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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History
Dates:
circa 1959-1987
Size:
15 cu. ft. (15 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-122
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Robert W. Smith, Historian of the National Air and Space Museum, Department of Space History. The records document the Space Telescope History Project (STHP), which led to a publication of the same title. Materials include minutes of meetings, schedules, photographs, publicity m...

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Creators:
Johns Hopkins University
Dates:
undated
Size:
7.36 Cubic Feet ((6 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the central file for the HUT and documents the technical history of the construction of the actual flight artifact. The six cubic feet of material includes drawings as well as the following types of project documentation: project outlines, progress and status reports, memorandums, summaries, schedules, and proposals.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-334
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), Telescope Data Center website as it existed on July 1, 2015. The Telescope Data Center supports scheduling and astronomical observations on the optical telescopes of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). The CfA is jointly administered by SAO and the ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Space History
Dates:
circa 1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-300
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of an unpublished manuscript, "Shaping the Space Telescope: The Interpenetration of Science, Technology, and Politics," by historian Robert W. Smith.

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Creators:
Watson, Orla E., 1896-1983
Watson, Edith, (estate of)
Dates:
1946-1983
2000
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0739
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Telescoping Shopping Cart Collection, 1946-1983; 2000, provides information relating to the development of the product and the legal challenges encountered by its creator, Orla E. Watson, in the patenting, licensing, and manufacturing process. The collection is divided into three series: Series 1: Background Information, 1983;2000; Series 2: ...

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Creators:
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Dates:
1963-1970
Size:
1.54 Cubic Feet ((1 legal document box) (1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0069
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material documenting the development of the Stratoscope II. Included are the following types of material: photographs, financial reports, annual reports, test notes, minutes from internal meetings, correspondence, test plans, flight procedures and tests, record books, slides, and flight schedules.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-321
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website, crawled June 2, 2015, dedicated to the Hinode X-ray Telescope (formerly known as the Solar-B) and its mission to observe the sun. The website includes information about the telescope and its mission as well as images and news. Data is not included in this accession. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2017
Collection ID:
Accession 17-332
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website, crawled January 10, 2017, dedicated to the Hinode X-ray Telescope (formerly known as the Solar-B) and its mission to observe the sun. The website includes information about the telescope and its mission as well as images and news. Data is not included in this accession. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Porter, Russell W.
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Ingalls, Albert G., 1888-1958 (astronomer, editor)
Dates:
circa 1920-1956
Size:
8.7 Cubic feet (26 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0175
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Albert G. Ingallsrole as an editor for the "Scientific American" (specifically a column on amateur astronomy) primarily through correspondence and other publications.

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Dates:
1988, 1991
Size:
files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9534
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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