Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hands On Science Center
Hands On Science Center Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1984-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials which document the creation and activities of the Hands On Science Center (HOSC) located in the National Museum of American History. HOSC was created as a part of the exhibition, Science and American Life which opened on April 27, 1994. The HOSC is a 1,500 square-foot interactive education …

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Medical Sciences Film Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1938-1974
Size:
36 Cubic feet (81 Films, 16mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0222
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Films vary in subject, production source, and intended audience. Includes both silent and sound black-and-white, and color films with sound.

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in NMAH.AC.0222 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hands On Science Center
Fournet Drugstore Collection
Creators:
Fournet, Fred G.
Hallmark.
Fournet Drugstore.
Dates:
1950-1977, undated
Size:
3 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 8 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0346
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists primarily of advertising and promotional materials for products sold by the Fournet Drugstore. In addition, there are photographs of the African American community in St. Martinville, Louisiana.

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in NMAH.AC.0346 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hands On Science Center
Texas Instruments Reference Collection
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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in NMAH.AC.0697 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hands On Science Center
Paris Exposition Universelle Photoprints
Creators:
Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France)
Dates:
1900
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (2 boxes , paper prints, 7-3/8 x 9-3/8," Silver gelatin, on mounts)
199 Photographic prints
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0373
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of the Paris Universal Exposition of 1900, which record many buildings and pavilions that were among the chief points of interest, including the Monumental Entrance, Art Palaces and the Bridge of Alexander III, national pavilions lining the Seine River, and the Palace of Machinery; also, views of Paris from the …

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in NMAH.AC.0373 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hands On Science Center
Benjamin Pollard Letter Book
Creators:
Pollard, Benjamin (merchant)
Dates:
1787-1792
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0035
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Manuscript letter book of 175 leaves, by Pollard of Norfolk, Va., includes his drafts of letters with traders in the United States, Europe, and the West Indies concerning shipment of goods, payment of accounts, and other business activities. Some letters not in Pollard's hand.

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in NMAH.AC.0035 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hands On Science Center
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1942-2001
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-276
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the planning, development, and installation of Science in American Life, a major permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). This exhibition demonstrates how science has changed the way Americans have lived over the past 125 years. Opening on April 27, 1994, Science in …

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in Accession 06-276 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hands On Science Center
Recollections of Leonard Becker
Creators:
Becker, Leonard, ?-1985
Dates:
1976
Size:
2 Cubic feet (1 box , 5 audiocassete tapes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0248
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Leonard Becker was a major participant in the development and marketing of Vinyl plastic.

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in NMAH.AC.0248 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hands On Science Center
Standards Western Automatic Computer Circuit Notebooks
Creators:
Huskey, Harry D.
Larson, Harry
Rutland, Dave
Dates:
1946-1952
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1217
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents circuit development for the Standards Western Automatic Computer (SWAC). SWAC was an early digital computer built in 1950 by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards in Los Angeles, California.

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in NMAH.AC.1217 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hands On Science Center
Nicholas C. Mandragos Papers
Creators:
Mandragos, Nicholas C., 1896- (engineer)
Mandragos, Frieda
Dates:
1905-1964, undated
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0484
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers of immigrant engineer Nicholas C. Mandragos.

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in NMAH.AC.0484 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hands On Science Center