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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Moffat, Reuben
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1852
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1101
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents personal correspondence between Reuben Moffat and his father, John Little Moffat. The materials consist primarily of letters written during the year 1852 and detail Reuben Moffat's attempts to obtain a patent for his electric gold washer and magnetic separator invention.

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Haring Cotton Machine Company.
Haring, Peter Paul, -1935
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Haring, Grace
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Dates:
1895-1977
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1014
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to Haring's development of cotton picking machines, 1894-1930.

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Dates:
1915-1950s
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0277
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dodge, W.C.
Clark, Alexander Melville
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1877
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1017
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A British patent issued to Alexander Melville Clark for an improved process for preventing the accumulation of carbon in retorts used for the distillation of carbureted hydrogen. There is a wax seal attached to the end of the patent.

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Creators:
Anacostia Museum
Dates:
circa 1990
Level:
item
Size:
1 Video recording (VHS)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-026
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

To a group of children, Lorenzo Calender, professional storyteller and Griot, spoke of the African origin of the language of Swahili, agriculture, navigation, monotheism, and algebra. He led the children through a portion of the exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930,' and told stories.

Event. Related to exhibition 'The Real McCoy: Afro-American Invention and Innovation 1619-1930.' Undated.

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Creators:
Wilhelm
White, Sydney Victor
Lord, R. H.
Petit, Pierre, 1832-
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Dates:
ca. 1870-1900
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0191
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains twelve photoprints in the cabinet print format, although only nine are true albumen cabinet prints. The subjects depicted are European scientists. Except as otherwise noted in the listing, biographical information about the subjects was located in standard biographical references, such as Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Chambers' Dictionary of Scientists, and World Who's in Science.

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Think Surgical, Inc. (Fremont, California)
Dates:
1983-2010
bulk 1991-1994
Size:
5.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1378
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the development of ROBODOC™, the first robot to perform surgery on a human in the United States through correspondence, memoranda, press clippings, press releases, engineering drawings, regulatory policies and procedures, photographs, and audiovisual materials.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Science, Medicine, and Society
Land, Charles H., 1847-1922
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974
Dates:
1860-1957
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0834
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents inventor and dentist Charles H. Land and consists of correspondence, financial records, patent records, articles, printed material, writings, sermons and photographs.

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