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Creators:
Yale University. Institute of Human Relations
Dates:
1943
Size:
125 Items (1.25 inches)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7333
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes "Gazetteer of the Marshall Islands"; "Meteorology of the Marshall Islands"; "Emergency Adaptations in Melanesia: Some Practical Suggestions"; "Seaplane Landings in Northern Dutch New Guinea"; "Food and Water Supply in the Marshall Islands"; "Distribution of Diseases in Melanesia"; and "Meteorology of the Caroline Islands."

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Creators:
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
Dates:
1821-1869
Size:
3.47 cu. ft. (5 document boxes) (3 half document boxes) (2 microfilm reels) (6 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of the papers of Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) relating to his study of European education, magnetic and meteorological observations at Girard College, his appointment as Superintendent of the United States Coast Survey, his professional discourse with other scientists on a broad range of topics, his own res...

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Dates:
1853-1862
Size:
3 cul. ft. (6 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7200
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of 112 logbooks maintained by various New England fishing schooners during voyages conducted from 1852 to 1862. The logbooks contain data regarding weather conditions, number of fish caught, and, to a lesser degree, types of fish caught. The ports represented are: Barnstable, Chatham, Dennis, Harwich, Provincetown, Tru...

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Creators:
Fendler, Augustus, 1813-1883
Dates:
1854, 1874, 1900 and undated
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7446
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

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Dates:
1889-1910
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 slim legal document box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0075
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Carl Myers (1842-1925) was a meteorologist, photographer and balloonist. In 1875, Myers and his wife Mary ("Carlotta, Queen of the Air") began experimenting with balloons and made their first ascensions in 1880. Myers constructed and flew a variety of balloons and airships, and worked on the following technical advances: he developed a varnishing machine for producing fabrics impervious to hydrogen gas; he produced a portable system for generating hydrogen gas; he patented an apparatus for guiding balloons; and he made the first balloon ascension using natural gas as the lifting medium. Myers manufactured balloons for the U.S. Weather Bureau's rainmaking experiments and also supplied the United States Army Signal Corps (USASC) with twenty-one balloons for use in Spanish American War. Myers retired in 1910. The collection consists of 91 images of the following: balloons, airships, and aeronautical gear in various stages of construction and flight; interior and exterior views of the Carl Myers Balloon Farm; and a number of portraits taken of the family and visitors, including Thomas C. Benbow, a noted pioneering aeronaut. It also contains correspondence written by Myers to Professor Henry Allen (H.A.) Hazen, a meteorologist connected with the United States Signal Office, and one letter to George E. Curtis, head of the U.S. Weather Bureau.

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Creators:
Wood, John A., 1932-
Dates:
1950-2005
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-265
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist primarily of correspondence and include photographs, clippings, research files and biographical information on John A. Wood.

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Creators:
Tousey, Richard, 1908-1997
Dates:
[ca. 1940s-1980s]
bulk [ca. 1960s]
Size:
14.13 Cubic feet ((7 records center boxes) (17 other boxes) (1 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of Tousey's professional papers, including the following types of material: notebooks, correspondence, speeches, minutes and proceedings, photographs and prints, coronagraphs, film, oral interview transcripts, lantern slides and glass plates.

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Creators:
Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872-1973, interviewee
Dates:
1973
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies). 3 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9500
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
Dates:
undated
Size:
22 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3464
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Not Cherokee. On the following subjects: Moon, Funeral, Gods, Myths, Names, Ghosts and Spirit World, Metamorphoses, Hunting, Dead Names, and Picture, Witchcraft, Games, Journey to Sunrise, Colors, Death, Birds, Baptism, etc. Pleiades, Eclipse, Thunder and lightning, Fire origin, and Meteorology.

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Creators:
Voortmeyer, William B.
Dates:
bulk 1927-1952
Size:
0.36 Cubic feet ((1 letter document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following items documenting the career of Captain William B. Voortmeyer: newspaper clippings; photocopies of four photographs; a CD copy of Voortmeyer's unpublished manuscript, "The Rise of Air Power Over the Pacific," 1941; Air Navigation, textbook for the Air Training Center by Voortmeyer; manuscript of "The Modern...

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