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Creators:
De Swart, Jan, 1908-
Dates:
1916-1994
Size:
4.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.deswjan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of southern California sculptor and inventor Jan de Swart measure 4.3 linear feet and are dated 1916-1994. They consist of correspondence, records concerning de Swart's inventions, writings, printed material, miscellaneous records, and photographs.

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Dates:
1995-10-27
Level:
item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0603
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Massie/McLurkin Innovative Lives Program TRT: 60:00 Begins with students shouting "attitude is altitude." Introductory remarks by Art Molella, Director of the Lemelson Center. Welcome to Thomas Massie and James McLurkin, both from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). McLurkin opens the program by explaining his microrobots and robotic com...

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Gittens, David
Dates:
May 7, 1997
Size:
0.35 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0598
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Original and reference videos documenting an NMAH children's program by David Gittens, the inventor of the Ikenga 5302 gyroplane.

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Creators:
Morton, Sterling, 1885-1961
Goodspeed, Charles B.
Teletype Corporation
Kleinschmidt, Edward E., 1876-1977
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Dates:
1915-1930
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1259
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection largely contains correspondence regarding the Kleinschmidt Teletype, as well as financial records and newspaper clippings regarding the Teletype Company.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Dates:
1987-2003
Size:
15 Cubic feet (14 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1303
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of oral history interviews conducted between 1993 and 2006 with individuals in the computing industry.

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Page, Charles Grafton, 1812-1868
Poinier, Lois W.
Dates:
1844-1870
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0933
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relate to American inventor Charles Grafton Page, an early developer of electromagnetic machinery.

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Madhani, Akhil
Berger, Sondra
Dates:
1999-12
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 Box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0709
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents inventor Akhil Madhani and his invention, the Black Falcon, a teleoperated surgical instrument.

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Chalfant, Jefferson David, 1856-1931
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Society of American Artists
American Art Association (Society)
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Dates:
1885-1976
Size:
1.7 Items (linear feet (on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.chaljeff
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Chalfant's agent, H. Wood Sullivan, also George H. Sullivan, American Art Association and its successor Society of American Artists, Craig and Evans, George C. Folsom, Lawrence J. Morris, National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Richard Robbins, and others; William D. Davis's research material on Ch...

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Creators:
Studebaker, Robert
Warner, Deborah Jean
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1998.
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0670
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
Dates:
[ca. 1906.]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Figure driving tractor is believed to be Dan Albonde Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, inventor of the Ivel tractor, the first successful English tractor, ca. 1906. Identified in the 1980s by J. S. Ceasel, University of Reading, U.K.