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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Dates:
circa 1979-1990, and undated
Size:
23.69 cu. ft. (23 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, development, and installation of Information Age: People, Information, and Technology, a major exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), which traces the evolution of information-processing and communications technologies from the 1830s to the present. The ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Science and Technology
Kranzberg, Melvin, Dr., 1917-1995
Gilfillan, Seabury Colum (college instructor)
Dates:
1921-1978
Size:
1 Cubic foot (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0461
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Tektronix, Inc.
Department of Defense, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Hewlett-Packard Company.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
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Dates:
1970s.
Size:
4 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0586
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Thirty-two films collected by the Department of Defense, created by Hewlett Packard, Motorola and Techtronix, relating to the design, manufacture, troubleshooting, repair and teaching of integrated circuits. The films were used by Walter Reed Army Medical Center Television Branch to maintain their own equipment.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Dates:
1980-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created by Steven D. Lubar, Curator at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). These records primarily document the planning of the exhibit "Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860," but include a small amount of material concerning two additional exhibitions: "The Changing ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Dates:
circa 1925-1937, 1954-1985
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 375
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document administrative operations and exhibition programs of the Department of the History of Science and Technology and its predecessors, chiefly from 1958 to 1985. A small amount of the records pertain to technological exhibitions and other activities of curatorial divisions located in the Arts and Industries Building in ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Dates:
1987-2003
Size:
15 Cubic feet (14 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1303
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An extensive collection of oral histories dealing with the history of computer science.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Dates:
1921-1922, 1947, 1956-1986
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-299
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the research, planning, and execution of exhibits by the Department of the History of Science and Technology. Exhibits include the Hall of Petroleum, the Hall of Iron and Steel, and Inventing Standard Time. Some of the materials date to when the department was known as the Division of Indus...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
Texas Instruments Incorporated
Dates:
1950-1985.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0697
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Reference materials, including photographs, internal memoranda, newsletters and other printed material, relating to various Texas Instruments' products.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Department of History of Technology
Dates:
1932-1980
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (11 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence and memoranda concerning the administration and activities of the Department. Also included are invoices, curatorial papers, and administrative records. Some materials date to when the museum was known as the Museum of History and Technology and from before the creation of the museum when it was p...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
Pool, Ithiel de Sola, 1917-
Dates:
1919-1984
Size:
3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0713
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of articles, publications, writings, and research notes on the topic of communication in the 20th century, especially the psychological effects of mass media. Also 4 VHS videotapes and an accordion file folder.

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