Richard B. Roberts Notebook
This notebook contains Roberts' laboratory data and notes for the period September 1938 to April 1939, including notes on the atom-splitting experiment. The volume also contains a letter from Roberts to his father, giving the background of the experiment.
Walter Richardson Spofford Papers
These papers document Spofford's research on the biochemical taxonomy of raptorial birds and include correspondence, laboratory notebooks, and note cards containing data from the analysis of the electrophoresis of egg-white proteins in birds.
These records document the tenure of Eugene Jarosewich (1926-2007). Jarosewich was a Chemist in the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Mineral Sciences, Division of Meteorites from 1964 to 1998, and remained on as chemist emeritus until his death in 2007. Materials include a series of record books that record Jarosewich's analysis of …
These records document the operation of the Carbon-Dating Laboratory during its twenty-four year history. They include logbooks containing raw data on samples analyzed; incoming and outgoing correspondence of Sigalove, Long, and Stuckenrath with Smithsonian and outside scientists concerning the analysis of samples submitted for dating; information on dates provided by …
Burton-Humphreys Oil Production Collection
Photographs of refineries, flow charts, lab notebooks, and other materials relating to the Burton-Humphreys oil cracking process.
James Nicol Halkett Papers
The collection documents the life and work of engineer and inventor James Nicol Halkett.
Animal Research Records
This accession consists of records documenting behavioral research performed by Department of Zoological Research staff and their associates relating to captive and wild animals. The majority of the records were created and maintained by Miles Roberts and primarily documents his research concerning tarsiers, chipmunks, shrews, kangaroo rats, red pandas, and …
These records consist primarily of raw and synthesized bird-banding data compiled by the Palearctic Migratory Bird Survey. The usual data given includes species, sex, weight, and fat content. Also included is correspondence of Watson, mostly concerning banding work; reports; and administrative records. Many of the materials in this collection have …
Charles W. Trigg Papers
Most material in this collection was generated by Trigg early in his career as an industrial research fellow at Mellon Institute, Pittsburgh, 1916-1920. It includes laboratory notebooks; formal weekly reports (typewritten) on his investigations; correspondence with his industrial sponsors; a few personal letters and some correspondence relating to his interest in …
Henry Shaler Williams Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.