Dates:
1989-2000
Size:
145 Cubic feet (341 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0425
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents an awards program established in 1989 as a partnership between Computerworld Magazine and the Smithsonian Institution. The Computer World Smithsonian Awards (CWSA) brought together the Chairmen of Chief Executive Officers of the world's foremost information technology companies with the world's leading universities, libraries and research institutions to document a revolution in progress—the global information technology revolution. The program identified men, women, organizations and institutions leading the technology revolution and asked them to contribute case studies. Collection consists of case studies which include questionnaires, essays, oral histories, conference proceedings, publications, video tapes, photographs, slides, software, and product samples about each project.

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Shayt, David H.
Wedge Innovations
Dates:
1985-1996
Size:
13 Cubic feet (28 boxes, 5 oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0534
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records of Wedge Innovations document the invention and development of a new hand tool, the SmartLevel, an electronic builder's level; also included are company management and policies.

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Ledley, Robert S.
National Biomedical Research Foundation. Georgetown University
Dates:
1972-1990
Size:
3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1135
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Robert Ledley Papers document the development of the first whole-body diagnostic imaging system, the Automatic Computerized Transverse Axial (ACTA) X-ray Scanner by Ledley in 1973. Also included is material relating to Ledley's company, Digital Science Information Corporation (DISCO), as well as the public and medical communities' reactions to the scanner.

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Gerber, H. Joseph, 1924-1996
Gerber Scientific Instrument Company (Hartford, Conn.).
Dates:
1911 - 1999
Size:
75 Cubic feet (182 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0929
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records document the Gerber Scientific Instrument Company, Hartford, Connecticut, and its four subsidiaries: Gerber Garment Technology, Inc., Gerber Scientific Products, Inc., Gerber Systems Corp., and Gerber Optical, Inc. Gerber Scientific designs, develops, manufactures, markets and services computer aided design and computer aided CAD/CAM systems. The records include correspondence, memoranda, product literature, trade literature, patent records, instruction manuals, proposals, engineering records, photographs, technical reports, drawings, press releases, and newspaper clippings.

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