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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
Texas Instruments Incorporated
Dates:
1950-1985.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0697
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Reference materials, including photographs, internal memoranda, newsletters and other printed material, relating to various Texas Instruments' products.

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Watson, John (M.D.)
Topaz, Stephen
American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
Kolff, Wilhelm, 1911-
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Dates:
2002
Size:
2 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0841
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A series of interviews conducted jointly by the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, the National Museum of American History, and the National Library of Medicine. The interviews are of scientists and others instrumental involved in the invention and development of artificial internal organs. Project Bionics is ongoing and may include additional interviews or other materials in the future.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0315
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Although the obvious intention of the organizers of this file was to produce a comprehensive, alphabetical file of images of important scientists, inventors, engineers, and other figures in the history of science and technology, the resulting representation of significant subjects is somewhat haphazard. Also, there are some portraits of subjects o...

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Halkett, James A. E. (physicist)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Wesolowski, Sigmund A.
Dates:
1948-1951.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0220
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Halkett and Wesolow(ski) materials show the process of technological innovation through laboratory protocols. They also demonstrate the various alternatives explored in the search for effective artificial circulation by using materials which would not damage or clot blood and that could be sterilized. The evolution of the pumping mechanism and powe...

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Burch, George Edward, Dr., 1910-1986 (physician)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Science, Technology, and Culture
Dates:
1984-1986
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0316
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers mainly comprise technical notes, diagrams and correspondence relating to and records of laboratory performance of the "two pump heart model". The notes cover the period 1984 1986 and seem to at least in part reflect work of J. Ralph Millet, presumably a technician in Dr. Burch's laboratory. Mr Millet signed the correspondence sent fr...

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Bratten, R. C., Dr. (dentist)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1930-1967
Size:
1.66 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0022
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents dentist Dr. R. C. Bratten's 50-year dental practice in Galion, Ohio.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
Pool, Ithiel de Sola, 1917-
Dates:
1919-1984
Size:
3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0713
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of articles, publications, writings, and research notes on the topic of communication in the 20th century, especially the psychological effects of mass media. Also 4 VHS videotapes and an accordion file folder.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Military History
Pollard, Benjamin (merchant)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Dates:
1787-1792
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0035
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Manuscript letter book of 175 leaves, by Pollard of Norfolk, Va., includes his drafts of letters with traders in the United States, Europe, and the West Indies concerning shipment of goods, payment of accounts, and other business activities. Some letters not in Pollard's hand.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Science and Technology
Kranzberg, Melvin, Dr., 1917-1995
Gilfillan, Seabury Colum (college instructor)
Dates:
1921-1978
Size:
1 Cubic foot (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0461
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents S. Colum Gilfillan, a charter member of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) in 1958 and his SHOT correspondence, particularly with Melvin Kranzberg.

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Schmidling, David, Dr.
Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris, 1816-1892
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Dates:
1846-1884
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0364
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Lewis M. Rutherfurd's work related to astronomy.

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