Marvin E. Mundel Industrial Engineering Collection
75 Motion picture films
The Marvin E. Mundel Industrial Engineering Collection contains correspondence, reports, data, notes, publications, books, charts, certificates, awards, writings, photographs, films and videos that document the life and career of Marvin Mundel, a well-known expert in the field of work management and productivity enhancement.
MS 1320 Truman Michelson notes on anthropometric measurements of Beothuk skulls
According to Explorations and Field Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1923 (Pub. 2752), Truman Michelson travelled to St. John's in Newfoundland and Labrador in June 1923 where he made cranial measurements of four Beothuk skulls. These undated notes, most likely from that work, consist of Michelson's measurements of the skulls of a …
This accession consists of program material for teachers, students, and the general public pertaining to the understanding and use of museums. Materials include the film "Museums: Where Fun is Learning," and videotape programs such as "Communication: More than Sounds," "Museum Accessibility for the Visually Impaired Visitor," and "Measuring what we …
Serge A. Scherbatskoy Papers
Collection documents the professional career and business interests of inventor Serge A. Scherbatskoy, who specialized in petroleum geophysics. Papers include laboratory notebooks, license agreements, correspondence, blue line prints, patent litigation files, newspaper clippings, reference files, patents, promotional literature, and audio-visual materials.
Burgoyne Diller papers
The Burgoyne Diller papers measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1924-1987. The collection documents the abstract painter's career and includes two letters, a notebook, four annotated sketchbooks, art work, and clippings. The collection primarily consists of art work, including hundreds of drawings that document the development of Burgoyne Diller's unique artistic style. An unprocessed addition measuring 0.4 linear feet consists of sketches and studies by Diller.
Photographs of Works of Art by Rudulph Evans
Photographs and negatives of Rudulph Evans' works of art measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1941-1982. Included are 126 photographs, 500 negatives and eight contact sheets of Evans' works of art and the book Shrine of Freedom: Thos. Jefferson by art historian Tescia Ann Yonkers. Photographs and negatives were collected from Evans by Yonkers from for her Ph.D. dissertation "Rudulph Evans: An American Sculptor"(George Washington University, 1984).
Edwin G. Cassedy works of art
The Edwin Cassedy works of art measure 0.4 linear feet and date from circa 1938-1959. included are prints, drawings, preliminary sketches, and etching plates. Although the dates of the works overlap with Cassedy's career as an illustrator at the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of Ethnology, they were not produced for the Bureau. Also …
John Brantley Wilder papers
The papers of painter, journalist, and civil rights activist John Brantley Wilder measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1937 to circa 1979. The papers include correspondence; clippings; invoices; photographs; reproductions of some of Wilder's pen and ink sketches; as well as a scrapbook, which includes clippings, photographs, and printed material. Also included in the collection is a diorama representing a Sioux family.
Aircraft Technical Notebook [Furman]
This collection consists of one notebook, measuring approximately 6.5 by 9 inches, of technical information gathered by Lelia F. Furman for use in the course of her work as a hydraulic inspector for the Eastern Aircraft Division of General Motors.
This collection is in English.
Alberto Vargas papers
The papers of Peruvian born illustrator Alberto Vargas measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1914 to 1985. The collection is comprised of awards and certificates; beauty pageant judging records; correspondence; a diary from 1915; a notebook and poems; pencil drawings; clippings, magazines, music album covers, and artwork reproductions; and photographs of Vargas, his family, at work related events, and works of art.