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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 History and Technology
Dates:
undated
Size:
1.38 cu. ft. (2 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs of a model of the Museum of History and Technology (MHT). Which was consequently known as the National Museum of History and Technology and now the National Museum of American History.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Department of National History
Dates:
1956-1979
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession T90039
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of memoranda from the Chairman's office of the Department of National and Military History, incoming and outgoing correspondence from Edgar M. Howell, and administrative files from the Department of National and Military History, renamed the Department of National History in 1979. Correspondents include Robert P. M...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Steering Committee for the History of Science and Technology
Dates:
circa 1968-1972
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 511
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence and memoranda of the Chairmen, research appointment contracts, minutes of meetings, budgetary information, and research program announcements.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology
Dates:
1956
Size:
0.43 cu. ft. (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of an architectural model of the Museum of History and Technology building, dated July 12, 1956, and labeled "Scheme D." Also included are two smaller models, probably used to show the massing of the building on the site.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Costume and Furnishings
Dates:
1974-1977
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence documenting the research and activities of the Division of Costume and Furnishings during the tenures of Rodris C. Roth, Curator, 1972- ; and Claudia Brush Kidwell, Assistant Curator, 1969-1974, and Associate Curator, 1974- . Materials include curatorial responses to public inquiries, mostly pertaining...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Physical Sciences
Dates:
1955-1966 and undated
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 579
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of the research files of Robert P. Multhauf, Curator in the Division of Physical Sciences. The records contain scripts for Hall of Chemistry exhibitions; historical information and illustrations pertaining to chemistry, chemical apparatus, and industrial laboratories; biographies of distinguished chemists; and se...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Section of Mathematics
Dates:
circa 1954-1968
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of weights and measurements records. Materials include articles, clippings, photographs, lists of objects, and a small amount of correspondence. See also Record Unit 332 for Section of Mathematics records.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Costume and Furnishings
Dates:
1972-1976
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-343
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the research, planning, and execution of the exhibition 1876: A Centennial Exhibition at the Arts and Industries Building. The exhibition recreates the Philadelphia Exposition from 1876 and featured over 25,000 objects. These materials were maintained by Rodris Roth, Curator. Materials incl...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Historic Archeology
Dates:
1953-1969
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-167
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of newspaper clippings, articles, and selections from publications documenting the curatorial and maritime research activities of Mendel Peterson, primarily with regard to his interest in underwater historic archeology and expeditions to shipwreck sites. It also includes some correspondence.

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