This accession consists of records that document the work of Aida M. Doyle, Aid, Section of Organic Chemistry, 1925-1938, and Wallace E. Duncan, Assistant Curator, Section of Chemical Industries, United States National Museum (USNM), 1939-1942, in the research and in the pursuit of assistance from companies in exhibiting a variety of products …
Patsy Sherman Innovative Lives Presentation
Videohistory contains original and reference videos and photographs documenting a lecture program for children by Patsy Sherman, inventor of Scotchgard.
Elaine M. Kilbourne Scrapbooks
This collection, which dates from 1924-1992, documents the career of high school chemistry teacher, Elaine Margretta Kilbourne (1923-2014). Materials include three scrapbooks compiled by Ms. Kilbourne and two folders, which contain aspects of her personal life, photographs, awards, correspondence, and a 2014 tribute booklet created by her former student, Ysabel L. Lightner to commemorate her passing.
Frank Wigglesworth Clarke Papers
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
Stephanie Kwolek Innovative Lives Presentation
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
This collection consists of two and one half hours of original (BetaCam SP), master (BetaCam SP) and reference (viewing) copies (VHS), documenting a lecture program for children on March 25, 1996 by Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar. Kwolek discusses her invention of Kevlar as well as her background and life experiences.
This accession consists of records which document the planning, development, and installation of Science in American Life, a major permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). This exhibition demonstrates how science has changed the way Americans have lived over the past 125 years. Opening on April 27, 1994, Science in …
Oral history interview with Marilyn Levine
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
An interview of Marilyn Levine conducted 2002 May 15, by Glenn Adamson, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Oakland, California.
Revlon, Incorporated Advertising Collection
Collection consists of print and television advertisements and promotional materials created by Revlon, Incorporated, 1936-1986.
Leo H. Baekeland Papers
1863 - 1968
The papers document Leo H. Baekeland, a Belgian born chemist who invented Velox photographic paper (1893) and Bakelite (1907), an inexpensive, nonflammable, versatile plastic. The papers include student notebooks; private laboratory notebooks and journals; commercial laboratory notes; diaries; patents; technical papers; biographies; newspaper clippings; maps; graphs; blueprints; account books; batch books; formula books; order books; photographs; and correspondence regarding Baekeland, 1887-1943.
Alexander Schadenberg photographs of the Philippines
2 Folders (Manuscript envelope)
Photographs of the Philippines, including images of Spanish and Philippine people, military personnel, houses and government buildings, churches, villages and towns, rivers and landscapes, and material culture.