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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1984-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials which document the creation and activities of the Hands On Science Center (HOSC) located in the National Museum of American History. HOSC was created as a part of the exhibition, Science and American Life which opened on April 27, 1994. The HOSC is a 1,500 square-foot interactive education center meant...

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Creators:
Education and Public Programs, Department of (NMAH, SI)
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Dates:
2002-2003.
Size:
20 Cubic feet (21 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0848
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Comment cards, on which museum visitors recorded their memories of the events of September 11, 2001, and their opinions on how their lives have changed as a result of those events. Comment cards have been made available in the exhibition hall in every venue for visitors to record their comments.

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Creators:
Fournet, Fred G.
Hallmark.
Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Fournet Drugstore.
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Dates:
1950-1977
undated
Size:
3 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 8 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0346
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists primarily of advertising and promotional materials for products sold by the Fournet Drugstore. In addition, there are photographs of the African American community in St. Martinville, Louisiana.

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Creators:
Science, Medicine and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Huskey, Harry D.
Larson, Harry
Rutland, Dave
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Dates:
1946-1952
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1217
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents circuit development for the Standards Western Automatic Computer (SWAC). SWAC was an early digital computer built in 1950 by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards in Los Angeles, California.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Dates:
1976-2005
bulk 1996-2001
Size:
3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0817
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is divided into six series. It includes mostly printed materials and interviews, and dates from approximately 1976 to 2005. There are wine-related event materials, interview transcripts and audiotapes, printed material and histories from people and institutions representing a wide spectrum of the wine business. Wine-related objects...

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Creators:
Brown, F.C. (Fay Cluff)
Dates:
1902 - 1964
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0693
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

F.C. Brown was a physicist and inventor who created and supervised the development of education exhibits, most notably as organizing director of the New York Museum of Science and Industry (part of the Museums of the Peaceful Arts), 1926-1931. He was also curator of physics exhibits at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, 1932-1937. Much of Brown's scientific research focused on the element selenium. He invented the phonopticon, an improvement on the optophone (invented by Fournier d'Albe, 1912). Material focuses on Dr. Brown's professional life: correspondence, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera from the positions he held and research he conducted. Very little personal information is included.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1942-2001
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-276
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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, Sci...

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Creators:
Nygaard, Kaare K., 1903-1989
Dates:
1921-1986
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0378
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes drafts of chapters and sections (some hand written) of Nygaard's book Hemorrhagic Diseases.

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Carruthers, George R.
Dates:
1996-02-22
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0597
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This video history consists of original, master and reference videos documenting a children's lecture program by George R. Carruthers, a physicist and inventor. Carruthers invented the Far Ultra-Violet Camera (FUVCAM).

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Creators:
Hernandez-Rebollar, Jose L.
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
2005 August 3
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0917
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Jose L. Hernandez-Rebollar was born in the state of Puebla in Mexico. He is the inventor of the AcceleGlove, a prototype device which can translate the alphabet and over 300 words into American Sign Language. The collection contains original and reference audio cassettes of Dr. Rebollar's presentation, "The Process of Invention: The AcceleGlove," a transcript of the presentation, photocopies of his power point presentation slides, and a CD-ROM containing digital images taken at the presentation.

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