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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:
1874, 1921-1972
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining to agriculture and transportation. Some of the images were taken by Science Service staff, while others came from manufacturers and governmental agencies such as the United States Department of Agriculture and the Office of War Information. Materials include correspondence, ...

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1924-1954
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-280
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the daily activities of Science Service and covers the following topics: nurses and nursing, foot and mouth disease, the New York World's Fair, inventions, patents, and industrial research. Science Service staff represented in the collection include Jane Stafford and Watson Davis. Materials i...

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Creators:
Science Service
Dates:
1961-1975
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document research, advances, and events concerning contraceptive pills. Materials include newspaper clippings, journal articles, press releases, memoranda, and published and unpublished reports.

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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:
1927-1970
Size:
11 cu. ft. (11 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-034
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining to medical science, chemistry, chemical technology, and physics. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; news releases; clippings, photographs and negatives; articles, reports, research papers, and related topical information.

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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:
circa 1960-1965
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-020
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Watson Davis, former Director of Science Service. The records primarily consist of correspondence documenting the thirty-fifth anniversary of the Scopes Trial, along with photographs and newspaper clippings.

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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:
Science Service
Dates:
1954-1968
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 93-019
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records constitute part of the morgue files for the Science Service, and as such contain past articles, press releases and other materials pertaining to computers. Files are categorized according to Library of Congress headings.

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