George Carruthers Innovative Lives Presentation
Carruthers, George R.
This video history consists of original, master and reference videos documenting a children's lecture program by George R. Carruthers, a physicist and inventor. Carruthers invented the Far Ultra-Violet Camera (FUVCAM).
Charles Adler, Jr. Collection
The collection contains correspondence, news clippings, photographs, patents, and printed materials documenting the inventive career of Charles Adler, Jr. Adler is best known for his development of the first traffic actuated signal light in 1928.
Patsy Sherman Innovative Lives Presentation
Videohistory contains original and reference videos and photographs documenting a lecture program for children by Patsy Sherman, inventor of Scotchgard.
George Eli Whitney Papers
The papers of inventor and engineer George Eli Whitney.
Microelectronics Oral History Collection
Finn, Bernard S., 1932-
Transcripts and audio cassettes of oral history interviews with pioneers in the field of microelectronics. The interviews document the spectrum of innovative activities in the microelectronics industry.
David Gittens Innovative Lives Presentation
Original and reference videos documenting an NMAH children's program by David Gittens, the inventor of the Ikenga 5302 gyroplane.
S. Colum Gilfillan Papers
Kranzberg, Melvin, Dr., 1917-1995
Gilfillan, Seabury Colum (college instructor)
The collection documents S. Colum Gilfillan, a charter member of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) in 1958 and his SHOT correspondence, particularly with Melvin Kranzberg.
Kleinschmidt Teletype Records
Goodspeed, Charles B.
Kleinschmidt, Edward E., 1876-1977
This collection largely contains correspondence regarding the Kleinschmidt Teletype, as well as financial records and newspaper clippings regarding the Teletype Company.
Collection consists of material documenting early telephone answering devices.
Massie/McLurkin Innovative Lives Presentation and Interviews
This collection consists of approximately 5 hours of original, master and reference video footage and photographs, documenting Thomas H. Massie and James McLurkin in 1995 and 1997. Massie invented the Phantom Haptic Interface, an electronic device giving existing computer technology the ability to simulate the sense of touch. James McLurkin invented a community …