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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1920-1979
Size:
41.04 Cubic Feet (114 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0125
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Science Service was founded in 1921 by newspaper publisher Edward Willis Scripps (1854-1926) and the zoologist William Emerson Ritter (1856-1944) as a news service for the purpose of disseminating information on scientific progress to the public, and to "present facts in readable and interesting form." The Science Service Astronomy and Astronautics files in the National Air and Space Archives consists of papers, news releases, articles, newspaper and magazine clippings, and technical papers pertaining mainly to astronomy and astronautics and dating from the late 1920s through the early 1970s.

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1920s-1970s
Size:
68.75 cu. ft. (68 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-105
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records constitute the morgue files for the Science Service, and as such contain past articles, press releases and other materials produced by the Science Service. In addition are supplemental photographs, news clippings, scientific papers and articles, obituaries and related topical information. Files are categorized according to Libra...

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1913-1968
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-035
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Science Service biographical files pertaining to individuals in the field of medical science. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; lecture papers; photographs; committee information; news releases; articles; and clippings.

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1920s-1970s
Size:
33 cu. ft. (33 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-068
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that constitute the morgue files for the Science Service, and as such contain past articles, press releases and other materials pertaining to medical, psychological, and sociological issues. In addition are supplemental correspondence, photographs, news clippings, scientific papers and articles, obituaries an...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Computer Services
Dates:
1969-1975
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications issued by the Office of Computer Services (OCS), with earlier issues dating from when OCS was known as the Smithsonian's Information Systems Division. The publications pertain to the Smithsonian Institution Information Retrieval System (SIIRS) and, beginning in the early 1970s, SELGEM (SELf-GEnerating Ma...

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1963-1967
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-261
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining to air pollution control. Materials include articles, news releases, Air Pollution Control Association annual meeting information, clippings, correspondence, and photographs.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Office of Public Services
Dates:
1980-1995
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Elizabeth M. Sharpe, former Deputy Assistant Director for Public Programs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), and Project Manager for the Science in American Life (SAL) exhibition. In 1994 the Department of Public Programs was reorganized as the Office of Public Services. The records p...

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
circa 1926-1967
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-243
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of information files on paleontology and paleobiology. Materials include photographs, clippings and articles.

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1921-1974
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of photographs, captions, and press releases related to modern physics, with emphasis on atomic physics and accelerators. These files were originally part of the research files compiled by and for journalists who worked at Science Service from the 1920s through the 1960s. The informational "morgue" files were organize...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Science Information Exchange
Dates:
1973-1979
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-103
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a reference set of SSIE Science Newsletter published monthly and bi-monthly by the Smithsonian Science Information Exchange (SSIE). The purpose of the newsletter is to increase awareness and usage of SSIE services throughout the scientific and lay communities. Materials include newsletters. Some issues are missi...

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