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Creators:
Shaw, J. Clifford (John Clifford), 1922-1991
Dates:
1933-1993
bulk 1950-1971
Size:
20.5 Cubic feet (59 boxes, 4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0580
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The John Clifford Shaw papers contain reports, research notes, correspondence, memorandum, and diagrams documenting Shaw's development of one of the earliest list processing languages (IPL) and an early interactive, time sharing program, the JOHNNIAC Open Shop System (JOSS). The collection also contains printed material on the RAND Corporation and the evolution of the artificial intelligence and electronic computer industry in the 1950s and 1960s. In addition there is biographical material documenting Shaw's personal interests, family, and academic career.

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series
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9531
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Interviewees in this collection worked on the physics of atomic bomb design at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory in New Mexico. The sessions were taped at the studios of Audvid Film and Tape Production, in Boston, Massachusetts. Four physicists who played important roles in the "Trinity" atomic bomb test at Alamogordo, New Mexico, were...

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Morgan, Nathan W.
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Dates:
ca. 1902-1972.
Size:
10 Cubic feet (29 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0965
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers contain materials relating to the design and construction of highway bridges: scrapbooks of clippings compiled by Morgan on suspension, concrete arch, moveable, steel arch, timber, concrete, steel simple span, cantilever, and stone bridges; photographs of American bridges taken by Morgan, 1938; clippings, photographs, pamphlets, and bo...

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Creators:
Elms, James C., 1916-
Dates:
1959-1980
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0047
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of speeches, papers, notes, newspaper articles and records on Elms' career, including the following areas: Transportation System Center; Electronics Research Center; Manned Space Station; Space Shuttle; Space Systems Committee; Gemini Mission Review Board; and Hearings on space topics.

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Jones, Mary Cadwalader
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
Farrand, Beatrix, 1872-1959
Farrand, Beatrix, 1872-1959
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The folders includes worksheets and photocopies of articles.

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Creators:
Bloom, Barbara, 1951-
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Dates:
2012 October 18-2013 January 31
Size:
9 Items (Sound recording: 9 sound files (6 hr., 12 min.), digital, wav)
132 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bloom12
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Barbara Bloom conducted 2012 October-2013 January 31, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Bloom's home and studio, in New York, New York.

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Creators:
Yelli, Ralph W.
Dates:
bulk 1929-1935
Size:
14 Cubic feet ((1 box) .)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a prospectus including the following types of material all relating to Ralph W. Yelli's Ray Airship: blueprints, specifications, cost analysis, revenue estimates, letters of endorsements, and two photographs of a model of the airship.

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Creators:
Smith, Paul J.
Rossbach, Ed
Dates:
1997
Size:
8 Sound cassettes (Sound recordings)
86 Pages (Transcripts)
Collection ID:
AAA.smitpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Ed Rossbach (37 p. transcript) and Katherine Westphal (49 p.) conducted by Paul J. Smith in preparation for the exhibition "The Ties That Bind: Fiber Art by Ed Rossbach and Katherine Westphal from the Daphne Farago Collection" sponsored by the Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art.(The exhibition was held at RISD,...

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Creators:
Hershey, Samuel Franklin, 1904-1987
Dates:
1928-1977
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.herssamu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; a scrapbook; photographs; writings; and a copy of an education abstract.

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