Clement Communications, Inc., Ergonomics and Safety Posters
One hundred twenty five posters exhorting employees to practice good safety habits.
Alfred M. Mayo Publications
This collection consists of manuscripts and papers published by Mayo between 1958-65. The material covers mainly space-related topics, generally revolving around human factors, as well as NASA activities and space program benefits.
Henry Dreyfuss collection
This material does not cover all clients and projects undertaken by Dreyfuss. This collection consists of theater design materials, industrial design materials, primarily, though not exclusively, from the 1950s and 60s, draft copies of his books, including extensive research files for the "Symbol Sourcebook," texts of lectures delivered by Dreyfuss, and biographical material. Included is Dreyfuss's Brown Book which provides an outline of his achievements. Photographs and slides of many of his designs are included. Materials relating to three publications include original drafts of the books with author notes, drawings, photographs, correspondence, and research materials. Also contains materials relating to the symbols exhibition held at the Hallmark Gallery in New York City in 1972.This collection was the source of many of the objects and issues addressed in Cooper-Hewitt's 1997 exhibition, "Henry Dreyfuss: Directing Design", and companion book, "Henry Dreyfuss, Industrial Designer: The Man in the Brown Suit", both conceived by Russell Flinchum. 311 reels of microfilm documenting most of the projects undertaken by Dreyfuss Associates were created by the firm and added to the collection later.
Melvin Kranzberg Papers
Personal papers of Dr. Kranzberg from his undergraduate years at Amherst College through his professional career. Collection documents his involvement with development of the new field of history of technology and his role as principal founder of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT); work as consultant and advisor to domestic and international agencies, colleges, and universities; personal affiliations, lectureships, publications; and teaching and administrative activities for more than 40 years as a college professor.
MacCready Aircraft Photography Collection [Monroe]
This collection consists of 2.36 cubic feet of photography taken by Donald Monroe of MacCready aircraft from the 1970s to the 1980s.
This accession consists of the records of Jeffrey K. Stine, Curator of technology and environmental history, which document planning, development, and production activities for the exhibitions Manufactured Weather, Tunnels!, Extending the Legacy: Planning America's Capital for the 21st Century, Oil from the Arctic: Building the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, Science in American Life …
Bringing the Past Alive: Conversations Between Bill Haag and George Quimby on WPA Archeology in Louisiana
Louisiana Public Broadcasting
Television broadcast produced by the Geology and Anthropology Department, Louisiana State University, in association with Louisiana Public Broadcasting is a video oral history of archeologists George Quimby and Bill Haag shot at Louisiana State Univeristy. The general area of discussion centers on the history of Works Progress Administration archeology in …
Bill Haag and George Quimby Oral History videos
Filmed oral history with William Haag and George Quimby. The general area of discussion centers on the history of Works Progress Administration archeology in southeastern United States. Dr. Ed Lyon, from the Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans, interviews the two archeologists. Specific topics and people discussed include: Marksville, Lousiana …
History of the Polymerase Chain Reaction Videohistory Collection
The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when …
Stits Aircraft Collection
This collection consists of 20.6 cubic feet of photographs (construction, static, and inflight), engineering and flight test reports, and engineering drawings for Stits aircraft.