Harold Lyons Atomic Clocks Collection
Harold Lyons was a physicist whose primary interest was in atomic frequency standards and atomic clocks. The collection documents Lyons and his work with atomic clocks. The collection includes his research as manifested in published papers, presentations, reports, correspondence, laboratory notes, photographs and diagrams.
National Company (NATCO) Atomic Clocks Records
NATCO, Inc. (National Company, Inc.)
The records document the development of the first commercial atomic clocks by the National Company, Inc., (NATCO) of Malden, Massachusetts, a company known for producing specialized electronic equipment. The records include blueprints, technical drawings and schematics, technical and research reports, instruction manuals, photographs, and marketing materials.
This accession consists of the records of Paul Forman, Curator of modern physics, which document planning for the following exhibitions: Atom Smashers; Einstein: A Centenary Exhibition; FDR: The Intimate Presidency; and Atomic Clocks, an in-depth examination of the discoveries and developments that changed the international time standard from the rotation …
Jon and Jennifer Hanson Watch and Clock Collection
Hamilton Watch Company.
Photographic prints and negatives documenting the interior operations of the Hamilton Watch Company primarily in the 1930s and 1940s.
This accession consists of the records of Paul Forman, curator of modern physics, which document his participation in exhibition planning at the National Museum of American History, as well as his work on exhibition publications and object research. Earlier records date from when Forman was in the Division of Electricity …
Fred L. Whipple Oral History Interviews
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …
This accession consists of records that document planning, development and production activities for the exhibitions The Coke Push: A Centennial Portfolio of Industrial Art, Abandoned Mine Scenes, Lead and Zinc Mine Scenes of the Past, Labor Day, The United States Census, 1790-1960, The Changing American Farm, 1831-1981, The Clockwork Universe: German Clocks …
Reddy Kilowatt Records
Hooks, Benjamin, Dr.
Reddy Communications, Inc.
The records document the development and use of Reddy Kilowatt, a cartoon figure trademark created in 1926 by Ashton B. Collins, Sr. More than 150 investor-owned electric utilities in the United States and at least twelve foreign countries licensed the use of the Reddy Kilowatt trademark. The records include a wide range of textual and visual materials and sound and moving image recordings.