Recollections of Leonard Becker
Leonard Becker was a major participant in the development and marketing of Vinyl plastic.
Data Processing Digest Collection
Magazine and newspaper clippings (1955-1974) from various sources, on the development of the computer industry; six rolls of microfilm (1955-1966); and issues of Data Processing Digest, 1970-1974.
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection
Collection designated for miscellaneous glass plates, unidentified and/or of unknown provenance. The plates included here are indexed, but additional items may be added to the collection. There are eight plates, both negatives and positives; subjects include a man with cog railway tracks(?), two images of an observatory and two …
American Scale and Service Company Records
These records of this company, located in Kansas City, Missouri, include invoices; bills of material (quantity surveys); sales records with model name, number, date, customer; and promotional literature and specifications.
Instrument Society of America Collection
The collection documents the history of instrumentation through catalogs, bulletins, specification sheets, price lists, and other publications of companies that produce instrumentation.
Scientists and Inventors Portrait File: photoprints
Copy prints created by the Smithsonian Office of Priting and Photography of portraits of important scientists and others in Smithsonian collections.
Lewis M. Rutherfurd Collection
Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris, 1816-1892
The collection documents Lewis M. Rutherfurd's work related to astronomy.
Sproul Observatory Astronomers Photoprints
Gaustad, John E. (Director, Sproul Observatory)
Collection of group portraits donated by Sproul Observatory. Group portraits include participants at American Astronomical Society and I.A.U. [International Astronomical Union] meetings, as well as several other taken at Johns Hopkins University, Swarthmore College, and an autographed photo of Roy W. Delaplaine at a 24-inch refractor telescope.The photographs were accumulated in the files of the Sproul Observatory, Swarthmore College, over a period of years. They form a visual record of astronomers and attendees at astronomical meetings from 1916 to 1975.
Computer Standards Collection
Bemer, Robert M.
Papers collected by Robert W. Bemer (1920-2004) during his involvement in setting language and data standards during the early years of the computer industry.
Grace Murray Hopper Collection
Papers and photographs of Grace Murray Hopper (1906-1992) computer and Naval pioneer.