Query: Physical sciences
Records
Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Physical Sciences
Dates:
1956-1976
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (7 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 293
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of public inquiries about scientific instruments; layout plans, scripts, and photographs for exhibitions; proposals for the Hall of Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy in MHT; general correspondence with domestic and foreign science museums, universities, manufacturers and collectors of scientific instruments, and professional societies; administrative files consisting of annual …

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Research Records
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 selected early twentieth-century scientific catalogs …

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Curatorial Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Dates:
1956-1988 and undated
Size:
12 cu. ft. (24 document boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 332
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include administrative files of the Division of Mathematics and its predecessors; Merzbach correspondence with computer industries, university professors, and pioneers or experts in the field of computing science; exhibition scripts, research material, and blueprints for the Hall of Mathematics; Computer History Project research files, correspondence, floor plans, and …

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Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Physical Sciences
Dates:
1972-1980
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Jon B. Eklund, curator of chemistry, which document planning, development and production activities for the exhibitions "Henry Wurtz (1828-1910): An American Chemist," "Aspects of Art and Science," "Ceramics as Historical Evidence," and the Hall of American Science at the National Museum of American History …

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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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American Scale and Service Company Records
Creators:
American Scale and Service Company
Dates:
1912-1956
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0010
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Scientists and Inventors Portrait File: photoprints
Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0315
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Copy prints created by the Smithsonian Office of Priting and Photography of portraits of important scientists and others in Smithsonian collections.

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Divisional Records
Dates:
1866, 1954-1997
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 20-126
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Uta C. Merzbach, Associate Curator and Curator, 1964-1988. Merzbach earned her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mathematics from the University of Texas, Austin in 1952 and 1954 respectively. She then completed her Ph.D. in Mathematics and the History of Science at Harvard University in …

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Research Records
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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Data Processing Digest Collection
Creators:
Data Processing Digest, Inc.
Milligan, Margaret
Dates:
1955-1974
Size:
15.6 Cubic feet (48 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0235
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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