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Creators:
History of Science Society
Dates:
1987-1993
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-158
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the office of the Executive Secretary of the Society, Michael Sokal, who is a professor of the history of science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, Massachusetts. The records chiefly contain information about the History of Science Society newsletter, relations with WPI and the ...

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Creators:
Worsley, Beatrice H., Dr. (associate professor)
Mathematics, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1946-1959.
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0237
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Dr. Worsley's papers include handwritten notebooks, loose notes, memoranda, reprints from her articles in professional journals, and copies of her theses written in fulfillment of the master's and doctor's degree, from MIT and the University of Cambridge, respectively. All of these papers deal with technical and theoretical problems of computer des...

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Central Engineering Department
Dates:
1978-1996
Size:
73 cu. ft. (73 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of contract files dealing with the research, development, and construction of the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF), now known as the Chandra X-Ray Observatory; and its components; the High Resolution Camera (HRC); the Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer (ACIS); and its two transmission grating spectrometers, ...

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Creators:
Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001
Dates:
1909-2003
bulk 1935-1985
Size:
21.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kepegyor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Hungarian-born artist, art theorist, and educator, Gyorgy Kepes, measure 21.2 linear feet and date from 1909-2003, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1935-1985. The papers document Kepes's career as an artist and educator, and as founder of the Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), through biographical material, correspondence, writings by Kepes and others, project files, exhibition files, printed material, sketchbooks, artwork, sound recordings and motion picture films, and photographic material.

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National Air and Space Museum, Daedalus Human Powered Aircraft Project
Dates:
circa 1984-1988
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-097
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records of the Daedalus Project, a joint venture between the National Air and Space Museum and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop a human-powered aircraft. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals, clippings, film, videotapes, photographs, fund raising materials, press releases, n...

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Creators:
Tower, Gilbert S.
Dates:
1921
Size:
16 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2011-37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting villages and people of the San Blas Islands made or collected by Gilbert Tower during his work in Panama. The prints are mounted on unbound pages, probably from an album.

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Creators:
Hegenberger, Alfred F.
Dates:
bulk 1895-1983
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0039
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of biographical material on Albert F. Hegenberger, including photographs of his Hawaii flight and papers concerning his work with the development of instrument flying and aerial navigation.

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Creators:
Saarinen, Lilian Swann, 1912-1995
Dates:
circa 1909-1977
Size:
9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.saarlili
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Cambridge sculptor and illustrator, Lilian Swann Saarinen, measure nine linear feet and date from circa 1909 to 1977. The collection documents Saarinen's career through correspondence with artists, architects, publishers, and gallery owners; writings and notes, including manuscripts and illustrations for children's books and publications; project and teaching files; financial records; artwork, including numerous project sketches; and photos of Saarinen and her artwork. Saarinen's personal life is also documented through diaries and correspondence with friends and family members, including Eero Saarinen, to whom she was married from 1939-1953.

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Creators:
Pickard, Greenleaf Whittier, 1877-1956
Cardwell Condenser Corporation (Lindenhurst, New York)
Dates:
1898-1941
Size:
1 Cubic foot (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0915
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Greenleaf Whittier Pickard, an engineer, and his experiments in wireless technology. Materials include Greenleaf Pickard notebooks and patents issued to Nikola Tesla.

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Creators:
Warren, Edward Royal, 1860-1942
Dates:
1896-1915
Size:
9.44 cu. ft. (1 document box) (38 3x5 boxes) (9 5x8 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7313
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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