Query: Underwater exploration
Records
Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Historic Archeology
Dates:
circa 1952-1978
Size:
9.58 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 381
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records include correspondence and memoranda between Peterson and George R. Wallace, President and Treasurer of the Explorers Research Corporation; Bertrand Committee; Caribbean Research Institute; professional contacts participating in the Underwater Exploration Project; individuals interested in the History Under the Sea: A Handbook for Underwater Exploration handbook and underwater exploration; and …

Loading...
in Record Unit 381 for Underwater exploration
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)
Dates:
1954-1974
Size:
3.3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0077
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection deals primarily with Ayres' artificial gill underwater breathing equipment project. Includes correspondence (1956-1971), personal papers, three boxes of research notes, documentation of the success of the invention, and subsequent patents and patent litigation; also publicity for the artificial gill, items from Ayres' other projects, and related periodicals, brochures, articles, etc …

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0077 for Underwater exploration
Amelia Earhart Project Recordings
Creators:
Jourdan, David W.
Long, Elgen Marion, 1927-
Dates:
1959-1998
Size:
5 Cubic feet (Four record center boxes.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation consists of 156 separate interviews or sound sources collected by Elgen Long while he was researching and writing his book, Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved which promotes the theory that Amelia Earhart's aircraft came to rest at the bottom of the ocean near Howland Island.

This collection is in English.

Loading...
in NASM.2020.0025 for Underwater exploration
Smithsonian Underwater Archaeology Film Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Armed Forces
Dates:
circa 1960s
Size:
4 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0262
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 50 reels of 16mm motion picture film in various lengths, some are in cans. Includes the negative and completed film, narrated by Mendel Peterson for the Explorers' Guild film, and two short color films show Peterson and another man doing carpentry work in an outdoor setting, then straining a liquid into …

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0262 for Underwater exploration
Edo Aircraft Corporation Collection
Creators:
Edo Aircraft Corp
Dates:
1925-1970
bulk 1927-1945
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0054
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to the EDO Aircraft Corporation, mostly from the 1920s-1940s. The following types of material are included: company correspondence, photographs, brochures, price lists and float specifications, and annual reports.

Loading...
in NASM.1995.0054 for Underwater exploration
Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History
Dates:
circa 1965-1994
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Joseph M. Young, former Museum Specialist for the Division of Historic Archeology, circa 1969-1973; Division of Naval History, 1973-1984; and the Division of Armed Forces History, 1984-1994. These records primarily consist of memoranda and correspondence documenting Youngs' work on the Flag Collection in the Division of …

Loading...
in Accession 97-006 for Underwater exploration
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers
Dates:
1907-1978
Size:
79.56 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (121 document boxes) (2 half document boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (60 3x5 boxes) (3 5x8 boxes) (2 film boxes) (oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7231
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The papers of Waldo LaSalle Schmitt provide comprehensive documentation of his professional career, 1907-1977. They also illustrate, to a lesser degree, his personal life. Particularly well represented in the papers is material concerning Schmitt's carcinological research, his curatorial and administrative careers at the United States National Museum (USNM), his career as …

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in Record Unit 7231 for Underwater exploration
Arthur C. Clarke Collection of Sri Lanka
Creators:
Clarke, Arthur C., Sir (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008
Dates:
1932-2012
bulk 1950-2008
Size:
95.02 Cubic feet (188 legal size boxes; 5 15 x 12 x 3 flat boxes; 1 16 x 20 x 3 flat box; 4 12 x 8 x 5 shoeboxes)
88.55 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Sir Arthur C. Clarke is one of the preeminent science-fiction writers of the 20th century.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NASM.2015.0010 for Underwater exploration
Russell E. Train Africana collection
Creators:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)
Dates:
1663-2004
Size:
6,500 Items (estimated)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Manuscript and printed textual material, photographic prints and negatives, slides, audio tapes, film, original and reproduction artwork, maps, scrapbooks, and historical and natural artifacts related to the history of African exploration and natural history, dating primarily from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Includes correspondence, drafts of publications, diaries, account books, ephemera, posters, newsclippings, biographies, memoirs, portraits, and the former personal property of selected explorers, big game hunters, missionaries, pioneers, and naturalists in Africa.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in SIL-CL.XXXX-0014 for Underwater exploration
Productions
Dates:
1993-1994
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-193
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of original footage recorded for the exhibition video "Maine Coast." The video was part of "Exploring Marine Ecosystems" at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). The video was produced by Karen Loveland in 1995 and featured the research of Walter H. Adey, Curator/Research Scientist, NMNH, Department …

Loading...
in Accession 14-193 for Underwater exploration
70 records — Page 1 of 7