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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 361
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Designed both as an inquiry into the American character and to suggest answers to Jean de Crevecoeur's question, "What then is the American, this new man?" posed in his Letters From an American Farmer in 1782, the exhibition grouped 168 portraits into such categories as imagemaker, idol, defender, explorer, and expatriate. Another dimensi...

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Creators:
Fisher, Jonathan, 1768-1847
Dates:
[undated] / [by Jonathan Fisher]
Size:
16 Items (p. (on 9 frames of microfilm))
Collection ID:
AAA.fishjona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Treatise discussing materials, colors, techniques, and "receipts for those who paint in water colors." In addition, sketches begin an unfinished section on "Sketching." Hogarth's ANALYSIS OF BEAUTY is quoted.

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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)
Dates:
1969-1972
Size:
21 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.naticoll
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Records relating to a possible demonstration and exhibition of a Synchroma machine at the National Collection of Fine Arts. Correspondence is between Adelyn Breeskin and Jan Mulhert of the museum's 20th century department and inventors Stanley Elliott and Honore Guilbeau. Photographs, descriptive statements, and clippings are also included.

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Creators:
Winn, James Buchanan, 1905-1979
Dates:
1927-1979
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.winnjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data, a chronology and description of Winn's works, 1930-1979; magazine and newspaper clippings; printed material about Winn; a patent for Winn's invention MONOLITHIC WALL FORMING APPARATUS, 1964; printed illustrations by Winn, 1931-1933; 2 stamps designed by Winn, 1945; pencil drawings illustrating vanishing points and perspectives; f...

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Dates:
1868-1949
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0067
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Curtiss-Wright Corporation was involved in numerous legal disputes with other major aircraft companies over patent rights. The processing Archivist used the following definition of a patent as a guide for processing the material: a patent is an exclusive right granted by a government to an inventor to manufacture, use, or sell an invention for...

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Dates:
1957 October 12
Level:
item
Size:
1 Motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0507
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Massachusetts Research to improve intercontinental missile re-entry through use of a shock tube that simulates conditions. Avco Research Laboratory, Everett, MA. Indiana Making mats of horse, cow, and hog hair to be used in upholstering furniture. Blocksom and Co., Michigan City, IN. California Inventing and manufacturing the "Dialaphone," an aut...

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Dates:
1995 June 1
Level:
item
Size:
1 Videocassettes (BetacamSP) (Duration: 47:00)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0602
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Hal Walker in Hands in Science in American Life Exhibit with school students.

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Dates:
1976
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 21.5 cm x 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1249
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1951 February 13
Level:
item
Size:
1 Motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0507
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Man-made Plasma! Manufacturing synthetic plasma; blood supply. General Aniline & Film Corp., Grasselli, NJ. Trailers on the Trail! Manufacturing trailers; transportation. Marvelous Mildred! Plastic coating to protect tools and instruments during shipping. Female inventor and businesswoman. Molding Men of Tomorrow! Orphaned children at work and s...

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Creators:
Holter, Norman J.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Business card on paper., 5 cm x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1249
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History