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Creators:
Yoon, InBae, 1936-2014
Dates:
1970-2009
bulk 1973-2003
Size:
13 Cubic feet (35 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1414
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

InBae Yoon was a Korean American inventor. He specialized in OB-GYN surgery, and his inventions aided in the safety of laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery. The papers include personal documents, corporate agreements and licenses, technical drawings, patent applications, correspondence, project proposals, and methods and procedures.

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1996 November 11-16
Size:
7.5 Cubic feet (15 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0610
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This week-long event explored the intersection of technology and music in the 20th century; it included oral and video histories, exhibitions, concerts, and a symposium discussing the cultural significance of the electric guitar as instrument, technology, and symbol.

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Creators:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944
Dates:
1976
1863 - 1968
Size:
15 Cubic feet (49 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0005
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document Leo H. Baekeland, a Belgian born chemist who invented Velox photographic paper (1893) and Bakelite (1907), an inexpensive, nonflammable, versatile plastic. The papers include student notebooks; private laboratory notebooks and journals; commercial laboratory notes; diaries; patents; technical papers; biographies; newspaper clippings; maps; graphs; blueprints; account books; batch books; formula books; order books; photographs; and correspondence regarding Baekeland, 1887-1943.

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Creators:
Gerber, H. Joseph, 1924-1996
Dates:
1924 - 1999
Size:
3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1336
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records document the life and career of H. Joseph Gerber, inventor and president of Gerber Scientific, Inc. Gerber was known for his invention of the variable scale, GERBERcutter S-70, and other automated industrial devices. The records include personal records, correspondence, biographical sketches, photographs, publicity, journals and magazines, clippings, speeches, award information, and one audio recording.

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Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Mechanisms, Division of.
Tainter, Charles Sumner, 1854-1940
Hartsook Studio (San Diego, Calif.)
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Dates:
1878-1937
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0124
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Charles Sumner Tainter has been recognized as the father of the talking machine, and much of the material in this collection represents his experimental work on the graphophone. Alexander Graham Bell, Chichester Bell, and Tainter established the Volta Laboratory Association in 1881. This collection presents a comprehensive picture of the early development of the phonograph and Tainter's substantial contributions to the project.

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Dates:
1957 April 13
Level:
item
Size:
1 Motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0507
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Connecticut Pre-fabricated house components manufactured in a factory combined create individualized houses; construction industry. Fabricators, Inc., Norwalk, CT. Michigan Manufacturing tricks for magic trade; entertainment. Abbott's House of Magic, Colon, MI. Pennsylvania Making wetting agent to fight dust in industry; clean air. Johnson-March ...

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Dates:
1995 May 31-to 1995 June 1
Level:
series
Size:
10 Videocassettes (BetacamSP)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0602
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1906-1937
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0067
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Patent Subseries of the Curtiss-Wright Collection consists of patents, patent dockets, suits, license agreements, correspondence, photos and miscellaneous research files.

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Dates:
1920-1959, undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1263
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Contain materials relating to Charles Elmer (CE) Doolin (1903–1959) born in Kansas City, Kansas to Charles Bernard (CB) Doolin (1875-1940) and Daisy Dean Stephenson Doolin (1877-1953). Like his father he was a businessman and inventor. He was also a farmer and owned and operated Rio Vista Farm with his wife Mary Kathryn "Kitty" Coleman Doolin (1919...